A few weeks ago my pals and I went to Nerdvana (AKA Carmarthen Comic Con)!

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An all-day convention, Nerdvana had lots going on including a room full of geek-themed vendors, cosplay competitions, a charity auction, a NERF duel, gaming tables, and panel discussions.

I loved the cross-section of people in attendance – from little kids to teenage girls, to fully cosplayed adults, to elegant older steampunks!  The day also has such a friendly community vibe, and I always feel really welcomed there. <3

I cosplayed as Marceline from Adventure Time!

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Read the full costume breakdown and axe bass tutorial on Daf’s tumblr!

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I felt really self-conscious baring my vampire teeth – and a wide toothy smile is SO not what I’m used to! – but I needed to show off my badass teeth.


(This feels better.)

Daf cosplayed as the Winter Soldier (from Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier), and won FIRST PRIZE in the cosplay competition!  I’m so proud of him! 🙂

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Here are some other write-ups of Nerdvana 2015, with photos:

 West Wales Chronicle: Nerdvana 2015

FYI Carmarthen: Steampunk and fantasy characters at Carmarthen’s Nerdvana

Annie Chan: Nerdvana vlog

Carmarthen Journal: Nerds descend on Carmarthen for comic-con



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