Category Archives: CMX 2014
This year has seen the addition of several new conventions aimed at the geeky crowd. One of those, the Comic & Media Expo (CMX), happened this weekend at the Mesa Convention Center. The lovely geek host Alice was kind enough to accompany me at the CMX festivities on Friday and Saturday.
CMX had several super awesome guests including Amy Okunda, from The Guild, and Sandeep Parikh, of The Guild and Legend of Neil. (If you haven’t already, check out geek host Cassie’s QA article on Amy and Sandeep!) Also in attendance was Dante Basco who voiced Zuko on Avatar and Janet Varney who voices Korra on Legend of Korra. I gotta say, there were a lot of cosplayers from the Avatar universe over the course of the weekend! It was awesome to see. Speaking of cosplay….
Image by Claire Adams courtesy of Geek News Network
Comic & Media Expo 2014 kicked off their first annual event Oct. 17-19 in the Mesa Convention Center, showcasing cosplayers, genre authors and local comic artists. The brand-new convention also scored notable industry leaders like Marv Wolfman and Jay Fotos.