Salt Lake Comic Con Announces First Round of Celebrity Guests

William Shatner played Captain Kirk in "Star Trek." Photo Courtesy: NBC TV

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 11, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg, the creators of the Salt Lake Comic Con, held a press conference today in the rotunda of the Utah Capitol to announce some of the guests coming to this year’s Salt Lake Comic Con.

“This is such a wonderful time,” Farr said. “We love getting together and making these announcements. It’s such an amazingly fun time that we all can get together with all our friends here and to be able to share what’s going to come up in September. It’s really exciting.

“We have the best community in the world that makes this possible. Thank you.”

Farr promised that this will be one of the best lineups of celebrities and events ever.

The guest list announced included “Star Trek’s” William Shatner and the original cast of “The Dukes of Hazzard,” including Tom Wopat, John Schneider and Catherine Bach.

Also announced were Lou Ferrigno, Jeremy Bulloch (the original Boba Fett in “Star Wars”), actor/director Vic Mignonga, and Michael Rooker (“Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Walking Dead”).

The cast of 'The Dukes of Hazzard' / Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros. Television
The cast of The Dukes of Hazzard Photo Courtesy Warner Bros Television

Salt Lake Comic Con will be held Sept. 1 through 3 at the Salt Palace. More guests will be announced as September approaches. More information about tickets and guests can be found by visiting

Michael Rooker / Photo Courtesy: AMC
Michael Rooker as Merle in The Walking Dead Photo Courtesy AMC



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