Billy Bolt is a New Mexico-based cosplayer, propmaker, and entertainer who describes himself as a "professional nerd". Since 2013, Billy has been debuting elaborate foam and light-up cosplay at conventions, from Doctor Strange's magic disks to Escanor's "Rita" axe. In recent years, he has taken up commission work and hosting local events to bring together the community. Billy's work has received 5 awards (including Best Prop and Judge's Favorite), been featured at MakerFest, and has made appearances on multiple Marvel red carpet premieres in two countries Billy always strives to brighten someone else's day, whether through comedy, paneling, cosplay, or a simple smile. He enjoys lending a helping hand to other cosplayers, providing crafting advice and emotional support to help create a more positive community.