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Jude Strieby-Raska of Jude S-R Photography art directs Nicholas Spence, dressed as a steampunk assassin, left, and Keelie Smith, dressed as a Grounder from the TV series The 100, during a photo session at the 2016 Tampa Bay Comic Con in the Tampa Convention Center on Friday. Fans of all things nerd gathered in the convention center to watch and participate in panels, shop for unique products in the exhibition hall, and see and be seen among the cosplayers at this year’s Comic Con, which continues through Sunday. tampabaycomiccon.com/

ANDRES LEIVA | Times

Jude Strieby-Raska of Jude S-R Photography art directs Nicholas Spence, dressed as a steampunk assassin, left, and Keelie Smith, dressed as a Grounder from the TV series The 100, during a photo session at the 2016 Tampa Bay Comic Con in the Tampa Convention Center on Friday. Fans of all things nerd gathered in the convention center to watch and participate in panels, shop for unique products in the exhibition hall, and see and be seen among the cosplayers at this year’s Comic Con, which continues through Sunday. tampabaycomiccon.com/

Dead-serious fun 08/05/16 [Last modified: Friday, August 5, 2016 10:21pm]
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