D.C. may not be known to the general public as a particularly “nerdy” community beyond the Josh Lyman-type political junkies who would rather read Roll Call than catch the latest superhero movie. But this Hoya staffer (and self-proclaimed pop culture Queen) had the chance to attend the inaugural Awesome Con D.C. this weekend and boy, are those people wrong. The geeks of D.C. are loud, proud and here to stay. It was a great convention with cool content and guests, but the highlight was without a doubt the fan-made costumes. And, as it turns out, some of these savvy, caped crusaders are also fans of a certain campus newspaper…
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s The Hoya!
Be sure to check out some other pictures of Awesome Con!