Alan Smithee

SLCC FanX Secures Patrick Stewart

SLCC FanX Secures Patrick Stewart

Amazing news for attendees!

They did it…holy crap, they did it. In my inbox about thirty minutes ago, I received word from one of the PR directors from Salt Lake Comic Con FanX (which WPR has been greatly enjoying today), that they have indeed secured none other than Sir Patrick Stewart for an appearance at the event this Saturday! […]

 Adrienne Fox

Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2014: A New Con Plan of Attack

Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2014: A New Con Plan of Attack

This week I am heading to Salt Lake City for Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience! Not only do I get to explore a new convention, but I will get meet the WatchPlayRead SLC contingent that I only know through email and Google Hangouts. I am really looking forward to meeting my colleagues, but really I’m […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

GeekDad Report: Salt Lake Comic Con’s FanX Kid-Con

GeekDad Report: Salt Lake Comic Con’s FanX Kid-Con

The Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Experience (FanX) is fast approaching and passes are selling fast.  That means one thing for GeekDads (and GeekMoms), it is time to make a very important decision (assuming you have not already made the right decision).  Do you bring your kids to the Con, or leave them home under […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Salt Lake Comic Con is back with Two 2014 Events

Salt Lake Comic Con is back with Two 2014 Events

Salt Lake Comic Con is back after an amazing inaugural year.  This time with two events, expanded space, and a few new guests.  And that is just what we know about today. 

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Weta Workshop and The Hobbit at Salt Lake Comic Con

Weta Workshop and The Hobbit at Salt Lake Comic Con

My first encounters with Weta Workshop and The Hobbit at Salt Lake Comic Con.

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Kyle speaks with Simon Fisher-Becker at Salt Lake Comic Con

Kyle speaks with Simon Fisher-Becker at Salt Lake Comic Con

Kyle speaks with Simon Fisher-Becker at Salt Lake Comic Con.  His more notable roles include The Fat Friar in the Harry Potter film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and Dorium Maldovar in series 5 and 6 of Doctor Who, where he asks the first and final question.

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Salt Lake Comic Con is here to stay

Salt Lake Comic Con is here to stay

Salt Lake Comic Con, the first comic con for this state, also turned into a monstrous success. The mistakes, misjudgments, and missteps that the founders made early on were [mostly] vindicated this last weekend. The result was spectacular.

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Salt Lake Comic Con – Day 1

Salt Lake Comic Con – Day 1

Salt Lake City Comic con, day one, September 5th. On the opening of day one ticket sales had reached approximately 35,000 and rising, it is expected to break all first year comic convention attendance records in North America. I am in no way surprised, if you ask me, I did notice no one actually asked. My […]