Musings of a Political Scientist

Salt Lake Comic Con organizers have San Diego in their sights

Bryan Brandenburg - Salt Lake TribuneAttendance for the inaugural Salt Lake Comic Con drastically exceeded initial expectations and set a high-water mark for first-time fan conventions, but organizers say they’re just getting warmed up. Governor’s Office of Economic Development director Spencer Eccles says Outdoor Retailer (which drew about 27,000 for its summer show) likely brings more out-of-state dollars, but that Salt Lake Comic Con has the potential to improve in that regard. Eccles also praised Farr — a childhood friend of his — and Brandenburg for their “revolutionary” use of social media to promote the event.

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