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From the Page to the Stage: Comic Book Pageant

Join us in the Centennial Ballroom of the Hyatt at 8:30 pm on Saturday, September 1st, for the newly renamed contest, From the Page to the Stage: Comic Book Pageant, which promises to thrill both comic book fans and costumers alike!

Comic Book Icons, George Pérez and Peter David host this premiere costume contest, with a $1,000.00 prize pool, with prizes for first, second, third and specialized categories. Obtain registration forms from the contest registration desk at the convention. This contest is for those portraying a comic book character; male, female, humanoid or alien, as long as it appeared in a comic book!  

From the Page to the Stage will feature Fairy Quest by Humberto Ramos and Paul Jenkins, who will provide each contestant with a special Fairy Quest Print. Additional prizes will also be given to Fairy Quest and children’s storybook characters entered in the contest. Contestants can go to fairyquestbook.com for character design ieas and more information. Please bring reference material if not in the mainstream of the genre to help the judges know how awesome your rendition really is! FairyQuest Think Police are around so "KEEP YOUR STORY STRAIGHT".



Act Fast And Get Your Saturday Only Membership Before Its Too Late!

Act Fast To Reserve Your Saturday Only Membership

There are still a limited number of Saturday Only memberships available through the Dragon*Con Store for $50 until August 17, 2012. No group discounts or transfers are allowed. Don’t miss your chance to ZOOM through registration! Note: Saturday only memberships can only be picked up on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Pre-Registration. Click here to purchase.


Astronomy Workshop For FREE!


Astronomy Workshop

Dragon*Con is proud to offer a FREE one-day workshop focused on astronomy, physics, and other space sciences and how to present these topics to general audiences.

The workshop will be directed by Mike Brotherton. Mike is an astronomy professor specializing in quasars, a hard science fiction novelist (Star Dragon, Spider Star, both from Tor Books), and founder of the Launchpad Astronomy Workshop for Writers held each summer in Laramie, Wyoming. Joining Mike are internationally recognized astronomy education researchers Tim and Stephanie Slater, and planetary astronomer Kevin R. Grazier who is science consultant for TV and movies (Battlestar Galactica, Eureka, the upcoming movie Gravity, as well as many others). workshop is designed for writers and editors of science fiction, as well as other interested parties.

For more details and booking information click here


 


Pair Of Aces!


Events

Dragon*Con is pleased to bring you two great events: Dragon*Con Night at the Aquarium and Dragon*Con Days at Turner Field. No matter which event you choose or if you want to particpate in both you won’t be dissapointed in this unique opportunity.

Take me out to the ball game!


Check Out This Six Pack!

That’s right, we’ve added Stan Lee, Kevin Eastman, Alice Cooper, Sylvester McCoy, Billy Boyd, and Tara Strong to our already stellar lineup!



New Stuff = Cool!

We have some great new products in the online store including vibrant new lanyards, custom military hats, eco friendly stainless steel water bottles, and much much more. Click here to check them out for yourself.

For more information on these and all of the exciting guests, performers, games,
and events at Dragon*Con, visit us today at
www.dragoncon.org!
 

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