2815Re: Did you see this...
- Mar 27, 2011Wow, the nerve of this guy is amazing. Any chance we could get a link to the confrontation video?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, James Rowe <pestilence15052@...> wrote:
> Ethan confronted him yesterday and posted the exchange on his Facebook page
> yesterday. I have yet to see the video, but I heard there was some shot.
> "Join the dark side ... We have cookies"
> Darth Stewie
> From: "BIG_BOOTE@..." <BIG_BOOTE@...>
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> Sent: Fri, March 25, 2011 11:12:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [pittscomicon] Re: Did you see this...
> We had someone on deviant art that was claiming Art Adams work, and his page
> showed work that was clearly not his, going so far as to also play his agent.
> I'm glad that he won't be at the show in a professional manner, and I hope you
> guys pass the info along to other con organizers.
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> From: "comiconguy" <patlqp@...>
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> Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 02:29:48 -0000
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> Subject: [pittscomicon] Re: Did you see this...
> I just can't beleive it took this long to come to light. We put the kybosh to
> him back in 2007. He conned his way into our show in 2006, he contacted us just
> weeks before the show spouting credits including Teen Titans Go. Renee let him
> have a booth but when I started looking at his bio info, it just didn't jive.
> He was claiming to work on issues in the hundreds when the comic was in only up
> to issue 20 or so, but I was on a tight deadline with the show just around the
> corner so I didn't look into it any further and just figured it was some kind of
> misunderstanding. But when he registered again in 2007, I had Renee ask him for
> a full list of credits. Again his credits were nebulous at best so I did a
> little detective work. I had found Jan Duursema on a message board calling out
> an artist that had swiped her art. Being the lady that she is, Jan was hesitant
> to name the artist but eventually she posted the artist's name, "Rob Granito".
> Now I had some proof that what I was beginning to suspect was true. "This Guy
> is a Fraud.", but again I didn't want to jump to conclusions, so I kept
> searching and found an instance where he ripped off Dave Stevens. (Dave Stevens,
> for ****'s sake.) After that I got together with an artist friend of mine, to
> sit down and go through Rob's website, piece by piece. I don't proport to be
> able to identify every artist by looking at their art, but Glenn is very good at
> it. Immediately looking at his website, the first thing we noticed was the vast
> array of styles of his art. No two pieces looked the same. As we went through,
> Glenn just kept naming artists, "That's Alex Ross" "That's Neal Adams" etc,
> etc. So needless to say that was the end of any association between the
> Pittsburgh Comicon and Rob Granito. That is until...... just last week, I got a
> friend request from him on the Comicon facebook page. Just for laughs, I
> accepted him just to see what he had been up to since 2007. Well it appears
> nothing has changed!! Glad everybody finally caught up.
> --- In email@example.com, "Donnie" <wildstorm3@> wrote:
> > Talk about having some cajones.
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