Over the past two weeks, the Internet comics community has been buzzing with the news surrounding Rob Granito, a talentless parasite that managed to con his way into comic book conventions as an "artist" who sold commissions and "originals" that were completely ripped off of other artists' work. The Wonder Woman piece above, for instance, is swiped wholesale from John Delaney and Rob Boyd's cover for Advent
A prolific comics convention grifter was run out of the proverbial town over the weekend thanks to the vigilant efforts of the comic book Internet community. Rob Granito has reportedly been banished from a number of high profile conventions for his unscrupulous practices of tracing or otherwise duplicating existing comic book artwork and selling it as his own; misrepresenting himself to convention organizers and other parties as a working professional; claiming to be the "ghost" creator of famous comic book works; and, most distastefully, attempting to strengthen his fabricated reputation by lying about a working relationship with the late Dwayne McDuffie.
Following days of merciless exp