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Dragon Con 2017: Tolkien Content on the New High Fantasy Track

Dragon Con 2017: Tolkien Content on the New High Fantasy Track

Dragon Con 2017 brought some changes for Tolkien fans. As I reported in earlier articles, the Tolkien content at Dragon Con has been folded into a new High Fantasy Track that includes a wide range […]

Artist David Wenzel Talks ‘The Art of the Hobbit’ at Dragon Con 2017

Artist David Wenzel Talks ‘The Art of the Hobbit’ at Dragon Con 2017

Tolkien enthusiasts and art lovers had a special treat at Dragon Con 2017 with a visit by artist David Wenzel. Mr. Wenzel is best known to Tolkien fans for his illustrations for the graphical novel […]

Dragon Con Wraps Ups Record-Breaking Year

Dragon Con Wraps Ups Record-Breaking Year

The panels are over, the photo ops are done, the vendors are all gone, and the fans are drifting back to real life. Dragon Con 2017 is a wrap, and it was one for the […]

Countdown to Dragon Con 2017

Countdown to Dragon Con 2017

It’s just past the middle of July, but that means that Dragon Con 2017 is fast approaching, with under 45 days to go! I will be covering the con for Middle-earth News once again this […]

Dragon Con 2016: The Tolkien Track’s ‘Last Goodbye’

Dragon Con 2016: The Tolkien Track’s ‘Last Goodbye’

Dragon Con is one of the largest fan conventions in the United States, saying that it is “by fans, for fans.” The con celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016, and once again set attendance records, […]

Dragon Con Announces Plan to Eliminate Tolkien Track

Dragon Con Announces Plan to Eliminate Tolkien Track

Update: In the 48 hours or so since this post was published, fans have inundated Dragon Con staff with messages, pleading for the reinstatement of the Tolkien Track, or at least a reprieve so that […]

Dragon Con 2016 Is Almost Here!

Dragon Con 2016 Is Almost Here!

August is winding down, and the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches. For some of us, that means only one thing: DRAGON CON! Soon, fans from every imaginable geeky fandom will descend on Atlanta, Georgia, to […]

Weta Workshop at New York Comic Con 2015

Weta Workshop at New York Comic Con 2015

Weta Workshop returned for the second time to New York Comic Con, and I may be a little biased, but they easily had the most beautiful booth there! Not only did attendees get to see […]

What to Look Forward to at New York Comic Con 2015

What to Look Forward to at New York Comic Con 2015

New York Comic Con begins in less than a week! If you’re attending and wondering what there is do to for Tolkien fans, here’s what’s going down: Weta Workshop is returning this year and along […]

Dragon Con 2015 Breaks Records!

Dragon Con 2015 Breaks Records!

An almost eerie quiet has descended on downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Dragon Con 2015 is now history, and it was one for the books! Dragon Con today released its attendance total: just over 70,000! That number […]