June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

A-Kon 2014: Helen McCarthy

A-Kon 2014: Helen McCarthy

02/17/14

              Helen McCarthy loves conventions; this year she celebrates four decades of congoing since the first British Star Trek Convention in 1974. Her first American convention was Boskone in 1977, where she looked her most ladylike in long gloves and pearls at the Regency tea dance. Her first anime convention was ANIME...

Meet Artist Krazy Krow at A-Kon 25

Meet Artist Krazy Krow at A-Kon 25

02/12/14

              Veteran artist Krazy Krow has been making webcomics for over 10 years.  He’s the writer and creator behind Spinnerette, a spider-powered superhero comedy set in Columbus, Ohio. He started his career in independent comics with Krakow, a gag-a-day about college roommates who summon a succubus from the...

Starlog Publisher Kerry O’Quinn will be at A-Kon 25

Starlog Publisher Kerry O’Quinn will be at A-Kon 25

02/12/14

              In 1972, after working as Art Director for two different New York magazine publishers, Kerry launched his own publishing company with partner Norman Jacobs. They started with DAILY TV SERIALS, a soap opera magazine that became the most respected publication covering the 14 daytime, 5-day-a-week dramas. In 1976...

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...

Jesse Sosa returns to A-Kon 25

Jesse Sosa returns to A-Kon 25

02/03/14

              Jesse is a 3D character artist and creative director of his new studio, Dinosaur Games. He has been in the game industry for 13 years and has worked on a large amount of titles including; Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Wizard 101, BloodRayne 2, the infamous Star Wars: Kinect, the movie Grandma’s Boy, and...

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.