Salt Lake Comic Con 2014: Sights and Scenes

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This weekend marks the second annual Salt Lake City Comic Con — an event that has proven successful beyond the bounds of the wildest of imaginations; and there’s an abundance of imagination among the 120,000+ guests. On Saturday, September 6, the event formally sold out, with elaborately costumed guests still queuing around the block to … Read more

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014: Opening Day

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Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 began in fine fashion at Thursday morning’s press conference. Here’s a video of the introduction to this year’s show: (click here to view directly on YouTube) Following the press conference, cosplayers gathered for a grand parade to kick off the three day festivities. If you intend to catch the event … Read more

Dreamathon Unleashes Imagination On South Salt Lake

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I love my South Salt Lake neighborhood. It’s vibrant, diverse, and walkable. Beautifully maintained public spaces abound. Then there’s the big empty high school. Granite High opened to students in 1906, and closed their doors at the end of the 2009 school year. While plans for the space have come and gone more than once … Read more

Celebrity Guests Announced as Tickets Go on Sale for “Salt Lake Comic Con 3.0”

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The crowd gathered outside The Leonardo shivered with anticipation as they punctuated the agonizing seconds with uncontrolled, random screams. “This is the best day of my life!” shouted one, just after another pointed towards the door and shrieked, “Batman!” Batman’s exit from the building sent the crowd, who had already been wowed by an array … Read more

Notes From FanX 2014: Heroes

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The first day of the 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con FanX show began with a message about heroes. In their welcome to the show press conference, surrounded by a circle of notable public servants, show producer Dan Farr and Utah State Governor Gary Herbert expounded on the theme of heroes in our daily lives. Ending … Read more