Salt Palace Convention Center  |   September 21st – 23rd, 2023

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GAME OF THRONES SEASON 6 TRAILER: “YOU’RE IN THE GREAT GAME NOW”

Warning: This Game of Thrones Trailer has mature content We had to wait a little longer than we’re used to, but it was all worth it, because HBO has finally released the trailer for Game of Thrones season six, which means Game of Thrones season six is almost here! It’s a very moody preview of a crazy season that will have “the biggest moments on television that have ever existed.” The trailer begins with a dark close-up of Jon Snow where we left him, bleeding out into the snow, and ends with Davos Seaworth apologizing to his lifeless (or not?) corpse. Game of Thrones returns to HBO on ...

WATCH THIS: NEW TRAILER FOR MYTHOLOGY FILM ‘GODS OF EGYPT’

Lionsgate has debuted a new international trailer for their upcoming Egyptian mythology epic, Gods of Egypt, giving us a new glimpse at the colorfully over-the-top ancient fantasy world come to life! The film stars Gerard Butler as Set, the cruel god who ushered in an age of darkness after usurping the throne. When the young mortal Bek (Brenton Thwaites) enlists the help of another powerful god, Horus (Salt Lake Comic Convention Alum Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), they lead a rebellion to overthrow the merciless king. The film also stars Elodie Yung, Abbey Lee, Geoffrey Rush, Chadwick ...

BAD LIP READING: THE AVENGERS ARE…A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY

The latest montage from Bad Lip Reading,  the team who quite literally put words in people’s mouths, reimagines the superheroes as hillbillies in Redneck Avengers: Tulsa Nights.  Instead of the heated discussions of Joss Whedon’s 2012 smash hit, BLR give us conversations about hay, Skittles, chewing gum, adorable emojis, Yoda, Beanie Babies, nachos, ice sculpting, doughnuts, beef jerky and much, much more.

CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME STAR WARS ANIME SHORT “TIE FIGHTER”

There’s a lot of Star Wars fan films out there, so it takes some pretty impressive work in order for people to turn their heads and actually check one out every now and then. Well, it looks like animator Paul Johnson’s anime short TIE Fighter is one of those films. Johnson has spent the last four years making this short film that takes a look at a space battle from the point-of-view of the Galactic Empire, making some of the pilots in the iconic ships actual characters as opposed to just faceless soldiers.

From Fantasy Film to Tights: 4 Fairy Wing Tutorials for All Levels

By Ashley Hasna   Tinkerbell, Crysta, Navi, and of course the newly reimagined Maleficent may exist in different realms, but they have one thing in common: fairy blood. Despite their diverse colors, sizes, and wings, each of these characters are considered fairies. Although small finger-sized creatures immediately come to mind, fairies can be the size of a full-grown human. (Not to be confused with angels—think more of a Fairy Godmother figure.) And like fae folks’ sizes, their mode of transportation is as distinctive as they are. Just like people, fairy wings are all different. ...
THE BEST SOUVENIR AT COMIC CONVENTION: PHOTO OPS AND AUTOGRAPHS

THE BEST SOUVENIR AT COMIC CONVENTION: PHOTO OPS AND AUTOGRAPHS

By Ashley Hasna   No need to use Photoshop for your favorite celebrity’s pretty profile or autograph, because they’ll be in the same building as you at FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Get a souvenir from their visit by getting their autograph or taking a photo together (called a Photo Op). Take time to freeze the moment with a professional Photo Op. Celebrities get just as excited to see their fandoms as the fans are to see them outside of a screen. Co-Founder Dan Farr explains autographs and photo ops are “more about the meeting and the memento. I love seeing the smiles ...

Tips for parking at FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™

Parking at the Salt Palace: There are two underground parking garages. The first is located at 185 West 200 South, the second is located at 50 South 300 West. Bicycle racks can also been found in various places around the Salt Palace if you choose to ride your bike. These are paid parking lots. Parking near the venue at City Creek Center: You can access parking on West Temple, and then walk to the Salt Palace. Rates: $5 for up to 3 hours $4 per hour after the initial 3 hours. Frontrunner and Trax: Don’t want to drive into downtown? You can take Frontrunner from many stations ...

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