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Every year GAMMA.CON welcomes special guests to our program. They host events, do panels, workshops, do Q&As and do signings for you!


Special Guests

Jesse Cox

Youtuber, podcaster, comedian, and gamer Jesse Cox from the Scary Game Squad and Cox n’ Crendor is returning to Australia since his last visit to PAX (Melbourne) in 2017! A dedicated completionist, Jesse entertains fans with insights, commentary and humour on his livestreams. Outside his gaming streams Jesse has lent his voice to various games and TV shows including Awesomenauts, Spriticus in Heroes of Newerth, This Is Vegas and Broken Quest.

He’ll be GAMMA.CON over both days and the GAMMA@Night program. Program details and signing times TBA.

Alex Faciane

Writer, host, journalist, and comedian who’s worked everywhere from MatPat’s Game Theory to Myspace. He also currently appears as a co-host on Super Beard Bros, Scary Game Squad, Multiplayer Mayhem, Star Wars: New Canon Book Club, and the Chilluminati Paranormal Podcast, along with writing, producing, and starring in original content at ThatOneVideoGamer. He also appears as “Ronik” in the video game boss-driven boyband Big Bad Bosses on their album Power Overwhelming, with music and lyrics by Shovel Knight and OK K.O. composer Jake Kaufman.

He’ll be GAMMA.CON over both days and the GAMMA@Night program. Program details and signing times TBA.

Paul St. Peter

Paul St. Peter, twice nominated for BTVA Awards, is a US voice actor, whose many anime and video game credits include 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.)

He’ll be GAMMA.CON over both days and the GAMMA@Night program. Program details and signing times TBA.


Comic book Guests

Jon Sommariva

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.

Matthew Lin

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

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


Cosplay Guests

Our Cosplay guests have been announced! They’ll be judging the cosplay contest, doing workshops and more! Names and details here.

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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.