Deseret News: Comic Con’s wonder women: Female fans form nearly half of event’s base

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — When Salt Lake’s homegrown geek and pop culture convention comes to town, one thing is clear looking at the bustling convention floor, the lines of fans flooding through the doors and the staffers working behind the scenes. They may not have superpowers, but female fans form an impressive league, […]

Deseret News: Lord of the Rings actor Elijah Wood coming to Salt Lake Comic Con

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Next month, local fans of the Lord of the Rings films will have the opportunity to see the hobbit who “changed the course of the future.” Salt Lake Comic Con announced Monday that actor Elijah Wood will join the September 2017 event, according to a press release. Wood joins an […]

Deseret News: For Salt Lake Comic Con fans, semiannual nerd convention is an extended family

SALT LAKE CITY — For many, being a fan of Salt Lake Comic Con events is like being part of a family.  In some cases, it’s literal. Kaylynn Wolfe, an elementary school teacher from Clearfield by day and costumed marvel by night, credits Utah’s semiannual nerd conference (at least indirectly) with creating a new hobby […]