CopperCon, the annual Arizona science fiction and fantasy convention hosted by the Central Arizona Speculative Fiction Society, is coming Aug. 29-31 to Embassy Suites Scottsdale, 4415 E. Paradise Village Pkwy S., Phoenix. [MAP]
Guests include: writer Greg Weisman, creator of the still-amazing Disney Afternoon cartoon Gargoyles (which you can watch daily on Toon Disney) and producer of the animated series The Spectacular Spider-Man on The CW4Kids; comic artist David Hedgecock; and author MaryJanice Davidson.
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There also will be an art show, charity auction, the obligatory dealers room, RPGs and LARPs, a sci-fi/fantasy/cosplay masquerade set up like a fashion show and short film screenings.
Attendance is $40 per person through July 31 and $45 after that and at the door. Attendees ages 7-12 are half-price and kids younger than that get in free with a paid adult admission. For more information, refer to http://www.casfs.org/cucon/.