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Next Brunch Date: February 18, 2017

Official Phoenix Chapter Launch:
June 13, 2015

The Phoenix Officers

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Erin

Origin Story:
Erin (right) is a graphic designer by day, nerd by night… err, rather, nerd by day and night! While growing up, Erin knew the nerd was strong within her. She loved playing video games and reenacting her favorite movies and TV shows to anyone that would watch. While most girls her age had a crush on Josh Hartnett, Erin was madly in love with Mr. Frodo Baggins. Today, Erin likes to work on her blog, E-Rad’s Cantina and spends her night trying to figure out the best ways to cosplay (there are so many skills involved, ahh!)!

Favorite Fandoms:
Harry Potter, Star Trek: TNG, Star Wars, Archer, The Venture Bros, Parks & Recreation, Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit, Anything made by Bioware, The Sims, The Hunger Games

Brunch Drink:
A good latte

Anime Boyfriend:
Does Archer count? Because, it’s Archer.

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Amanda

Origin story:
Amanda has always had a particular fondness for things of a geeky nature. In her free time, Amanda likes to play MarioKart, play crossword puzzles, crochet (very poorly), and watch anything on BBC.

Favorite Fandoms:
Doctor Who, Captain America, The Hunger Games, Harry Potter and Jared Leto

Brunch drink:
Diet Coke

Anime boyfriend:
Uh, Peter Pan if that counts. He was my first crush.

 

Stefanie

Origin Story:
Stefanie is a marketing manager, fantasy writer, part-time dogsitter, and die-hard Phoenix Comicon fan. She loves to cosplay her favorite characters at con, like Wonder Woman/Elektra/Clara Oswald/something steampunk. Growing up as an avid life-long reader and fan of sci-fi, fantasy, and YA, Stefanie recently began self-publishing her own fantasy book on Chanillo, called Untested. Every month you will find her cheering on Dean Ambrose and the other superstars of the WWE for their pay-per-views. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s probably shaking it in Zumba class.

Favorite Fandoms:
Doctor Who, Star Wars, X-Men, The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Infernal Devices, WWE, Star Trek: TNG, Marvel, DC, The Fullmetal Alchemist, Coffee.

Brunch Drink:
Latte or Mimosa

Anime Boyfriend:
Edward Elric/the Fullmetal Alchemist – but I’ve got my eye on you, Gajeel/Fairy Tail!

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Chantel

14938162_1787576558185685_6339939217782314710_nOrigin Story:
It was 4 years ago when Chantel finally released her inner geek. She spent countless hours playing Halo, created her first Link costume, and was introduced to the world of Marvel; since then she never turned backed. Chantel enjoys reading, collecting stuffed animals and figurines, a noob in the comic department, a runner, and always planning her next trip to Disneyland. Lastly, Buckbeak is her spirit animal.

Favorite Fandoms: Harry Potter, Disney, Marvel, Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers), Spider-Gwen, Star Wars, Cats, The Legend of Zelda, Halo, Gilmore Girls, Rocket Power.

Brunch Drink:
Apple juice or Dr. Pepper

Anime Boyfriend:
Master Chief…gear and all

Nicky

Origin Story:
Nicky’s geekiness was cultivated as a young girl through hours of NES and Super Mario Bros., and eventually her gray Gameboy and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. As a teen she was introduced to Ranma ½ and Sailor Moon on VHS through her soon-to-be-boyfriend-eventual-husband. As a young adult she fell in love with Kakashi Hatake and even went on to write Naruto fanfic. Today, geekery is part of her daily life because of her many fandoms and her two teenage daughters who are also about that geek life.

Nicky is Standing Rock Sioux and Navajo. She is an activist for Native American rights, a fat activist, and is a plus-size fashion blogger at RedstreakGirl.com. You can find her playing board games, biking, at the Phoenix Comicon, and binge-watching the latest Netflix series.

Favorite Fandoms:
Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Twilight Trilogy (my guilty pleasure, don’t judge), Interview With The Vampire, Legend, The Princess Bride, Marvel cinematic universe, Star Wars, Game of Thrones – Jason Momoa is my sun and stars, and Bush the band.

Brunch Drink:
Cranberry Mimosa or Caramel Macchiato

Anime Boyfriend:
Kakashi Hatake *swoon*

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