Riva-Con

A convention slated to take place in Louisville, KY in 1979 at Stouffer's Louisville Inn. It seems to have collapsed utterly. As one fan reported, "No fans, no guest, no hotel, no nothin."

It seems unlikely that its name was a coincidence, probably trying to play off of the local regional, Rivercon. There is no indication that the convention was a hoax. Instead, it seems that it was either a wonderfully flawed attempt at a convention or a planned fraud.


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