Every year GAMMA.CON welcomes special guests to our program. They host events, do panels, workshops, do Q&As and do signings for you! Check out last year’s guests below.
During the COVID-19 Health Emergency we’ll be running series of online and small in person events (see details here) below are some of the guests we have planned!
2020 Special Guests
Paul St. Peter
Paul St. Peter, US voice actor, will be joining the GAMMA.CON Streamapalooza with a Q&A for fans, voice acting workshop and judging the voice acting competition.
Paul has many a jime and video game credits, including KINGDOM HEARTS (Xemnas), NARUTO (Nine Tail Fox), ONE PUNCH MAN (Beast King), DIGIMON (Wormmon, Leomon), ROBOTECH (Zor Prime), WORLD OF WARCRAFT (Boden The Imposing), DYNASTY WARRIORS I-IV (Yuan Shao), DIGIMON: THE MOVIE (Kokomon), MIRACULOUS LADYBUG (Master Fu), GODZILLA III (Takeshi), RESIDENT EVIL 5 (Swahili Zombie), PUNCH (Cowboy Bebop), THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, (Mondego), PAPRIKA (Konakawa), X-COM (Dr. Heinrich), GUNDAM: IRON BLOODED ORPHANS (McMurdo) . And many, many more! Paul’s TV appearances include work on NCIS, LAST MAN STANDING, JESSIE, LEGIT (for FX), RINGER, TIM AND ERIC’S AWESOME SHOW, and the hilarious KEY AND PEELE (Comedy Central.)
Derek Stephen. Prince
Anime voice actor Derek Stephen Prince will be running a Jeopardy quiz panel for viewers at home and be judging the voice-over competition at the GAMMA.CON Streamapalooza
Steve has been an actor for 42 years, and 25 as a voice actor, his work includes Power Rangers, Wild Force; Digimon as Digimon Emperor, Veemon, Beelzamon, Impmon, Piedmon and Jeremy, to name a few; Love, Hina as Keitaro; Bleach, as Uryu Ishida; Naruto/Boruto, where he still plays Shino Aburame; Iggy the Boston Terrier on Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures: Stardust Crusaders; Guts the pug in Kill La Kill; and Ranjiro Kiyama in BeyBlade Burst Turbo/Surge. The Kingdom Hearts games as Vexen; Odin Sphere as Oswald; Operation Darkness as Adolf Hitler and Jack the Ripper; Fuyuhiko Kuzuryu in Danganrompa V2; Kokichi Ouma in Danganrompa V3 and more!
2020 Comic book Guests
We’ll have more guests to announce as part of our program of events during the COVID-19 emergency. Check out previous guests we’ve had at GAMMA.CON
2019 Comic book Guests
Jon Sommariva is an internationally published comic book artist from Canberra, Australia. His work has appeared in publications from DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image, Dark Horse, and IDW. Jon has also worked as a concept artist and illustrator for Insomniac, Upperdeck, Hasbro, Disney and Nickelodeon in both games and animation.
Some comics that Jon has worked on are GEMINI, FREE REALMS, REXODUS, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: AMAZING ADVENTURES, BATMAN/TMNT ADVENTURES, STAR WARS ADVENTURES and currently MARVEL ACTION: AVENGERS.
Jon has drawn comics professionally since 2002. He also worked on the side-scrolling beat ’em up game WULVERBLADE for Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch.
Apart from drawing, which he does A LOT, Jon loves watching and talking about movies, reading comics and playing games. (He is a self-proclaimed master at Mario Kart) He is also fluent in Spanish.
You can see more of Jons work on his Instagram page: @sommariva. He will be on the exhibition floor in the comic books showcase.
Matt is an illustrator and graphic designer who started designing and illustrating comics while working at Scholastic. He has designed toys and other merchandise for McDonald’s, Nestle and Disney, being an Art Director at Horwitz Publications and Creative Director at Online Media Group.
In 2004, Matt decided to enter the world of freelancing. Since taking that step, Matt has illustrated over 50 picture novels, graphic novels, educational books and short stories for Australian publishers Blake, Hachette, Lagunna Bay, Macmillan and US publishers McGraw-Hill and Trillium.
He was also an artist for Marvel / Upper Deck’s Fleer Ultra X-Men 2018 sketch cards and has two commissioned murals in Taree and Canada Bay libraries.
When he’s not drawing or designing on the computer, you can find Matt playing around with a wooden sword pretending to be a Samurai!
Matt also runs drawing workshops at libraries and schools and is represented by the Children’s Bookshop in Beecroft, Sydney.
Matthew will be in the comic books showcase on the exhibition floor
Marcelo Baez is a professional freelance illustrator and comic artist with over 20 years of experience in the creative industry.
Marcelo has created work for a variety of international companies, including Marvel, Event Cinemas, Apple Inc., and many more. He has created Marvel Super Heroes Squad book: Hulk Saves the Day, illustrated GISH, a post-apocalyptic action comic, illustrated a wraparound cover for the Phantom comics and completed a set of official Marvel Avengers limited edition prints and a Wolverine print set.
Marcelo is represented in the US by Shannon Associates New York and will be in the Comic book showcase on the exhibition floor at GAMMA.CON
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GAMMA.CON wants everyone to have a good time at our events. To ensure that happens all guests are required to observe our policies on appropriate behaviour, and suitable props. Ticket sales terms and conditions. Further terms and conditions of entry are available on our Moshtix ticket sales page.