More than just Celebrities at Salt Lake Comic Con 2015

Celebrity panels is one thing, but you can only spend so much time giving your adoration to a stranger (granted, one that impacts your very soul with their character portrayal).  So what else is there to do at a convention like Comic Con?

My favorite thing is to gawk at all the cosplay.  Some of it, as noted in past posts, I had to just admire for the strangeness, since I wasn’t in their fandom.  But there is something satisfying about seeing 20 different versions of the same character.  Cosplay on the stairsSay for example these people here.  I’m a fan of the Agent Peggy Carter there on the left.  [Continue reading]

Anticipating Salt Lake Comic Con 2015

Wow, it’s already July and the announcements from Salt Lake Comic Con for the guests in September just keep getting larger.  Regardless of your fandom, there will be something for everyone.  So, testing my knowledge using their current banner

Salt Lake Comic Con guests

Starting on the left in the back.

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Cosplay at Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience 2015

Another shot of that beautiful Princess Emeraude dress.

I'm always impressed with cosplay at our Comic Con activities.  From our first foray to gain free t-shirts for the 2013 Salt Lake Comic Con, to seeing "professional" cosplay, it's always fun for me.  This year I've been following a few local … [Continue reading]

Favorite Booths of Salt Lake Comic Con Fan X 2015

incredible cookies and cream, magnificent mint, or chocolate truffle that melts in your mouth

At Salt Lake Comic Con Fan X, there were many excellent booths. The smaller venue and tighter focus removed many of the larger more elaborate booths from Fan X, but there were plenty of small booths that were selling products or catching attention … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience 2015 – Felicia Day

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During Fan X, my family and I were able to attend Felicia Day's spotlight panel. We are also able to get a photo op with this wonderful lady. Her stories were great and she really loved all of her fans. I wish we had had the opportunity to talk to … [Continue reading]

Felisha Day

Cross posted from thebaumfamily.net by Bookwyrm   Geeks all around the world get jealous at these few words, … [Continue reading]

FanX 2015 Girl Scout Adventure

Cross Posted from thebaumfamily.net by Bookwyrm Cookie season is going on right now for Utah. And our troop decided to go to FanX. The reason that we went to FanX was to look at the booths and decide on how to make our booth better. Many of … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience 2015 Press Conference

Fan Xperience donation raise funds

At every Salt Lake Comic Con event, there is a press conference to reveal details about the convention. There are several of the stars available for questions, often numbers of sales and attendance expectations, and some information about what Salt … [Continue reading]

5 Girl Scouts Adventure to Salt Lake Comic Con’s Fan Xperience 2015

Cross posted from thebaumfamily.net by Christi What happens when you take 5 girls (age 10 to 17) to Utah's biggest convention and let them geek out over princesses, Animal Jam, fantasy art, and superheroes? You teach girls to lead with courage out … [Continue reading]

FanX is almost here!

Cross Post from thebaumfamily.net by Snuggles   Two days till Salt Lake Comic Con FanX is here. Now many people are getting ready for FanX many will dress up in costumes like it is Halloween but FanX is not Halloween it is better but you … [Continue reading]