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

Wasp is a Super-heroine from Marvel Comics whom made her comic book debut Tales to Astonish #44 in June of 1963. Wasp is generally known as Janet Pym the wife of Super-Hero Hank Pym whom has several Super Hero names but unlike her dear husband Janet has only stuck with one name which is Wasp. Anyways Wasp's power is to shrink herself into a few centimeters tall and can fly with insect-like wings and fights with little energy beams (all provided by technology created by her husband Hank Pym). Janet Pym's relationship with Hank Pym can widely differ when from being pretty good to really awful (its generally depending on how Hank Pym is being depicted in the storyline). 
Created by Pokejedservo on Aug 7 2011
Special thanks to Music Meister for additional sound clips.
The Marvel Super Heroes (1966)
Wasp / Janet PymPeg Dixon
Peg Dixon
The Avengers: United They Stand (1999)
Wasp / Janet PymLinda Ballantyne
Linda Ballantyne
Ultimate Avengers (2006)
Wasp / Janet PymGrey DeLisle
Grey DeLisle
The Super Hero Squad Show (2009)
Wasp / Janet PymJennifer Morrison
Jennifer Morrison
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (2010)
Wasp / Janet PymColleen O'Shaughnessey
Colleen O'Shaughnessey
Marvel Super Hero Squad Online (2011)
Wasp / Janet PymTara Strong
Tara Strong
Eternals (2014)
Wasp / Janet PymKelly Sheridan
Kelly Sheridan
Marvel Avengers Academy (2016)
Wasp / Janet Van DyneAlexandra Daddario
Alexandra Daddario


Today on the Marvel Universe VC we have a little something for Hank Pym's beloved wife... WASP! I know this is not a really big VC but to be honest I am just going right out and say that I liked Colleen O'Shaughnessy the most here. Colleen's voice and performance for the role can be spunky and cute but can also be suitably vulnerable in her more dramatic moments as well. Colleen's work as Wasp is probably one of her best performances out there and is an excellent example of the voice work in Avengers EMH. That being said all the others are very good as well but I am not entirely sure where I would rank them as none of them seem bad at all to me. Overall I quite enjoyed Colleen's work on the role but all the others did well with the role as well.



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8000 Saiyans
said at 10:27 PM on Mon Oct 16 2017
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Colleen O'Shaughnessey is just amazing as Wasp. Love how energetic and spunky she sounds. Another thing that's great about her performance as Wasp is her chemistry with Wally Wingert's Ant-Man. It's such a perfect chemistry.

My second favorite is probably Linda Ballantyne. I kind of feel bad for Linda. She had to work with terrible material in Avengers UTS and managed to deliver a great performance. It's astonishing how great she is as Wasp and how terrible she is as Sailor Moon. Even though it wouldn't likely happen, I wouldn't mind if she reprised Wasp again. If she was more spunky, I think I'd tie her with Colleen.

Grey DeLisle, Tara Strong, Alexandra Daddario, Jennifer Morrison and Kelly Sheridan are also pretty good.

Peg Dixon doesn't fit Wasp at all.

So, yeah, going with Colleen for this one.
said at 7:37 PM on Thu Oct 5 2017
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1. Colleen O'Shaughnessey
2. Linda Ballantyne
3. Grey DeLisle
EPA Deane
said at 3:34 AM on Tue Sep 5 2017
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"HI! I'm the Wasp! And you've just been STUNG!"

Here's a character that I feel is done more Justice in her Media Adaptations than in the Main Marvel Comics (and to a further Extent, The Ultimate Comics)

I'm certainly interested in seeing what the MCU has in store for the Winsome Wasp.....

My Top Five Favourite Wasp Voices:

5. Alexandra Daddario/ Grey Delisle-Griffin
4. Kelly Sheridan
3. Linda Ballantyne
2. Jennifer Morrison
1. Colleen O'Shaughnessey

Future VA Suggestions:

GK Bowes would be a Excellent Voice for the Wasp, since she has just the right amount of Spunk that the part calls for. A Similar Voice to her Asuka Kazama or Laura would be best for Miss Van Dyne.

For a Slightly More Mature Voice for Janet, Olivia Wilde would be Great. Her passionate and endearing Performance as Quorra is a voice I use when reading her lines in 'Secret Wars'.

I Also Recommend Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, Mandy Moore, Alexis Tipton and Christy Carlson Romano

"Before I came here I was nothing but an heiress. The Avengers are about giving you a chance to start over. You just have to decide what you want that start to be. ... You make your own choices. Create your own path. You come up with a vision of what you aspire to...and then you work to make it happen."
said at 7:03 PM on Thu Aug 24 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
1. Colleen O'Shaughnessey
2. Grey DeLisle
Lion's Edge
said at 6:47 AM on Fri Jul 14 2017
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Undoubtedly, my favourite Wasp is Colleen O'Shaughnessy. I LOVED Jan in EMH, it was really clear she was Yost's favourite character to write, and I feel Colleen's performance is the primary factor in that. She was so entertaining as Wasp; her performance was packed full of energy and a perfect level of spunky and cute to balance both, she was SO likeable in terms of the personality she brought, and she was really able to deliver Jan's seriousness also, giving her dimension that the comics often forgot. She also had fantastic chemistry with everyone in the cast, which only ADDED.

My second favourite is probably Linda Ballantyne. I was never the biggest fan of her voice work, but her Wasp here is a really pleasant surprise; suitably maturer for an older take on Jan as well as sweet and nurturing. If she had gotten more chances to show off some of Jan's spunky traits, she'd potentially have even been on par with Colleen.

Third, I'm going to give it as a two-way tie between Jennifer Morrison and Tara Strong. Both pulled SHS Jan with a suitable energy and fun-loving personality; while Jennifer's voice is a little more distinct, I feel Tara's performance is a little stronger. I actually would not mind seeing Jen and Tara reprise as Janet in the future, with some more material.

Kelly Sheridan has all the right qualities and I know she can EASILY be on par with Colleen if she had gotten more material. But her lack of material holds it back for me.

I admit, I am not really a fan of Grey Griffin as Jan in this case. It sounds so generically Grey and, unlike Tara (who has the same problem), it just... doesn't reallystrike me as all that fitting; I don't get the fun-loving spunky superhero, it's just... eh. I dunno, I'm not a fan. Alexandra Daddario was okay, but the voice direction felt awkward; the delivery holding it back. And Peg Dixon/Vita Linder(?), I'm just... not a fan. I'm sorry. It sounds really weak, awkward and too old for Janet.

My vote goes to Colleen; you really were instrumental in making Jan one of my favourite characters in EMH!

CASTING CALL: Ohoho... right off the bat, I'd LOVE IT if, somehow, Kristen Bell were brought aboard to voice Jan. Her performance as Anna especially just brought a perfect balance of cute, playfulness, dorkiness, spunk and even determination that, given the chance, I feel she could easily be a powerhouse in a VC as Janet. Sarah Michelle Gellar would also be a pretty fun casting, imho, invoking the spirit of her Buffy in a slightly older character. I'd also throw Laura Bailey's name into the mix with her lighter register; also, Ashly Burch and Cristina Vee, for younger takes on Jan. And I also really liked Autovolt's suggestion of Kira Buckland as Wasp!
said at 1:40 PM on Fri Apr 21 2017
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Sticking with Colleen OShaughnessey, though Kelly Sheridan was also good.
Shaun Ince
said at 7:57 PM on Wed Apr 12 2017
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Kelly Sheridan is good as Wasp. She needs more material to work with though.
said at 11:12 PM on Sat Aug 6 2016
Alexandra like Jennifer and Tara were too cute and sweet sounding she's in between the two of them
said at 8:05 AM on Thu Jun 2 2016
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Colleen O'Shaughnessey. BY FAR.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 7:32 PM on Mon Apr 25 2016
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1. Colleen O'Shaughnessey: Even if Wasp felt completely pointless at times in the series, Colleen really is the most entertaining of the bunch. Nothing really else I can say that others haven't said already.

2. Linda Ballantyne: She has a sort of spunky yet loving voice and is rather distinct (even if I sometimes hear Sailor Moon in her voice). She fits Wasp as a caring wife to Hank. If she was a little more energetic I might tie her with Colleen.

3. Jennifer Morrison: Maybe a little younger than she should be but she has a sassy but sweet voice that fits nicely for Janet.

4. Grey DeLisle: She fits but is a little bland in the long run.

5. Alexandra Daddario: She has potential, her take is more quirky and she does fit that aspect. It's just her delivery that kills it for her which I blame more on direction.

6. Tara Strong: Maybe could have worked but the fact that this was copy and pasted to like 5 other characters makes it harder to view it on its own merits.

7. Peg Dixon: Makes Janet sound fragile and weak plus her acting is really awkward and unpolished.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 7:32 PM on Wed Apr 12 2017
I'd put Kelly 4th and bump everyone down: She's got all the right qualities its just the lack of material that holds her back.
said at 11:38 AM on Mon Apr 25 2016
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VC thoughts update

Colleen O'Shaughnessey is really great as Wasp. I love how energetic she is and she also sounds pretty spunky. A perfect fit overall.

Vita Linder is pretty good too. The corny delivery does have a lot of charm, actually.

Grey DeLisle is also good. She does sound likeable and sweet.

Tara Strong sounds pretty cute. She fits the SHS version quite well.

Linda Ballantyne sounds pretty good too. She does sound pretty youthful and sweet.

Jennifer Morrison and Alexandra Daddario are pretty nice takes, but they aren't that memorable. Alexandra in particular needs to polish her delivery a little bit more.
said at 3:45 AM on Thu Apr 13 2017
Kelly Sheridan is quite good, but she needs more material. Putting her in-between Tara and Linda.
said at 7:49 PM on Sun Apr 24 2016
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Sticking with Colleen O'Shaughnessey, though Alexandra Daddario sounds okay.
said at 2:11 PM on Tue Mar 15 2016
Colleen's voice sounds like Meg from Family Guy
said at 3:30 PM on Tue Feb 9 2016
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What more can I say about Colleen that hasn't been said? She voices Wasp with so much feisty spunk and personality. A stand out from Earth's Mightiest Heroes, for sure.

Linda Ballantyne is a close second, I really like her depiction. She's very fitting for the slightly older Wasp of the comics, but Colleen voices a more entertaining version.
said at 2:58 PM on Fri Jan 15 2016
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Colleen O'Shaughnessy adds the most personality and likeability to the role of Wasp. I think it helps that Wasp tends to usually be one of the least interesting characters in the comics but the EMH version is a younger, feistier and full of spunk girl who just wants to be a hero. She and Wally Wingert have excellent chemistry too which helps. She's also been fortunate to have reprise Wasp in the Disney Infinity game too which is neat.

Grey Delisle-Griffin would be my second favourite, even though Ultimate Avengers Wasp wasn't as cool or fun, she voiced her really well.

Linda Ballantyne definitely makes for a better Wasp than she ever did as Sailor Moon. I actually like the sound of her take all things considered.

Jennifer Morrison is somewhat amusing in the role, though that's probably due to the show and the way Wasp was written.

Tara Strong is fun sounding but it's nothing too original or fresh that she hasn't done before.

Peg Dixon/Vita Linder (whoever she is) sounds too old and really useless sounding too.

Definitely giving my vote to Colleen.

BONUS: I think either Kira Tozer or Kira Buckland would make for an awesome Wasp, they could both bring a lot of spunk to the role.
said at 11:02 AM on Fri Feb 20 2015
1) Peg Dixon
2) Colleen O'Shaughnessey
3) Grey DeLisle
4) Tara Strong
5) Linda Ballantyne
6) Jennifer Morrison
said at 12:36 PM on Sun Mar 8 2015
1) Colleen O'Shaughnessey
2) Vita Linder (1966 Marvel Super Heroes)
3) Grey DeLisle
4) Tara Strong
5) Linda Ballantyne
6) Jennifer Morrison
said at 8:29 AM on Mon Nov 17 2014

1) Jennifer
2) Grey
3) Colleen
4) Tara
5) Peg
said at 6:41 AM on Wed Nov 12 2014
My Top 5:

1) Grey
2) Colleen
3) Tara
4) Peg
5) Linda
said at 4:49 PM on Mon Oct 27 2014
If Wasp does star in Avengers Assemble but Colleen does not reprise and instead they go with a new actress... who would it be?
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 5:13 PM on Mon Oct 27 2014
How would anyone know that?
Shaun Ince
said at 8:24 PM on Fri Jan 2 2015
@Music Meister The better question would be, which actress could voice wasp in Avengers Assemble?
Mutant God
said at 11:08 AM on Sun Feb 15 2015
I say either Alyson Stoner or Mae Whitman
said at 5:34 PM on Sun Feb 15 2015
@Mutant God Why, you think she'd be younger?
Mutant God
said at 9:44 AM on Tue Feb 17 2015
Well I say the age is probably 20-30
said at 9:56 AM on Tue Feb 17 2015
@Mutant God Then probably Mae Whitman, not so much Alyson Stoner. Also, isn't that how old she always was?
Mutant God
said at 1:08 PM on Tue Feb 17 2015
Janet was young when she became Wasp but 10-20 years has past in the Marvel Universe since then I believe.
said at 1:10 AM on Thu Jul 3 2014
1 Coleen O Shaugnessey
2 Grey DeLisle
3 Linda Ballantyne
4 Peg Dixon
5 Jenifer Morrison
6 Tara Strong
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 7:59 PM on Tue Jan 7 2014
Wow, as talented as Tara is they made her use the same voice for Wasp and Firestar? That's disappointing.
said at 12:00 PM on Wed Jan 8 2014
@Music Meister And Black Cat.
said at 1:50 PM on Wed Nov 20 2013
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Lemme think about this- Colleen!

Colleen is my favourite, though I liked Linda Ballantyne's take too.
said at 7:05 PM on Fri Oct 4 2013
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Colleen is easily the most endearing and likable Wasp. I also like Jennifer Morrison's take, but she went a bit over-the-top at some points. Grey Delisle is generic, Linda Ballantyne sounds like a Susan Egan impersonation (and gives me flashbacks to her crappy Sailor Moon), and Peg Dixon is bland AND annoying as heck.
said at 7:25 AM on Sun Sep 15 2013
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Collen is the only Wasp I really heard often other than Grey's, so I'll go with Collen
said at 12:15 AM on Sun Sep 15 2013
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Colleen's Wasp is lovely to listen to and very entertaining as well as endearing, I love her work on the character. Jennifer Morrison also fits pretty well even though her dialogue seems a little annoying here.
said at 10:58 AM on Fri Mar 22 2013
At first I thought Colleen was a little grating in the show, but now that I look back, I think she did an excellent job. Even the scenes that annoyed me before don't annoy me now.
said at 3:30 PM on Mon Jan 21 2013
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Colleen O'Shaughnessey is the best.
said at 1:28 AM on Mon Sep 3 2012
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Peg sounds like a girl trying to put on a dramatic act to get out of trouble towards the end.
said at 7:53 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
 4 Shout Outs!
1. Colleen O'Shaughnessey
2. Grey DeLisle
3. Linda Ballantyne
4. Jennifer Morrison
5. Peg Dixon
Sarge Ray
said at 7:42 PM on Tue May 22 2012
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O'Shaughnessey gets my vote, though I was very torn between her and DeLisle.
said at 11:22 PM on Sat May 5 2012
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Really like Colleen O'Shaughnessey in Avengers EMH. Perfect fit for the character.
said at 6:02 AM on Sat Apr 7 2012
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Colleen O'Shaughnessey for Wasp, though Jennifer Morrison and Grey DeLisle were also good.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 9:11 PM on Fri Mar 2 2012
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1. Colleen O..you know- A delight to listen to, she has the spunk and energy that fits the character. One of Colleen's best performaces.

2. Jennifer Morrison- I do like her voice as it does feel playful and did capture the spunk of the character. I'd love to hear her more as Wasp.

3. Linda Ballantyne- She had a playful quality to her voice and attitude was done very well. One of the better voices of that show.

4. Grey Delisle- She was good as the role but was a little to serious but I haven't seen the movie in a while so I don't remeber if she was less serious.

5. Peg Dixon- She makes Wasp sound too fragel and her voice acting isn't so great, listen to the last part where she says "impossible".
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 5:03 PM on Sun Mar 24 2013
@Music Meister Looking back I think I'll switch Linda and Jennifer, Linda's voice is a bit more distinct
said at 10:13 AM on Mon Aug 8 2011
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I'm going with Colleen O'Shaughnessey, followed by Grey DeLisle and Julie Morrison.
said at 5:28 PM on Mon Aug 15 2011
@VocalChameleon Jennifer Morrison
said at 9:39 PM on Thu Sep 29 2011
@pete Thanks for the correction.
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Who do you think has been the best from these Wasp voice actors?
Peg Dixon
Linda Ballantyne
Grey DeLisle
Jennifer Morrison
Colleen OShaughnessey
Tara Strong
Alexandra Daddario
Kelly Sheridan