OAFCON 2017..celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Oklahoma Alliance of Fandom comic book /science fiction and nostalgia club with a special 50th anniversary CONVENTION including ....
FREE ADMISSION!! That's right...
no charge for attending our show.
This is our THANK YOU to the fans for so many years of supporting our efforts!
OAF members began by having comic book meetings in members garages in March 1967 and later hosted the 1970 MULTICON in OKC and many conventions thereafter.
This year we have another great line-up of guests and panels!
OAFCON hours are 10-7 Saturday and
10-6 Sunday. Embassy Suites Convention Center, Norman.
While we have FREE ADMISSION his year..
all attendees will still be required to wear a name badge.
NORMAN EMBASSY SUITES at I-35 & Robinson exit has rooms reserved for attendees. This link will take you to the Norman location.. Tell them you are with the OAF comic book show http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/oklahoma/embassy-suites-by-hilton-norman-hotel-and-conference-center-OKCESES/index.html
OAFCON welcomes BILL SCHELLY
OAF is thrilled to have returning for our 50th celebration.. The master of the Comic book Biography !! BILL SCHELLY !
Since we last saw Bill, he has turned out two masterpieces featuring incredible talents from the world of comics...
The biography of HARVEY KURTZMAN and most recently his tribute to JOHN STANLEY have been met with outstanding
reviews! Bill will be selling and
signing books for his fans all
weekend at OAFCON !
OAFCON WELCOMES JACK BENDER
OAFCON is proud to present Jack & Carole Bender The creative team for the comic strip ALLY OOP ! We are also planning a special panel and presentation with JACK & CAROLE !! More details soon..
OAFCON welcomes ROGER HILL
Our favorite EC Historian has written an incredibly detailed book on the life of comic book artist REED CRANDALL. Roger will be on hand with a terrific display of artwork as well as copies of this Opus! We can't wait.. how can you?
OAFCON welcomes ANTHONY TOLLIN
THE SHADOW PUBLISHER SUPREME !!
We are happy to have the return of ANTHONY TOLLIN to OAFCON. Current publisher of the Shadow, Black Bat and Doc Savage pulp reprints... as well as former colorist for DC Comics. This year Anthony will present a discussion on his working at 1970's DC comics! No doubt we will hear some scandalous stories!
OAFCON welcomes BUDDY SAUNDERS !
We are always honored to have Buddy attend OAFCON.. But now as he writes new ERB novels.. we are even more impressed with his outstanding work.. Come meet and discuss Tarzan, John Carter or a host of other subjects with Buddy!
OAFCON welcomes KENNETH SMITH
Kenneth Smith returns to OAFCON! After a several year absence, Kenneth returns with an all new display, and boxes and boxes of old collectibles he recently unearthed in his warehouse..
and is offering them for sale at OAFCON for the first time!!
Come meet the master of fantasy illustration!
and of course we'll see JERRY BENNETT, S.A. MCCLUNG, ELLIS GODSON, EQUINOX COMICS, CAT CONRAD, JOHN WOOLEY, ROBERT BROWN, MICHELLE NOLAN, STEVEN FEARS, BUD PLANT, LARRY BIGMAN and many others..
A DEALERS ROOM THAT ASTONISHES EVERYONE EVERY YEAR! (ask any former attendee)
WE ALWAYS BRAG about the outstanding and incredible selection of OLD COMICS, ORIGINAL ART, POSTERS, PAPERBACKS, TOYS, etc etc.. our dealers offer each year. They come far away as California and New York ....
88 tables of collectibles that will boggle the mind. Lots of buying-selling-trading and a fun time for all!
DEALERS INCLUDE: Harold Starbuck ( Houston), Rick Payne ( Ohio), Troy Pierce ( Louisiana), Richard Evan/Bedrock comics ( Houston), Bud Plant ( California), Kerry Stone ( Tulsa), Thomas Struck ( Arizona), Cat Conrad ( Texas), Randy Lauderdale ( Okla), Lee Nail ( Okla), Buck Walton ( Tulsa),Jerry Adamic ( Texas), Eric Groves ( OKC), Richard Halegua ( Las Vegas), Scott McAdam ( Texas), John McMahan ( Tulsa), Buddy Saunders/MyComic Shop ( Texas), Robert Tiger ( Tulsa), David Alexander ( Florida), Roger Keim ( Texas), Paul McSpadden ( Dallas), Ike Wilson ( Okla), Roger Hill ( Kansas) Michael Sloyka/Deadlift ( Okla), Wally Stall ( Texas), Robert Brown (Okla) Roy Bonario ( Houston).. and many others!!
PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS
On Saturday we will have an afternoon of events!
Times to be confirmed.. but the following panels are scheduled..
* COLLECTORS SHOW and TELL Bring a favorite rare collectible and show it off and earn your couple minutes of fame!
* ANTHONY TOLLIN will discuss his years at DC Comics, his publishing of the SHADOW and DOC SAVAGE magazines, and more!
* ROGER HILL presents the 50th ANNIVERSARY OF SQUA TRONT with a special presentation
* RICHARD GARRISON will present a slide show of ROY KRENKEL and FRANK FRAZETTA original art
* BILL SCHELLY will discuss his new JOHN STANLEY and HARVEY KURTZMAN biographies!
* OAF SPECIAL EVENT !! JACK BENDER will talk about his decades long career as THE Alley Oop cartoonist, and we will have a rare showing of Jack's personal original art collection as well as original art from Alley Oop !! NEVER BEFORE SEEN AT ANY CONVENTION !
It's gonna be a FUN FULL DAY AT OAFCON ! See you there!
contact Bart Bush at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information if needed