Booth Registration is Open!

Posted on March 11, 2015 by admin No Comments

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION for 2015 is open! We’re planning for the Central Valley’s geekiest event: ZappCon! Year Two’s convention will be October 17 and 18 and once again held in Fresno’s downtown Valdez Hall.   Once again this comics, gaming, cosplay and more convention will focus on a family friendly event. We’ll welcome back some favorite […]

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Island Fortress Board Game Giveaway

Posted on September 6, 2014 by admin 7 Comments

Island Fortress is an entertaining tabletop game that involves building a fortress on a tricky island (for more information visit Board Game Geek.) A special thanks to Crazy Squirrel Game Store for sponsoring this giveaway. This is a local giveaway limited to those Zappers willing to pick up their prize from our sponsor in Fresno, […]

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916 Ink Comic Book Giveaway

Posted on August 19, 2014 by admin No Comments

916 Ink is leading a revolution of literacy through creative writing with the help of one of our special guests attending ZAPPCON: Eben Burgoon. Eben Burgoon, a professional comic book writer from Sacramento, helps 3rd through 5th graders write comics, and he and other comic artists bring their vision to life. Inspire the children in […]

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ZAPPCON Summer Reading Program Pictures

Posted on August 11, 2014 by admin No Comments

Thank you to all those who participated in ZAPPCON’s teen summer reading program. A special thanks to Jan our button maker friend, Hobbytown of Fresno and iLoveToCreate for their donations and the Fresno County Public Library for teaming up with us. Can’t wait to see you in October, there will be a Kids Zone at […]

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Refer an Exhibitor, Earn a Badge

Posted on July 31, 2014 by admin No Comments

Zappers! Refer an exhibitor and earn a one day badge to ZappCon when the vendor signs up. Just ask her to write your name and email address (so we can contact you to deliver your badge) when she fills out her exhibitor registration. This applies to vendors, artists, and fan tables.

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Da Ani-Kami Kon Pictures

Posted on July 26, 2014 by admin No Comments

Hey Zappers! We wanted to share our little gallery from Da Ani-Kami Kon last weekend at the Manchester Center. Loved the vibe there and we are looking forward to the fun and energy of Ani-Jam and ZappCon this fall! Geek on! (Click on the images to enlarge and see them in better quality.)

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Be a Volunteer!

Posted on July 8, 2014 by Jennifer Ward No Comments

Zappers! We’d love to have you volunteer. The first step, is giving us a bit of information about you. Please use this form to let us know you’re ready, willing and able! It will open in a new window. To be a gamemaster (GM), please fill out this form. If you are interested in hosting […]

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ZAPPCON Teen Summer Reading: Complete List

Posted on May 26, 2014 by admin No Comments

ZAPPCON and the Fresno County Library Present: Auberry Event to be announced. Tween Suzanne Collins The Underland Chronicles: Gregor the Overlander Gregor and the Prophesy of Bane Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Gregor and the Marks of Secret Gregor and the Code of Claw Bruce Coville Unicorn Chronicles: Into the Land of Unicorns […]

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A Tribute to MJ Ramirez ZAPPCON Founder and President

Posted on March 16, 2014 by Sarah Gonzales 2 Comments

So I kept hearing about this guy and his wife from Sammy. “His daughter’s in my class. They’re so cool. We have to have them over. His wife has her own business as a SEO and helps businesses online, and MJ is really into comics, they homeschool…” the list went on.  The first time I […]

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Superhero Holiday!

Posted on December 20, 2013 by Sarah Gonzales No Comments

Super Holiday to the Rescue! I want to have the best and nerdiest holiday season I can, don’t you? Let’s make our festivities nerdy. Think: ice skating, Christmas Tree Lane, Santacon pub crawl dressed as superheroes, wizards, adventurers, and timelords. Decorating the tree and house? Use dice and game pieces, go get the Star Wars, […]

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