Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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 GUESTS


                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 


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! 

                           OAFCON welcomes...

 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 bbush3@cox.net for more information if needed

1 comment:

  1. I want to wish everyone an excellent OAFCON for 2017!


OAFCON 2017 ..celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the O klahoma A lliance of F andom comic book /science fiction and nostalgia club with a...