KUTV Web Exclusive: Dan Farr on how Salt Lake Comic Con gained momentum for the first event

(KUTV) Salt Lake Comic Con is one of the top five conventions in the United States. The first convention was supposed to take place at the South Towne Convention Center but eventually had to be moved to the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake. “It exceeded what we anticipated,” said Dan Farr, who […]

Deseret News: Gag order on Salt Lake Comic Con violated First Amendment

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY —  A federal court of appeals has lifted a gag order that barred the founders of Salt Lake Comic Con from discussing its ongoing trademark battle with San Diego Comic-Con. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that the order barring the founders of the Salt Lake event […]

ars Technica: Gag order silencing Comic-Con producers declared unconstitutional

Appeals court says silencing online speech over trademark suit is unconstitutional.   (ars Technica) A federal appeals court is declaring a gag order that was imposed on the backers of a Comic-Con convention to be an unconstitutional infringement of speech. A San Diego federal judge had prohibited the organizers of Salt Lake Comic Con from […]

Fox 13 News – Court lifts gag order against Salt Lake Comic Con

(Fox 13 News) SALT LAKE CITY — A federal appeals court has lifted a gag order against Salt Lake Comic Con and its organizers. In a ruling handed down this week, California’s Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a lower court’s restraining order that prohibited Salt Lake Comic Con from discussing any of the litigation […]

Con Recap: BGN @ Salt Lake Comic Con

(Black Girl Nerds) Last month, Black Girl Nerds were invited guests to the Salt Lake Comic Con. I’ve heard a lot about this convention over the last few years due to it’s awesome Star Wars content. From our initial invitation, the SLCC staff was super accommodating to myself, Melissa and Kay-B. They were not only interested in […]

ABC4: How Salt Lake Comic Con ‘Big Wig’ Chris Provost is supporting real superheroes

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)-  Salt Lake Comic Con fans (and everyone else) have the chance to support real-life superheroes this month. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, local comedian, actor, and Salt Lake Comic Con rep Chris Provost, is teaming up with Komen Utah to raise money for breast cancer research. Provost along […]

Bleep Podcast: Why Salt Lake Comic Con is awesome

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — I spent three days at the 2017 Salt Lake Comic Con. It was an amazing experience. In this SLCC episode, I interview one of the founders, Dan Farr, about what he was looking forward to this year. Then I talk with some of the awesome, dedicated cosplayers who make […]