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Channel Awesome

Channel Awesome

Malcolm Ray

From telling you about the new McCafe items at McDonald's to tormenting the Nostalgia Critic as Satan, Malcolm Ray is an actor, and voice actor. His skills go beyond acting with professional training in film and video as his major at Columbia College Chicago. In the span of his Bachelor career at Columbia, Malcolm has successfully completed his Interdisciplinary Film Degree, been the casting director for a practicum film, interned at O'Connor Casting, and has begun a professional acting career. He's also studied courses in Columbia's Radio and Theater Departments including; Voice Over, Voice Acting For Animation,Radio Production, Stage Voice and more. Malcolm is represented as talent at the Stewart Talent agency in Chicago. As a freelance actor, he is currently hired talent for the online production company Channel Awesome. For three years today, he's appeared alongside Doug Walker in many episodes of "Nostalgia Critic"

Tamara Chambers

Tamara Chambers is an actress and comedian from California. She studied Acting at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in California but now lives in Chicago where she spends her days hiding from snow. No. Wait. She is a theater and film actress who does stand up comedy. Yes. Tamara Is on the internet show The Nostalgia Critic alongside Doug Walker and is known mostly for her Character “Hyper Fan Girl”. Her favorite things are cats, comedy, and the Fallout franchise. Also microwaved popcorn. And lists.

Rob Walker

From Santa Christ to the Executor, Rob Walker always plays a big role in the creation of the show Nostalgia Critic.  He co-writes each episode, plays several hilarious characters, and also co-hosts the blog series Sibling Rivalry with his brother Doug.  Always having a quick comeback (except when he doesn't), he's there to entertain.

James Jarosz

James (Jim) Jarosz, studied film and animation at Columbia College in Chicago back in the mid 90s. He has work on several indie films from acting to camera and sound to props and practical effects. Jim has been a featured extra in a few major motion pictures including Road to Perdition and Public Enemies. He has worked for Channel Awesome for the past five years in several capacities. More notably, as Doug Walker’s photoshop guy and camera man for Nostalgia Critic, and as Quinn the camera man on Demo Reel. The past year Jim has made several props and costumes for the NC and even a bit of animation. He is also prop master and set designer for many of Channel Awesome’s up coming new shows.

Doug Walker

Doug is best known for his character The Nostalgia Critic from ChannelAwesome.com, who reviews bad movies and TV shows connected to your childhood. He's also noted for having a long standing "rivalry" with The Angry Video Game Nerd.  He's appeared on PBS, Entrepreneur Magazine, New York Times, 20/20, Rifftrax, and was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the Mashable Awards as well as one of the Best Youtube Critic by WatchMojo.com.  He’s performed with Mike Nelson, James Rolfe, Mara Wilson, Dante Basco, Paul Dini, Andre Meadows, Rob Paulsen, Maurice Lamarche, Don Bluth, and has been praised by the late Roger Ebert.  His image even appeared in the anime Zettai Karen Children.  He’s more than a God, but less than a man…or is it the other way around?  Either way, he’s here to entertain!

Atomic Robo

Atomic Robo

Brian Clevinger - Writer
Scott Wegener - Artist

Atomic Robo is the adventures and life story of the atomic robot that Nikola Tesla built in 1923 and raised as his son. There's talking dinosaurs, angry A.I., military conspiracies, and sometimes an explosion. Each story arc is self contained so you can hop in and read whatever genre suits you!

Black Nerd Comedy

Black Nerd Comedy

ANDRE MEADOWS is the creator of BLACK NERD COMEDY. Every week, Andre posts Black Nerd Rants, Reviews, Vlogs and Videos on his YouTube Channel, filled with Geek Culture, Video Games, Comic Conventions, Saturday Morning Cartoons, 80's Retro and 90's Nostalgia. He performed the Ninja Rap for Vanilla Ice, sang "Reading Rainbow" with LeVar Burton, made comedic videos with the Power Rangers Movie cast, moderated Nickelodeon Comic-Con panels for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers and All That Reunion, visited the Nintendo of America Office, received dating advice from Ice Cube & Kevin Hart, and has done collaborations with Nostalgia Critic, Channel Awesome, Angry Video Game Nerd, and other various YouTube channels. Andre is also the host of "Catching Up with Andre" on Regal Cinemas, "Crash Course Games" produced by John & Hank Green, and "Kingdom Geek" with co-host Katie Wilson on Fullscreen. And he probably has a bigger Smurf collection than most of you.

Darby Pop

Darby Pop

Darby Pop Publishing was founded in 2013 by multiple Emmy Award winning writer/producer Jeff Kline (TRANSFORMERS: PRIME, G.I. JOE RENEGADES, JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES) as an outlet for high-concept, high-quality visual storytelling.  Kline recruited talent from a small circle of friends — writers and artists with whom he’d worked in both live-action and animation — by asking: “Have you ever had an idea you were convinced would make a killer comic book?”

Darby Pop began as IDW’s first creator-owned imprint. Eleven original series and 60+ issues/TPs have been published to date.  Creators have included Eric Garcia (CITY: THE MIND IN THE MACHINE), John Raffo (THE 7TH SWORD), Scott Marder/Rob Rosell/Jack Lambert (DOBERMAN), Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (DEAD SQUAD), and Kline himself (INDESTRUCTIBLE). In July 2015, Darby Pop partnered with Magnetic Press and released its sixth series SIDE-KICKED by Russell Brettholtz in October 2015, its seventh series DEAD MAN’S PARTY by Jeff Marsick in January 2016, and its eighth series FAKE EMPIRE by Eric Palicki in May 2016. Its ninth series THE LIVING FINGER by Garth Matthams released in July 2016. In October 2015, Darby Pop announced a collaboration with Bruce Lee Entertainment to produce BRUCE LEE: THE DRAGON RISES, which chronicles the return of the beloved actor, philosopher, teacher, and — of course — martial artist in a present-day, all-ages comedy/action/adventure.

Comics legend Howard Chaykin, Eisner Award winner Andrew Robinson, Emmy Award winners Jose Lopez, David Hartman, and Walter Gatus, Bernard Chang, Tony Fleecs and many others have delivered cover art.  And interiors have been laid out and/or drawn by a number of TRANSFORMERS series veterans (among many other talented artists) including Brandon McKinney, Kirk Van Wormer, Kevin Altieri, and Matthew Humphreys.

Former Marvel and Top Cow editor David Wohl helped with the company’s start-up; industry veteran Renae Geerlings is Darby Pop Publishing’s current Managing Editor.

As Kline has been quoted as saying:  “It seems like a lot of people currently working in the comic book industry are hoping to use the experience as a stepping stone to movies or television.   At Darby Pop Publishing, most of our talent is already well-established in those fields; they desperately WANT to be making comics!”

Darby Pop

Darby Pop

Darby Pop Publishing was founded in 2013 by multiple Emmy Award winning writer/producer Jeff Kline (TRANSFORMERS: PRIME, G.I. JOE RENEGADES, JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES) as an outlet for high-concept, high-quality visual storytelling.  Kline recruited talent from a small circle of friends — writers and artists with whom he’d worked in both live-action and animation — by asking: “Have you ever had an idea you were convinced would make a killer comic book?”

Darby Pop began as IDW’s first creator-owned imprint. Eleven original series and 60+ issues/TPs have been published to date.  Creators have included Eric Garcia (CITY: THE MIND IN THE MACHINE), John Raffo (THE 7TH SWORD), Scott Marder/Rob Rosell/Jack Lambert (DOBERMAN), Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (DEAD SQUAD), and Kline himself (INDESTRUCTIBLE). In July 2015, Darby Pop partnered with Magnetic Press and released its sixth series SIDE-KICKED by Russell Brettholtz in October 2015, its seventh series DEAD MAN’S PARTY by Jeff Marsick in January 2016, and its eighth series FAKE EMPIRE by Eric Palicki in May 2016. Its ninth series THE LIVING FINGER by Garth Matthams released in July 2016. In October 2015, Darby Pop announced a collaboration with Bruce Lee Entertainment to produce BRUCE LEE: THE DRAGON RISES, which chronicles the return of the beloved actor, philosopher, teacher, and — of course — martial artist in a present-day, all-ages comedy/action/adventure.

Comics legend Howard Chaykin, Eisner Award winner Andrew Robinson, Emmy Award winners Jose Lopez, David Hartman, and Walter Gatus, Bernard Chang, Tony Fleecs and many others have delivered cover art.  And interiors have been laid out and/or drawn by a number of TRANSFORMERS series veterans (among many other talented artists) including Brandon McKinney, Kirk Van Wormer, Kevin Altieri, and Matthew Humphreys.

Former Marvel and Top Cow editor David Wohl helped with the company’s start-up; industry veteran Renae Geerlings is Darby Pop Publishing’s current Managing Editor.

As Kline has been quoted as saying:  “It seems like a lot of people currently working in the comic book industry are hoping to use the experience as a stepping stone to movies or television.   At Darby Pop Publishing, most of our talent is already well-established in those fields; they desperately WANT to be making comics!”

Team Four Star

Team Four Star

Anthony “Antfish” Sardinha is a Toronto based (that’s right! Second Canadian) voice actor, providing his talents to cartoons, video games, commercials, narrations and much more! Since 2009 and has been providing voice over work for TeamFourStarand, playing characters such as Dodoria, Captain Ginyu, Sauza, Nikki, Android 15, and everyone’s favorite Jamaican spirit crab in Dragonball Z Abridged; Keith Shadis in Attack on Titan Abridged, and The Dandy Man in Hellsing Ultimate Abridged.

Ant also provides the voice of Barret in TeamFourStars latest series, “Final Fantasy VII: Machinabridged”, who he is also the co-writer, co-director, co-producer, and project manager. Ant is also the producer and host of TeamfourStars bi-weekly podcast, which you can find on both the website and iTunes!

 

Scott “KaiserNeko” Frerichs is a Texas-based, California-native voice actor, graphics designer, and writer. Co-founder of TeamFourStar, he is the director, editor, and co-writer for DragonBall Z Abridged, providing the voices for King Kai, Trunks, Burter, Korin ,Yajirobe, Garlic Jr., Zarbon, and various side characters in the series. 

He's also provided voices for several indie video game projects, professional MOBA-games Heroes of Newerth and Smite, Ernest in Gearbox's competitive first-person shooter Battleborn, as well as anime titles including Hiroshi the Sword in Fairy Tail, Gundam Tanaka in Dangan Ronpa 3: Despair Arc, and various other anime titles!

 

Cliff “AinTunez” Weinstein is a Massachusetts-based composer and producer. While he's been a musician and performer since the age of four, he mostly just "figured out" the production aspect over a few years in the late 2000s and early 2010s. You've heard his handiwork in countless stingers and musical bits throughout TeamFourStar’s many productions, most notably including “Moustache,” the “Vegeta SSJ Theme,”  and “Final Fantasy VII Machinabridged: Midgar Mix.”

RK Milholand

RK Milholand

Randy Milholland is a cartoonist and creator of the comic Something Positive as well as the seasonal comic, The Last Trick-or-Treaters.
His work has also been seen in the anthology Sleep of Reason, a couple of expansions for the game Munchkin, and other games and comic anthologies. He lives in Dallas with a librarian and three cats. He looks tired but it's just allergies. Ask him for a free, fast sketch.

Cornshaq

Cornshaq

Mark "Cornshaq" Davis is a YouTube personality, known as an experienced video game reviewer and content creator.  With his popularity exploding, thousands of viewers flock to Cornshaq’s channel each day to get the latest reviews about the newest releases.  Known for his brutally honest approach to games, fans trust his opinion and appreciate his down-to-earth approachability.

He is not only a video game reviewer, he is also a lifelong gamer with nine years of gameplay videos for retro and modern gaming systems.  He is also an avid speedrunner, with World Record times in games such as 8-Eyes and Wolverine for the NES, and other classic systems such as the SNES, CDi and Genesis.  With an ever-growing fan base and channel growth of nearly a thousand subs a month, it’s easy to see why Cornshaq is a trusted name in the gaming world!

Cornshaq has been featured at Magfest, Wizard World, and TooManyGames.

http://www.youtube.com/user/CornshaqGaming

www.twitch.tv/cornshaq

Nerdfit Network

Nerdfit Network

The Nerdfit Network (“Nerdfit”) is a Boston-based entertainment group has delivered hours of laughs and amazement at events since 2007. With most of it’s members having been in the convention scene since the early 90’s, their experience and love for chaos have only added more shenanigans and fun to each event they attend. Nerdfit provides a versatile list of talents including (but not limited to) hosting and performing in panel presentations, game shows, concerts, DJ sets and dance parties. One of their many signatures is Nerdfit Game Theater, an MST3K-inspired showcase of weird or hilarious video games from the past to present. Outside of events, they provide live streams, videos and comedy articles about anime, video games, technology, and silly conspiracy theories. You can find them at http://www.Nerdfit.com.

Johnny Wander

Johnny Wander

Johnny Wander is the creative duo of Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota. Their team-up has produced the critically praised autobio series by the same name and the award winning Lucky Penny (available from Oni Press.) Their current series is a comedy drama involving magic and monster men titled BARBAROUS.

http://johnnywander.com

Tom Fawkes

Tom Fawkes

YouTube: http://youtube.com/TomFawkes

Twitch:http://twitch.tv/TomFawkes

Star Power

Star Power

Garth Graham and Michael Terracciano are the creators of the sci-fi superhero space adventure webcomic, STAR POWER!  After working on their previous webcomics, "Finder's Keepers" and "Dominic Deegan: Oracle for Hire," they teamed up to create a superhero story filled with more action than violence and more adventure than angst.  Now in its fourth year, STAR POWER continues to impress readers with its out-of-this-world characters and stellar artwork.  Garth and Michael have been making webcomics for over a decade, and they hope you find the world they've created a place you want to escape to, not from.  Follow the ongoing adventures of STAR POWER at http://www.starpowercomic.com!