August 16-20, 2018
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113

Worldcon (the World Science Fiction Convention) is the annual gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans, writers, artists, musicians and other creators, first held in New York City in 1939. Worldcon is held in a different city and organized by a different volunteer organization each year. Worldcon 76 will be held in San Jose, California, in August 2018. It's being organized by a committee sponsored by San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc., a California public benefit corporation.

Charity Donations: She Creature - Queen of the Lair

We continue to spotlight donations from dealers, members, and staff.

Another amazingly detailed action figure display model. The picture does not do it justice, it's a wonderfully composed figure, with a base and lots of accessories. You simply will have to come to the Silent Auction exhibit space to check it out for yourself!

This donation comes from Steven Rose, Jr., and is called She Creature - Queen of the Lair.  It comes from the Stan Winston collection. Stan Winston made a movie for cable TV called She-Creature (a remake of the 1950s B movie of the same name) and so the action figure is based on that. It's very articulately sculpted and comes with a prop-like platform.

Again, I hope you'll come out and support the Worldcon76 in San Jose Charity Auction, the beneficiary of which is the Alzheimer's Association. If you're a fan of fantastic art, unique collectables and just really cool stuff, there's sure to be quite a few items that you'll need to add to your collection.

Learn more about the Charity Auction and the Alzheimer's Association here.

 

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Advertise in the Worldcon 76 Souvenir Book

Advertising in the Worldcon 76 Souvenir Book

Thinking about advertising with Worldcon?

The Worldcon 76 Souvenir Book is in progress, and will be made available to fans when they arrive in San Jose to attend the convention. This full color, perfect bound, high quality book will feature biographies of our Guests of Honor, articles on science fiction fandom, art from Artist Guest of Honor John Picacio, and much more content to celebrate the 76th Worldcon in San Jose. This book will have over 8000 eyes on it, and is the perfect medium for reaching an audience of highly committed and well-connected science fiction and fantasy fans – an international grouping with interests across literature, science and culture.

Ad rates are available on our website at http://www.worldcon76.org/publications/advertising

The deadline to submit an ad for placement in the Souvenir Book is 7/16/18. We have rates available for Pro, Semi-Pro, and Fan advertisers.

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Update from the Program Team

We’re frantically working on the Program, and we are later than we would like to be. We have found that some folks invitation e-mails were sent but never received, yet we did not get a bounce notice. If you think that you should have received an e-mail from us and haven’t, please contact us directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Charity Donations: Frank Frazetta's Princess of Mars

We continue to spotlight donations from dealers, members, and staff.

As promised, another statue that will look great alongside the Death Dealer...

Donated by "The Bretschneider Family" this still glistening in the package statue is just waiting be rescued by the winning bidder.

Inspired by an iconic Frank Frazetta painting, this can be left in the unique packaging or removed to sit directly on your shelf or desk.  

Again, I hope you'll come out and support the Worldcon76 in San Jose Charity Auction, the beneficiary of which is the Alzheimer's Association. If you're a fan of fantastic art, unique collectables and just really cool stuff, there's sure to be quite a few items that you'll need to add to your collection.

Learn more about the Charity Auction and the Alzheimer's Association here.

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Charity Donations: The Fantasy Illustration Library Volume One: Lands and Legends

 

 

We continue to spotlight donations from dealers, members, and staff.

Today were spotlighting a beautiful green bound volume, The Fantasy Illustrated Library Volume One: Lands and Legends , published by Michael Publishing, LLC. Over Hardcover with gold embossing and a matching slipcase create a lovely package that will brighten any bookshelf.

100 artists from around the world were given the theme and asked to pick a subject that tit the theme, any creature, being or place from myth or legend from anywhere around the world. Mediums used varied; oil, acrylic, watercolor, digital and mixed media and colored pencils. 

Signed and numbered, owning a numbered edition of Vol. 1 gives you the right to reserve that same number for future volumes. 

From the web site:

The Fantasy Illustration Library Volume One entitled "Lands and Legends" is a prestige format 9" X 12" hardcover book in simulated leather (with slipcase).  The book contains 148 original fantasy paintings from 127 artists and illustrators from all over the world.  This is a terrific reference book for any fantasy or comic book artist with 304 pages; including subject write ups, artists' discussions and web site links to the participating artists.  There is no other book like it in existence.  Many of the participating artists and other artists who have reviewed it state that it is one of the finest fantasy fine art books to be printed in the last twenty-five years!!!

Escape from reality with fantasy fine art books by Michael Publishing of Naperville, Illinois, a high end publishing company.  These books will have a large appeal among fans of comics, fantasy, and science fiction, tattoo artists and the gaming community as both collectibles and reference works. 


Donated by Malcolm Phifer, President MichaelPublishing LLC. www.michaelpublishing.net

Again, I hope you'll come out and support the Worldcon76 in San Jose Charity Auction, the beneficiary of which is the Alzheimer's Association. If you're a fan of fantastic art, unique collectables and just really cool stuff, there's sure to be quite a few items that you'll need to add to your collection.

Learn more about the Charity Auction and the Alzheimer's Association here.


Ric Bretschneider
Worldcon 76 Charity Auction

 

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