Broadway World: Great Scott! Salt Lake Comic Con Announces First Round of Celebrity, Best-Selling Author and Comic Creator Guests for Fifth Annual Event

(Broadway World) “Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 is our fifth annual event and we’re going to pull out all the stops to make this special anniversary one that will never be forgotten,” said Dan Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con Founder and Show Producer. “The celebrities we announced today are amazing guests that our fans will love […]

Herald Extra: ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Firefly’ and ‘Merlin’ among fandoms to take center stage at Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

(Herald Extra) When superheroes, comic book stars and movie icons converge on the State Capitol in Salt Lake City, you know it’s time to start talking about Salt Lake Comic Con again.  On Wednesday, event co-founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg met with a gathering of pop culture fanatics, press and, since it was at the […]

SLUG: SALT LAKE COMIC CON FANX17 @ THE SALT PALACE 03.17–03.18

(SLUG) Returning for the 2017 season, Salt Lake Comic Con: FanXperience filled the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake City for a geek-packed St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Only a two-day event, FanX17 was packed with activities and special guests for the tens of thousands of fans throughout the convention center. Upon first entering the venue from the […]

The Spectrum: Remember that time Stan Lee Skyped into a comic con?

 (The Spectrum) For a short while last year, it was looking like there wouldn’t be a FanXperience. Salt Lake Comic Con has produced two events each year since its inception – the main event and the more intimate FanX. SLCC co-founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg told me during last year’s main event that they […]

Herald Extra: Comic Con panel: Utah fans still psyched about beloved show

(Herald Extra) Psych may have aired its final episode in 2014, but love for the show hasn’t cooled, especially in the Beehive State. Lines started forming for the 10 a.m. FanX panel featuring stars James Roday (who plays fake psychic detective Shawn Spencer) and Dulé Hill (Shawn’s long-suffering partner Burton “Gus” Guster) well before 8 […]

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 […]

Herald Extra: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN Salt Lake Comic Con’s FanXperience 2017 by the numbers

(Herald Extra) Let’s be honest. When it comes to major events like Salt Lake Comic Con and its FanXperience counterpart convention, creating the best experience for those in attendance comes down to a pretty epic game of numbers, counting down until the final guest leaves the event center and the last bit of setup is […]