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.  [Read more…]

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

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 cosplayers on Facebook and was very exited to catch them live. [Read more…]

Favorite Booths of Salt Lake Comic Con Fan X 2015

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 with the limited space they had. [Read more…]

Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience 2015 – Felicia Day

felicia-day-photo-lord-rcaneDuring 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 her at more [Read more…]

Felisha Day

Cross posted from thebaumfamily.net by Bookwyrm

 

Geeks all around the world get jealous at these few words, [Read more…]

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.

  1. Many of the booths had an overhead piece. One of the artist had it in the form of a castle arch
  2. Several of them had side parts that they could hold their stuff.
  3. Occasionally they had a banner behind them.

And after that we went to a panel that talked about female nerds and how they felt that they could not be geeks. All of the panelists thought that the men were feeling territorial. One of the pieces of advice was to stop caring about what they said.

And all of this happened on Thursday and with Girl Scout Troop 811.

Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience 2015 Press Conference

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 Lake Comic Con is doing to improve our community.

Fan Xperience donation raise fundsThe event started out with introductions, including Rob Prior working on an art piece while the Press Conference continued. This was a special piece, donated to raise funds for a particular group (more information below).

Special Guests at Salt Lake Fan Xperience 2015

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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 of their comfort zone! [Read more…]

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 need a ticket to enter unlike Halloween, Halloween is free. Now I am going to tell you my favorite people that are coming to FanX. [Read more…]