Kevin Thomas Shinick (born March 19, 1969) is an American writer, actor, [voice artist, producer and director, as well as a comic book creator. He played a role as the ACME Time Net Squadron Leader of the PBS series Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? and was the creator, head writer and producer of the Cartoon Network animated sketch comedy series Mad for its entire four seasons, consisting of 103 episodes. He served as Creative Director of Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, and continues to serve as a writer, co-producer and voice talent for the show's DC Comics specials. He won a 2010 Emmy award for writing on the show's "Full-Assed Christmas Special".
Shinick was born in the Long Island suburb of Merrick, New York. He attended Sanford H. Calhoun High School, and continued onto nearby Hofstra University where he earned a bachelor's degree in both theatre and communication.