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We’re excited for VikingCon 2013 this Saturday! We’ll be posting spotlights each day leading up to the event, as well as some giveaways. Today’s spotlight is GeekGirlCon, an organization and convention celebrating the female geek. We have Jen Stuller (co-founder of GeekGirlCon) joining us at VikingCon, along with Dr. Amy Peloff and Jessica Obrist for […]

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Check out some of the activities aside from the panels happening at VikingCon! Still a few to announce. Head over to the Activities tab to see them all!

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Here is the VikingCon 2013 Facebook event page. We’ll be doing lots of sweet giveaways in the next couple of days, so make sure to join the event and share it with your friends for updates, giveaways, and more! Link to the Facebook event.

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Joing us in our Exhibition Hall is DigiPen Institute of Technology.  DigiPen has campuses in Redmond, WA, in Singapore, and near Bilbao, Spain. DigiPen offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, which require students to apply their learning in computer science, computer engineering, art, game design, music, and sound design to the creation of video games. […]

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Danika Dinsmore, acclaimed children’s fantasy author, will be speaking on the “Character Archetypes in Fantasy” panel at VikingCon, but if you’re in the area the day before, make sure to catch an exclusive reading at Village Books with Danika along with young adult author Stacey R. Campbell! Friday, May 10 @ 7:00pm Readings Gallery at […]

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This week’s featured guest is R.E. Dalrymple, Senior Brand Manager at Wizards of the Coast. For those who don’t know, Wizards is an American publisher of games, primarily based on fantasy and science fiction themes, and is responsible for popularizing Magic: The Gathering. Fun fact, former WWU student Simon Blackwell is now the VP of Technology. R.E., also a WWU […]

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We are excited to have Fantagraphics Books co-founders Mike Catron and Gary Groth join us for this year’s VikingCon! Mike and Gary took over an adzine named The Nostalgia Journal—quickly renaming it The Comics Journal. Mike established Apple Comics in 1986, which became known for publishing war comics, particularly the long-running title Vietnam Journal. Both Mike […]

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