If you do a lot, or a little, of your shopping at Amazon, you can support The Science Oriented Literature and Arts Foundation (SOLAE) with your purchaces at Amazon Smile. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at…
Last night, about 40 photos from Marcon53 were added to our Instagram site. Check out marcon4ever on Instagram to see a snapshot of Marcon this year! And be sure to tag us in any of the Marcon pictures that you post, or go back and tag us in the ones you have…
Want to know the top pick for Cleveland Geeks to do this weekend? According to Celstial Attic, its to take the drive south to Columbus to Marcon, of course! The podcast can be accessed through https://celestialattic.wordpress.com/category/podcast, and you can find it on your podcast app, or subscribe to it as an…
Walter Jon Williams gave an impressive speech in Helsinki at WorldCon as their Guest of Honor in August of last year. Unfortunately, there were technical difficulties in recording his speech.
No problem! Marcon to the rescue!
On Sunday morning at 11:30 am in Franklin BC, Williams will revisit his speech, and Marcon will record it for posterity. If you weren't able to make it to WorldCon last year, get a touch of the con here at Marcon. If you were there, just revisit the Helsinki convention as part of your trek through Marcon 53.
The newest PDF Schedule from Programming has been uploaded to the Marcon site early this morning (May 2). The new schedule is color coded for each track, and matches the color coding that you will see in the Full Color In Detail guide, and Program Guide at Marcon 53.
You can click on the image to the right to get the new PDF file downloaded to your computer, or cell phone.
Coming to Marcon this year? Be sure to mark your calendars now to see one of the all-time Filk legends interview someone possibly even more legendary! On Saturday at 4 pm, Tom Smith will sit down for a one-on-one interview with Juanita Coulson, who is not only a filk legend,…
We are within the final 3 weeks before Marcon, and the final touches are being put on all of the plans. Now, we need help! Editor's note: Most on ConCom have needed help for years, mainly because they volunteered for ConCom. That is not the kind of help Marcon needs……right…
Gary Graham, perhaps most well known as Detective Matthew Sikes in the television series, and subsequent movies in the Alien Nation series will be coming to Marcon in 2018. Graham is also well known to Trekkies as Ambasador Soval in several of the recent Star Trek movies.
Graham has several panels scheduled during the 3-day convention May 11-13, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus, including Gary Graham and Star Trek: No Token Vulcan on Saturday at 4 pm, Gary Graham and Alien Nation: To Live and Die in Slagtown, on Sunday at 1 pm, and an open chat with him on Saturday at 1 pm.
He will also be available for Autograph sessions on Saturday at 10 am and 2:30 pm, and Sunday at 10 am. Saturday's sessions will be in the Dealers' Room, on the third floor of the Hyatt Convention Space, while Sunday's will be held in the main hallway, in Registration.
Gary's Autographs will be $30 each, and selfies with the actor can be taken for $20.
For more information on Gary and other guests that you can see at Marcon 2018, please see the Guests page on our site.
Hi everyone! I have finished the Marcon 2018 t-shirt design. Here is the link to pre-order the shirt. https://www.offworlddesigns.com/marcon-2018-t-shirt/
Posted by Ray VanTilburg on Tuesday, March 6, 2018
You can now order your Marcon 2018 shirt directly from Off World Designs. For more information, go to their site directly to see several views of the shirt, and how to order.
The cover of the Marcon 53 program book is being created by our Artist Guest of Honor David Lee Pancake. Pancake a talented sculptor and artist, and we are pleased to not only have him as our Guest of Honor this year, but to have his artwork grace our 2018 Publications.
He is a master of textures in sculture, but is equally adept at work on canvas well, be it dragons, horror, or even abstracts.
For more on David, see his GOH page.