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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Spectrum: Can Greg Grunberg get any geekier? Yes, he can

THE SPECTRUM (USA TODAY)- There aren’t many actors who can say they’ve worked on both a “Star Wars” and a “Star Trek” movie, as well as a DC Comics and a Marvel Comics show. Greg Grunberg can boast all those things, along with his starring role in the hit show “Heroes” and his charity band, Band From TV, which includes […]