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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 ...
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 ...
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

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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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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, "
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 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 ...
SL TRIB: At FanX, ‘Bionic’ stars Lindsay Wagner and Lee Majors recall their TV glory, and lots of running

SL TRIB: At FanX, ‘Bionic’ stars Lindsay Wagner and Lee Majors recall their TV glory, and lots of running

(Salt Lake Tribune) Lindsay Wagner knows the power of fans. “It’s because of you all that ‘The Bionic Woman’ came about. It was literally by public demand,” the star of the ‘70s action series told a crowd Friday at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Wagner — along with Lee Majors, ...
ABC4: FanX and other fun things to do this weekend!

ABC4: FanX and other fun things to do this weekend!

Our own Deena Marie stopped by FanX to chat with Dan Farr, producer and founder of FanX, and some of the characters from the popular television show Ruby. The cast of Ruby is just a small portion of the superstar lineup they have this year at FanX that also includes Tom Holland, Katee Sackhoff,
KUTV: Jokes, lost luggage, Utah swear words: ‘Supernatural’ star makes FanX visit unforgettable

KUTV: Jokes, lost luggage, Utah swear words: ‘Supernatural’ star makes FanX visit unforgettable

(KUTV) — Sebastian Roché's appearance at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention was nothing short of an epic mixture of stand-up comedy and traveling through cinema history. Roché has an impressive acting resume, having performed in several productions dating back to the 1980s. He is best known
KUTV: Photos: Day 2 of FanX 2019

KUTV: Photos: Day 2 of FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — The halls at FanX in the Salt Palace Convention Center were all abuzz Friday: Tom Holland was in the house. People nearly hyperventilating with excitement, and with photos, were circulating. Holland wasn't the only celebrity fans were delighted to welcome to Utah, but
Daily Herald: FanX 2019 Notebook: Meditations upon a red carpet

Daily Herald: FanX 2019 Notebook: Meditations upon a red carpet

The fall FanX 2019 is underway at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The first big ballroom appearance was at 2 p.m. featuring John Rhys-Davies of "Indiana Jones" and "Lord of the Rings" fame. Before he appears in the Grand Ballroom, Rhys-Davies joined others in walking the red carpet in the
KUTV: Photos: Day 1 of FanX 2019

KUTV: Photos: Day 1 of FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — One of Utah's biggest events raised its curtain Thursday, for a three-day celebration of popular culture. The annual convention returns to Salt Lake City with a list of stars, including John Rhys-Davies who opened the main stage in the Grand Ballroom with a sizzle ...
SL TRIB: FanX rolls out Salt Lake City red carpet for celebrities who enjoy an ‘extra kind of fun’ hanging out with fans

SL TRIB: FanX rolls out Salt Lake City red carpet for celebrities who enjoy an ‘extra kind of fun’ hanging out with fans

(Salt Lake Tribune)Fans may not know Charles Martinet’s face, but they know his voice. “Oh, it’s a-me, Mario!” Martinet said to a crowd gathered for the red carpet kickoff to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention’s fall 2019 edition, which began Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention ...
Salt Lake Magazine – FanX Brings Families Together to Geek Out

Salt Lake Magazine – FanX Brings Families Together to Geek Out

(Salt Lake Magazine) FanX, Salt Lake City’s largest sci-fi/fantasy fan fest, brings celebrities, artists, authors, and others to the Salt Palace to meet fans twice each year. The event doesn’t just connect nerds with their heroes though. Amid the packed halls of costumed attendees, the ...

Nerds and Beyond – John Rhys-Davies and Susan Egan Added to Guest List for FanX Salt Lake

(Nerds and Beyond) Actor John Rhys-Davies has been added to the guestlist for FanX Salt Lake Comic Con. He is scheduled to appear all three days during the convention. Rhys-Davies is best known for his roles in The Lord of The Rings Trilogy, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last ...

Nerds and Beyond – Tom Holland VIP Photo Ops and Autographs for FanX Salt Lake Now Available

(Nerds and Beyond) The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has made VIP photo ops and autographs for Tom Holland available for purchase. Holland is best known for his role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel franchise. He will be at the convention Friday, Sept 6 and Saturday, Sept 7. His photo
Daily Herald – Marvel’s Spider-Man set to bring web-slinging fun to FanX in Salt Lake this September

Daily Herald – Marvel’s Spider-Man set to bring web-slinging fun to FanX in Salt Lake this September

Fans will be able to delve into the Spider-Verse with their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man this fall in Salt Lake City when actor Tom Holland, who plays the titular hero, makes his way to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention on Sept. 5-7. Holland was announced as a guest for the convention ...
KSL – ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to appear at FanX Salt Lake fall event

KSL – ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to appear at FanX Salt Lake fall event

SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention organizers are hoping to lure you into their web this fall with a major star. Tom Holland, who plays Spider-Man in Marvel’s current iteration of the franchise, will appear at FanX’s fall event, Sept. 6-7, at the Salt Palace Convention Center ...
ABC4 – Tom Holland coming to SLC for 2019 FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

ABC4 – Tom Holland coming to SLC for 2019 FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Tom Holland, who is best known for his role as ‘Spider-Man’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is coming to the Fall 2019 Salt Lake Comic Convention. Chris Provost, an MC for the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, stopped by Midday on Tuesday to make the big ...
Deseret News – ‘Spider-Man’s’ Tom Holland coming to Salt Lake’s FanX this fall

Deseret News – ‘Spider-Man’s’ Tom Holland coming to Salt Lake’s FanX this fall

SALT LAKE CITY — The latest actor to play Spider-Man has seven upcoming films listed on IMDB, but somehow, Tom Holland has made time for yet another event this year: Utah's FanX Fall Salt Lake Comic Convention. The organizers of FanX announced on Tuesday that Holland, the 23-year-old British
SLTrib – FanX adds ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to line-up for September convention

SLTrib – FanX adds ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to line-up for September convention

A friendly neighborhood superhero will be swinging into the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in September. British actor Tom Holland, who has played the heroic web-slinger Spider-Man in five Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, will be a guest at the convention, Sept. 5-7 at the Salt Palace ...
Daily Herald – FanX press conference brings onslaught of celebrity announcements for fall convention

Daily Herald – FanX press conference brings onslaught of celebrity announcements for fall convention

Utah’s passion for all things pop culture was on full display Wednesday morning as costume-clad fans and members of the press packed a movie theater at the Megaplex at Jordan Commons in South Jordan. The hullabaloo wasn’t for a movie premiere though — instead, it was the first official press

Nerds & Beyond – FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Announces First Guests

(Nerds & Beyond) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced its first set of guests at a press conference held at the Megaplex Theater at Jordan Commons in Sandy, UT and via Facebook live stream. The event is scheduled for September 5-7 at The Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT. Joined by ...

KUTV – Which celebrities you’ll see at the FanX convention in September

(KUTV) Less than two months after the last FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention wrapped up, plans for the next one are being released. Dan Farr, founder, and producer of FanX, announced on Wednesday a few celebrities that will be attending the convention in September. Fans will be able to meet ...
Deseret News: Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Megan Follows and 15 other celebrities coming to FanX this fall

Deseret News: Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Megan Follows and 15 other celebrities coming to FanX this fall

SANDY — At a press event Wednesday morning at Jordan Commons, voice actor and FanX audience favorite Jess Harnell announced 18 new guests for this fall's FanX Fall Salt Lake Comic Convention. The lineup for the popular comic convention, which will be held at the Salt Palace ...
SLTrib: Kiefer Sutherland, Dolph Lundgren and Christina Ricci among celebrities coming to FanX comic convention in September

SLTrib: Kiefer Sutherland, Dolph Lundgren and Christina Ricci among celebrities coming to FanX comic convention in September

(Salt Lake Tribune) An accidental president, the king of the oceans and a fair number of supervillains will meet thousands of Utah geeks, cosplayers and enthusiasts at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in September. The semiannual convention Tuesday announced 21 celebrities signed on ...
DESERET NEWS: John Cleese, Zachary Levi of ‘Shazam!’ and Asher Angel coming to FanX Spring Comic Convention

DESERET NEWS: John Cleese, Zachary Levi of ‘Shazam!’ and Asher Angel coming to FanX Spring Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Spring Comic Convention is almost here, and the celebrity guests list is filling in nicely. FanX announced on Wednesday that comedian, writer, actor and Monty Python founding member John Cleese will join the spring lineup, along with young actor Asher Angel. ...
Deseret News: Movie review: ‘Shazam!’ will make you even more excited to see Zachary Levi at Salt Lake’s FanX

Deseret News: Movie review: ‘Shazam!’ will make you even more excited to see Zachary Levi at Salt Lake’s FanX

SALT LAKE CITY — “Shazam!” may not be the best DC comic book movie, but it’s easily the most fun. David F. Sandberg’s origin story about a Philadelphia foster kid who becomes a superhero is fun, funny and surprisingly moving. It opens in 1974 in upstate New York, when a car crash magically ...
Salt Lake Magazine: Fan X for the Kids (Not Just the Kid in You)

Salt Lake Magazine: Fan X for the Kids (Not Just the Kid in You)

Go ahead, claim you bought FanX passes because the “kids want to go.” In truth, you’ve wanted to meet Lynda Carter (TV’s Wonder Woman) since you first saw her kick butt on that TV with the bunny ears your dad fixed with tin foil in ’76. Now, she’s set to meet fans at Salt Lake’s ...

KUTV: FanX 2019 announces John Cleese coming to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Fans of Monty Python will be happy about a new guest scheduled for FanX 2019. Monday, FanX announced comedian John Cleese will be coming to Salt Lake City for the April 19-20 event at The Salt Palace. Cleese is a co-founder of the Monty Python comedy troupe ...
Daily Herald: It’s no joke: Actor and comedian John Cleese is heading to FanX: Salt Lake this month

Daily Herald: It’s no joke: Actor and comedian John Cleese is heading to FanX: Salt Lake this month

(DAILY HERALD) It may be April Fools’ Day, but FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention is not joking when it comes to the latest guest announcement for its spring 2019 lineup: acclaimed actor and comedian John Cleese. The announcement was shared through Facebook late Monday afternoon and caused a ...
Daily Herald: ‘Chuck,’ ‘Shazam!’ star Zachary Levi set to make return trip to Salt Lake for FanX

Daily Herald: ‘Chuck,’ ‘Shazam!’ star Zachary Levi set to make return trip to Salt Lake for FanX

With just a week left until the wide release of the DC Extended Universe film “Shazam!” FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention has announced that the film’s star, Zachary Levi, will make his third appearance at the Utah event, set for April 19-20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake ...
SLTrib: ‘Shazam!’ stars Zachary Levi and Angel Asher added to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention lineup

SLTrib: ‘Shazam!’ stars Zachary Levi and Angel Asher added to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention lineup

(Salt Lake Tribune) The newest superhero in DC Comics’ movie roster, “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi, is coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. So will his teen alter ego, Asher Angel. Convention organizers announced Friday that Levi will appear at the event, set for April 19-20 at the ...

Daily Herald: ‘Ready Player One’ and ‘X-Men’ star Tye Sheridan joins lineup for this spring’s FanX 2019

(Daily Herald) With just over three weeks remaining until this spring’s FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention, the guest list for the event continues to grow, with a noon announcement that Tye Sheridan (“X-Men,” “Ready Player One”) also will be joining the lineup. Multiple teases on the ...

Fox13: Best-kept secrets of FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

(Fox 13 News) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Spring 2019 is less than a month away! April 19-20, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. There are some epic celebrity guests lined up including Tom Felton, Paul Bettany, Clark Gregg, Tom Ellis, Lynda Carter, Alice Cooper and many ...
KUTV: ‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton is coming to FanX Comic Convention in April

KUTV: ‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton is coming to FanX Comic Convention in April

(KUTV) — Actor Tom Felton, who is best known for his role as Draco Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" series, will be a special guest at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. He is also known for his roles in "The Borrowers," "The Flash" and "Anna and the King." Felton joins a line-up ...
SLTrib: ‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter and rocker Alice Cooper join the lineup of celebrities at Salt Lake City’s FanX, April 19-20

SLTrib: ‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter and rocker Alice Cooper join the lineup of celebrities at Salt Lake City’s FanX, April 19-20

(Salt Lake Tribune) TV’s original Amazon princess and the king of shock rock are coming to FanX. Lynda Carter, who starred as the Amazonian superheroine in the 1970s “Wonder Woman” TV series, and rock star Alice Cooper have joined the lineup for FanX Salt Lake Comic ...
KSL: ‘Wonder Woman’ actress Lynda Carter, rock star Alice Cooper to headline FanX spring event

KSL: ‘Wonder Woman’ actress Lynda Carter, rock star Alice Cooper to headline FanX spring event

(KSL) SALT LAKE CITY — “Wonder Woman” actress Lynda Carter and rock star Alice Cooper are the latest additions to the lineup for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention’s spring event. FanX officials announced the addition of Carter and Cooper on Twitter on Monday morning. The event takes place on ...
ABC4: FanX announces Lynda Carter will be attending FanX Spring

ABC4: FanX announces Lynda Carter will be attending FanX Spring

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - FanX has announced that the original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, will be attending FanX Spring 2019. Carter, who most famously starred as Wonder Woman in the 1978 TV show by CBS, has also starred in a variety of other film and tv shows, including ...

The Daily Herald: Lynda Carter, Alice Cooper bring talent, diversity to FanX spring lineup

(The Daily Herald) - As time ticks down until FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention’s 2019 April convention, the guest list is multiplying almost as much as the ticket sales and fan enthusiasm for the two-day spring event According to event founder Dan Farr, he and co-founder Bryan Brandenburg are ...

KUTV: 2 new guests announced for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2019

Salt Lake City (KUTV) — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention is bringing in two new guests for the April 2019 event at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. Convention Emcee Chris Provost told 2News Anchor Ron Bird on Monday that fans will get to meet hard rock icon Alice Cooper and "Wonder Woman" TV ...
Deseret News: ‘The Avengers’ Agent Phil Coulson and Vision are coming to Salt Lake’s FanX Spring 2019

Deseret News: ‘The Avengers’ Agent Phil Coulson and Vision are coming to Salt Lake’s FanX Spring 2019

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced on Friday two more guests that should have "Avenger" fans excited. Clark Gregg, best known for his role as Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the "Avengers" ...
Daily Herald: Paul Bettany brings ‘Vision’ to FanX: Salt Lake, with Clark Gregg’s Phil Coulson adding to Marvel-ous lineup

Daily Herald: Paul Bettany brings ‘Vision’ to FanX: Salt Lake, with Clark Gregg’s Phil Coulson adding to Marvel-ous lineup

(The Daily Herald) - When it comes to heroes, it’s hard to think of many more pure of heart or worthy than the Avengers — from Tony Stark to Hawkeye, Hulk to Captain America, especially. Yet throughout “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” a running joke is a moment when they all gather to try to ...
ABC4: Avengers Assemble! Marvel stars coming to Salt Lake City

ABC4: Avengers Assemble! Marvel stars coming to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Two stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are coming to Salt Lake City this spring. FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention announced actors Paul Bettany and Clark Gregg Friday.  FanX founder, Dan Farr appeared on ABC 4 News at 4 for the big ...

ABC4: Allons-y! Doctor Who star to appear at FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention dropped a bomb Friday evening when organizers announced U.K. actress Billie Piper will attend the 2019 Spring event. Piper is akin to sci-fi royalty. The actress is best known for her role on the long-running BBC sci-fi television

Fox13 – Stars from ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘The Office’ Marvel and more to appear at April FanX convention

(FOX13)SALT LAKE CITY — The founders for FanX, Salt Lake’s comic convention, announced via Facebook Live Tuesday some of the celebrities that will be appearing at their spring event. Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg made a virtual press conference and dropped the names of seven celebrities who
Provo Herald: FanX Salt Lake announces 7 new guests for April convention

Provo Herald: FanX Salt Lake announces 7 new guests for April convention

(Provo Herald) Ever since sparks ignited between FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention and San Diego Comic-Con International over the use of the term “comic con,” there’s been a little turbulence below the surface for defensive and devoted fans of the Utah convention, which regularly provides its ...
KUTV: Actors from ‘The Office,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ to attend FanX Comic Convention in Salt Lake

KUTV: Actors from ‘The Office,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ to attend FanX Comic Convention in Salt Lake

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced new celebrity guests for its upcoming event. The guests have stared in movies like "Harry Potter," "Guardians of the Galaxy", "The Office" and other popular films and TV shows. The convention will take place on April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace ...
ABC4: FanX announces new guests for FanX Spring

ABC4: FanX announces new guests for FanX Spring

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - The team at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention and Dann Farr Productions have announced more of their celebrity guest list for the upcoming FanX Spring 2019 convention. In a video streamed on Facebook Live, FanX announced that the following new guests have ...
SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

(Salt Lake Tribune) Familiar faces from the worlds of Harry Potter, Marvel, Disney and more will be appearing at the spring edition of Salt Lake’s comic convention FanX, organizers announced Tuesday. Event founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg appeared via Facebook Live for the event’s ...
Deseret News: Kevin from ‘The Office’ is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

Deseret News: Kevin from ‘The Office’ is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Big news for “The Office” fans: Brian Baumgartner, the actor who played Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom, is coming to April’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Baumgartner, along with a handful of other guests, were announced Monday afternoon during a ...

ABC4: Spring FanX tickets are now on sale

(ABC4 Utah) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Spring 2019 is April 19-20, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Superhero, Disney and cosplay fans, get ready for an epic adventure with all your favorites! Hurry and purchase by 12/31 at midnight and be rewarded as an Early ...
SLUG: FANX SALT LAKE COMIC CONVENTION 2018 @ THE SALT PALACE 09.06-09.08

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

(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 place in the same venue as previous years, the ...
Daily Herald: FanX cosplayers talk craft as hobby, art, profession

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

(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 Convention dressed as Shoto Todoroki from the manga series “My ...
Daily Herald: FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention brings costume-clad fans to the Salt Palace Convention Center

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

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

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

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 Convention. Organizers said since its first years ...

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

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 will be longer trains on all Blue, Red, and Green ...

Kjazz: Jeff Goldblum Attending FanX 2018 on September 7

Jeff Goldblum announced as latest guest for FanX in Salt Lake City Jeff Goldblum will make an appearance at FanX in Salt Lake on September 7. Goldblum is best known for his roles in the Jurassic Park series, Independence Day, Thor: Ragnarok, The Big Chill, The Fly and more. Read the full ...

Deseret News: Drax from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is coming to Utah’s FanX

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 Sept. 6-8. Dave Bautista, who plays Drax in the Marvel ...
KJazz: ‘Justice League’ star Jason Momoa will attend FanX 2018 in Salt Lake City

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

(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, Ronon Dex in Stargate Atlantis and Conan in Conan ...

Daily Herald: Aquaman Jason Momoa to appear at 2018 FanX

(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 League” and a standalone “Aquaman” film set for release Dec. ...

ABC4: Vote your favorite person into the Cosplay Hall of Fame at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

(ABC 4 Utah) Ro Malaga, FanX® Producer, joined Nicea DeGering, to talk about all things Cosplay at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Since its inception, FanX has strongly been committed to supporting the cosplay community. FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ honors cosplayers who not only ...

ABC4: FanX partners with Utah Attorney General for 24-hour harassment hotline

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Utah Office of the Attorney General: FanX Harassment Hotline

Utah Office of the Attorney General: FanX Harassment Hotline

The Utah Attorney General’s Office is proud to partner with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention to bring a 24/7 harassment hotline to the 2018 conference this September.  This initiative follows in the footsteps of a similar successful effort at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. You can
DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

(DESERET NEWS) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention  — may not be coming until Sept. 6-8, but cosplay fans still had plenty to be excited about during a press conference at the Utah State Capitol on April 11 with founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. Beneath the rotunda of the

ABC4: FanX announces two new programs and celebrity guest lineup for 2018 convention

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) - FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced their celebrity guests and two new programs for the 2018 convention Wednesday in a press conference at the Utah State Capitol. New guests for FanX 2018 include Tom Welling, Chuck Norris, Tricia Helfer, John Wesley Shipp ...
DAILY HERALD: FanX update: Chuck Norris and changes in store for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

DAILY HERALD: FanX update: Chuck Norris and changes in store for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

(DAILY HERALD) Chuck Norris doesn’t go to fan conventions. Fan conventions come to him. So the fact that Chuck Norris is slated to be a guest at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 this September? Well, it’s something. Norris was one of several guests announced as additions to the fall ...

KUTV: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announces new guests

(KUTV) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced new guests for their 2018 event, taking place September 6-8. The most prominent guest among the new announcements is Chuck Norris, best known for his screen time with martial arts legend Bruce Lee and his role on 90s television show Walker, ...
ABC4: ‘Once Upon a Time’ star to appear at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

ABC4: ‘Once Upon a Time’ star to appear at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – Organizers revealed a FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 guest Wednesday. American actress and producer Jennifer Morrison is slated to appear at the September event. She is known for her roles as Dr. Allison Cameron in the medical-drama series House and ...
Herald Extra: Evangeline Lilly of ‘Lost,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Hobbit’ heading to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention

Herald Extra: Evangeline Lilly of ‘Lost,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Hobbit’ heading to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention

(Herald Extra) PROVO —  Though starring as Kate Austen in the television series "Lost" provided a jump start to her career as an actress, it’s definitely not the only strong female role Evangeline Lilly has brought to life. Lilly also starred as the Silvan Wood-Elf Tauriel in “The Hobbit” ...
The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY —  We're just a couple of months into the year, but I've already received some amazing news from the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention camp: "Ant-Man and the Wasp" star Evangeline Lilly will be gracing Utah with her presence. Although fans will, no doubt, ...

Deseret News: FanX to bring the voices of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Utah this fall

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced on Wednesday that they are ready to make Disney's Belle and the Beast "our guests" at this fall's FanX convention, Sept. 6-8.  Singers and actors Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson, who voiced Belle and the Beast in the 1991 ...
ABC4: ‘Pee-wee Herman’ coming to Utah for 2018 FanX event

ABC4: ‘Pee-wee Herman’ coming to Utah for 2018 FanX event

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – Organizers revealed a FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 guest Monday. American actor, writer, film producer and comedian, Paul Reubens, is slated to appear at the September event (...)   CLICK HERE to Read Full Article
ABC4: Karl Urban coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

ABC4: Karl Urban coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention organizers announced another celebrity guest for the September event. New Zealand actor Karl-Heinz Urban is scheduled for the September event. His exact appearance scheduled has not yet been announced. Urban is best known ...

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