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Salt Lake Comic Con Expands Gamer Lineup for Inaugural Event September 5-7, 2013

Legends of Computer Gaming John and Brenda Romero, Ed Fries, Chris Jones, Tehyon Kim, Roger Altizer and Tommy Tallarico Will Attend Salt Lake City's First Comic Con

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of Salt Lake Comic Con (SLCC) today announced industry gaming legends will join other celebrities at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City for its inaugural event on September 5-7, 2013. 

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The convention has secured a world-class lineup of video game guests including:

  • John Romero, id Software co-founder designer of Quake and Doom
  • Brenda Romero, Wizardry, Dungeons & Dragons designer and Microsoft Women in Games Lifetime Achievement recipient
  • Ed Fries who created the Microsoft Game Studio
  • Chris Jones, Access Software co-founder that developed the massively successful golf game Links and the Tex Murphy series
  • Tehyon Kim from DDM Agency, the leading agency for video games
  • Tommy Tallarico, co-creator of Video Games Live
  • Roger Altizer, co-founder of University of Utah #1 ranked game program in the nation 

A variety of film and TV, comic artists, book authors and cosplay celebrities will also attend the show. A host of panels and more guests are being added daily. More information about guest availability and activities at the convention is available on the Convention website

"We now have a world class lineup from the video game industry to complement our already stellar guest list," said Dan Farr, Show Producer. "These are the individuals that have significantly shaped the industry into what exists today."

Information about VIP, 3-Day and Single Day Ticket sales are available at www.SaltLakeComicCon.com.

Salt Lake Comic Con is Salt Lake City's first comic convention (comic con) and is expected to draw 35,000 - 45,000 attendees.  The pop culture convention attracts a wide cross-section of fans eager to meet and greet the creators, actors, writers, and artists.  The show includes top talent from the worlds of comic, film, television, book and gaming and will include a dazzling selection of artists in the Artist Alley as well as a Film Festival.


Salt Lake Comic Con is organized by Dan Farr Productions in partnership with Media One of Utah, a joint operating agreement between the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News, ABC4 and CW30 of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group and Cumulus Media which includes 5 local radio stations. Dan Farr Productions is an event and marketing group devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium celebrities and brands in the pop culture arena. Dan Farr Productions is dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, celebrity guests, vendors and partners. Find out more at: http://www.SaltLakeComicCon.com, http://www.mediaoneutah.com, http://www.abc4.com/, https://www.cumulus.com/.

Press Contacts:
Jeremy Kartchner
Snapp Conner PR
(801) 994-9625
[email protected]

Bryan Brandenburg
Salt Lake Comic Con
VP of Marketing
[email protected]
(323) 517-0669

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