- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The organizers of Salt Lake Comic Con are entering a partnership to host events in China, Thailand and the Philippines.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1pHHRbp) the team behind the Utah pop-culture convention announced the deal Monday. They’re partnering with Pop Life Entertainment, a company that makes big-headed figurines of popular characters from movies, TV and more.

Events are scheduled for June in the Philippines, September in China and December in Thailand, though organizers are still working out exactly where.

As part of the deal, the company will also produce exclusive items for the Salt Lake City event, including a figure of the character Daryl Dixon from the zombie show “The Walking Dead.”

Norman Reedus, the actor who plays Daryl Dixon, is set to appear at the 2016 Utah convention.


Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, https://www.sltrib.com

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