Friday, October 12, 2018

SoonerCon 2007 Publicity Materials

Here are some publicity materials for SoonerCon 2007, "Visitors from Beyond."
 The above is an over-busy early flyer.

 The above is a fun concept which could have been executed better, but I still like the idea.  Talk about a postcard flyer!
Another over-busy design which wasn't distributed.

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

SoonerCon 2008: Pieces of '08 Relic

I bought this lovely at the Charity Auction for SoonerCon 2008.  It's still my go-to mousepad for PARD (Pretty Awesome 'riting Device), on which this little Blog Post is being crafted even now.

Here is a cleaned-up version.

Sad but true … the brilliant concept art was another product of my meagre graphic skills.  Pirates plus sci-fi must result in an alien's skull, with an eyepatch, on a skull-and-crossbones.  It's only logical … right?

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

1990 - Soonercon 6 Program Book, Part 1

SoonerCon 6 took place on November 2-3-4, 1990, at the Central Plaza Hotel.

Our fine cover art is by Alicia Austin.

Our charity was the YWCA Battered Women's Shelter, the same as SoonerCons 4 and 5.   Our total given to our charity this year was $2000.  And we were thankful to help.

 At the time, Paul Cherry was President of STAR OKC.  Leonard Bishop was con chair, with vice-chair & dealers wrangler Gerald Burton.  You can read the other credits yourself.
 Lois McMaster Bujold was GOH; Art GOH was Alicia Austin, with Toastmaster William F Wu.

Well, that's it for this installment, friends.  Don't forget to get your still-discounted Pre-Regs, at!

Friday, March 16, 2018

February, 1986 Galactic Gazette

In February, 1986, SoonerCon 1 was still being planned.

 This cover is a parody of the Dewar's Profile ads.

Mike Powell was the newly elected President.

 Tamara and Mike Hodge were STAR OKC Treasurer and SoonerCon Chair, respectively.
 This page begins a continuation of a long saga by Bob Higgs, called Remember the Heroes.

The above page of filler by yours truly is one of the few products of my typing for which I cannot imagine a purpose.  Just filler.  Bleahh.

Sorry to leave you with "Bleahh," but that's the final page of the February, 1986 Galactic Gazette.

See you next time.

Monday, February 26, 2018

1989 - SoonerCon 5 Program Book, Pages 35-44

The rest of the SoonerCon 5 Program Book, November 17-19, 1989.

The Reverend Oral Love was a persona adopted by David Means, who now rejoices in a role on the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Science Fiction & Fantasy Society.

The top image by Kevin Hopkins ... the others?

The bottom-right image is by Keith Berdak ... what of the others?

 Let's assume that the WorldCon bid on the bottom half of the page above was a jest ....
This post wraps up the Program Book from 1989.  All hail to Bill Hodgson, the Program Book chair!

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

1989 - SoonerCon 5 Program Book, Pages 24-34

These pages continue the guest bios.

 The cartoon at the top of the page by Teddy Harvia; art in middle of page is by Kevin Hopkins; bottom image by Bill Hodgson.
 Filler art on this page by Kevin Hopkins.
 Top image by Larry Dyson, bottom by Rick Lowry.

 Aaah, the joys of Planet Comics (top ad) ....
 Whose enchanting art at the bottom of this page (above)?

Well, that's all for this installment.

PS ... you may request a PDF of the Program Book by emailing me, or leave a comment with your email info.