POP CULTURE IS TAKING CENTER STAGE -- DURING THE SECOND SALT LAKE COMIC CON -- AT THE SALT PALACE, THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

ORGANIZERS SAY THE CONVENTION COULD DRAW UP TO 100-THOUSAND FANS.

THE THREE-DAY CONVENTION, FEATURES THE BEST IN MOVIES, TELEVISION SHOWS, GAMING, SCI-FI/FANTASY AND COMIC BOOKS.

CELEBRITY GUESTS WILL INCLUDE CAST MEMBERS OF THE "STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION" TELEVISION SERIES.

GOVERNOR GARY HERBERT WAS AMONG THOSE WHO VISITED, OPENING DAY. HE SAYS COMIC CON HAS A TREMENDOUS IMPACT ON THE UTAH ECONOMY.