Highlights from past ArmadilloCons

  • Guest of Honor, author Mary Doria Russell presented with a birthday cake on her 50th birthday at ArmadilloCon 2000.
  • Authors Vernor Vinge (Guest of Honor) and Elizabeth Moon at ArmadilloCon 2003
  • Rob Landley makes liquid nitrogen ice cream in the ConSuite at ArmadilloCon 2004
  • Artist R. Cat Conrad and his rendition of fantasy world at Interactive Fantasy World Building panel at ArmadilloCon 2004.
  • Guest of honor Charles Stross (right) is talking with Wil McCarthy, scientist, science fiction author, and popularizer of programmable matter idea at ArmadilloCon 2005.
  • Texas author Julia Mandala at ArmadilloCon 2005.
  • Celtic band Brobdingnagian Bards and author Rie Sheridan at their performance at ArmadilloCon 2005
  • Chris Roberson, author GoH Charles Stross, and editor GoH Jim Minz at ArmadilloCon 2005
  • Texas authors Julia Mandala (left) and Linda Donahue at ArmadilloCon 2005.
  • Texas authors Brad Denton (left) and Caroline Spector play in their band Two-Headed Baby at ArmadilloCon 2005.
  • Inflatable spaceships and astronauts at a room party at ArmadilloCon 2005
  • Fan Guest of Honor Grant Kruger at ArmadilloCon 2006
  • Authors Chris Roberson and Julie Kenner, teachers at the ArmadilloCon 2007 writers' workshop, are having too much fun.
  • Editor GoH Sharyn November and author Louise Marley at ArmadilloCon 2007
  • Robot Group booth with a purple alien robot at ArmadilloCon 2007
  • Robot Group booth with a grey alien robot at ArmadilloCon 2007
  • Bill Crider (left) and author Joe Lansdale at ArmadilloCon 2007
  • ApolloCon organizers Shai Fenwick and Mark Hall at the traditional ApolloCon room party they always throw at ArmadilloCon.
  • Left to right: authors Ellen Klages, Louise Marley, and Sharon Shinn at ArmadilloCon 2007.
  • GoH John Scalzi at the writers' workshop, speaking to aspiring writers about the Power of Suck at ArmadilloCon 2008.
  • Author special guest Joe Haldeman and his wife Gay, and editor GoH Sheila Williams at ArmadilloCon 2008.
  • The artist Guest of Honor David Lee Anderson cuts the ArmadilloCon 30th anniversary cake at  ArmadilloCon 2008; first row from the right: Kurt Baty, Rocky Kelley (with a camera), fan GoH Kelly Persons.
  • Left to right: author GoH John Scalzi, Chris Roberson, Mark Finn and John Gibbons at ArmadilloCon 2008. John Scalzi established a No Lurkers rule. Whoever stopped by the circle of fans that surrounded him, had to join the circle and participate in conversation.
  • Left to right: author C. J. Mills, artist John Picacio, and author GoH John Scalzi on the Space Opera panel at ArmadilloCon 2008
  • Authors Steven Brust, GoH John Scalzi, and Martha Wells on Creating A Character panel at ArmadilloCon 2008
  • Austin author Patrice Sarath writes flash fiction at a party thrown by the Space Squid fanzine at ArmadilloCon 2008. The party involved a flash fiction contest.
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