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When Was the First Salt Lake Comic Con?

Salt Lake Comic Con is an annual event that brings together comic book fans, movie buffs, and pop culture enthusiasts from all over the world. It is a three-day celebration of all things geeky, featuring celebrity guests, panel discussions, cosplay competitions, and much more.

But when was the first Salt Lake Comic Con held? Let’s take a trip down memory lane and find out.

In September 2013, Salt Lake City played host to its very first comic con. The event was organized by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg, who had previously organized other successful events in Utah.

The inaugural Salt Lake Comic Con was a massive success right from the start. It attracted over 70,000 attendees over three days, making it one of the largest comic cons in the country. Fans were treated to appearances by some of their favorite celebrities, including William Shatner (Captain Kirk from Star Trek), Adam West (Batman), and Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk).

The convention also featured panel discussions with comic book artists and writers, as well as interactive exhibits showcasing the latest in gaming and technology. Cosplay enthusiasts were also out in full force, showing off their creative costumes inspired by their favorite characters from movies, TV shows, and video games.

The success of the first Salt Lake Comic Con led to the creation of other similar events across Utah. In fact, Salt Lake Comic Con has now become an umbrella brand for various pop culture conventions held throughout the year.

In conclusion, the first Salt Lake Comic Con was held in September 2013 and was a huge success right out of the gate. The event has since become an annual tradition for fans of all ages who are passionate about comics, movies, TV shows, video games and more. If you haven’t attended a Salt Lake Comic Con yet, you’re missing out on one of the most exciting events in pop culture today!