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FanX 2022 now set to bring ‘The Bunch’ back together again

FanX 2022 now set to bring ‘The Bunch’ back together again

(Good Things Utah) We’re now just days away from the state’s biggest convention of the year. Held from September 22nd through September 24th, the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention is known for being the largest comic convention in North America per capita. Hosted by Dan Farr Productions, the convention brings tens of thousands of fans from around the globe, right here to humble Salt Lake City. These conventions have also attracted countless celebrity names like Stan Lee, Tom Holland, Jeremy Renner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Dick Van Dyke, Jason Momoa, and many more. VIEW THE FULL ...
Daily Dish: Bringing those ‘Happy Days’ back with this new guest for FanX 2022

Daily Dish: Bringing those ‘Happy Days’ back with this new guest for FanX 2022

The Daily Dish) While television has changed a lot over the last several decades, there are still stars within the industry that have made a lasting impression on fans. Spanning through the 1970s and 1980s, Happy Days was considered to be one of the most iconic shows in television history. It introduced us to household names like Ron Howard and Henry Winkler, while also sharing relatable stories of life during the golden years. Anson Williams gained worldwide popularity as the actor who portrayed Warren “Potsie” Weber on Happy Days. He filled this role from 1974-1984, eventually ...
Good Things Utah: Take a nostalgic look back at one of TV’s most popular families

Good Things Utah: Take a nostalgic look back at one of TV’s most popular families

(Good Things Utah) We’ve all come to know many television families over the decades, each giving us relatable stories and characters to follow each week. While we’ve grown close to various sitcom families, there are few as familiar as The Brady Bunch. First aired in 1969, the series revolves around a big blended family packed with 6 children. The show was created by Sherwood Schwartz (known for success with Gilligan’s Island) and it spanned over 5 seasons until its cancellation in 1974. Considered to be a pop culture phenomenon, The Brady Bunch has since been in syndication playing ...
Good Things Utah: New celebrity guests to meet and greet at FanX 2022

Good Things Utah: New celebrity guests to meet and greet at FanX 2022

(Good Things Utah) The time is fast approaching for the biggest convention in the state to roll back into town. Bringing pop culture fans from around the globe, FanX Salt Lake 2022 is looking to be even bigger this year — hosting well-known celebrities from every corner of the entertainment industry. FanX will be held from September 22nd through September 24th at the Salt Lake Convention Center. Visitors will have ample time to ‘geek out’ over this year’s guests with the opportunity to purchase sessions for Autographs, Photo Ops (Single and Group), and even get access to the amazing ...
Good Things Utah: Meet your favorite celebrities and join Utah’s thriving cosplay community

Good Things Utah: Meet your favorite celebrities and join Utah’s thriving cosplay community

Good Things Utah - With summer well underway, we’re not far now from the biggest convention here in Utah — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention.  Pop culture fans around the nation make their way down to Salt Lake City every year to join in its close community of cosplayers, see gorgeous original artwork, purchase memorabilia, and meet a few of their favorite celebrities. It’s one of the biggest things that you come in and see at FanX, right? You can’t go downtown in September, with FanX happening, without seeing cosplay all over the place… On top of that, we also have some celebrity guests ...
Daily Dish: FanX Updates: Tickets are now on sale and 4 guests you won’t want to miss!

Daily Dish: FanX Updates: Tickets are now on sale and 4 guests you won’t want to miss!

The Daily Dish -  Ro Malaga with the Fanx Salt Lake Comic Convention joined Nicea and Surae today to talk about FOUR guests that are coming this year (...) Neve Campbell – Campbell is best known as the “scream queen” for her work on drama and horror genre movies and TV shows, most notably Scream. She’s also appeared in several popular TV shows, including Party of Five, The Craft, Catwalk, and The Canterville Ghost. In addition to TV, she’s starred in some of the biggest and most popular movies of our time, including Wild Things, Drowning Mona, Panic, Last Call, When Will I Be Loved, ...
Stan Lee + William Shatner + Dick Van Dyke + Dan Farr = FANX on Jessop’s Journal

Stan Lee + William Shatner + Dick Van Dyke + Dan Farr = FANX on Jessop’s Journal

(DOUG JESSOP’S JESSOP’S JOURNAL – ABC4 NEWS – SALT LAKE CITY, UT) The most attended convention in the state of Utah and the largest comic convention in North America per capita is called FAN X. It started with a chance meeting with the owner of a 3D software company, Dan Farr, at the National Association of Broadcasters convention. “I was there with a friend of mine. We’re looking around and we say, “That’s Dick Van Dyke”. That was pretty cool. What’s he doing here? Let’s go over and say hi to him. So we meet him. Found out that he actually has a hobby. He’s really into the technology ...
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   

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