This guy has been swiping and tracing other artist's work, and passing it off as his own. This story broke over the MegaCon weekend. In the end, he confronted by artist Ethan Van Sciver and writer Mark Waid. Where they said, "You're not welcome to any conventions we'll be at."
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/03/24/who-on-earth-is-rob-granito/ (The story that started it all!)
Further news on this. Not giving a shit if anyone here cares:
Mark Waid on Facebook: "Don't give me too much credit for the co-smackdown, folks. It's just that when I heard that he'd tried to capitalize off Dwayne's death, that was the last straw for me. I saw red and stormed over with Ethan. We were both livid. I told Fraudboy in no uncertain terms that I will personally contact every convention there is and warn them not to give him a table if they ever want to see me or MY friends there, EVER. I also screamed at him when he said "Well, truthfully--" that he is not allowed to use that word, ever, ever. That word means nothing coming from him.
"I believe my exact endquote, two hours before the show closed, was, "Make your money here, because this is your last convention. Do you understand me? This is your last show." That's right, I was so pissed, I unilaterally appointed myself Sheriff of All Comicons. I should have a badge made.
"I think my favorite moment was when this kid said to Ethan--after lying when asked if he'd actually claimed to have worked with Dwayne (a claim he ABSOLUTELY made)--"I just considered him a friend, same as I'd consider you a friend--" and Ethan growled "Let's make this clear: I am NOT YOUR FRIEND."
"Dear Fraudboy: When you have comics' leading leftwing socialist hippiefreak AND comics' leading rightwing Nazi teaming up to smack you down, YOU HAVE FUCKED UP."
Mark Waid is the fucking man!
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