Fan Gallery Contents: Rusty Hevelin

Hevelin, Rusty Rusty Hevelin

1922 - December 27, 2011

Dayton OH

FGoH: Minicon 7 (1973); Archon 2 (1978); Denvention Two (Worldcon 1981); Con*Stellation 5 (1986); Hardwired ConFusion (1992); ICon (Iowa); Rivercon; Minicon 29 (1994); DemiCon 15 (2004).

TM: Minicon 11 (1976); ConFusion (1980); Minicon 18 (1984); ConQuesT 18 (1987); Demicon 1-19 (1990-2008); Archon 35 (2011); and almost all ICons (Iowa).
Toastmaster Emeritus: DemiCon 16-22 (2005-'11).

De facto TM (stepped in at last minute): Con*Stellation 2 (1983).

Founder, Pulpcon.
Art auctioneer.
Concom, World Fantasy Convention (Nashville TN, 1987).

DUFF Winner 1975.
Big Heart Award, 1986. Sam Moskowitz Archive Award, 2003.
First Fandom Hall of Fame Award 2012 (posthumous).

He's been a dealer and/or run dealers rooms many times.
Very active in Midwest fandom (regular Midwestcon attendee).

He shaved off his beard just before PghLange in 1976. Someone put up a survey in the dealers room door asking whether people preferred him with or without the beard. The "grow the beard back" respondents won by a landslide.

Attended Denvention (1941 Worldcon), Pacificon (1946 Worldcon).

Photo by Chaz Boston Baden, Feb. 2002
Data: July 2014

Rev. 30-Jul-2014