The Spectrum: Kings of Con: The men behind Utah’s Salt Lake Comic Con

(The Spectrum) Across America, there are at least 39 major comic book conventions in cities all over the country and many more vying for recognition among the ever-growing tide of pop culture events. But one, in particular, took off like a shot, growing in just a few short years to become one of the most […]

Daily Herald: From stage to screen and back again: Jack Stauffer talks ‘All My Children,’ favorite play and more

(Daily Herald) If you want to talk to Jack Stauffer about theater, make sure you give yourself some time. Though the actor has a pretty impressive screen resume (Chuck Tyler of the original “All My Children” cast, Bojay in “Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming,” Scott Adams of “The Young and the Restless”) he’ll be quick […]

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, […]

Princess Ariel coming to Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Organizers announced a Disney Princess is joining the long list of celebrity guests for “Utah’s favorite pop culture event.” Actress Jodi Benson will appear at Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 all three days. Benson has received worldwide recognition and critical acclaim as the voice of “Ariel” in the Academy […]

The Spectrum: Elijah Wood added to Salt Lake Comic Con roster; more celebs to come

 (The Spectrum)  I wish I could tell you what I know – or at least what is in the works. Salt Lake Comic Con kicked off with a bang back in 2013 by bringing in pop culture icons like Adam West, William Shatner and Stan Lee to the Beehive State. I wondered at the time […]

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 […]

Good4Utah: Salt Lake Comic Con announces Gates McFadden as celebrity guest

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Salt Lake Comic Con organizers have announced a celebrity guest that is sure to get Trekkies excited about the upcoming event.  Gates McFadden is scheduled to appear at the 2017 convention in September.   Cheryl Gates McFadden is an American actress and choreographer and is best known for […]