Archive of Past DemiCons

DemiCon 32 – April 30-May 3, 2021

Super Manga Graphic Novels Comics Animation

https://demicon.org/32

Guest of Honor: Lettie Prell

Guest of Honor: David Pancake

Guest of Honor: Alison Johnstun

Fan Guests of Honor: Dana Hinterleitner and Bruce Hinterleitner; Orlando Winters

Toastmasters: Mitch Thompson & Susan Leabhart

DemiCon 31 – May 1-3, 2020

Legion of DemiCon

https://demicon.org/31

Author Guest of Honor: Lettie Prell

Artist Guest of Honor: David Pancake

Fan Guests of Honor: Dana Hinterleitner and Bruce Hinterleitner

Toastmaster: Mitch Thompson

DemiCon 30 – May 3-5, 2019

It’s About Time

https://demicon.org/demicon30/demicon.org/demicon30/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: Gail Carriger

Artist Guest of Honor: John Picacio

Timeless Guests of Honor: Joe Haldeman and Gay Haldeman

Fan Guests of Honor: Becky Kinnamon and David Winterton

Toastmaster: Susan Leabhart

DemiCon 26 – May 1-3, 2015

The Magical World of DemiCon

https://www.demicon.org/dc_joomla_26/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: Jim C. Hines

Artist Guest of Honor: Megan Lara

Fan Guests of Honor: Michelle Clark

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

Wizard of Honor: Harry Dresden

DemiCon 25 – May 2-4, 2014

HI-YO, SILVER! CELEBRATE AWAY!

https://www.demicon.org/dc_joomla_25/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: Tee Morris

Musical Artist Guest of Honor: Lojo Russo

Fan and Costuming Guests of Honor: Kevin Roche & Andrew Trembley

Toastmaster: Susan Leabhart

Ghost of Honor: Nikola Tesla

Hall of Fame Guests of Honor: Gay and Joe Haldeman

24 Karat DemiCon – May 3-5, 2013

Celebrating the Golden Age of Science Fiction

https://www.demicon.org/dc_joomla_24/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: David Weber

Artist Guest of Honor: Scott Ross

Fan Guests of Honor: Mitch and Mary Thompson

Toastmaster: Dennis Lynch

DemiCon 23 – May 4-6, 2012

Full Moon Fantasy

https://www.demicon.org/23/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: Patricia Briggs

Artist Guest of Honor: Allen Williams

Fan Guests of Honor: Ange & Brian Anderson and Moon Mike (aka Adam Selene)

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

DemiCon 22 – April 29-May 1, 2011

Here Be Dragons

https://www.demicon.org/22/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: Sarah Prineas

Artist Guest of Honor: Sarah Clemens

Fan Guests of Honor: John and Denise Garner

Dragon Guest of Honor: Tiamat

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

Musical Guest: Wylde Nept

DemiCon 21 – May 14-16, 2010

Everything is better with Pirates!

https://www.demicon.org/21/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: Karl Schroeder

Artist Guest of Honor: Don Maitz

Also Featuring Artist Janny Wurts

Fan Guest of Honor: Gregg Parmentier

Ghost of Honor: Sir Arthur C. Clarke

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

DemiCon 20 – May 1-3, 2009

All My Cons Remembered

https://www.demicon.org/20/index.html

Author Guest of Honor: Joe Haldeman

Artist Guest of Honor: Sara Butcher

Fan Guest of Honor: Roger Tener

Ghost of Honor: Gene Roddenberry

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

DemiCon 19 – May 2-4, 2008

Back Where We Belong

https://www.demicon.org/19/main.html

Author Guest of Honor: Steven Barnes

Artist Guest of Honor: Mitchell Davidson Bentley

Fan Guest of Honor: Joe and Inger Myers

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

DemiCon 18 – May 18-20, 2007

You Can Go Home Again… JustUse Your Imagination!

https://demicon.org/18/main.html

Author Guest of Honor: Catherine Asaro

Artist Guest of Honor: Theresa Mather

Media Guest of Honor: James Koro

Fan Guest of Honor: Steve Houle (aka Wookie)

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

DemiCon 17 – July 28-30, 2006

Enter the Twilight Zone of Imagination

https://www.demicon.org/17/main.html

Author Guest of Honor: Frederick Pohl

Artist Guest of Honor: Janet Chui

Fan Guest of Honor: Ted Poovey and Darice Schirber-Poovey

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

Music: The Great Luke Ski

Ghost of Honor: Rod Serling

DemiCon 16 – July 29-31, 2005

Life, the Universe and DemiCon

https://demicon.org/16/main.html

Author Guests of Honor: Brad Linaweaver

Artist Guest of Honor: Mike Cole

Fan Guest of Honor: Scott Corwin and Sheila Lenkman

Toastmaster Emeritus: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

Ghost of Honor: Douglas Adams

DemiCon XV – April 30-May 2, 2004

https://demicon.org/15/

Author Guests of Honor: Emma Bull and Will Shetterly

Artist Guest of Honor: Alan Gutierrez

Fan Guest of Honor: Rusty Hevelin

Toastmaster: Tadao Tomomatsu

Ghost of Honor: J.R.R. Tolkien

DemiCon 14 – May 2-4, 2003

Contemplating the FUTURE

https://www.demicon.org/14/

Author Guest of Honor: Octavia E. Butler

Artist Guest of Honor: Lubov

Fan Guest of Honor: Lynda Sherman

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 13 – May 3-5, 2002

Con of the Living Dead

https://www.demicon.org/13/

Author Guest of Honor: F. Paul Wilson

Artist Guest of Honor: Alan M. Clark

Fan Guest of Honor: Dennis Lunch

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 12 – May 4-6, 2001

DemiCon 2001: A Con Oddity

https://www.demicon.org/12/

Author Guest of Honor: Harry Harrison

Artist Guest of Honor: Sergey Poyarkov

Fan Guest of Honor: Tadao Tomomatsu

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 2000 – May 5-7, 2000 (DemiCon 11)

DemiCon 2000: Y2K Compliance is Futile. This one goes to Eleven

Author Guest of Honor: Lois McMaster Bujold

Artist Guest of Honor: Susan Van Camp

Fan Guest of Honor: Alois and Wendy Tchampl

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 10 – April 30-May 2, 1999

Generation X: Too old to be Neos…Too Young to be Nostalgic!

Author Guest of Honor: Spider and Jeanne Robinson

Artist Guest of Honor: Nene Thompson

Fan Guest of Honor: Bill Broughton

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 9 – May 1-3, 1998

Plan Nine from Des Moines

Author Guest of Honor: George Alec Effinger

Artist Guest of Honor: William J. Hodgson

Fan Guest of Honor: Marshall and Dee Willis

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 8 – May 2-4, 1997

Sorry, But We’ve Chosen Not to become Evolved – Supporting your Eternal right to Entropy

Author Guest of Honor: Barbara Hambly

Artist Guest of Honor: Mitchell Bentley

Fan Guest of Honor: Charles Piehl

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon VII – May 3-5, 1996

God created the heavens and the earth in 6 days…DemiCon VII. We may have taken 6 years with DemiCon but on the Seventh Con, We’ll party

Author Guest of Honor: Algis Budrys

Artist Guest of Honor: Keith Berdak

Fan Guest of Honor: Otto and Ruth Sheller

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon VI – May 5-7, 1995

The Undiscovered Con

Author Guest of Honor: Roger Zelazny

Artist Guest of Honor: Vincent Jo-Nes

Fan Guest of Honor: Wilson Tucker

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

The Fifth of DemiCon – April 22-24, 1994

The Smoothest Convention Around

Author Guest of Honor: Glen Cook

Artist Guest of Honor: David Lee Anderson

Fan Guest of Honor: Pierre and Sandy Pettinger

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 4 – March 26-28, 1993

The Dawn of Fan

Author Guest of Honor: Mickey Zucker-Reichert

Artist Guest of Honor: Erin Mckee

Fan Guest of Honor: Mark Moore

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 3 – March 27-29, 1992

My God! – It’s full of Stars

Author Guest of Honor: Rob Chilson

Artist Guest of Honor: David Cherry

Fan Guest of Honor: Myrna Logan

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 2 – April 26-28, 1991

The Voyage Continues

Author Guest of Honor: Joe Haldeman

Artist Guest of Honor: Lucy Synk

Fan Guest of Honor: Gay Haldeman

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

DemiCon 1 – April 23-25, 1990

Witness the Birth

Author Guest of Honor: C.J.Cherryh

Artist Guest of Honor: J.R.Daniels

Toastmaster: Rusty Hevelin

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