Thursday, July 1, 1999: Volume 2, Issue 1 A Q&A with Mira Furlan Cloei Freedom of Speech on the Internet The Art Show Experience Jar Jar’s Mom Friday, July 2, 1999: Volume 2, Issue 2 An Hour with Mira Furlan Dragon Off the Top Rope Myths & Legends Electronics Frontiers Forum
The panelists for this program were Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, writers; Stephen Youll, illustrator; Patrick Loberto, an editor at Bantam Books; and Jamie Warner, Art Director of Bantam Books. Brian began the presentation by emphasizing that here at Dragon*Con we are paying tribute to Frank Herbert, his father. Brian said that on his father’s eighth birthday, he stood… Read more →
The esteemed author Anne McCaffrey made a rare U.S. appearance here at Dragon*Con this year. The prolific writer is the author of the extremely popular Pern books, as well as many other series, including The Ship Who Sang, The Rowan series, the Crystal Singer series, and several other stand alone books for adults and children. We asked Ms. McCaffrey: What… Read more →
The Women in Gaming panel was lead by Mur Lafferty, the webmaster of the Rainbow 6 web site, and Damon Floyd, from gamegirlz.com. There is a general misconception that all gamers are adolescent boys who are geeky and awkward. That view ignores a growing portion of the gaming market, women. The panel was a round table discussion about women in… Read more →
With: Mira Furlan, Maggie Egan, Julie Caitlin Brown, and Claudia Christian. Since Julie was the first usual suspect to arrive she strode to the stage and proceeded to vamp till Maggie and Mira made their appearance. Like the Men’s group the previous day they too made phallic jokes, with and about, the microphones. I think I detect a theme here…. Read more →
The crowd lined in anticipation to find out whom the most embodied the beauty of the Klingon Empire. The judges where known as Admiral Kroesh of KAG (Larry Septrick), Richard Herd (L’Kor on TNG: Birthright I & II), and Cheralyn L. Lambeth. Amidst the honorable Klingon warrior caste, eight stalwart warriors battled for the place of most desirable Klingon in… Read more →
The Annual Dragon*Con Masquerade Costume contest was held last night with its traditional hilarity and strangeness. There were 44 contestants in a wide variety of genres who put a lot of work and effort into their creations. Congratulations to all the contestants for a job well done. These were the best of the best.
Best Artist in Show: Todd Lockwood, Dragon Lance PROFESSIONAL Best Color Piece: Todd Lockwood, Dragon Lance Best Black & White Piece: Joy Marie Ledet, Aisling Best 3-D Piece: Jonathan Bowling, Keeper AMATEUR Best Color: Stanley Morrison, Pet Dragon Best Black & White: Melissa Gay, A Magical Meeting Best 3-D Piece: Todd Bowlin, Goblin (2) SPECIAL AWARDS Best Clay or Wood:… Read more →