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Salt Lake Comic Con Considering Crowdfunding Legal Fight With San Diego Comic-Con
Bryan Brandenburg, co-founder of Salt Lake Comic Con, says that the convention may turn to Crowdfunding to pay the legal fees stemming from its fight with San Diego Comic-Con over the Comic Con name. Brandenburg made a brief comment about the plans in an Associated Press story, and followed up with more details on Facebook[...]
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At Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 over the weekend, panelists Shannon Barnson, Kaitlyn Booth, Luke Hunsaker, Christian Lambert, McCord Larsen, and John Siuntres talked all things Marvel TV, including The Defenders, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Legion. Marvel continues to expand all over television, so it was time to sit down with a bunch of other nerds to talk about[...]
mental health
At Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 over the weekend, panelists Kaitlyn Booth, Aaron Burton, Michaelbrent Collings, Brian Higgins, and Candace Tarkeshian discussed how mental health and illness is depicted in the media, and how it's handled within fandom. Mental health and mental illness has been used to justify plot twists, villain motivation and for comedic effect in genre work[...]
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At Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 over the weekend, panelists Kay-B, Kaitlyn Booth, Debra Jenson, Valynne E Maetani, Kat Martin, and Kristal Starr discuss the experience of being a woman in geek culture in the current climate. A chance to hear from the women who make Salt Lake Comic Con and the Wasatch Front geek scene cutting edge and[...]
geek culture
At Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 over the weekend, panelists Kaitlyn Booth, Lucas Fowler, CB Lee, Adam McDonald, Zane Riley, and M Brooke Wilkins discussed embracing LGBTQIA+ inclusivity in geek culture. Just as there are nearly an infinite number of colors in the rainbow, so too is there massive diversity among us in the LGBTQIA community[...]
At Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 over the weekend, panelists Kaitlyn Booth, J.R Johansson, Christian Lambert, McCord Larsen, and Tracy Mangum talked all things Legion and why it's the best Marvel property on television. Noah Hawley has taken one of the more obscure characters of the Marvel Universe and made 8 episodes of must see television[...]
Orson Scott Card
The geek community surrounding Salt Lake Comic Con has not been a pretty place for the last several days, in the wake of the announcement, via Facebook poll, that the convention was thinking of inviting author Orson Scott Card as a guest Card has spoken out against the LBBTQ+ community since the mid 1990s, and[...]
Stan Lee Unable To Appear At Salt Lake Comic Con #FanX17 For Health Reasons
Salt Lake Comic Con has announced that Stan Lee will not be able to attend FanX17 "…due to health reasons After a second visit to the doctor this morning, he was advised to rest and recuperate rather than risk getting worse."  The ever-busy Lee, who had to cancel last weekend's appearance at Big Apple Comic[...]
Exclusive Toe Tag #0 Comic Takes On Misogynist Cosplay Creeps
Appearing at Baltimore is Toe Tag Riot #0, an exclusive prequel to the the Westboro Baptist Church parody comic. Their target of their zombie punk rock heroes  in this prequel issue however are "misogynist cosplay creep douchebags" A story that won't be available in the regular series, it's limited to 300 issues, from the Toe Tag team: Written by[...]