Nerd Culture

Comic and Media Expo 2015 at Mesa Convention Center

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Benjamin Leatherman
Local cosplayers portray Sadness and Fear from Inside Out.
The artistry of geekdom in its many forms was celebrated during the weekend-long Comic and Media Expo at the Mesa Convention Center from Friday, October 16, to Sunday, October 18. Comic book creators from around Arizona like Armand Villavert and Benjamin Glendenning, genre authors like Sharon A. Skinner, famed cosplayer D. Piddy, and voice actor Bill Salyers of Cartoon Network’s Regular Show were some of the many artists and creatives in attendance at the event, which also featured countless costumed attendees and numerous panels on developing and fostering fandom.

Photos by Benjamin Leatherman