Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. ACE Comic Con Arizona debuted at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. As ACE Universe’s latest installment in their newly launched franchise of comic conventions, ACE Comic Con Arizona showcased a star-studded guest line-up (featuring Chris Evans, Stan Lee, and Tom Holland) and a circular artist alley (including Todd Macfarlane, John Cassaday, and John Romita Jr.).A notable distinction between ACE Comic Con and other comic conventions is that ACE Universe shows will exclusively take place in sports arenas, thus re-configuring the standard comic convention layout. At ACE Comic Con Arizona, the main show floor was located on the ice rink, where the larger exhibitors and vendors were selling comics, toys, apparel, and other nerdy wares. A portion of the arena was sectioned off for the featured programming, including a Captain America panel, a Spider-Man: Homecoming panel, and a panel with Stan Lee and Todd Macfarlane.Alongside the concession stands around the perimeter of the first level of the arena, artists were placed in a circular artist alley, which was a little disorientating at first, but seemed to regulate the crowd flow the entire weekend. Similarly, the perimeter of the top floor was reserved for autograph sessions, an impromptu pinball arcade, and vendors selling clothing and replicas of Captain America shields.With newer conventions like ACE Comic Con, it can be hard to gauge the cosplay turnout ahead of time, but enthusiastic attendees of all ages showed up in amazing costumes. Because of the celebrity guest list, there were many Spider-Men, Captains America, and Winter Soldiers in attendance. Since this was my first time in Arizona, it was really great meeting so many amazing costumers who were excited to show off their skill and talent this past weekend. Check out all of the great cosplay I spotted this weekend!View as: One Page Slides1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Cosplayed by themeechofitall (https://www.instagram.com/themeechofitall/)7. Cosplayed by imjusta.bear (https://www.instagram.com/imjusta.bear/)8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Cosplayed by Aaron Rivin (https://www.instagram.com/aaronrivin/) & Mina Kess (https://www.instagram.com/minakess/)17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. All photos by Betty Felon.