Out of the “gutters” and across the Atlantic comes comics writer, critic, artist, you-name-it Rich Johnston, as the Brit makes his way to Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 19-22 at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. Johnston, known for his offbeat “Lying in the Gutters” comics news and rumors column and “Bleeding Cool” Website commentary, will set up at the Avatar booth on site.
In addition to meeting fans and his readers, Johnston will be blogging live from Chicago Comic Con each day.
Johnston is the longest serving online reporter for the comics industry. For sixteen years he has written without grace of favor, exposing some of the industry’s deepest darkest secrets, gaining both friends and enemies in that endeavor. He has also written comics including “The Flying Friar,” “Holed Up,” “Watchmensch,” “Civil Wardrobe” and the recent “Chase Variant.”
Chicago Comic Con runs from August 19-22, 2010 at the Rosemont Convention Center. This major pop-culture convention brings together fans of comics, toys, collectibles and offers a chance to see actors, writers, artists that each industry has to offer.