Sunday, August 16, 2015

Moments in Paperback History: LanceCon '82


From the archives of ace photographer Arthur Scott, we present these rare images from the 1982 edition of the late Lance Casebeer's annual paperback party. Above: The King of Paperbacks himself.

Brian Trainer, Bill Trojan and Cap'n Bob Napier. 

The Emperor of the Universe in Lance's Sanctum

Dale Goble

Barry Bernard, Dick Wald and Bill Blackbeard

Dale Gobe and Larry Paschelke

I was there too, apparently having a good time

Tom Lesser and Brian Trainer

Bruce Taylor and Dick Wald

Lance and friend

11 comments:

Bill Crider said...

Great photos! I miss the old days.

Richard R. said...

Great stuff.

Oscar said...

Nice pics, and a great time was had by all, I'm sure.

Cap'n Bob said...

I had no idea Goble attended one of these. Is that Sandi with you?

Anonymous said...

Nice selection, and to my knowledge, only three deceased (that is, alas, the chief problem viewing photos of this vintage). The blonde in the last photo is Carolyn McFarland, at the time consorting with Bruce Taylor.

Anonymous said...

I forgot to note that Anonymous above is Art Scott himself, once the Avedon, Steichen, Weegee, and Flash Casey of the paperback set.
A.S.

Evan Lewis said...

I count three, too, Art, but haven't seen the Cap'n in a while. Is he still kicking?

Cap'n Bob said...

Alive, but not kicking. I hurt my foot eight days ago and still have a hitch in my gitalong.

Cap'n Bob said...

Bill and Lance are gone. Who's #3?

Cap'n Bob said...

Never mind, I didn't notice Blackbeard's name. Is Jim of Jim and Ellie still around? He's in the background of one shot.

Evan Lewis said...

Jim is not in the best of health, but he's still with us.