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Live Stream with Ashley Eckstein

Live Stream with Ashley Eckstein

In case you missed it, we had a special surprise live stream with Ashley Eckstein earlier today on Facebook when we announced that she will be at #FanX20! If you missed the live stream, don't worry you can still watch and comment on it on our Facebook page. For everyone not on Facebook, we've got it for you right here:
Get 30% off at the FanX Merch Store

Get 30% off at the FanX Merch Store

The FanX Merch Store, powered by the Salt Lake local company Huge Brands, is now open and we're offering 30% off* for the month of April. Just use the promo code: FANX20 at checkout. To give back to the community, all proceeds from our 'Not all Heroes Wear Capes' Tee shirt will go to local charities.   *Discount is not applied to our 'Not all Heroes' tee. 
Michael Rookers #FanX19 Panel

Michael Rookers #FanX19 Panel

Michael Rooker, best known for the Guardians of the Galaxy films, The Walking Dead, Mallrats, Cliffhanger, and many more acting roles, attends FanX Fall 2018. Watch him joke with the audience, stroll through the crowd, eat some Oreos, and tell behind the scenes stories about his projects! Follow us on You Tube for the latest video updates

Promotion Tips for Vendors & Artists at #FanX20

We've put together a bunch of promotion tips for the Vendors and Artists at #FanX20 to help you get the word out that you will be at our show! Submit a Vendor Exclusive: A fantastic way to get your #FanX20 appearance noticed is by offering an Exclusive! It is common at conventions for Guests, Vendors, and Artists to offer an exclusive item or offer that is only valid for that particular show. Offer a limited-edition print, debut your book, offer a discount, or even a freebie with purchase to drive attendees to your booth. Offering an Exclusive is a great way to gain exposure for ...
A MESSAGE FROM FANX REGARDING RECENT 2020 EVENTS

A MESSAGE FROM FANX REGARDING RECENT 2020 EVENTS

FanX Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone as we all have been impacted by recent world and local events. In this unprecedented time, it is hard to know what to expect and what we can do (or not do) to make a difference. We wanted to share a few thoughts with you and reassure you that we are still moving forward at full speed with plans for the Sept 17-19th FanX event. We at FanX commit to doing our part to help our community in various ways. Since last week, the FanX staff has been actively contributing from home to help with social distancing. During this time, Even ...
Nerds and Beyond: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention: Spider-Man Creates a Buzz in the Beehive State

Nerds and Beyond: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention: Spider-Man Creates a Buzz in the Beehive State

(Nerds and Beyond) Nerds and Beyond traveled to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this year — Utah’s largest comic convention — for a weekend of cosplay, fan art, and more. Notable guests among the massive star-studded lineup for this year included Spider-Man himself Tom Holland, Hayden Christensen of Star Wars, John Rhys-Davies from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and the star of many cult classics, Christina Ricci. I have been attending FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention off and on since its start in 2013 with other members of my family. The event became somewhat of a family getaway ...
KSL: Photos: Cosplayers dress up as pop culture characters at FanX 2019

KSL: Photos: Cosplayers dress up as pop culture characters at FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY — The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention was back for its fall event last weekend, and cosplay was bigger than ever. Cosplay, short for "costume play," was once considered an activity for geeks. Cosplayers would come to conventions in handmade costumes, celebrating their favorite comics and video games. Others would look at them, amused at the out-of-season Halloween parade. Now, cosplay is enjoyed by everyone. There are still hardcore cosplayers who dazzle everyone with larger-than-life costumes that include intricate details they spend months putting together. For ...
ABC4: FanX fan follows up on the fun weekend

ABC4: FanX fan follows up on the fun weekend

(Nerds and Beyond) Cosplay, celebrities, vendors and more! The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention wrapped up with thousands of visitors over the weekend. We pulled in our resident fan about her experience at FanX. GTU Director, Joetta Porchia shared some fun memories, products, and great celeb pics! Be sure to watch the segment for the full fun(...) WATCH THE VIDEO & READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
KUTV: ‘It’s hilarious’: Parody art steals the spotlight at FanX

KUTV: ‘It’s hilarious’: Parody art steals the spotlight at FanX

(KUTV) — Imagine it: Boba Fett reading "Harry Potter"; the Hulk sitting on the toilet, or Darth Vader baking in the kitchen dressed in a Hufflepuff apron. An anonymous artist stole the show at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention with this kind of parody art. "It's hilarious and people love it, " Nick Meagher, an employee of I Am Parody Art told 2News. "It's very fun to sell because people get such a kick out of it every time they come by. People just throw their heads back laughing." A customer gave the idea to create and sell these oil-based paintings to the artist known as "Bucket" ...
KUTV: Artist channels the Hulk to combat depression, brings joy to comic convention fans

KUTV: Artist channels the Hulk to combat depression, brings joy to comic convention fans

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- Josh Isom found himself struggling with depression, disappointment and debt. To claw his way back from rock bottom, Isom decided to embark on a creative journey that saw him build a massive statue of the popular Marvel Comics character the Hulk. This weekend at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, he stood back and watched as hundreds of attendees, celebrities and volunteers stopped to have their photo taken with his massive creation. His joy was palpable; he had made something that gave a little happiness to all that saw it(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
Salt Lake Magazine: Cosplay at FanX Fall 2019

Salt Lake Magazine: Cosplay at FanX Fall 2019

(Salt Lake Magazine) At every FanX (Salt Lake City’s biggest geek event), you’ll find thousands of fans who cosplay (short for costume play) as their favorite characters from anime, comic books, movies and more. Whether their costumes are store-bought or handcrafted, those who cosplay at FanX have one major thing in common: passion for the story. Cosplay at the fall 2019 FanX, held Sept. 5–7, didn’t disappoint(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   

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