How I became a Superhero

12417897_10154225078156777_8394965425782653078_nFor as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be a Superhero. I grew up watching Batman and Spiderman on TV watching with bated breath as they fought villains and saved the day. I would read and reread Superhero books and comics until I could recite them by heart, I would pretend to be Peter Parker, struggling to fit in school, find friends and get the girl, but more than that I was also Spider-Man, the courageous hero who was willing to sacrifice everything for others. I would often daydream about what it would be like, to have people cheer when they saw me, to help those in need, to be able to save the day. In those fantasies, I became who I was always destined to be… A Superhero.

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Review of FanX 2016

FanX 2016, what a crazy, wonderful, exhausting three days. Over 50,000 people in SLC came out to meet celebrities, participate in cosplay, listen to panel discussions, buy art, and share their love of all things geeky. FanX uses less of the Salt Palace Convention Hall than SL Comic Con, and it was nice to be able to walk from one end of the convention floor without having to shuffle my feet like a walker from The Walking Dead.

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Amber Dahl- FanX Panelist

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Hello again FanX!

It’s that time of year when all of us fellow nerds and geeks get to come together again to enjoy our favorite comic book artists, vendors, celebrities, cosplayers, and of course the panels. This year will be the first time where I am not going all out trying to find something epic to cosplay in and I must admit, I am actually excited to just wear some jeans. wink emoticon (Except for one which you will hear about!) Continue reading