SLUG: FANX SALT LAKE COMIC CONVENTION 2018 @ THE SALT PALACE 09.06-09.08

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(SLUG) Back again for the 2018 season, Salt Lake’s comic convention FanX 2018 is a three-day September event filled with guest celebrities, authors, cosplay professionals as well as amazing artists and other such “geek-merch” vendors. Taking…

Daily Herald: FanX cosplayers talk craft as hobby, art, profession

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(Daily Herald) For fans like Melody Willis, cosplay is more than dressing up as a favorite movie, book or video game character.“It’s not really only a hobby; it’s an art,” said Willis, who attended this year’s FanX Salt Lake Comic…

Deseret News: Despite tumultuous year, FanX tops previous attendance

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(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Despite a tumultuous year, Salt Lake's popular fan convention reported an uptick in attendance over three days of downtown nerdvana. Attendance estimates for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention were at about…

Daily Herald: FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention brings costume-clad fans to the Salt Palace Convention Center

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(Daily Herald) Thursday, September 6, 2018, marked the start of FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018, and brought with it thousands of costumed fans, hundreds of vendors and dozens of celebrity guests(...)   CLICK HERE to see full…

News4Utah: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 off to a great start

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SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- FanX Salt Comic Convention, formally known as Comic-Con, kicked off it’s first of three days filled with celebrities and events Thursday. Cosplayers and fans from around the country are gathering at the Salt Palace…

News4Utah: Forget parking, take TRAX to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

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SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- Save yourself the hassle of parking and take TRAX to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this week. FanX kicks off Thursday and to help accommodate the chaos, UTA has expanded their hours. On Thursday and Friday, there…

FanX reassures guest safety and security after Jacksonville shooting

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SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) - The deadly shooting at a video gaming tournament in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday prompts security questions about large events in Utah, such as FanX, which is expecting more than 100,000 people this year. "It breaks…

Drax from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is coming to Utah’s FanX

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Dave Bautista will be joined by 'Guardians' co-star Michael Rooker   (Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Your favorite blue dudes from “Guardians of the Galaxy” will be at this year’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, happening…

KJazz: 'Justice League' star Jason Momoa will attend FanX 2018 in Salt Lake City

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(KUTV) -- Jason Momoa will be returning to Salt Lake City for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 on September 8, 2018. Momoa is an actor, director, writer and producer. He is best known for his roles as Khal Drogo in HBO’s Game of Thrones,…

Daily Herald: Aquaman Jason Momoa to appear at 2018 FanX

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(Daily Herald) FanX Salt Lake announced Wednesday that actor Jason Momoa will appear at the 2018 comic convention in Salt Lake City next month. Momoa is known for playing Aquaman in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Justice…