Dan McCarthy

(October 26, 1934 — August 7, 2013)

He was a past Fan Guest of Honour at the Conspiracy, New Zealand NatCon 18 and was a 2009 nominee for the Sir Julius Vogel Award. He ran for, but lost, FFANZ for 1989 and 2004.

He belonged to Aotearapa for 25 years and was OE from 1986-1987 and 2001-2003. He also belonged to ANZAPA. His fanzine was Panopticon for which he did paintings and color graphics. McCarthy’s skills as a fanartist were widely appreciated. He won the Best Fan Artist category of the New Zealand Science Fiction Fan Awards in 1989 and 1991.

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