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Stan Lee Postpones Appearance at Salt Lake Comic Con FanX™17 Due to Health Concerns


Today Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced that Stan Lee is postponing his appearance at FanXperience 2017 (FanX™) due to health issues. Lee was scheduled to make his third and final visit at Salt Lake Comic Con FanX17. In 2015 he called Salt Lake Comic Con the “greatest comic con in the world.”

“While we’re saddened that Stan can’t make it to FanX, our first concern is and always will be his health and wellbeing,” said Dan Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con Founder and Show Producer. “We know Stan was excited about his final visit to Salt Lake Comic Con, and is disheartened himself that his health is preventing him from coming, with what was announced as his last visit to Salt Lake City. Our hope is that his health will improve and he’ll be able to make his final visit to Salt Lake Comic Con for our fall event.”

FanX 2017 still features one of Salt Lake Comic Con’s strongest lineups of celebrities, artists, authors and comicbook creators, including Zachary Levi, Danielle Panabaker, Jason Momoa, Cary Elwes, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Bonnie Wright, James Roday, Dulé Hill, Michael Cuzlitz and Judge Reinhold. Click here for a full list of film, TV stars, best-selling authors, artists and comic creators.

Salt Lake Comic Con is offering vouchers to transfer Stan Lee photo ops for photos with other celebrities. Additionally, fans can save vouchers and use them at Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 on September 21-23, 2017. The third option is a partial or full refund. For more details on vouchers and refunds visit, www.saltlakecomiccon.com.

“There is always a risk that a celebrity has a conflict or illness and has to postpone or cancel their appearance at Salt Lake Comic Con,” said Bryan Brandenburg, Salt Lake Comic Con Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer. “The most important thing to focus on is that we wish him a speedy recovery. So many people take his participation in comic cons for granted, but at 94 there is a reason he’s winding down his appearances.”

For more information about FanX 2017 or to purchase tickets now, visit http://www.saltlakecomiccon.com/.


Salt Lake Comic Con is organized by Dan Farr Productions, in partnership with ABC4/CW30 of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group and was co-founded by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. 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: www.SaltLakeComicCon.com, www.abc4.com/.

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