Monday, April 17, 2006

C.S.I. HITS THE COMIC CON

Comics publisher IDW has made quite a few tie-in comics based on the popular forensic series C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation. However, the company takes the franchise to a whole new place for the next case: A comic book convention in Vegas. More importantly, the suspects—and victim—are real life comics creators!

Comic Book Resources carries the news:

Rich Johnston's one of those guys in the comics industry that you either love or hate. The gossip columnist's LYING IN THE GUTTERS column has been hosted here on CBR since June of 2002, but has been kicking around the industry for far longer than that in previous incarnations. ... He's both reviled and revered. But come this August, his detractors may have something to celebrate-- he'll be dead (in print), but the "CSI" team will be there to investigate.

The investigation into "Who Killed Rich Johnston" begins August at IDW Publishing with the five-issue mini-series "CSI: Dying In The Gutters" by writer Steven Grant and artist Stephen Mooney. The suspects? Comic industry professionals you're all familiar with ...


Read the whole story here.

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