People underestimate the comics and game scene in a community as “small” as Omaha. We have seven or eight game or comic stores in our metro area, which is quite a bit per capita.
Free Comic Book Day is an event at Krypton Comics. Cosplay, signings by B-listers, and most importantly the line. The line starts about three hours in advance and is an event in itself.
Helllllooooooo, nurse! (The woman on the left, Lacee, is a former student of mine.)
Sound effects are becoming much more common in cosplay. The stormies, Mandalorians, and Gamorrean Guard all had sound effects or voice manipulation.