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The Best Star Wars Cosplay in Phoenix

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Benjamin Leatherman
Kylo Ren at Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest 2015.
Star Wars fandom is reaching its absolute zenith this week with the release of the much-anticipated continuation of the saga, The Last Jedi, on Friday, December 15, and it seems like everyone is celebrating their love for that galaxy far, far away.

Local geeks have already been showing off their fandom for Star Wars for years at events around the Valley, including creating and wearing fantastic costumes inspired by the legendary franchise. In honor of the new flick, we’re taking a look back at some of the best Star Wars-related cosplay we’ve encountered in recent years.