Thursday, September 5 2013, 11:22 AM MDT
Salt Lake City Comic Con Kicks Off Thursday
(KUTV and AP) — The first-ever Salt Lake Comic Con kicks off Thursday in downtown Salt Lake City.
Organizer Dan Farr told the Salt Lake Tribune that more than 23,000 tickets have been sold to the three-day festival.
Celebrity guests include William Shatner, Adam West and Henry Winkler, among others.
Officials have announced a last minute addition of another popular guest: Stan Lee.
Lee is the creator of Marvell Comics and all the familiar characters including Spiderman,, Ironman, and the Avengers.
The event is being held at the Salt Palace Convention Center and runs through Saturday.