‘Star Trek’ android Data beams into Phoenix Comicon

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Brent Spiner as Data in Star Trek Nemesis from Paramount

Brent Spiner, who played the android Lt. Cmdr. Data in Star Trek: The Next Generation and four feature films, has been added to the guest list for Phoenix Comicon. He joins fellow TNG actors Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi) and Wil Wheaton (Ensign Wesley Crusher) at the event, Jan. 23-25 at the Mesa Convention Center.


Aaron Douglas — Chief Tyrol on Battlestar Galactica.

Gil Gerard and Erin Gray from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.

Lou Ferrigno — TV’s Incredible Hulk.

Kevin J. Anderson — Comic book writer and Star Wars and Dune novelist.

Richard LeParmentier — portrayed Admiral Motti in the original Star Wars movie. He was the Imperial officer above who believed more in the power of the Death Star than in the power of the Force. Darth Vader’s response left him all choked up.

Jo Chen — most well known to American comic readers as the cover artist of Runaways and Joss Whedon’s current Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 comic published by Dark Horse.

Kaare Andrews — Artist for the Marvel mini-series Spider-Man: Reign.

Sean “Cheeks” Galloway — an artist, penciller, character designer, conceptual designer, and toy designer for projects from the top comic publishers (Marvel, Dark Horse, DC, Image) to Disney, Hasbro, Sony, and Dreamworks productions. He did cover art for Teen Titans Go, pencilling on Venom and lead character design for the animated series The Spectacular Spider-Man.

Terry Moore — creator of the popular series Strangers in Paradise.

Tim Seeley – a returning Phoenix Comicon guest who is staff artist for Devil’s Due Publishing and the writer and creator of Hack/Slash.

Marjean Holden — a series regular on the Babylon 5 spin-off series Crusade, written by award winning writer/producer J. Michael Strazynski, and star of Paramount Pictures’ Code Red:The Rubicon Conspiracy, both of which can be seen from time to time on the Sci-Fi Channel.

Additional guests include Reuben Langdon, motion capture and voice actor of Dante from Devil May Cry; Matt Greenfield, American co-founder of ADV Films, the largest anime company in North America; and Yuri Lowenthal, voice actor from Legion of Superheroes, Naruto, Ben 10: Alien Force and Afro Samurai; and comics luminaries Jay Fotos, Jeff Mariotte, Jonnie Allan, Micah Stewart, Steve Rude.

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