Jamie Marchi

Written by Cherry City Comic Con. Posted in 2018 Special Guests, Actor, Writer

Marchi graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in theater, and has been acting professionally since 2000.  She got her start in voice acting in Fruits Basket as Motoko Minagawa, and has worked on and voiced for a number of American adaptations of Japanese animated shows, including Black Cat as Rinslet Walker, Soul Eater as Liz Thompson, Sekirei as Uzume, Heaven’s Lost Property as Mikako Satsukitane, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt as Panty Anarchy, Freezing as Rana Linchen, High School DxD as Rias Gremory, Witchblade as Masane Amaha and Death Parade as Chiyuki. She also writes the anime dub scripts and directs other Funimation actors.

In April 2013, Marchi joined The Funimation Show web series as a co-host.

In September 3, 2015, Marchi made her debut role for Sentai Filmworks as Neko Kuroha in Brynhildr in the Darkness.

In November 3, 2017, she also made her first non-anime role as Green Guts in Cartoon Network’s OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes.

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Rikki Simons

Written by Cherry City Comic Con. Posted in Actor, Writer

Rikki Simons (AKA Rosearik Rikki Simons) is a voice actor, writer, and artist. He is most famous for being the voice GIR— that robot in the dog suit!– and Bloaty on Invader ZIM. He plays various characters on Mighty Magiswords (Red Trollblin). As a writer he is known for the science fiction and fantasy novel Hitherto a Lion. Original illustrated books and comics that he created with Tavisha-Wolfgarth-Simons include Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check!, Ranklechick and His Three Legged Cat, ShutterBox, and now The Trinkkits. He was also once a background painter in animation, on Invader ZIM and the Jackie Chan Adventures. The comics and books he creates with Tavisha can be read and purchased at www.tavicat.com. His Blog can be found at www.rikkisimons.com.

Jim Shooter

Written by Cherry City Comic Con. Posted in 2018 Special Guests, Artist, Artist, Writer, Writer

James C. Shooter

Jim Shooter started writing Superman and other titles for DC Comics at the age of 13 in 1965.  He worked his way through high school writing stories, laying out pages and designing covers.

He was hired by Marvel Comics in 1976 as Associate Editor and in 1978 became Editor in Chief.  He introduced benefits, royalties and other incentives for creators that attracted a legion of phenomenal talents who, under his oversight, authored a decade of brilliant creativity and unparalleled success.  Jim wrote several notable series including the Avengers and Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars.  He also headed up the creative teams that developed G.I. Joe and Transformers.

Jim went on to found Voyager Communications in 1989, where he was the CEO and President.  He also served as Editor in Chief, principal creator, head writer and occasional artist for the highly acclaimed comics published under the VALIANT imprint, which included Magnus Robot Fighter, Solar Man of the Atom, Harbinger, X-O Manowar, UNITY and more.

Later, Jim founded DEFIANT and Broadway Comics.  At each of these he served as CEO, Editor in Chief and principal creatorDEFIANT properties include Warriors of Plasm and Dark DominionBroadway stars include Star Seed, Fatale and Knights on Broadway.

In 2009, he was hired by Dark Horse Comics to do a second redevelopment of Gold Key comics characters Turok Son of Stone, Mighty Samson, Doctor Solar, Magnus Robot Fighter and others.

Currently, Jim serves as Creative Director and Editor in Chief for Illustrated Media Group, which produces custom comics for promotion and advertising and has provided creative services to clients including Intel, the Mill Pond Group, Dark Horse and more.  Under the auspices of Illustrated Media, Jim writes a popular comics-related blog, www.jimshooter.com