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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 ...
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 in Salt Lake City, the organization announced Tuesday. The British actor most recently appeared in “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” which debuted in July and has become the most successful “Spider-Man” film so far at the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo. FanX co-founder and producer ...
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 April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center.The event also will feature a performance from Carter’s band on Friday night, according to FanX organizers. Fans have been asking for Lynda Carter to make an appearance in Salt Lake since 2013, so it’s exciting that she’s finally here, FanX Chief ...

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