--by Franchesco! 

Updates - 3/31/12


Adults $40 until 3/31/12
increases later
Kids six & under Free,
with Adult Membership
Kids 7-12 $15,
with Adult Membership
Weekend Gaming Only $25

Registration Hours

Thursday 6- 8:30 PM
Friday 12- 8:30 PM
Saturday 9- 8:30 PM
Sunday 9-11:00 AM


Room Rates: $125.00 per night
S/D/T/Q + tax (including hospitality fee)

When booking your room use this Hotel Booking code:

Call 800-547-8705 or 480-894-1400

Guests of Honor

Guest of Honor

Fan-Favorite illustrator is best known for his renditions of attractive SuperHeroines. His images have appeared in the pages of Marvel, DC, and countless other publications in and out of comics. One of the latest Franchesco Femme Fatales can be seen covering the beating hearts of Aerosmith fans from around the world. His RocketGirl is the latest T-Shirt design available on Aeroforce.com while supplies last. All the cool kids are wearing one... stop by Artists Alley for your limited edition RocketGirl print!

Guest of Honor

Stephen Furst
Stephen Furst has starred in many motion pictures and television series. Beginning with the smash hit comedy classic, National Lampoon’s ANIMAL HOUSE, where he starred as the lovable yet bumbling fraternity freshman, Flounder. Stephen did a series of other motion pictures including SILENT RAGE, UP THE CREEK, and THE DAY AFTER. He also starred as the semi-speechless mental patient in THE DREAM TEAM, along with Michael Keaton and Christopher Lloyd. Stephen starred in the highly acclaimed medical drama show, ST. ELSEWHERE, as Dr. Elliot Axlerod. He then hung up his doctor scrubs and donned a special hair-do, eyebrows, and teeth to play the character of Vir, in the Warner Bros. Science fiction hit BABYLON 5.

Guest of Honor

Joe Haldeman
Joe Haldeman is a member of Author's Guild, Writer's Guild, Science Fiction Writers of America. His THE FOREVER WAR won the Hugo, Nebula, and Ditmar Awards as Best Science Fiction Novel of 1975. "Tricentennial" won the Hugo Award for Best SF Short Story of 1976. He has traveled much of the world and in 1990 was Guest of Honor at the annual World Science Fiction Convention in The Hague, Netherlands. Mr. Haldeman is a veteran of Vietnam, and currently serves as Adjunct Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology teaching writing every fall semester.

(Read an Interview with Joe by Chris R. Paige in the Feb/Mar 2012 Connotations)

Music Guests

Jeff and Maya Bohnhoff
Maya is a versatile author and performer, best known for her science fiction and fantasy works. She also writes magic realism, nonfiction, and has written and performed folk or rock music music professionally since 1979. In 1991 the couple was invited to a science fiction convention. During a filk jam session, they discovered an interest in filk music. Since the mid 1990s they have focused on filk and parody music styles.

Local Artist Guest

Mark Greenawalt
Mark is a resident of Ahwatukee with his wife and children. During the day, he serves as a lighting designer and electrical engineer for high-end commercial facilities with a lighting design firm in Phoenix, Arizona. He has held Annual Art Exhibitions - Paper Heart Gallery, Alwun House Exotic Art Show, CopperCon Convention, LepreCon Convention, Phoenix Film Festival, Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival, Face And Body Art International Convention, U.S. Bodypainting Competition. He has worked for Maxim, Playboy, Razor, Playtime, and worked on films Villikon Chronicles-Genesis of Evil, Romey and Jules.

Listen to internet radio with KWOD Radio on Blog Talk Radio

Gaming Guest

Todd VanHooser
Todd VanHooser is an author living in the Phoenix, Arizona area. He has written numerous short stories, a horror collection, fantasy novels, and designed a table-top roleplaying game based on his series, The Laughing Moon Chronicles. He is beginning his 8th year as an educator, and is more excited than ever to be back in the classroom. During the 2006-07 year he was recognized as Teacher of the Year, and have subsequently had the pleasure of being invited into numerous classrooms to share short stories or discuss the process of writing.

Listen to Interview with Todd, Feb 2010

More Guests to be announced soon!

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