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  • Aug 24, 2013 - added a new page with maps and navigation information for the convention site.
  • Aug 23, 2013 - expanded the travel and parking pages.
  • Aug 22, 2013 - you can now access program and other convention information from our mobile applications.
  • Aug 21, 2013 - Press Release #32: LoneStarCon 3 Thanks Publishers for Supporting Public Libraries in San Antonio.
  • Aug 20, 2013 - our interactive program guide is now online, with details of all 945 program items!
  • Aug 20, 2013 - the Pocket Program can now be downloaded in PDF format from the publications page.
  • Aug 20, 2013 - Press Release #31: LoneStarCon 3 Partners with Ustream to Broadcast 2013 Hugo Award Ceremony.
  • Aug 19, 2013 - our Restaurant Guide can now be downloaded from the publications page.
  • Aug 13, 2013 - the overall convention schedule is now available including service hours and program highlights.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - Progress Report 5 is now available.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - there will be a ghost walking tour of San Antonio on the evening of Thursday, August 29.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - our animation program will be showing a wide range of anime and cartoons.
  • Aug 8, 2013 - published initial agenda and materials for the WSFS Business Meeting.
  • Aug 7, 2013 - Press Release #29: LoneStarCon 3 to Feature Author Jay Lake with Film Premiere and Special Exhibit.
  • Aug 1, 2013 - every day is special with our Theme Days in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Aug 1, 2013 - John Hertz will be leading book discussion groups on The Glass Bead Game, Vintage Season, and The Dying Earth. Read them, and then join in!
Artist Showcase - Richard Hescox


A graduate of the Art Center College of design "With Honors", Richard Hescox started his illustration career with assignments from Marvel Comics. As a book cover artist He worked for most of the major publishing houses that had science fiction or fantasy lines including Daw, Del Rey, Signet, Baen, Bantam, Tor, Warner and Ace producing over 135 cover paintings. Among these were many covers for the books of Marion Zimmer Bradley and the "Venus" series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. (The latter had been a dream project of his since reading those novels in his youth.) For the Hollywood film studios he created advertising art and production designs for Swamp Thing, The Howling, The Philadelphia Experiment, E.T., The Dark Crystal, The Fly, The Neverending Story, Halloween 2, and Time Bandits among others. For the computer games industry he has been an art director and conceptual designer for Microsoft Games, Sierra On-line, Wild Tangent, Dymanix and Zipper Interactive. In this capacity He art directed the game "Rama" based on the novels by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee.

Richard is a winner of many awards in the field of science fiction and fantasy art including The Jack Gaughan Memorial Award and the Chesley Award from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA).

The artwork of Richard Hescox has been exhibited at the Society of Illustrators in New York City, the Delaware Art Museum, the Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio and The University of Maryland Art Gallery.

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Artwork: Jon At Whitetree
(Cover illustration for the forthcoming Subterranean Press Limited Edition of "A Clash Of Kings" by George R. R. Martin.)