BASCon (con zine)

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Zine
Title: Bascon
Publisher: Bascon
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Date(s): 2002-
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Medium: print zine
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Language: English
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BASCon is a slash convention held in south San Francisco. Starting in 2002, the convention began soliciting fan fiction from its members and published them in fanzine. format. Every convention attendee received a complementary copy. The first issue was published in 2002.

2002 Issue

BASCon 2002 contains 88 pages and is slash. The subtitle on the cover is: "Spanning the Fandom Bridge" and the dates: November 1-3, 1002. The zine has a handful of color photographs from various shows, but there is no other interior art.

last page of con zine, warnings
2002 convention fanzine
  • At The Turning Of The Year by Lisa Weston (HIGHLANDER) ) (10 pages)
  • Grand Theft Zoo Tram by Alexis Rogers (SIMON & SIMON) (6 pages)
  • Too Dear For My Processing by BCW (Original Fiction) (20 pages)
  • Trigger Happy by Helen Patrick (BLAKE’S 7) (3 pages)
  • Beka’s Men by Kit Mason (Gen) (ANDROMEDA) (18 pages)
  • A Sunday Afternoon by Elizabeth Christopher (HIGHLANDER) (7 pages)
  • A Light Too Brilliant by Birgitt Schuknecht (MAN IN THE IRON MASK) (15 pages)
  • Good Night by Cameo (SMALLVILLE) (8 pages)


2003 Issue

cover of 2003

BASCon 2003 contains 136 pages. All stories are slash unless otherwise noted.

  • Never Too Late by Miranda (MUNCLE)
  • Plain and Fancy by Executrix (Blake's 7)
  • Redirected destinies by Kender (Harry Potter) (het and slash)
  • Medic by DC (Tour of Duty)
  • Two Gals Just Getting By by Pink Doormouse Production (Angel) (femmeslash)
  • You Dancin'? You Askin'? by Executrix (het and slash)
  • Someday by Cameo (Wizards & Warriors)
  • Till Morning Comes by Mel (Tour of Duty)


2004 Issue

table of contents 2004 zine (click for full size)
cover 2004 con zine, art by Snowgrouse

BASCon Con Zine 2004 contains 92 pages and was published in 2004. It is the third issue in the series. There is no interior art.

  • Cave-In by Lady Ra (Stargate SG-1 (1)
  • Mind Game by Helen Patrick (Blake's 7) (25)
  • Swordbrothers by Miranda (V) (41)
  • Nocturne by Zenia (Blake's 7) (41)
  • Allies in the Attic by Cameo (Eroica) (58)
  • Xassasfrassed in a Zenana by Willa Shakespeare) (Blake's 7) (71)
  • The Best Offer by Glenda (A-Team) (75)
  • A Jewel Beyond Price by Willa Shakespeare and Zenia (Blake's 7) (81)

2005 Issue

2006 Issue

2007 Issue

2008 Issue

The BASCon 2008 fanzine was issued in CD format and was included in the registration packets of all attending members.

Table of contents

  • Still Life in Black and Grey by Leela X-Files Summary: An explosion and subsequent investigation leads to a revelation about Mulder and a change in his relationship with Walter Skinner.
  • I Have A Taste For Thee by Miranda Kindred Summary: Julian Luna, Prince of San Francisco has a yearning for one of his Primogens now if only he can lure the one he wants into his bed.
  • Another Chance by Stillrose Buffy the Vampire Slayer Summary: Another Spike shows up in Sunnydale insisting he has a soul…and that he loves Xander.
  • Double Header by Jane Mailander When Things Were Rotten Summary: Renaldo is enlightened about the difference in Robin’s feelings for him versus the other Merry Men.
2008 Bascon convention zine on CD
  • Status Quo by Jenwyn High School Musical Summary: Chad takes a hilarious swim up the river denial to a place where he can finally be who he truly is.
  • There’s No Such Thing As Too Pretty by Cameo Primeval Summary: Being trapped in a dangerous situation involving a prehistoric aquatic species gives Professor Cutter time to confront Stephen with his real feelings regarding Stephen’s affair with his wife.
  • Swordbrothers by Miranda V Summary: Martin requests that his human friend Michael Donovan participate in one of the rituals from before his species became conquerors.
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