Best Youth Trinity and Avery Mooney as Frisk and Chara from Undertale Ellie Hendrickson as Steampunk Alice from Alice in Wonderland Vaughn Miller as Junkrat from Overwatch Charles Park-Greene as Jon Snow from Game of Thrones Honorable Mentions Kelsi Dick as Bayonetta from Bayonetta 2 Melissa Bunch as Demon Hunter from Diablo 3 Michael Kolarik as Shin Godzilla from Godzilla… Read more →
Best Hero: Luke Sumerlin Best Children’s Movie: Dimitry Ekzarkhov Best Child: Ellie Paige Best Villain: Travis Darsam Best Video Game: Vince Morrow Best Novel: Christine Quarte, Deanna Dixion Best Musical: Kayla Bunch, Celia Sigler Best Mash-Up: Shannon Swearingen, Will Luther Best Lord of the Rings: Rich Sabo Best Humor: Shannon Caudle, James Caudle Best Fantasy: Colin Cook Best Doctor Who:… Read more →
Choosing a starting point to describe Saturday night’s Guest of Honor banquet (Hyatt Regency VI–VII, 7PM) could take until next year’s Dragon Con. Beginning with the emcee, Stargate SG-1’s Gary Jones, referring to the city as “Stargate Atlanta,” the evening offered two hours of laughs, tears, and poignant moments. After a prelude mini-concert by electro-swing band Good Co., Jones brought… Read more →
Science fiction icon and proponent of space exploration Nichelle Nichols returns to Dragon Con in 2015 and will serve as Grand Marshal of the 2015 Dragon Con Parade. She has several new projects coming and lots of great memories to share and was gracious enough to answer a few questions for the Daily Dragon in advance of her visit to… Read more →
Always well-attended, the “LGBTQA Representation in YA” discussion panel filled the Young Adult Literature track room in Marriott A707 at 11:30AM on Friday. For those who need a quick primer, LGBTQA generally refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, queer/questioning, and asexual, though the spectrum also covers other gender and sexuality categories such as intersex, genderqueer, and undecided. Panelists were librarian… Read more →
The 2013 Parsec Awards Ceremony was held Sunday at 5:30PM in Hyatt Regency V. The Eighth Annual Celebration of Speculative Fiction Podcasting was presented by Veronica Belmont and Scott Sigler. Here are the winners:
Tina Beychok has been involved with the Back Up Project from the very beginning, but she’s taken on a unique way of helping spread the message. “The Back Up Project is designed to ensure that people will be willing to step in to help women when they get in trouble at conventions,” she said. “Stories started coming out about situations… Read more →
It’s thanks to the Austin Browncoats that the Kids Need to Read foundation will be filling a booth at Dragon*Con 2009.
Kids Need to Read, which distributes books to libraries, schools, and other institutions in need, was founded in 2007 by writer P.J. Haarsma, author of The Softwire book series, and actor Nathan Fillion, best known to D*C attendees as Captain Mal Reynolds of Firefly and Serenity.