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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Vixen with sound clips and images.
Franchise: DC Universe

Created by Pokejedservo on May 7 2010
Special thanks to Music Meister for additional sound clips.
Justice League Unlimited (2004)
Vixen / Mari McCabeGina Torres
Gina Torres
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)
Vixen / Mari McCabeCree Summer
Cree Summer
Vixen (2015)
Vixen / Mari McCabeMegalyn Echikunwoke
Megalyn Echikunwoke (NEW CLIP)


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said at 1:58 PM on Fri Apr 21 2017
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Sticking with Gina Torres, though Megalyn Echikunwoke was alright.
Shaun Ince
said at 10:43 AM on Fri Apr 21 2017
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As recognisable as Cree Summer is, she's the only one who I feel, fits the most.

The others don't sound that good. Megalyn sounds inexperienced & Gina Torres doesn't sound all that into it.

JLU has some great castings for the main characters & most of the villains & supporting characters, but this is one of the more questionable castings.
said at 7:15 PM on Tue Apr 18 2017
VC thoughts update

I like Jasika Nicole the most as Vixen. She really sounded spunky and energetic and she really seemed to be having fun in the role.

Megalyn Echikunwoke does a really good job as well. For a voiceover debut, she really is quite impressive.

Cree Summer is really alluring and enjoyable in the role while also being quite energetic and upbeat.

Gina Torres is good, but the lack of an upbeat attitude is kinda off-putting. She does sound seductive, but that's all I can give her.
said at 6:06 PM on Tue Apr 18 2017
And now I can do a voice compare! :)

Gina Torres. For me, Gina is probably the definitive voice for Mari McCabe as a character. Her suave, sexy tone and jiving attitude really go hand in hand with the dialogue and brings out the character of Mari as both a superhero and a fashion enthusiast.

Cree Summer is, Cree Summer. Not that it's not good or anything, I mean she still pulls off a good performance, but at the same time it is rather obvious a choice, if not straight up typecast, but even if it is typecast, it still works to it's benefit; and as is Cree still does a good job conveying Mari's alluring tone and upbeat attitude.

Megalyn Echikunwoke is... not a bad choice per say, but I feel she doesn't quite have a lot with what's she's given. Mari as she's portrayed in the CW Seed series and even Arrow seems rather cold and brusk to me, why not have her be more enthusiastic and put some real energy to Meg's performance?! I don't know, there's just something about how the character's written in this interpretation that just doesn't click with me.

Over all, Gina is #1 in my book, with Cree in 2nd place and Megalyn in 3rd by default.

BONUS: I know this is another typecast, but I think Rosario Dawson would make an excellent Vixen, perhaps just as good, if not better than Gina Torres; Kimberly Brooks, Danielle Nicolette, Masasa Moyo and Erica Luttrell are also typical first choices that can still be good as well.

For more obscure LA choices, there's always GK Bowes, Cherise Boothe, Denise Boutte, and Yvette Nicole Brown.

As for Vancouver or Dallas actors; there's always Brenda M Crichlow, Evans Johnson or Kenneisha Thompson.

I also think, Estelle could make a good Mari.
said at 11:32 AM on Sat Apr 22 2017
@Troodon2 Danielle McRae is another more obscure but also interesting possibility.
said at 3:56 PM on Sat Apr 22 2017
@huzaifa_ahmed Or Ayisha Issa. She's another Canadian actress who's done voice over work.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 5:58 PM on Tue Apr 18 2017
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Cree's the only one I thought had the best acting, it might be a little recognizable but I felt she gave a fitting voice.

Gina's okay, some lines don't sound like they were delivered well and a little too soft for my taste.

Megalyn is fine, I'm sure was cast to play her both in voice and live action but she just sounds an average person and clearly is new behind the mic.
said at 7:03 PM on Sun Mar 12 2017
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Gina is a bit light, but I think the gentle and lighter tone works for what they were going for. She sounds, for lack of a better word, sexy, and I again, I really like the gentle sound she has. Yet at the same time she could sound more aggressive when she needed to be.

I think I prefer Cree a bit more, due to I think her voice is more what I picture when I think of Vixen. She has a good delivery, and I think she sounds very charming and also sounds like she's having a lot of fun here.

I'd say for a future VA, Erica Lutrell
EPA Deane
said at 1:50 AM on Mon Mar 13 2017
@skeletonking1234 What do you think of Megalyn Echikunwoke's Voice for Vixen?
said at 3:17 PM on Mon Mar 13 2017
@EPA Deane Never heard it since I never cared to really watch the Vixen cartoon
said at 2:11 PM on Tue Mar 21 2017
@EPA Deane Kind'a hard to say here since we haven't a sample clip of her performance on the site yet.
EPA Deane
said at 2:57 PM on Fri Apr 21 2017
@skeletonking1234 Now that there's a Clip, What do you say about it?
said at 5:45 PM on Sat Apr 22 2017
@EPA Deane Just posted my compare two days ago, have you read it?
said at 6:53 PM on Sat Apr 22 2017
@EPA Deane Average. Really nothing all that standout about it. Her delivery is okay, though a bit bizarre at times.
said at 10:35 AM on Tue Feb 17 2015
 5 Shout Outs!
1) Cree Summer
2) Gina Torres
said at 11:23 AM on Mon Oct 13 2014
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I think they're both quite well. If I had to choose, I'd pick Gina, but I still think Cree played the character very well.
Polyester Funk
said at 10:41 PM on Thu Aug 14 2014
Both are very good, but I'm going with Gina Torres.
said at 3:32 PM on Sat Mar 23 2013
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Ah Vixen, on of my favorite female superheroes. Gina Torres was so awesome in JLU, and Cree was good in BMTBATB. But I think we need a Vixen with a soft African accent. To me, that would complete the character.
said at 8:51 PM on Mon Feb 10 2014
@VctrBnsn Susan Dalian or Danielle Nicollet maybe? One of the softer Storm voices.
said at 9:26 AM on Tue Feb 11 2014
@pete I've toyed around with both those ideas, and I think they would work.
said at 7:23 AM on Thu Feb 14 2013
 2 Shout Outs!
Gina Torres no question.
said at 9:05 PM on Tue Nov 27 2012
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I liked both but i'm gonna give it to Gina Torres.
said at 6:35 PM on Fri Sep 14 2012
i would agree with everybody below my comment.
said at 2:31 AM on Thu Apr 19 2012
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Both are good as Vixen, but I'm gonna give it to Gina Torres.
said at 6:38 PM on Tue Nov 8 2011
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Gina Torres would be my pick too. She makes Vixen sound sexy.
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Who do you think has been the best from these Vixen voice actors?
Gina Torres
Cree Summer
Megalyn Echikunwoke
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