Christy Marx
Christy Marx - 01


c. 1952


Lindsey Pierce (film)


Screenwriter, comic book writer, video game designer


Peter Ledger (husband - 1945-1994) †

Years active

c. 1985-present

Associated acts

Jem, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe, Sisterhood of Steel, Elfquest


Christy Marx (born circa 1952) is an American screenwriter best known for her work on various TV series, including Jem (which she created), 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 her work on Conan, Red Sonja and Elfquest.

Christy Marx is also the creator of the Jem Bible.


Christy's work in Jem comprises development for the series for all three seasons (65 episodes), story editor for the second and third seasons, and head writer.[1]

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 Conquests of Camelot, has to do with the discovery of the Holy Grail.

Her husband, Peter Ledger (1945-1994), was an illustrator. The computer game Conquests of Camelot and the Sisterhood of Steel graphic novel feature his art.

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.

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.

Lindsey Pierce (film) - 02

Christy as Lindsey Pierce in the Jem and the Holograms film.

In 2015, she had a brief cameo in the film, Jem and the Holograms, in which she portrayed Lindsey Pierce, editor of Rolling Stone magazine.

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





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