Blerdcon is a show that was held last month in DC. It’s a celebration of Blerd culture, which began as a space for “Black Nerds” before spreading its wings and growing to encompass LGBTQ, disabled and other peoples of colour as well.
Here’s the show’s official description:
Blerdcon is an event that highlights and celebrates Blerd culture and creates a marketplace of ideas where sharing that culture can take place with proper context, attribution and positivity in an inclusive environment.
Blerdcon is derived from the term “Blerd” which is short for black nerd. Blerd culture encompasses creatives, fans, producers who are and have been contributing to every fandom, but don’t get the recognition or notoriety.
Blerdcon celebrates our connection with LGBTQ, the disabled, POCs and the international community! All are welcome to partake in the experience as we are an open community who love all the same nerddom.
Being a nerd show, among the panels and parties there was loads of cosplay on show at this year’s event as well, and Legend of Micah was there to take this amazing video of it.
Oh, and if anyone knows any of the cosplayers featured here (or is one!), let me know and I can add some credits below:
Kasmui 1: zerosuitsami
Kasumi 2: izzysaek0
Sub-Zero 1: hellspawned
Prince Akeem: uptownbill007
Tick x Stormtrooper: stormtrooperintraining
Darkwing Duck: swaggycosplayer
Poison Ivy: tranquil_ashes
Kylo Ren: cosplaya.kyloren
Jam Master Jedi: smoovecosplaya
Sailor Mercury: silvercrescentcosplay
Mr. Incredible: knightmage1
Sub-Zero 2: vantablackcosplay
Sub-Zero 3: shweetpea_117
Sub-Zero 4: enitan_cosplay
Redguard: Casual Assassin Cosplay
Bunny Bulma: kimonojones
Bakugou: Maki Roll’s Chop Shop