INVADERCON III: FINAL DOOM GUESTS
Eric Trueheart (Writer on Invader ZIM)
Eric Trueheart has been writing for comedy and animation for over ten years. He’s written for Nickelodeon’s shameful and enduring cult classic, Invader ZIM, the BAFTA-nominated Yin Yang Yo for Disney XD, as well as writing pilots for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, and freelancing for everyone in the goddamn business. Most recently, he helped develop the DreamWorks animation film Turbo into the first animated series for Netflix.
Melissa Fahn (The voice of GAZ)
MELISSA FAHN has been a busy, versatile, and prolific voiceover artist since her big break as the voice of BETTY BOOP. She has voiced hundreds of characters in the world of animation, including EDWARD on COWBOY BEBOP, GAZ on INVADER ZIM, RIKA on DIGIMON TAMERS, NINAMORI on FOOLY COOLY, HARUKA on NOEIN, KRISTY on DIGIMON DATA SQUAD, TIA on ZATCH BELL, BOUQUET on BLUE DRAGON, JESSICA on GORMITI, SASHA on STITCH, the voice of HELLO KITTY, the voice of BETTY RUBBLE, and many more, including dozens of video games. She has voiced campaigns for McDONALDS, CHARMIN, LEXUS, VONS, NBC SATURDAY MORNING, and many others, and is an established looping artist (HBO, DISNEY, 20TH CENTURY FOX, WARNER BROS.) She has been a session singer for film, TV, and radio for many years, most recently doubling for Kristin Chenoweth on JOHN POWELL’s score for the film RIO 2.
Richard Horvitz (The voice of ZIM)
Fans of animation will recognize Richard Horvitz as the voice of many iconic characters, including INVADER ZIM, Billy from THE GRIM ADVENTURES OF BILLY AND MANDY, Daggett from THE ANGRY BEAVERS and Alpha 5 from the original MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS. In addition to Richard’s animation work, gamers will recognize him from his many video game roles in such classics as PSYCHONAUTS (RAZ), RATCHET AND CLANK series (Zoni, Pollyx ,Zurgo) DESTROY ALL HUMANS (Orthopox) and SKYLANDERS(Kaos) to name a few. Richard began his acting career on camera and many may recall his role as Alan Eakian in the 1980’s cult classic SUMMER SCHOOL.
Rikki Simons (The voice of GIR)
Rikki Simons is a voice actor, writer, and artist. He is most famous for being the voice of the robot in a dog suit, GIR from Invader ZIM. As an artist and writer he is known for science fantasy books novels such as Hitherto a Lion, Ranklechick and His Three Legged Cat, Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check!, and the multi volume ShutterBox fantasy series, which he co-created with his wife, Tavisha-Wolfgarth-Simons. He is also a background painter in animation, most noted for his color design on Invader ZIM. (And, yes, his wife Tavisha will be there, too!)
Rodger Bumpass (The voice of Professor Membrane)
Emmy-nominated for the voice of Squidward on SpongeBob Squarepants, Rodger has been in acting for 38 years, and he’s going to keep on ‘til he gets it right. In addition to Squidward, he was the voice of Professor Membrane in ‘Invader Zim’, Dr. Light in ‘Teen Titans’, Hanover Fyst in the cult favorite ‘Heavy Metal’. He has also provided various voices in many Disney and Pixar featured animated movies like ‘A Bug’s Life’, ‘Monsters Inc.’, ‘Cars’, ‘Finding Nemo’, ‘Treasure Planet’, ‘Emperor’s New Groove’, and more recently, ‘Monsters University’. He began his career with the National Lampoon Magazine, touring the USA and falling down in the stare a lot (on purpose). He likes kitty cats and long walks on the beach, where falling doesn’t hurt as much. If you pass him in the hallway, just say “Do the voice, please,” and he will gladly comply… for the nominal price of $2.37. Cash only. He does take IOUs if they involve a kiss from a pretty girl.