Christy Marx

Christy Marx (b c.1952) is an American screenwriter best known for her work on various TV series, including Jem (which she created),[1] Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Conan the Adventurer, G.I. Joe, Hypernauts, Captain Power and others. She is also 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 PlayStation 2 console, and has worked on PC, console and MMO games. She wrote the Babylon 5 episode "Grail" which, like "Camelot", has to do with the discovery of the Holy Grail.

In 2000, Marx won the Animation Writers Caucus Animation Award from the Writers Guild of America for her contributions to the field of animation writing.[2]

Her husband, Peter Ledger, was an illustrator. The computer game Conquests of Camelot[3] and the Sisterhood of Steel graphic novel features his art.

In June 2012, it was announced that Marx would be writing the character of Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld in a revival of the comic book series Sword of Sorcery.[4]

She currently works on Zynga, where she continues to work with games.[5]


  1. Cartoon queen Jem returns on DVD
  2. "The Animation Writers Caucus Animation Award". Archived from the original on 2007-12-05.
  3. Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail
  4. Rogers, Vaneta (June 8, 2012). "DC Adds Four to New 52, Including DiDio's Phantom Stranger". Newsarama. Archived from the original on June 10, 2012. Retrieved June 10, 2012. This new series... will launch with the return of Amethyst to the New 52. Written by Christy Marx with art by Aaron Lopresti, the comic will show how Amethyst finds out she's the lost princess of Gemworld.
  5. From G.I. Joe to Zynga: the three-decade career of Christy Marx

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