Conquests Omnipedia

Portrait of Marx holding Excaliber, by Peter Ledger

Christy Marx (b c.1952) grew up in Danville, Illinois and is an American writer and a photographer. She has written scripts for various episodes of TV-series, mainly for kids' shows, including Jem, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Conan the Adventurer, G.I. Joe, Hypernauts, Captain Power and others. She is known for her original comic book series Sisterhood of Steel as well as work on Conan, Red Sonja, and Elfquest.

She is also a game designer, making her debut with Conquests of Camelot and following it with Conquests of the Longbow.

She wrote the game bible and most dialogue for The Legend of Alon D'ar for the PlayStation2 console, and has worked on PC, console and MMO games. She has written the Babylon 5 episode Grail which, like Camelot, has to do with the discovery of the Holy Grail. thumb|left|250px|Interview on comic books and Jem In 2000, Christy became the first woman to receive the Animation Writers Caucus Animation Award (established in 1998) from the Writers Guild of America for her contributions to the field of animation writing.

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  • The Jem villain Eric Raymond was named by her after her brother.
  • Her husband, Peter Ledger, was an illustrator and was killed in a car accident. The computer game Conquests of Camelot and the Sisterhood of Steel graphic novel features his art.

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