2022 Special Guests
Every year GAMMA.CON welcomes special guests to our program. They host events, do panels, workshops, do Q&As and do signings for you!
2016 San Diego Film Award “Best Actor” nominee and winner of the 2014 “I’m Funnier Than” Comedy Contest, Jon Allen has voiced Alessi in “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure,” Jamilov and Spider in “Edens Zero,” Kiyoshi Miyaji and Yoshinori Susa in “Kuroko’s Basketball,” Zack in “Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans,” Binolt, Kazsule, and Number Zero on “Hunter X Hunter,” and numerous others.
In cartoons, Jon stars as Sonny in “Tasty Tales of the Food Truckers” (along with a number of other characters in the show), and can also be heard as Hamku and Furkira in “Friend Z Space” on ABC. You might have also heard him as the voice of Thrash the shark in the cartoon “Heroes of Goo Jit Zu”. Additionally, Jon voices Wolfpain, Silverback, Battaxe, Tritops, Verapz, Saturnaut, and Warsnap.
In gaming, he starred as the voice of all versions of Jarvis and H8 Squadder in “Pain” and on the Playstation Network. He’s also Krang from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in “SMITE,” Kamuna Harunosuke and Ogawa in “Genshin Impact,” Thorton and Brawly in “Pokemon Masters,” Persona the Masked in “Phantasy Star Online 2,” and in other titles such as “Demon Slayer – The Hinokami Chronicles,” “Warhammer Tactics,” “Ace Combat 7,” and “Zanki Zero” to name a few.
On-camera he’s been seen in the series “The Ex-List,” Comedy Central’s “My Profile Story,” “Know Your Meme,” “You Can Do Better” on truTV, and starred as Ryan Wyatt in “The Castmembers”. Jon also contributes to the world of pro-wrestling, having wrestled as the two times, and longest-reigning champion of WPW “Ricotta Flair” in Los Angeles, which streams every month on Twitch TV. He’s also wrestled for former WWE and TNA star Sinn Bodhi’s “Freakshow Wrestling” in Las Vegas, and ran “Fans United Wrestling” in San Diego.
Paul St. Peter
Paul St. Peter, US voice actor, will be returning to GAMMA.CON AGAIN with his excellent voice acting workshop and judging the voice acting competition,
Paul has many anime 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.)
Andrew Lutomski aka Thor of Oz
Coach @AndrewLutomski – better known as “Thor of Oz” is a Health and Fitness Coach and Mentor.
Andrew is now focused on helping friends and the Cosplay community in achieving their full potential to lead a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
He’ll be there with @TeamAccountable – the Pop Culture and Cosplay Community supporting one another in health, fitness and overall well-being.
They keep each other Accountable by keeping each other on track with Health and Fitness Goals.
Danielle “WhereisDanielle” Debs
Cosplayer and content creator from Sydney. Danielle “WhereisDanielle” Debs works with textiles, foam, 3D modelling, and 3D printed hard surfaces to bring characters from screen and fiction into reality.
Initially drawn into cosplay by a love of Sci-Fi and fantasy, and a general love of creating things; she began with no prior trained skills in crafting or sewing, and learned through trial and error, with a side of stubbornness. Nowadays she has the amazing opportunity to work on cosplays for gaming publishers.
For Danielle cosplay is about community and creativity. She loves sharing her work and explaining how she makes things with the cosplay community both online and in person; hoping to inspire others to be creative and contribute as much fun, joy, and positivity to the world as possible!
Soylent Cosplay, (also known as Jen), is a professional cosplayer and special FX makeup artist working out of Sydney. Her primary skills are in SFX makeup and body paint, mould making and casting, foam smithing and using worbla for armour, and wig styling.
She got into makeup after doing her Bachelor in Visual Art and finding that she enjoyed transforming the human body into interesting and other-worldly forms and hasn’t stopped since!
Soylent has been cosplaying for over 10 years and doing makeup for eight, working professionally within the industry for the last six years. She is well known for her Liara T’Soni and Darth Talon cosplays, and her work acting and as a head makeup artist on the web series 1 For All on Youtube. She has worked with companies such as Bioware, Ubisoft and Playstation.
Henchwench is a full-time cosplayer and propmaker, working with Scrap Shop Props as half of Hench & Scrap Foundry. With a focus on turning cool stuff from games into real-life objects, Hench & Scrap have worked for companies like Blizzard, Bethesda & Wizards of the Coast.
At age 14, Henchwench got her start in costume working part-time at Weta Workshop on the Lord of the Rings movies in the weapons and armour department. She later studied a degree in costume at NIDA, which she followed up with a graduate certificate in costume design at AFTRS, and worked in film/TV/theatre costumes before deciding to pursue her passion for video game costumes & props full time.
She was also the 2016 winner of the Australian Championships of Cosplay and represented Australia at the Crown Championships of Cosplay in Chicago.
Scrap Shop Props
Scrap Shop Props has combined his background of engineering with larping to build amazing cosplay. Scrap Shop Props works full-time alongside Henchwench making epic props for companies such as Blizzard, Bethesda & Wizards of the Coast (To name a few!).
He loves the creative process and bringing the imaginary to life. Cosplay has been a big confidence boost to Oarin, a natural introvert, and helped him find his voice in the community. He looks forward to seeing you at GAMMA.CON 2022!