Over the Border: Mysticon

Very late in doing this but I still wanted to post it.

MystiCon is a literary sci-fi con (plus fantasy, pop culture, steampunk, and more) February 22-24 at the Tanglewood Holiday Inn in Roanoke, Virginia.

The Guests of Honor include Peter Davison (5th Doctor Who), Larry Elmore (D&D artist), Orson Scott Card (author of Ender’s Game), Tom Angleberger (author of Origami Yoda), Steven Long (RPG creator), musicians, filmmakers, podcasters, authors, artists, costumers, wrestlers, and more. Plus a some from here in West Virginia.

Artist Mark Davis: co-founder of the Fair Theater Company, Executive Director of the Bluefield Area Arts Center, lecturer at Bluefield State College, judge for the 2005 Ennies presented at GenCon.  He should be around with some of his work to check out.

Graphic Designer Emily Mottesheard: creator of “Cookies and Cream” webcomic, Mystik Waboose t-shirt designer, design work for John Ringo merchandise, coloring book creator, design head for IMAGYRO magazine.  You will be able to find her at IMAGRYRO’s table int he vendors room and at panels talking about her hatred of Comic Sans font.

Game Designer Charles Matheny: designer of his own RPG, a tactical combat space game, and writing a novel.  He will be running his RPG, War Among the Stars, several times throughout the weekend.

Say hi to them and help connect the fandoms of WV.