A rogue’s gallery of pics from Phoenix Comicon

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Phoenix Cactus Comicon 2009

PHOTOS BY SCOTT KIRCHHOFER, FOR THE TRIBUNE/NERDVANA

Nerdvana co-founder and graphic artist extraordinaire Scott Kirchhofer got to hang out Saturday at Phoenix Comicon 2009 at the Mesa Convention Center, and he filed more than a dozen images of the experience.

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1. Aaron Douglas plays Chief Galen Tyrol, one of the “final five Cylons,” in Battlestar Galactica.

2. Stop me if you’ve heard this one: Two stormtroopers, a TIE Fighter pilot and a Jawa walk into a bar …

3. Richard LeParmentier played Admiral Motti, the commander of the Death Star in
Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope. His character was the first recipient of the Force choke after daring to doubt Lord Vader’s “sorcerer’s ways.”  He now works as a writer-producer in the U.K.

4. Rorschach is watching.

5. A Republic clone trooper (Capt. Rex?) at parade rest

6. Rrrrrrrrrrrwrrrrrrrrrrrrwrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrn! Nrf rf!

7. Rob Liefeld is the artist behind such titles as Youngblood, Onslaught, New Mutants, and X-Force.

8. A charming Catwoman and Batman put aside their differences.

9. Erin Gray, who played Wilma Deering on Buck Rodgers in the 25th Century

10. Buck himself, Gil Gerard

11. Lou Ferrigno, TV’s Incredible Hulk

12. An interesting take on Boba Fett’s armour colouring

13. I have NO IDEA what this is. Any help? Pyramid Head from the Silent Hill video games and film

14. The most dangerous and tempting foe of all: Vendors!

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