June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Team Four Star returns to A-Kon 25 *Updated Info*

Team Four Star returns to A-Kon 25 *Updated Info*

02/12/14

                *UPDATED INFORMATION*  - Nick “Lanipator” Landis and Curtis “Takahata101” Arnott are not going to be able to join us at A-Kon this year. So, KaiserNeko is bringing some new friends to the convention. Please read below on Chris Guerrero and Lawrence “MasakoX” Simpson and welcome them to...

Writer Jack Campbell comes to A-Kon 25

Writer Jack Campbell comes to A-Kon 25

02/10/14

              Jack Campbell (John G. Hemry) is the author of the New York Times best-selling Lost Fleet series and Lost Stars series, as well as the Stark’s War and Sinclair/”JAG in space” series, and the stand-alone alternate American Civil War novella The Last Full Measure.  His most recent books are Lost Stars –...

Artist Karen Gillmore comes to A-Kon 25

Artist Karen Gillmore comes to A-Kon 25

02/10/14

              Karen Gillmore has been an artist since she could hold a crayon. She grew up drawing pictures of dinosaurs, equines with and without horns and/or wings, wizards, and dragons that looked rather like dinosaurs. Since reaching adulthood, sometime back in the era of harvest gold and avocado green appliances, Karen...

Comic writer Terrance Griep returns to A-Kon 25

Comic writer Terrance Griep returns to A-Kon 25

02/10/14

              Anime is all about animation, and so is writer Terrance Griep Terrance has written Redakai: The Tiger Terror, an anime graphic novel based on the popular animated television series.  During the past decade, Terrance has also written DC Entertainment’s comic book version of that cartoon icon, Scooby-Doo. ...

Robin Wayne Bailey at A-Kon 25

Robin Wayne Bailey at A-Kon 25

02/10/14

              Robin Wayne Bailey is the author of numerous fantasy and science fiction works, including DragonKin, his best-selling series and his on-going series of FROST novels and stories.  His other well-known works include SHADOWDANCE, the Brothers of the Dragon series, and his Fritz Leiber-inspired Fafhrd and Gray Mouser...

Esther Friesner at A-Kon 25

Esther Friesner  at A-Kon 25

02/01/14

Nebula Award winner Esther Friesner is the author of thirty-seven novels and over one hundred eighty-five short stories, in addition to being the editor of ten popular anthologies.

Meet Lee Martindale at A-Kon 25

Meet Lee Martindale at A-Kon 25

02/01/14

            Lee Martindale wears several hats in the science fiction and fantasy genre. Since her first professional sale to Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Snows of Darkover, Lee’s short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies and venues, including Turn The Other Chick, Witch Way To The Mall, and Fangs For The Mammaries (all edited...

Elizabeth Moon returns to A-Kon 25

Elizabeth Moon returns to A-Kon 25

02/01/14

            Elizabeth Moon grew up in south Texas and started writing at an early age.   She has degrees from Rice University (history) and the University of Texas at Austin (biology), and served three years active duty in the Marines, from 1968-71. Moon has published 26 novels,  including several series in both science fiction...

John Davis from DNA Productions at A-Kon 25 *update

John Davis from DNA Productions at A-Kon 25 *update

01/30/14

                *Unfortunately, John Davis of DNA Studio is not going to be able to join us for A-Kon 25.  He will be in LA during our convention, directing a new animated feature film. As we get more information about it, we will pass the details along. Best of luck John!!! And we look forward to hopefully connecting...

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough comes to A-Kon 25

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough comes to A-Kon 25

01/29/14

              Elizabeth Ann Scarborough is the author of 38 fantasy/science fiction books, including the Nebula-award winning HEALER’S WAR and16 novels in collaboration with Anne McCaffrey. CATALYST (2009-2010 Del Rey Books) and CATACOMBS (2010-2011 Dec Del Rey Books available in print, e-book and audio book formats),...