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Deadline for Awesome Ideas Extended!

Members of Phandemonium,   Every year, Capricon transforms the Westin Chicago Northshore hotel into a big tent celebration of genre awesomeness. Magic you say? Hardly. Awesome doesn’t just appear at the wave of a wand. Each Capricon begins as a bid idea that brings amazing people together to create exponentially more awesome at a real…

Women at Marvel

Nilah Magruder is writing for Marvel Comics!

This year just keeps getting better! Artist Guest of Honor, Nilah Magruder, will be one of 33 women working on 24 books for Marvel Comics! Nilah will be a co-writer for A Year of Marvels: The Unbeatable #1, which is due out in December 2016. Congrats Nilah! Bring your copy to Capricon to be signed.…

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Do you have an awesome idea?

Members of Phandemonium,   Every year, Capricon transforms the Westin Chicago Northshore into a big tent celebration of genre awesomeness. Magic you say? Not even. Awesome doesn’t just happen. Each Capricon begins as a cool idea that brings amazing people together to create exponentially more awesome.   Sound like a good time? It gets better.…

Goat Droppings!

The post Capricon 36 edition of Goat Droppings is now available here!  Please be sure to also send us feedback via our survey, which is open until March 31st.   Goat Droppings Post Capricon 36    

Post-Capricon 35 Edition of Goat Droppings

Capricon 35 was a Remarkable Romp, with tons of great programming and entertaining events. Now you can Read and Review the fun in the post-Capricon 35 edition of Goat Droppings. Recall and Remember who won the Best Party, who was Gopher of the Year, and other award winners. Plus there are new interviews, information on…

Lowest rate for Capricon 36

We’d like to thank everyone for making Capricon 35 such a blast. Special thanks go out to our Guests of Honor, Matt Forbeck, Alexander James Adams, John Bivens, John Anealio, Patrick Hester, Elizabeth Huffman, and Margaret Weis. Admit it. After all that fun you’re ready for Capricon 36! So why not buy your membership now?…

Capricon 35 Book Drive

Don’t forget that Capricon is conducting a book drive throughout the weekend. The Info Desk will be accepting donations of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror novels as part of the Science Fiction Outreach Project – USA. These books will be passed out at comic book conventions to promote literacy, and help grow the genre fan…

Cost Increase Alert!

Remember to tell your friends, family and random strangers that they must register for Capricon by the stroke of midnight this Thursday (January 29, 2015) or they’ll have to pay at-the-door rates. That’s right, a 4-day pass for the low low price of $55 will transmogrify into a $70 rate on Friday, so don’t delay.…

Matt Forbeck on “The Functional Nerds”

They’ve done it again! In the most recent podcast by “The Functional Nerds” (our media guests of honor) John Anealio and Patrick Hester have a spirited conversation with our Author Guest of Honor, Matt Forbeck. Click here to enjoy Episode 219 as they continue to whet our appetite for Capricon 35. Speaking of which, have…

Capricon on The Functional Nerds podcast

Don’t Miss an All-Capricon 35 episode of The Functional Nerds podcast! Head over to The Functional Nerds to listen to Episode 218. It’s a warm-up for Capricon as our Social Media Guests of Honor Patrick Hester and John Anealio interview our Gaming Guest of Honor Margaret Weis and talk about their upcoming appearance at Capricon…