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Sep 08, 2014, 17:49 ET
More than 120,000 people attended the second Salt Lake Comic Con. The convention was held September 4 - 6, 2014 in downtown Salt Lake City. (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

Salt Lake Comic Con SELLS OUT With More Than 120,000 Attendees

Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com) SOLD OUT by noon on Saturday, September 6, 2014 and shattered its previous attendance record with...

Aug 30, 2014, 14:18 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Salt Lake Comic Con Announces League of Heroes Ticket Giveaway

 Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) and ABC 4 want to celebrate the heroes in Utah's schools and have created a League of...

Aug 29, 2014, 13:47 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Hellboy, Shark Fighters and a Golden Globe And Academy Award Nominee To Attend Salt Lake Comic Con

 Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced today that Ron Perlman, Ian Ziering and Eric Roberts will join an already robust...

Aug 20, 2014, 12:18 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Salt Lake Comic Con Hires Maschoff Brennan For Fight With San Diego Comic-Con International

 Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced today that they have hired the law firm of Maschoff Brennan to represent...

Aug 14, 2014, 18:09 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Stan Lee Returns To Salt Lake Comic Con

Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced today that legendary comic creator Stan Lee is coming back to Salt Lake Comic Con on...

Aug 06, 2014, 15:18 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Salt Lake Comic Con Responds to San Diego Comic-Con International

In response to San Diego Comic-Con International's cease and desist letter, Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) is letting its fans...

Jul 26, 2014, 15:16 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

San Diego Comic-Con International vs. Salt Lake Comic Con

 On Friday, July 25, 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) organizers received a cease and desist order from San Diego...

Jul 08, 2014, 13:14 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Salt Lake Comic Con Sharpens Its Arrows for Big Bang In September with Simon Helberg, Stephen Amell and Jon Heder

The saying goes that good things come in threes.  Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) is proof of that as they announced that...

Jul 08, 2014, 13:14 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Weta Workshop and Evermore Park Anchor Fantasy Pavilion at Salt Lake Comic Con

Salt Lake City will be swept away to a time between the Dawn of Faerie and the Dominion of Men when Weta Workshop and Evermore Park arrive at...

Jun 13, 2014, 13:40 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Salt Lake Comic Con Calls All Super Heroes, Runners and Fans To Support the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Because cancer is a royal pain! Today, Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced they are joining the fight against childhood...

Jun 06, 2014, 09:10 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Make Yourself a Hero: Salt Lake Comic Con Creates Do-It-Yourself Cosplay Workshops with The Leonardo

 Wondering how to create those elaborate handmade costumes you saw at the last Salt Lake Comic Con? For everybody that ran around the house as...

May 30, 2014, 19:14 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Salt Lake Comic Con Says Teachers are Heroes Too

An apple's a nice gift for a teacher, but a 15 percent discount to Salt Lake Comic Con this September is the gift that kicks off summer on a high...

May 13, 2014, 13:53 ET
The second Salt Lake Comic Con will take place September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con )

Game On: Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 is Back to the Future September 4-6 to The Salt Palace

 Today, Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced initial guests, new features and put tickets on sale for its second annual...

Apr 21, 2014, 14:48 ET
Sir Patrick Stewart's Appearance at Salt Lake Comic Con FanX helped make it the third largest Comic Con in the United States. (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience (FanX) Shatters Attendance Record, Breaks 100,000 Mark

This just happened! Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) FanXperience (FanX) had more than 100,000 attendees to become the third...

Apr 17, 2014, 23:22 ET
The Salt Lake Comic Con FanX will take place April 17-19, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

Sir Patrick Stewart Is Beaming Down to Salt Lake Comic Con FanX

 Patrick Stewart, the actor best known for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation was known for leading the...

Apr 17, 2014, 16:57 ET
The Salt Lake Comic Con FanX will take place April 17-19, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert Kicks Off Salt Lake Comic Con FanX With Hero's Welcome

April 17th is now Salt Lake Comic Con Hero's Day in Utah. Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert made it official by signing the Salt Lake Comic Con Hero's...

Apr 02, 2014, 16:56 ET
The Salt Lake Comic Con FanX will take place April 17-19, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

Two of Utah's Social Media and PR Superheroes to Present Breakout Session at The 8th Annual Governor's Economic Summit

Salt Lake Comic Con Co-founder and VP of Marketing Bryan Brandenburg and Snapp Conner PR Founder and Managing Partner Cheryl Snapp Conner will...

Apr 02, 2014, 14:49 ET
The Salt Lake Comic Con FanX will take place April 17-19, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

It's True, Firefly™ and Castle™ Star Nathan Fillion to Attend Salt Lake Comic Con FanX

It's no joke! Nathan Fillion, the actor best known as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in Firefly, will be at Salt Lake Comic Con...

Mar 27, 2014, 12:17 ET
The Salt Lake Comic Con FanX will take place April 17-19, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

Karl Urban To Leave Middle-Earth To Join William Shatner at Salt Lake Comic Con FanX

Sci-Fi / Fantasy movie tough guy Karl Urban is joining Comic Con legend William Shatner and over 40 other celebrities to take Salt Lake Comic Con...

Mar 06, 2014, 16:31 ET
Salt Lake Comic Con FanX Zombie Ball, March 28, 2014 at the Utah State Capitol.  (PRNewsFoto/Salt Lake Comic Con)

Zombie Invasion Ball to Overrun Utah State Capitol as Part of Pre-FanX Event

 Zombies will invade the Utah State Capitol on March 28, 2014 as part of a pre Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience™ (FanX) Zombie...