Arizona's Premiere Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
LepreCon 28
May 17-19, 2002
Monte M. Moore
Artist Guest of Honor

Peter David
Author Guest of Honor

James G. Reade
Local Artist Guest of Honor

Jeff & Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
Music Guests
(Sponsored by the Phoenix Filk Circle)

GoH News
Art Show & Auction
   Events Schedule
   Participant Bios    Short Story Contest
Modern Dance
Anime & THEM
Filk & Music
Charity Auction

$35 till 5/05/2002
$40 at the door
Kids 7-12 half price,
Six and under Free
with Adult Membership
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LepreCon 28
P.O. Box 26665
Tempe, AZ 85285

  LepreCon 28 - Arizona's Annual Art-Oriented Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention featuring the largest SF/F Art Show in the Southwest!
Programming Info Online May 10th!

LepreCon 28 will feature Artist Guest of Honor Monte M. Moore, Author Guest of Honor Peter David, Local Artist Guest of Honor James G. Reade, and Music Guests Jeff and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff.
LepreCon 28 will also have an Art Show & Auction, Gaming, Computer Gaming, Charity Auction benefitting both Reading is FUNdamental and The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, Masquerade, a Dealer's Room, Con Suite, Video, Anime and more. Special Events include an all-star performance of Nancy Freeman's Stardust County song cycle, a X-Files farewell party on Sunday night, Junkbox Wars, SciFi Jeopardy and more. We are working on a couple of surprises as well. Please check out the rest of the web site for more details on what will be happening at the convention this year.

  Additional Participants Announced

We've had additional participants announced with the latest update. New Artists confirmed include body painter Mark Greenwalt, Alan Guiterrez, Liz Danforth and Laura Freas. Also coming to LepreCon 28 from Buenos Aires, Argentina is artist Fernando Molinari, whose works can be seen at his website at! Authors added to the participant list include Henry Melton, Victor Milan, Daryl F. Mallett, Ernest Hogan, Emily Hogan (Lee Hogan, Emily Devenport, Maggie Thomas), and David Beaucage. Also announced is Movie makeup artist Dave Ayres.
  Monte M. Moore is Artist Guest of Honor
Work of Monte M. Moore
LepreCon 28 is proud to have Monte M. Moore as our Artist Guest of Honor.  Monte's work has appeared in many magazines, comics, books, and collectible card games, including Magic: The Gathering and Harry Potter collectible card games, Dragon Magazine, RetroVision, the Dungeons and Dragons manuals, Chaos Comics, Harris Comics, Gypsy Press Comics, and many more.  His work will be on display in the Art Show throughout the con, and there will be works for sale at his table in the dealer's room.  Monte will also participate in art oriented panels and demos.

  Peter David is Author Guest of Honor

Star Trek: New Frontier novel Restoration, by Peter David Star Trek: New Frontier novel Restoration, by Peter David LepreCon 28 is pleased to announce that Peter David will be our Author Guest of Honor.  Peter is known for many literary works, including best-selling Star Trek and Babylon 5 novels, screenwriter for Babylon 5, Co-creator of Space Cases, and writing for many comics, including Hulk, Aquaman, Super Girl, Spy Boy, The Haunted, and many others.  His most recent original novels are Sir Apropos of Nothing and Star Trek New Frontier: Being Human.  Just released is his novelisation of the Spiderman movie opening May 3rd. Hitting the stores at the very end of May is his updated and revised Knight Life novel. See the Charity Auction for details on advance copies we'll have there courtesy of Ace.; Peter will be participating in panels, readings and autograph sessions at the convention.

  James G. Reade is Local Artist Guest of Honor
Rip Roarin' Comics
LepreCon 28 is pleased to announce that James G. Reade will be our Local Artist Guest of Honor.  James is the founder of RipRoarin' Comics, publisher of Marked by the Beast and Blood and Sunder. His other talents include drawing caricatures, creating airbrushed Tshirts and more. Credits include Doctor What, Torg, Marked by the Beast, Blood and Sunder, The Eternal Soldier, Big Bertha, The Side Hill Muckets, and Troley Man. Check out his RipRoarin' Comics webpage for many samples of his art. James will have his art on display in the Art Show and will be participating in panels and art demos at the convention.

  Jeff and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff are Music Guests
Magic Time: Angel Fire by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff and Marc Zicree
LepreCon 28 is proud to welcome Jeff and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff as our Music Guests of Honor (Sponsored by the Phoenix Filk Circle). Jeff and Maya are popular Music Artists with several CD releases. Maya is also a published author with several novels and short stories including the upcoming Magic Time: Angel Fire with Marc Scott Zicree. Jeff and Maya will have a concert Saturday afternoon and will be participating in the nightly Filk Circle as well as the Stardust County performance on Friday night.

  Venue: New Convention Location for LepreCon 28
The Embassy Suites North, Phoenix Arizona
LepreCon 28 will be held at a new location this year, at the luxurious Embassy Suites Phoenix North in Phoenix, Arizona.  The new hotel features suites for all of its accomodations, with either a single king sized bed or two doubles, plus a double sleeper sofa.  Other benefits for convention attendees that stay at the hotel include complimentary made-to-order breakfasts, a nightly happy hour with free drinks, a large heated pool, microwaves and coffee makers in every room, and a separate childrens' pool.  Additionally, their convention space is larger, with two floors of indoor space and a large pavilion area.  All in all, the move to this new hotel looks to be a very good choice.

Room rates are to be $79 Single/Double, $10 extra per additional adult.  Local taxes apply.

Hotel Contact Information:
Embassy Suites Phoenix North
2577 W. Greenway Road
Phoenix, AZ 85023-4222


When calling to make your reservation, please mention LepreCon to get the applicable room rates.