From left, Brittanie Larsen, Aaron Mead and Cameron John attend Utah's first Comic Con at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
A Comic Con FanXperience followed this inaugural event in April 2014, rocketing Salt Lake's Comic Con to the title of the third largest Comic Con in the United States.
The second Salt Lake Comic Con is scheduled for September 4-6 in Salt Lake City.
A look at some of the most colorful photos from Salt Lake Comic Cons past. Read more »
Jonathon M. Wall, 29, was charged Wednesday in federal court with two counts of impersonation of a federal officer for allegedly claiming he was seeking a fugitive to... Read more »
Salt Lake Comic Con 2015 officially got underway Thursday at a news conference that doubled as a pep rally for real-life heroes and those from the comic book, sci-fi... Read more »
Salt Lake Comic Con organizers hope to assemble enough fans to break the existing Guinness World Record for the most people in comic book costumes at this weekend's... Read more »
Comic con fans, assemble! Captain America is coming to Salt Lake City. Read more »
Also, an inside joke between Dante Exum and Derrick Favors has resulted in the Jazz big man spiffying up his wardrobe. Read more »
Utah's homegrown geek convention rolled out its second FanX event this week — a smaller, streamlined version of its previous record-shattering conventions. Read more »
With Salt Lake Comic Con's second FanX event underway, organizers announced that Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher will be speaking at a 30-minute panel on the convention's... Read more »
Flanked by Salt Lake Comic Con co-founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg, Mayor Ralph Becker issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 29, 2015, as "Salt Lake Comic Con's... Read more »
Internet celebrity, actress, filmmaker and author Felicia Day has emerged as the ultimate geek girl, riding her love of science fiction and gaming to celebrity status.... Read more »
In three years, the mild-mannered founders of Salt Lake Comic Con have become kings of Utah geekdom through their hit comic book and pop culture events and the... Read more »
With time ticking away before the next Salt Lake Comic Con FanX event, "Doctor Who" stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have joined the celebrity lineup coming to Utah... Read more »
Salt Lake Comic Con is citing multiple comic and pop culture conventions across 10 states that also use the name "comic con" in its defense through the ongoing... Read more »
Salt Lake Comic Con broke its own record for the third time in a row as more than 120,000 people flocked downtown for a three-day nerdy getaway. Read more »
Stormtroopers, Greek dance performers, local foodies and University of Utah football fans were among the crowds swamping downtown Salt Lake City at the convergence of... Read more »
Joining Salt Lake Comic Con's volunteer staff has become a coveted and complex job. Read more »
With Salt Lake Comic Con, the Salt Lake Greek Festival and a University of Utah football game all happening in the city this weekend, Utah Transit Authority is... Read more »
Flanked by heroes both fictional and real, Salt Lake Comic Con organizers officially opened this year's event Thursday with a news conference that had a concert-like... Read more »
Barbara Eden, 83, best known for her iconic role of Jeannie in the 1965-70 TV series "I Dream of Jeannie," will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans... Read more »
Read Today, KSL-TV's Deanie Wimmer, Superman, Indiana Jones, and the Star Wars rebels surprised Oquirrh Hills Elementary with Salt Lake Comic Con tickets for the... Read more »
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