On Friday at 5:30, the line snaked through the Hyatt as eager fans waited for a chance to see Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley). From a coveted front row seat, Lauren Monroe said her two-hour wait was absolutely worth it. When all the chairs were full, the doors closed on disappointed faces,… Read more →
Holly Black has published three young adult urban fantasy novels, Tithe, Valiant, and Ironside, which reached the New York Times bestseller list. She co-created the Spiderwick Chronicles series with Tony DiTerlizzi, which has been adapted into a movie by Paramount, to be released next year.
Jennie Breeden is the genius behind the web comic, The Devil’s Panties. She is a native of Atlanta, and can often be found after-hours roaming Dragon*Con with a leaf blower, hunting unsuspecting kilt-wearers.
Jack McDevitt is that rare commodity, an accomplished storyteller who captures you in his fiction while subtly challenging your intellect. Winner of the 2006 Nebula award for his novel, Seeker, he will be a guest at Dragon*Con for the first time this decade. Jack consented to an interview by email as an early introduction to Dragon*Con 2007.
Daily Dragon: This is your first Dragon*Con. How are you enjoying it so far? Cliff Simon: It’s amazing. I mean, it’s overwhelming. I went to the San Diego Comic-Con, which is just absolutely huge, but it wasn’t organized like this. This is amazing. It’s just overwhelming. I still can’t believe the kind of sci-fi fans that are out there.
Daily Dragon: Were you interested in science fiction before Battlestar Galactica or was this something new? James Callis: I never necessarily thought that I would be in a science fiction show, but I never know what I’m going to be in from one moment to the next. As a kid, I didn’t know any kid who hadn’t watched Star Wars… Read more →
Daily Dragon: Let’s start out with some basics. We’d like to know if you were interested in science fiction and fantasy before you got the role in Angel? Was science fiction a part of your life then? Summer Glau: Well, I think science fiction in general was a part of my childhood. I grew up reading C.S. Lewis books all… Read more →
Daily Dragon: Do you have any favorite science fiction or fantasy? Tory Belleci: Star Wars! Grant Imahara: Yeah! TB: Nightwatch. GI: Oh yeah! It’s a Russian series. TB: It’s a three part film. There’s Nightwatch, Daywatch, and I forget what the last one is called. It’s vampires, it’s science fiction, and it’s probably one of the coolest Russian films I’ve… Read more →