Slideshow: Honoring Character Voice Artists as C2E2 in Chicago Opens on Feb. 28, 2020

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CHICAGO – The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) opens today (February 28th through March 1st, 2020). For three days, the best in the comic book, entertainment, TV and movie world will gather at the McCormick Place convention center on the near south side of Chicago, with epic cosplay on display.

To honor opening day, photographer Joe Arce reached into the archives of last year for a tribute to character voice artists, the unsung heroes of the cartoon and video game world who give pitch and tone to our favorites. Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos are © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for

  1. C2E2VOICE1: E.G. Daily voiced Tommy Pickles (‘Rugrats’) and Buttercup (‘Powderpuff Girls’).
  2. C2E2VOICE2: Rob Paulsen voiced Pinky (‘Pinky and the Brain’) and Yakko (‘Animaniacs’).
  3. C2E2VOICE3: Cassandra Ravassa voiced Sombra in ‘Overwatch’ video game.
  4. C2E2VOICE4: Lucie Pohl voiced Mercy in ‘Overwatch’ video game.
  5. C2E2VOICE5: Nolan North voiced Nathan Drake in ‘Uncharted’ video game series.

The 2020 C2E2 – the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – will be Friday, February 28th through Sunday, March 1st. Click here for more information. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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