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Denver Comic Con Hosts 20th Anniversary of Gargoyles Animated Series and Mass Effect Video Game Sessions

  (March 10, 2014)
Denver Comic Con Hosts 20th Anniversary of Gargoyles Animated Series and Mass Effect Video Game Sessions

Denver (PRWEB) March 10, 2014

Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference (DCC), a program of Comic Book Classroom (CBC) designed to help promote literacy through pop culture, today announced it will feature programming from Disneys 1994 animated series Gargoyles and BioWares popular video game, Mass Effect.

DCC will host a 20th anniversary reunion of many of the talents who worked on Gargoyles with actors Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Thom Adcox-Hernandez and series creator Greg Weisman. The con will also feature a Mass Effect session with Raphael Sbarge, Mark Meer and Kimberly Brooks with more guest additions coming soon.

When were booking guests for DCC we try to provide a little something for every attendee, said Bruce MacIntosh, chairman of CBC and director of programming for DCC. Getting the Gargoyles group together for the 20th anniversary and so many of the people behind Mass Effect provides synergy to the sessions were providing. Whats more, were always looking to add to these synergiesstay tuned for more Gargoyles and Mass Effect announcements in the coming weeks, as well as other exciting plans still in the works.


DCC has a complete and ongoing list of announced guests at its website, which includes notables such as Bruce Campbell of Burn Notice and Evil Dead and Michael Rooker from The Walking Dead in addition to todays announced guests.

Gargoyles 20th Anniversary Guests (to date)
Salli Richardson-Whitfield In addition to voicing Elisa Maza in the Disney animation classic Gargoyles, Salli is known to millions of fans as Dr. Allison Blake in SyFys Eureka. She's has appeared in more than 20 major motion pictures including: I Am Legend with Will Smith, Antwone Fisher with Denzel Washington, Low Down Dirty Shame with Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Posse with Mario Van Peebles. She is starring in two upcoming motion pictures, Pastor Brown and We The Party. Salli has also appeared in dozens of popular television series, including Criminal Minds, Bones, House, MD, NYPD Blue, CSI: Miami and as Viveca Foster on Family Law.

Greg Weisman Greg is best known as the creator of Gargoyles. Hes also the supervising producer of The Spectacular Spider-Man and is the executive producer on the highly-anticipated new animated Disney XD series, Star Wars Rebels, premiering in the fall of 2014. Weisman has also worked as producer on the Young Justice animated series, wrote the script for DC Showcase: Green Arrow, an animated short feature that is included on the DVD for the film, Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. Gregs first novel, Rain of the Ghosts was released on December 3, 2013.

Thom Adcox-Hernandez Thom is known for his voice work in The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat and Young Justice: Legacy, and of course, as Lexington in Gargoyles. In addition to voice acting, Thom is known for his roles in Under Siege 2: Dark Territory and the prime-time soap opera, Falcon Crest.

Mass Effect Guests (to date)
Raphael Sbarge Raphaels video game work extends beyond Mass Effect, in which he plays Kaidan Alenko in Mass Effect and its sequel Mass Effect 2. Hes also done voice work for the video games Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords as Carth Onasi, as RC-1262 "Scorch" in Star Wars: Republic Commando.

Raphael began his acting career on Sesame Street at the age of five, but most recently he can been seen on ABCs Once Upon a Time as Dr. Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket. Additionally, Raphael voiced the character Professor Zei in a guest-star appearance on the thirtieth episode of Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Raphael, Ed Begley, Jr. and Rachelle Carson Begley launched an environmentalist non-profit called Green Wish that funds local, green organizations through customers small donations at local retailers.

Mark Meer Mark voices Commander Shepard in the Mass Effect games as well as in a number of other games from BioWare Corp., notably the Baldur's Gate and Dragon Age series. Meer also works in animation, providing the voice for characters in a series of cartoon shorts produced by Rantdog Animation Studios.

Kimberly Brooks Kimberly has been working in video games since the mid-1990s. In addition to voicing the role of Ashley Williams in Mass Effect, she also appeared in Dragon Age: Origins and voiced characters in Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Kimberly is also known for her animation voice acting, including several parts in Ben 10 Omniverse and Ultimate Spider-Man.

For more information about Comic Book Classroom or Denver Comic Con and to purchase tickets visit http://www.ComicBookClassroom.org or http://www.DenverComicCon.com.

About Denver Comic Con
Entering its third year, the Denver Comic Con (DCC) is Denvers premiere pop-culture fan experience, covering the worlds of comic books, film, and related media. It is also an extension of and an awareness builder for its parent organization, Comic Book Classroom. For the latest news and information, visit http://www.denvercomiccon.com.

About Comic Book Classroom
Comic Book Classroom (CBC) is a charitable organization that educates through alternative approaches to literacy, learning, and character development. CBC creates programs for underserved students, schools and communities via comic books, graphic novels, and related media. CBC is the organizer and producer for the DCC. http://www.comicbookclassroom.org.

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