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Matt Doc Martin
04-23-2011, 06:26 AM
I see that. Looked up his name and it took my to the CBR discussion of him. His sentence of 20 years began on February 3rd of 1994.

But alas poor pRicky. It appears Mr. Leal's exclusive contract with TightLip nay not be so exclusive:

http://www.bloodmoonrisingmagazine.com/bloodmoonstaff.html

Benny G. Leal - Artist

Benny has been with Blood Moon Rising and associated
publications since 2000. His amazing artwork has been featured
on BMR issues #9, #20 and the upcoming issue #29. He also
done work on Werewolf magazine issue #1 and The Horror Writer
issues #2 & 3. His latest artwork has been for cover art for the
books Sick Twisted Little Tales and Lycanthrope: Nature of the
Beast.

"Benny's other project deadline is still 3-6 years and exclusive to the Texas Department Of Corrections.."
Bwahahahahaha

Artful Angie
04-23-2011, 02:47 PM
Bwahahahahaha

You're welcome, Matt. I insult on commision if you ever need anything.

Artful Angie
04-26-2011, 11:05 AM
Speaking of insults, pRick just posted on Friday on his political rant blog:

http://pork-n-beansandgunpowder.blogspot.com/?zx=fb4da6e56799447


Friday, April 22, 2011President Obama Finds His Tongue


A place to start. (Angie: This is the link pRick places here: http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_042111/content/01125108.guest.html )

I had been wondering for the last few days where to 'jump into' this whole attempt by me to bring my opinions back to my blog. I had been swayed a while back by the safety in friendship on Facebook. I have a nice gathering friends and family there, but recent hack attempts aimed at (what plainly looks like liberal inspired hacking) has again colored my opinion of Facebook. Another story for a later time, perhaps. Suffice it to say that I'm in my most sane common sense frame of mind here.

A tip of my hat to a distant cousin for her inspiration and this topic. It did fire up the brain synapses.

So Mr. Obama thinks that the welfare state in America made him who his is? I don't follow Rush Limbaugh blindly. Not many people thinking as I do... but I read and factor everything into building the Barrack Obama puzzle. Again, as Rush indicated, "It's difficult to understand, but what you have to know to understand it is the level of rage he feels; the degree of anger the man has toward this country to even say something like this."

He further states that, "Now I have an obligation of people who are less fortunate than me."
But is it an obligation or an attempt at making us all less fortunate than him or some secret sect that he identifies with. My natural curiosity is set in motion every time this man wags his tongue. It creates another piece of the puzzle to who he really is because there are so many deliberately unanswered questions.

I'm not a 'birther" ... really, I'm not. And if I was, I certainly wouldn't reach out and grasp some lame attempt at stereotyping Americans that have realistic and simple questions of who was elected into office. Come on! This is America! Let's all face it... his track record sucks. It is replaced with this image of a cool, suave and debonair man of mixed heritage that reached out to his black side versus simply sharing photos and mentions of his white grandparents and maternal parent with us. Nobody in America can afford on any level to live life with a 'eyes wide shut' base of values. But they do. Why? Again, a question to be expounded upon a tad later down the blog roll.

I've seen what has been described as the the photo-shopped image of a younger Barry Sotero sitting between his maternal grandparents. Only an idiot could not see the positioning of the youngster's arm in a most impossible position in viewing this photo.

Rush Limbaugh had this to say:

We are a compassionate society of people who genuinely need help and who can't fend for themselves. We are the first country to step in and assist. What Obama wants is for everybody to have to go this way. The assumption is that everybody is incompetent, that everybody is incapable of making these decisions or succeeding like this on their own. The only people who do are cheaters and thieves and liars. This is what liberals believe. They want everybody to have to go this route; that's the only way things will be "equal." That's the only way outcomes will be the same. It's the only way it will ultimately be fair. But hidden in this is a level of resentment that's gotta be so intense, otherwise... This kind of thinking is convoluted and radical for an American. The bitterness in this is just dripping, even off the sound bite.





Convoluted and radical. A description that Rush applies and if I could tell him anything directly, it would be that he wasn't vehement enough in picking his two words. America isn't about GIVING equality. In America, equality comes from hard work and a Constitutional "right" to pursue happiness. That was further supported by ONE religion in faith, Christianity, but giving ground along the way to allow ALL religions a safe place in America for worship above the Laws, often at the expense of the taxpayer. But like these Constitutional assurances ... we are beset with a President that is uncaring of his own faith in that he and his family do not share their belief system honestly. And that is important. No where else in the leadership of other countries is this 'masked' and hidden. Would we really care? What if Obama is a Muslim? He's basically done and said every thing to assert such without actually saying it in public. Personally, I respect the truth of all matters. I'm aware and familiar with the Islamic Muslim right to lying.

So does our President lie to us all? You tell me. Frankly, I have deduced that he's a master at a lot of things where his 'image' is concerned, but his truthfulness rests in a darkened closet with his other secrets. Again, these are my personal opinions. You are entitled by the Constitution to think and speak (of him) as you like. It has taken over 45 years for America to get in this sad and pitiful shape. Young Americans in colleges all across the United States are exposed to more indoctrination and propaganda than realistic values of education. And now, our President is moving us all further away from making that college degree worth anything after it has been earned and paid for. Hope and Change? Be real, reader!

Gail Simone
04-26-2011, 11:28 AM
Jesus, what a crock of shit. Rush Limbaugh still hasn't gotten any smarter, apparently.

Cam63
04-26-2011, 12:43 PM
Bigots rarely do.

CutterMike
04-26-2011, 02:01 PM
...I'm not a 'birther" ... really, I'm not. And if I was, I certainly wouldn't reach out and grasp some lame attempt...

Sounds like rICK is still stuck in his reacharound fetish...

Gail Simone
04-26-2011, 03:15 PM
Mike, I am so glad you made that joke so I didn't have to!

CutterMike
04-26-2011, 03:22 PM
Hey, if my taking the easy shot saves you from having to embarrass yourself with it, then my work here is done.

Cam63
04-26-2011, 03:39 PM
Cheers, Mick.

Artful Angie
04-26-2011, 05:26 PM
And notice he makes the same "Somebody's hacking me" claim.

Maybe he and Jimmy J-Dolt are going to the same reacharound porn sites.

Cam63
04-26-2011, 07:20 PM
You're welcome, Matt. I insult on commision if you ever need anything.

I like this person.

Cam63
04-26-2011, 07:22 PM
Maybe Wicky and Jimbo were seperated at birth.

Artful Angie
04-27-2011, 02:16 AM
Maybe Wicky and Jimbo were seperated at birth.

Imagine the va-jay-jay THAT would have taken!

Gail Simone
04-27-2011, 02:20 AM
Ew.

Also, HUGE EW.

NatGertler
04-27-2011, 08:33 AM
a Constitutional "right" to pursue happiness

Ah, yes, the old "I'm so patriotic that I can't even be bothered to know what's in the Constitution" trick...

Matt Doc Martin
04-27-2011, 08:45 AM
a Constitutional "right" to pursue happiness

Ah, yes, the old "I'm so patriotic that I can't even be bothered to know what's in the Constitution" trick...

Works for Tea Baggers, might as well work for fat gasbags.

CutterMike
04-27-2011, 09:50 AM
Imagine the va-jay-jay THAT would have taken!

Didn't they use that in a "Flash" comic, or something?

Cam63
04-27-2011, 02:31 PM
Imagine the va-jay-jay THAT would have taken!

Ma Nature be freaky.

Cam63
04-27-2011, 02:36 PM
Ew.

Also, HUGE EW.

No, I'm pretty sure she was human.

...human-ish.

Artful Angie
04-27-2011, 04:49 PM
No, I'm pretty sure she was human.

...human-ish.

Then why did her offspring end up like they did?? Meaning of course, Jimmy J-Dolt and pRick.

Artful Angie
04-28-2011, 02:05 AM
BREAKING NEWS: To quell debate, Obama releases birth document

Oh pRicky... You just can't seem to catch a break, can you??

Gail Simone
04-28-2011, 02:20 AM
Okay, guys, please, I know you're not joking about someone's real mother, but it's skirting dangerously close to that. Please cease and desist, all right?

KJ!
05-03-2011, 05:29 AM
He's around.

He's posted in the comments at Jim Shooter's blog. I noticed him in this entry, haven't checked others for his name. Here's the link: http://www.jimshooter.com/2011/05/another-question-another-answer.html#comments

Just for reference sake, here's his comment. It's his usual bluster:

''Rick Olney said...

General comment:

I wasn't surprised by your answers, Jim. Again, I came to some of these same conclusions from what I'd read early on. It isn't always what the hammering vocal few say. I only met Jack Kirby once in my life. It was his last trip to NYC. He was kind enough to autograph one of my X-Men #1 issues that he created. A truly nice man. Sincere in dealing with people.

I did find your comments on Steve Ditko inspiring. He's been mis-characterized a bit over the years, I think. Looking forward to further reading. Thanks.
May 1, 2011 12:54 PM ''

This does make me wonder whether or not he still has that autographed issue (knowing his knack for exaggeration, I'm going to say I doubt he had multiple copies of it, even though it wasn't that expensive then, from what I've read)

Gail Simone
05-03-2011, 03:06 PM
Heh heh.

He's still a dumbshit. I think he is LITERALLY too stupid to know that a couple of these creators ACTUALLY AGREE WITH HIM.

What a moron!

"The Latest Superman Controversy
Here it all rests, comic book readers! News has been released that Superman will now disclose in Action Comics #900 that he no longer claims citizenship or (seemingly) belief in American values. As you might imagine, this has caused a stir within the fan ranks and, I suspect common people also. Many Americans that have grown up since the late 1930s thinking Superman was to American imagination and heroic virtue what apples are to apple pie. And, one has to wonder what Superman's creators, Jerome Siegel and Joseph Shuster, would think today or yesterday (as far back as you'd care to think) about the subject matter. Yes, people have opinions. In America, we are still allowed ours. Although, what I'd like to draw your next bit of attention towards is the list of people making comic books these days that had remarks to share here. Can you imagine that any of these talented people are serious in what they shared? Read on:

Dan Lawlis: Is there any doubt the comic book industry is dominated by Godless anti-American leftwing extremists? No. And this is exactly why I don’t miss working in the comic book field.

Ethan Van Sciver: I just recommend a letter writing campaign, now that DC Comics has letters columns again, demanding to see Superman carrying an American flag into space again. Let the editors know it matters to you that Superman remains an American icon. They’ll listen.

Gabriel Hardman: Superman..American…something…fake angry…bored…

Ed Brubaker: To be fair, Superman never punched Hitler.

KurtBusiek: He shook him by the scruff of his neck, though. AND Mussolini!

Larry Marder: FOX generated Superman controversy is mostly so Newscorp can take shots at arch-foe TimeWarner right?

Stephen Wacker: Got some angry letters today from people mad at Marvel about what we did to Superman.

Ron Marz: Sarah Palin has finally commented on the Superman/citizenship controversy. Said she can see Krypton from her house.

Tom Spurgeon: I didn’t mind Superman renouncing his US citizenship, but that back-up where Batman takes a dump on the Constitution was pushing it

Gail Simone: Not to be outdone, Marvel is doing a story where Iron Man eats the constitution.

Chip Zdarsky: Sure, he can renounce his citizenship, but only an American would call himself “Superman” and wear an outfit like that.

Paul Cornell: I joyfully await the day when comics fans would prefer to talk about the story rather than the controversy

They have no concerns how their words make them look. It is all a big joke to them. If I employed any of these people, regardless of their talent or published credits and previous accolades; I'd have them standing on the carpet explaining themselves. Either that or they'd be released from their creative assignments. I know that is harsh. So is their lack of consideration. But that is how we roll these days. We allow the creeping crud of complacency and harshness behind anti-American 'slights' and views to be funny. When actually it is anything but being funny. No comedic value there, readers. Just off-the-cuff ignorance. Flippant and oafish. I don't take issue with all of the remark providers. I just wish the few really knew where their talents had gone. Because they suck. Oh, once upon a time they were magnificent. Many didn't have a boost in getting known. They earned it the hard way. I once referred to these types as "crumb catchers" ... because they'd hang out at the big publishers and suck up to the new and changing editors for assignments. Or, they'd use their connections and friendships with artists (who were hot on sales draws) to have suggestions from the Artists on who they wanted on a book that was changing storyline or pace. Or, last of all... they merely stuck their ignorant opinion into my life and concerns that didn't concern them...then or now. But that part of it all is personal. DC must be very proud of what Superman is being turned into. There goes a brand and maybe film attendees. Don't think so? Wait and see... "

Dear Rick...if these creators worked for you?

They'd all kill themselves.

So, please keep your little fanboy pretend time to yourself, douchebag.

NatGertler
05-03-2011, 03:10 PM
At a time when a true patriot may be reflecting on our recent military success, "Rick" is instead using his blog to post fantasies about how he, as a publisher, would call certain creative individuals on the carpet to answer for publicly expressing a lack of concern about whether a fictional character is an American citizen.

Of course, if "Rick" had somehow actually become a publisher (yes, we're way off in fantasyland here already, of course), he wouldn't do anything to cause any of these people to be in his actual physical presence. Rick is a notable coward, and some of the people he's professing to speak down to already have genuine reasons to punch him.

Tom Stillwell
05-03-2011, 03:25 PM
Oh Ricky, your constant power fantasies are a delight! Never change!

Cam63
05-03-2011, 03:50 PM
Oh Ricky, your constant power fantasies are a delight! Never change!

I'd love to see a movie like American Splendor based on him, his skeeviness and years of screwing people over.

Wickie'd probably see it as a homage, however.

J.R. LeMar
05-04-2011, 07:54 AM
Okay, I'll admit, this is something worth talking about, just for the sheer pathetic humor of the statement. If he had just wanted to criticise the various creators' reactions, for not taking this as serious as he thinks, I'd say just ignore it. But to add in the "if they were working for ME.." line is just too much. Well, they're NOT working for you, Mr. Olney. They're all working for accomplished professional publishers, which is something you are not, never have been, and never will be.

This is probably what his whole life is now, sitting alone daydreaming about how life would be if he were the man he's always pretended to be.

"If I were the Navy Seal who shot Osama..."

"If Angelina Jolie were married to ME..." .

"If George Lucas named a Star Wars character after me..."

"If I ever really had a lawyer..."

And so on.

Keep dreaming, Mr. Olney.

Czarcasm
05-04-2011, 05:13 PM
Poor pRick-he gets all excited, but he just can't keep it up for long.





edited to add: I was referring to the Captain America post he just removed from his blog, of course.

Cam63
05-04-2011, 05:30 PM
Poor pRick-he gets all excited, but he just can't keep it up for long.

Thanks for the disturbing mental image.

Artful Angie
05-04-2011, 05:35 PM
And if anyone can recognize "off-the-cuff-ignorance", it's pRick.

He looks at it in the mirror every day.

Linkara
05-11-2011, 10:13 AM
Hahaha, oh Rick, never bothering to actually read the damn thing he's whining about.

Czarcasm
05-11-2011, 07:43 PM
pRick's latest(before it, too, "disappears"):


Moratorium

. Look it up. Study the word. Those of you that spin your lives on a certain message board can apply it to your failings. There has and shall never be any actual accomplishment with making me pay anyone simply because you think they are owed something regarding my early on self publishing efforts from seven years or less ago. As individuals or as a group -- You've never gotten positive results and your efforts to drag me, or force me, into concluding my business dealings regarding any of your tonterías have yet again failed. That stated, let those involved now get on with the substance of the matter which doesn't affect or have anything to do with you. Because actually -- YOU are the reason this moratorium has existed in the first place.

Moratorium is my new word as we move into the summer of 2011. I can only imagine that nobody would be as gracious as I have been. I mean, all the negative 'talk' and deliberate demeaning of my personage for so long. But again, folks ... this is what happens in social circles when thugs and bullies reign. Some think that I have no intention of ever righting wrongs. I mean, how many times have I tried?

Some people think this is a weakness. It isn't. It is a strength. It is the willingness, under a specific two person understanding. I imposed this moratorium on a select few simply in answer to their unwillingness to listen to my points of reason. They have existed largely on an unwillingness by simple distraction of facts. Nobody knows what I went through from 2003 until just recently.

I'm not crying.

I'm not moaning the blues.

I'm not re-running all the previous attempts at solving this all for those involved either. I know the Law. I also know the worth of the matter. Nobody also is buying the idiom pig in a poke. I'm not even saying that I have the answers. It takes two people or the parties involved to get to a workable solution in solving troubles. There is also fact over the fiction that has found its way to a bunch of Internet postings.

I'm ready to talk about applying nonfiction values to the weight of what it will take in fixing this all with those persons affected. I'll begin showing good faith to anyone being honest with me. If you know someone that directly was unduly influenced or affected by me ... kindly tell them to expect contact from me. Thank you.

KJ!
05-11-2011, 08:03 PM
Great, now he's starting up again too.

Can someone send him a new pacifier?

I think he's jealous because J-Bolt popped up again.

Dickless wants to be the only nutter around.

Cam63
05-11-2011, 11:06 PM
I love how one of the most skeevy bastards I know continues to maintain he has a sense of honour.

Where is it, Richard ?

Gail Simone
05-11-2011, 11:36 PM
Hilarious.

Hey, deadbeat!

No one EVER thought you were going to honor your word, and you didn't.

If you count THAT as a win, you're a bigger scumbag than I thought, and I didn't think that was possible!
:)

Here's a tip: No one ever thought you'd pay your debts. You're famous for being a lying, smelly deadbeat and you
kept true to that 100%. Congratulations!

But you absolutely WERE stopped from continuing to cheat others. And that delights us all to no end.

We're dancing on the ruin of your delusion that you ever meant anything in this industry but an embarrassment.
And we're all very, very happy.

While you remain a joke, your very name is a punchline, it stands for a delusional deadbeat throughout the industry.
When your name is mentioned, it's as a liar, a thief, and a coward.

Congratulations!

You've totally WON!

MacQuarrie
05-12-2011, 12:22 AM
There is still time to sue the bastard. Cesar would have done it if not for the effed-up laws in Connecticut; in order to sue, he would have to take time off work, travel to upstate NY for several days and sue in Prick's home district.

All we need is a plaintiff.

The people who have gotten judgments against him should be slapping liens and garnishments on him and his wife.

Artful Angie
05-12-2011, 01:37 AM
You also forgot the best line in there:

Some think that I have no intention of ever righting wrongs. I mean, how many times have I tried?

Um... Let me think... Carry the two... Square root of... Oh yeah.


ZERO!

Artful Angie
05-12-2011, 01:39 AM
If anyone needs someone to file the papers for them in Herkimer County, let me know.

JTPencils
05-12-2011, 07:39 AM
Moratorium

[mawr-uh-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr-, mor-] Show IPA
–noun, plural -to·ri·a  [-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] Show IPA, -to·ri·ums.

1. a suspension of activity: a moratorium on the testing of nuclear weapons.
2. a legally authorized period to delay payment of money due or the performance of some other legal obligation, as in an emergency.
3. an authorized period of delay or waiting.

Though I'm sure Witless thinks the only meaning of the word is choices 2 and 3 (where he's authorized to delay anything he damn well pleases... like paying people he owes money to... then again, he's got a limitless litany of "emergency" excuses as to why he hasn't honored these payments)... I think the remainder of the comics community wishes he would observe choice 1... where the idiot ceases and desists thinking he's a factor at all in the industry, and just shut the hell up. Well... other then as the total joke that his name has become.

@Mac, yeah, Cesar and I are both in that same "stupid CT rules" sinkhole... but quite frankly, he's just NOT worth the effort of taking the time off from work, etc.

But letting folks know about his douche baggery is TOTALLY worth the full time effort. as long as it saves another creator from being duped by him.

J.R. LeMar
05-12-2011, 11:55 AM
Whatever happened to the Unscrewed Anthology? I always thought that would have been the perfect way to stick it to Olney.

EdContradictory
05-12-2011, 12:38 PM
The Unscrewed site looks kinda abandoned.

Czarcasm
05-12-2011, 01:28 PM
pRick's latest(before it, too, "disappears"):I sure called that one-it's gone already!

MacQuarrie
05-12-2011, 05:18 PM
The Unscrewed site looks kinda abandoned.
Unscrewed is stil operating; we are currently assisting an artist who has an outstanding invoice with Shocker Toys.

Truth be told, the problem is that people are eager to jump into threads like this,b ut when it comes to the nuts and bolts of actually doing something about it, they can't be bothered.

The Unscrewed anthology was in limbo for a long time, waiting for some people to finish their contributions, but it is actually back on track now. As it happens, I am going to talk to the artist who has a greed to do the cover this evening, Showing him the pages we have received so far. We should be able to announce his name very soon.

HamsterRage
05-12-2011, 09:21 PM
There is still time to sue the bastard. Cesar would have done it if not for the effed-up laws in Connecticut; in order to sue, he would have to take time off work, travel to upstate NY for several days and sue in Prick's home district.

All we need is a plaintiff.

The people who have gotten judgments against him should be slapping liens and garnishments on him and his wife.

What Jim said. Wanna shut this asshole up? Sue Barbara Olney.

Gail's right by the way... People know the name Rick Olney and he's now well known as the biggest scumbag in comics alongside Hoopes and Granito.

MacQuarrie
05-13-2011, 12:26 AM
Sample pages from the UNSCREWED anthology (along with a complete list of all contributors) are now in the hands of our cover artist. I need to follow up with a few details before we publicize it, but I'm happy.

MacQuarrie
05-13-2011, 12:28 AM
P.S., since we haven't said it in a while: Not one cent of donated money has or will go into paying for the anthology. All money donated to UNSCREWED goes to pay for legal fees and assistance for artists.

Artful Angie
05-13-2011, 02:19 AM
Let us know when it's available. I'd like to buy some to give to Ravenswood Comics in Utica. And I'll be sure to hit those stores pRick mentioned so they have the full story of The Saga Of pRick.

Tom Stillwell
05-13-2011, 05:17 AM
Angie, the anthology doesn't have anything to do with Olney. He's never mentioned in it at all. The theme of the book is "little guy makes good".

Rick only does what he does for attention. We're certainly not going to give him any with our anthology.

DocAbsurd
05-13-2011, 10:40 AM
Well, aren't I special? Look what I found in my FB mailbox Wednesday:


Rick Olney
Feeling Better?
Tim, back on July 25, 2009 at 11:35am I asked you this:

How do you expect anyone (such as myself) to be contrite, apologetic or even willing to come to some final resolution on the matter between us if you're consistently insulting and inflammatory?

"Enjoy the zoo" -- This reference was to how you seemed to enjoy drawing attention to yourself through the forum posts you participated in, and have since we parted company.

It has been a healthy number of months. Are you any closer to wanting to end the moritorium?

Note the misspelling on 'moratorium'; it wasn't corrected until I replied:

Timothy J Tobolski
End what moratorium? You mean waiting for you to pay me?

And then he responded with the corrected spelling about the same time he posted his blog:

Rick Olney
Yes. I never assigned a 'name' to it before today, but yes it was and is a moratorium.

A large part of it has to do with the name calling and the childish attacks. I never dragged out all the emails between us. Never dragged your wife/ex-wife or troubles into it beyond that one post or so of that shack image that I posted.

I am truly sorry for my actions and reactions of that time, Tim.

Then me:

Timothy J Tobolski
And this means you're paying me and all the others when?

Back to him:

Rick Olney
Let's be clear on something, Tim. I'm contacting YOU...not any of the others, so if you really want a finality to this between you and me then let's deal with each other. WHAT I work out with anyone else is between THAT person and me.

Dealing with each other does not translate into wanting to ever be your friend again. With all you've said against me, it is clear that you made your own bed.

All that anyone has to do to get their matters with me resolved is to cooperate and keep what transpires between that person and me. An acid dipped, flagging in the wind tongue is not part of the deal. If you can accept that, perhaps we can move to working out our individual expectations.

I don't think I need to tell you what your refusal means. So what is your answer?

I was done after this:

Timothy J Tobolski
So your idea of resolving this is to slip right back into barely-hidden insults and immediate accusations. Of course you're innocent in all this because it wasn't you that contacted Rich Johnston using my name as your sole corroborator without my express permission in the first place. Which is rather funny considering how much you 'warn' the entire world not to quote or copy or paste or indicate what you post, despite the fact that you're only ambition in life is to be recognized.

Yeah, I think we're done.

But then I got this:

Rick Olney
I didn't insult you. It is the frame of mind you are employing in reading my words. I also never used the word innocent. And, yet again, can't you simply stop the drama of the Rich Johnston matter and move forward?

Tim, my ambitions do not include recognition. I already have that on several levels.

So by you stating, "Yeah, I think we're done." ...you're saying the matter is closed?

And this was my last bit:

Timothy J Tobolski
The matter will be closed when you pay what is owed.

I'm sorry; I guess I misunderstood 'acid dipped, flagging tongue' as an insult when you obviously meant it as a compliment.

You really don't get it, do you? It was YOUR drama and YOUR need for recognition that made YOU contact Rich Johnston with YOUR defense in YOUR words using me as your wingman. That's what started all this. If you hadn't dragged my name into your poorly-scripted high school play, none of this would have happened. None of it. Hell, I'd probably still be under the impression that everyone was wrong and you were simply misconstrued. I'd still be making an ass out of myself defending you against everyone else.

You were the one claiming I was making all this stuff up about my ex; you were the one saying I lied about what my kids went through; you were the one complaining about how I used my life to gain sympathy from the same general public that saw through your charade. It went far beyond one simple post or image of that shack, and you know it. Don't make go through thousands of posts; you're really not worth the effort to try and prove you wrong when you're obviously convinced otherwise.

You don't get to make the rules I have to follow. Pay me and we're done.

This is the song that never ends . . .

JTPencils
05-13-2011, 12:10 PM
Doc... *sniff*... you brought back a certain sense of nostalgia... they're playing the ol' Wicky "Top hits" again!!!

Gail Simone
05-13-2011, 12:27 PM
Doc, every time I forget what a douchebag wannabe fanboy crybaby Rick Olney is, all it takes is two minutes reading one of his illiterate posts to remind me.

HamsterRage
05-13-2011, 01:17 PM
I love how Rick thinks he can try yet again for a "do over."

Too late shithead.

Matt Doc Martin
05-13-2011, 01:39 PM
Doc, every time I forget what a douchebag wannabe fanboy crybaby Rick Olney is, all it takes is two minutes reading one of his illiterate posts to remind me.


I love how Rick thinks he can try yet again for a "do over."

Too late shithead.

I need to get this guy a Happy Meal, before his lawyer(s) abandon him.

Artful Angie
05-13-2011, 02:10 PM
Angie, the anthology doesn't have anything to do with Olney. He's never mentioned in it at all. The theme of the book is "little guy makes good".

Rick only does what he does for attention. We're certainly not going to give him any with our anthology.

Yeah, I know it doesn't have anything to do with him, he was just a inspiring stepping stone in getting a good project like the Anthology off the ground.

Besides, didn't you read pRick's message to Doc?? He "already has recognition on many levels"!

Let's count them!

He's a cheat! That's one. He's bounced checks at several establishments, which is VERY well documented at ONE of them. That's 2!

He's IMMEDIATELY recognized for his odor. That qualifies as 37 easily, eh?

Gail Simone
05-13-2011, 04:11 PM
Where has he bounced checks, Angie?

MacQuarrie
05-13-2011, 05:35 PM
I think must be the weather; all of a sudden all the Birds of a Feather are flocking. Olney is back, J-Bolt is back, Geoff Beckett is back, Granito is still around, Hoopes is at it again. It must be the season.

This part is hilarious:

Dealing with each other does not translate into wanting to ever be your friend again. With all you've said against me, it is clear that you made your own bed.
That's comedy gold right there. Tim, I'm sure you're sobbing in your Chex Mix over the idea of not having Prick as your friend anymore, but you're just going to have to suck it up and live with the consequences. And he was such a good friend, too! So loyal and true.

DocAbsurd
05-13-2011, 07:55 PM
Here's the latest bit:


Rick Olney
'acid dipped, flagging tongue' was an expression directly connected to the way the mob utilized its *ahem* 'skills' in their effort to help solve the problem. 'Course we both know that wasn't their agenda all along.

Again, you take things so literally.

What you say with, "If you hadn't dragged my name into your poorly-scripted high school play, none of this would have happened." may have been true. I was under a great deal of personal and financial stress. I also realize that you, too, had your own bag of troubles that I added to. You don't need to prove me wrong or to prove anything. I contacted you in an attempt to open a window and close a door. What EXACTLY is it that you want?

I'm not making rules. But if you are looking for me to give you monies which you believe you earned years back ... you'll need to be a tad more civil. Again, the arrow is broken. We can either close the matter with you getting something or not. It is all on you.

I have to be a tad more civil? I don't have to be anything except paid. He's not making the rules but if I expect to be paid, here's what he expects outta me. And I absolutely love this 'you believe you earned'; after eight fecking years, he's still trying to fob it all off on my misconception of his good intentions.

'Arrow is broken'. 'Open a window and close a door'. Even his interpersonal writing makes my brain cry.

HamsterRage
05-13-2011, 08:58 PM
Here's the latest bit:

I have to be a tad more civil? I don't have to be anything except paid. He's not making the rules but if I expect to be paid, here's what he expects outta me. And I absolutely love this 'you believe you earned'; after eight fecking years, he's still trying to fob it all off on my misconception of his good intentions.

'Arrow is broken'. 'Open a window and close a door'. Even his interpersonal writing makes my brain cry.

Have you sued him? If you haven't then you're wasting time talking to him.

Sue him. You'll probably win like Scott Reed did.

Who else is owed but hasn't sued yet?
Danny? Ronee? Chuck Dixon?

Let's stop talking and get the claims filed.

MacQuarrie
05-13-2011, 10:04 PM
Have you sued him? If you haven't then you're wasting time talking to him.

Sue him. You'll probably win like Scott Reed did.

Who else is owed but hasn't sued yet?
Danny? Ronee? Chuck Dixon?

Let's stop talking and get the claims filed.

What he said. Operators are standing by.

Artful Angie
05-14-2011, 08:55 AM
Where has he bounced checks, Angie?

Ravenswood, according to Scott there. Which is why they have the policy with him of cash up front only.


But, to be fair to him, he did finally cover the checks there. But that was because he was told he'd be taken to small claims court and banned from the store.

J.R. LeMar
05-14-2011, 12:30 PM
What he said. Operators are standing by.

As I've said before, you'd probably get more people willing to sue him if they saw some actual results from the previous court cases. Otherwise, I don't really blame anyone for not bothering. So you file a claim in Small Claims Court, and then you'll win by default because he won't contest it. Great, then what? Four judgments against him haven't shut him up, so there's no reason to think that five, six, or seven judgments would. It's a nice "moral victory," but you still won't get any money, so it just seems like a waste of time. Again, I don't blame folks for just moving on with their lives now. If I were Doc, I wouldn't even respond to his messages, it's just the same old crap he's always been spouting. We all know if Doc said "Okay, I'll agree to be civil, how do we resolve this?" Olney would say he had to sign a Hold Harmless or NDA that his lawyer (or "third party") would send him, although he wouldn't have any idea when it would be sent, and then after that is signed they could discuss when Doc would get paid, but only if Doc agrees not to say anything bad about Olney for X amount of time. And then he'll decline to pay because Doc is being "mean." Same old cycle.

JTPencils
05-14-2011, 01:41 PM
JR, you've SO hit it on the head. If the Witless one is (basically) going to default and not pay the lost cases he's already got against him... are any more rulings going to do? If so... how many? Five, ten... forty? Small claims is NOT exactly three thugs named Lefty, Tony "the lip" and No neck Luganzi, that's going to go and GET that money from him "one way or da udder". So it's just an exercise in futility. You get the moral victory of hearing a judge say "you're right, he's a deadbeat shit stain, and owes you... and everyone else he's screwed"... but that's about it. Then what? You wait for him to SUDDENLY wake up and actually come through with what he owes? HARDLY!!!

Yet on the other end, there's folks still screaming for his blood, and shouting out "sue.. sue.. sue". FOR WHAT? Money that's NEVER going to come your way in any shape or form? Even lien's aren't really an answer... because (if I'm not mistaken), he'd have to then be trying to sell his property before he'd be forced to honor the liens first. So again... it's a win/loss thing. You win the case, but you lose your time, your patience, your dignity (in dealing with or even answering the schmuck), where's the value in that?

BUT... there IS the justice of being there to warn others about this nutjob, and his conniving ways. So that he doesn't continue to prey upon new talent, and gobble up their time and skills. Now THAT'S a victory.

Tom Stillwell
05-14-2011, 02:07 PM
You guys do know that court judgments effect your credit rating, right? Rick's credit right now, especially after not following through with Scott Reed's credit agency, is probably in the crapper. Those dings add up. Sue Barbara Olney as well and they won't be able to buy a stick of gum on credit.

J.R. LeMar
05-14-2011, 02:12 PM
Again, I think focusing on things like the Unscrewed Anthology now is more productive. As the old saying goes, living well is the best revenge. Let him wallow in his misery and keep pretending like he's some big shot and write his blogs fantasizing about what he'd do if a bunch of successful writers worked for him, while the folks he's ripped off are busy working on actual products. I promise, the day the anthology is finally announced, I'll place my order for one. Heck, I'll pay for two, for y'all to have all the creators sign one and then mail it to Olney.

Matt Doc Martin
05-14-2011, 07:00 PM
You guys do know that court judgments effect your credit rating, right? Rick's credit right now, especially after not following through with Scott Reed's credit agency, is probably in the crapper. Those dings add up. Sue Barbara Olney as well and they won't be able to buy a stick of gum on credit.

Is it possible for other judgments to be amended to include Barbara?

Artful Angie
05-14-2011, 07:26 PM
Is it possible for other judgments to be amended to include Barbara?

I don't think so. Although there might be a legal argument there if pRick doesn't have an income that can be garnished.

HamsterRage
05-14-2011, 07:26 PM
You guys do know that court judgments effect your credit rating, right? Rick's credit right now, especially after not following through with Scott Reed's credit agency, is probably in the crapper. Those dings add up. Sue Barbara Olney as well and they won't be able to buy a stick of gum on credit.

Exactly.

Sue Barbara Olney.

They can also garnish their wages, and by getting them both Rick will have further difficulty when people run BG checks on them.

Artful Angie
05-14-2011, 07:42 PM
I can't image anything that pRick would need a background check for.

J.R. LeMar
05-14-2011, 08:03 PM
Zinging his credit rating even worse than it already surely is won't get anyone the money they're owed, which is the only reason to file a small claim against him. We already know Rick doesn't have a job, so there are no wages to garnish. Scott Reed said that his collection agency reps told him they couldn't even find a bank account in Olney's name. I don't know about Barbara, but I know we've heard anecdotal evidence about how bad off the whole family is now. Olney doesn't even have his comic-book collection anymore (remember when he bragged about how he could still "go visit them" whenever he wanted to?). All of this stuff now, which is coming from the people who aren't actually owed anything by Olney, just sounds more emotional than practical. Let's "get him". If I were in their shoes, I'd just want the money I'm owed for the work that I did, and if I know there's no way I'm going to get it, then I'm moving on. @ this point, his reputation has been ruined, he's 50-something years old with no job, no bank account in his name and a google-search of his name brings up multiple examples of what a deadbeat he is, so that's some sense of justice.

Again, I say, if you want to convince more people that suing is a good idea, you need to show that some practical good can come out of it. And if, as Macquarrie says, the way to do it is to file liens or whatever against him, then you need to be talking to the 4 people who've already got their judgments. Unscrewed should contact each of them, and offer to help them take that next step. Then we can all see what happens, and if it works, it would make sense to urge others to file claims. I haven't been on Facebook in months, but last time I checked, both Ronee and Danny seemed to be doing just fine in their lives, I'm sure the last thing they need is to start focusing on Rick Olney again for no real reason.

The only person this would make a little sense for would be Chuck Dixon, since I'd imagine that he'd have the resources to file a real lawsuit against Rick and Barbara, and go after them for whatever assets they may have. But, frankly, after reading his bigoted nonsense about gays in the military last year, I don't really feel sympathetic for him anymore.

HamsterRage
05-14-2011, 08:55 PM
I think that the more people that win cases against Olney the more bankrupt and destitute he becomes then there becomes less chance of him fucking over more people who have children they need to take care of (like poor Cesar)

Time is Rick's only ally. I personally, would like to not hear about how TightLipped LLC fucked over a bunch of webcomickers in 2020.

Anyone who is owed money by Rick who's engaging him but not suing is wasting time right?

J.R. LeMar
05-14-2011, 09:10 PM
I personally, would like to not hear about how TightLipped LLC fucked over a bunch of webcomickers in 2020.

Back in the days before all of this came out, especially before the internet became more prevalent, it was understandable that he was able to fool so many. Especially since so many people were keeping their mouths shut about it, for fear of those bogus NDA's and his imaginary lawyers. But now? All you have to do is google "Rick Olney," and all the info you need to warn you away from him is right there. Any new writer or artist who would choose to do business with him without even doing that simple background check or, even worse, does check him out but decided to work with him anyway, pretty much deserves to get ripped off. I mean, there's "naivety" and then there's "idiocy."


Anyone who is owed money by Rick who's engaging him but not suing is wasting time right?

I'd say anyone whose engaging him @ all, for any reason, is wasting their time, and have made that point several times here and on YABS, but I always end up getting shouted down, so I know not to bother trying again.

Artful Angie
05-14-2011, 09:14 PM
He and Barbara don't even own, as I understand. They rent.

And pRick can "go visit" his books anytime. All he has to do is look in the back issue section of any decent comic book shop. Owning them is another matter.

J.R. LeMar
05-14-2011, 09:19 PM
And pRick can "go visit" his books anytime. All he has to do is look in the back issue section of any decent comic book shop. Owning them is another matter.

The hilarious part was that he tried to use this fact to insult someone else by saying "If they {his old comics] were for sale, you be wouldn't be able to afford them!"

Gail Simone
05-15-2011, 01:37 AM
I'm with the Unscrewed guys 100%. It's a question of principle. A scumbag like Olney LIVES to cheat people, it's ingrained in him. No one thinks they'll get a dime from his broke ass. But winning the judgment says a lot. And stories can be run, and once again, Rick Olney, serial deadbeat, is again the headline at Bleeding Cool, and it's another nail in Rick's fantasy that he's ever coming back to the industry that has exiled him.

Right s right. Suing him wherever possible is right.

I would absolutely do it if I hadn't told him to shove the remaining money he owed me up his stinkhole.

HamsterRage
05-15-2011, 06:17 AM
And here's another thing about it... Mark Waid offered to back whoever needed to sue Rick financially... why didn't anyone ever take him up on that?

Cam63
05-15-2011, 07:30 AM
Yeah, keep after the bastard, people !

J.R. LeMar
05-15-2011, 07:42 AM
Well, I'm not going to argue that point anymore, it's not up to me and I'm not stopping anyone from doing it if they choose to. I'm just saying I can understand why some haven't bothered. But if y'all think they should, you probably need to go them and encourage them, instead of just posting here, since those folks don't seem to be participating here anymore. But you can find Danny and Ronee on Facebook.


Mark Waid offered to back whoever needed to sue Rick financially... why didn't anyone ever take him up on that?

I thought he did help with Scott Reed's case?

HamsterRage
05-15-2011, 01:15 PM
I don't know. My point is that anyone who's still outraged about Rick should do something about him. It'd be nice if in 10 years googling Rick Olney still lead people to see how awful he is, but alot can change in a decade.

I mean he's as over as can be and more than likely he'll die known only as one of the biggest scumbags in comics.

MacQuarrie
05-15-2011, 07:03 PM
I don't know. My point is that anyone who's still outraged about Rick should do something about him. It'd be nice if in 10 years googling Rick Olney still lead people to see how awful he is, but alot can change in a decade.

I mean he's as over as can be and more than likely he'll die known only as one of the biggest scumbags in the general vicinity of comics.

I'm not generally a fan of "fixed it for you" posts, but, well....

HamsterRage
05-15-2011, 09:01 PM
You're more accurate considering the shithead never got anything off the ground.

MacQuarrie
05-15-2011, 10:16 PM
You're more accurate considering the shithead never got anything off the ground.

Saying he's in comics is like saying I'm in the space program because I can see JPL from my house.

Gail Simone
05-16-2011, 04:30 AM
It's an interesting point he brings up...obviously, he's a useless fucking deadbeat. But did anyone ever REALLY expect him to pay anything voluntarily? He's scum, he loves cheating people.

I never for a moment thought he'd pay anyone. Why does he think that was ever anyone's belief?

DocAbsurd
05-16-2011, 05:43 AM
Honestly? I think it's simply the act of being contrite, the gesture of making amends that does it for him. He waited twenty-three months before contacting me again with insinuations of how it's still my fault, it's still Gail's fault, it's still the fault of everyone who pointed out how it's his fault. No date, no amount, just 'I'm sorry you called me names back, but then you take everything so literally.'

I have no hopes he'll ever pay anyone, myself included. Doesn't matter whether it's court ordered or his own arrangements, no-one'll see a dime flow outta his wallet. But it seems that in his mind, it's the thought that counts.

Gail Simone
05-16-2011, 09:35 AM
I never held out any thought whatsoever that he would do the right thing. Never. I still think it would be awesome if he was sued into oblivion by all the people he's cheated, however.

JTPencils
05-16-2011, 10:10 AM
I never held out any thought whatsoever that he would do the right thing. Never. I still think it would be awesome if he was sued into oblivion by all the people he's cheated, however.

To that end though Gail... it would be akin to those old Raid commercials... "Kills bugs dead". Which never made sense to me. How much further do you go then dead? Suing into oblivion.. what would that accomplish? He's lost already (and not paid back) at least 4 cases... so what's the sense of wasting time on making (and most likely winning).. MORE judgements against him. Just more paperwork and time and effort that he's going to deny or ignore. Sadly, small claims is ONLY an avenue if the losing party actually follows through and pays what is owed... other then that... it really has no "teeth".

He's merely, once again, playing his "forgive me for being a deadbeat" card... and the "I'll gladly pay you if you'll stop (read NEVER EVER EVER) saying what a deadbeat I truly am... cuz it's really ruining my chances of EVER being anything in the comics biz..". Whereas, in truth... that's already been set in concrete... even if he were to pay everyone off tomorrow... he'll never be anything but a footnote of a joke within the industry.

MacQuarrie
05-16-2011, 12:08 PM
We can keep an eye on him and use him as a training exercise; there are plenty of would-be-Olneys out there, and we have learned how to shut them down. He's useful in that regard. He's tried every gambit there is to try and we have answers for all of them now.

DocAbsurd
05-16-2011, 06:33 PM
The latest from Deadbeat Central:


Rick Olney
Hey Tobolski!

I see that you made your choice. That's fine. That was your last opportunity. We never had a contract, and anything you volunteered was for your own self promotion at my expense. You're a bottom feeder. You'll not hear from me directly again. I have, however, decided to release your emails publicly. Legally I am under no restraint or restriction. Share that with your ass sniffin' troll pals.

To which I replied:

Timothy J Tobolski
What a surprise. And here you said there were no rules, that you weren't setting down restrictions. Oh, noes! My view of the world is now tainted forever because I had faith that a deadbeat could prove himself capable of changing for the better.

Don't worry; I never expected to see dime one flutter free from your Scrooge McDuck wallet, not after waiting eight years for you to acknowledge you even had a debt. You're a deadbeat. You always were, you always will be.

What a lying sack of shit. False contrition followed immediately by threats and back-pedaling. And now he's gonna release my emails. I can't wait! It's only been half a decade since he first promised to do that. This'll be like an entry out Moby's diary:

'Dear Diary:

You'll never guess what! I tricked someone into writing for my website by continually promising payments I have no intention of ever paying! *tee hee* Just like the Big Two Publishers of What I Call the Comic Book Entertainment Industry screwed all those writers and artists out of the rights to their creations! Looks like I'm gonna become a big-shot publisher after all! More later; I've got to call that writer and string him along for another few years!

Hugs and Kisses!'

Hold me. I'm scared.

KJ!
05-16-2011, 06:36 PM
He's like that ultra-clingy ex-girlfriend who just won't stop trying to stay in contact in some way, and let you know she's still there.

Gail Simone
05-16-2011, 06:45 PM
JTP, I would sue him absolutely if it COST me money and I lose money doing so. Not everyone has that option, maybe.

But it would be worth it.

MacQuarrie
05-16-2011, 10:22 PM
As far as I know, Mark Waid's offer still stands. Anyone who got screwed by Olney, all you need to do is say "I want to sue the bastard" and Mark "Wrath of God" Waid will pay your legal fees to do so. And UNSCREWED will help you fill out and file the papers. You have nothing to lose, it won't cost you anything but some time, and your judgment can hang over his head for up to 10 years. You can garnish his IRS tax refund. You can garnish is wife's paycheck. You can sell the debt to a collection agency that will bother his ass night and day forever. Most important, you can have the satisfaction that his history of scamming and stealing is now part of the official public record.

DocAbsurd
05-17-2011, 03:40 AM
After promising 'You'll not hear from me directly again', I was shocked to hear from him directly again:


Rick Olney
And you, mister... you're a sad and pathetic person that uses opportunities like these to bring out your finer qualities of being a whiner and cry baby. I was mistaken to think that you accept concession and closure over that bit of rollin' in shit with your fellow assholes that you revel in. Don't email me again. I am most definitely through with you.

I answered:

Timothy J Tobolski
Oh, Ricky, Ricky, Ricky; 'You take things so literally.'

Besides which, you said 'I'm not making rules'. So you really were making rules? I'm so confused; first you're going to pay me after making me wait eight years, then you're not; then you aren't making rules but then you decide I broke the rules you didn't make. If I can't believe in the honest, upstanding man you've always been, then I just don't know what to believe anymore.

Stop toying with my emotions!

You'll be done with me when you pay what you owe me. Your own condemning words have been archived for all to see. Your own admission has been read over and over again. Denying it won't make it go away. Paying me will.

HamsterRage
05-17-2011, 06:49 AM
After promising 'You'll not hear from me directly again', I was shocked to hear from him directly again:

I answered:


Have you sued Rick?

I think you should.

Otherwise block him, because right now you're giving him what he wants dude.

Gail Simone
05-17-2011, 09:22 AM
I think everyone could let people handle this how they want. It's their business.

sk716
05-17-2011, 07:12 PM
Mark "Wrath of God" Waid

This is his new official title.

Gail Simone
05-17-2011, 08:02 PM
I've seen Mark be mad.

You don't want to be the person he's mad at. :)

Cam63
05-18-2011, 01:24 AM
Gb
I've seen Mark be mad.

You don't want to be the person he's mad at. :)

He gives me the opinion he knows how to do stuff... if he chooses to or to those he's simply crossed off his Christmas cards/socks list.

Lester C.
05-19-2011, 11:53 AM
I don't want to say Rick is evil because I reserve that term for monsters that inflict unmanageable horrors like having sex with children. Rick is starting to convince me I need to broaden the scope of what I consider to be evil.

JTPencils
05-19-2011, 12:41 PM
I don't want to say Rick is evil because I reserve that term for monsters that inflict unmanageable horrors like having sex with children. Rick is starting to convince me I need to broaden the scope of what I consider to be evil.

Lester, you can keep your present version of evil... and using the same letters... STILL describe W'icky.... he's vile!!

HamsterRage
05-19-2011, 02:09 PM
Lester, you can keep your present version of evil... and using the same letters... STILL describe W'icky.... he's vile!!

I think taunting a man you owe money to with the promise of repayment as his child is dying and then deciding to insult him while claiming to be THE definition of a good Christian is the definition of evil.

Rick Olney is evil and while people have suffered, he has laughed, taunted and threatened.

CutterMike
05-19-2011, 02:41 PM
Let's split the difference: rICK's personality is vile, his actions are evil.

Problem solved.

Lester C.
05-19-2011, 03:38 PM
The only thing I know for certain is that Cam63 is evil. How many people you think tried vegemite because of his avatar and choked to death unless they were lucky enough to vomit at the last second.

JTPencils
05-19-2011, 03:42 PM
Let's split the difference: rICK's personality is vile, his actions are evil.

Problem solved.
I'm willing to agree on that!

JTPencils
05-19-2011, 03:43 PM
Let's split the difference: rICK's personality is vile, his actions are evil.

Problem solved.

I'm willing to agree on that! Whole heartedly!

JTPencils
05-19-2011, 04:06 PM
Let's split the difference: rICK's personality is vile, his actions are evil.

Problem solved.

I'm willing to agree on that! Whole heartedly!

JTPencils
05-19-2011, 04:07 PM
Sorry about that... darn hotel wi fi... had glitches.

SarahBeach
05-20-2011, 06:31 PM
I'm back from a long-needed break from most message boards (that's why I haven't been around here - no reflection on you guys!). But something that Colleen Doran posted on her blog (where, I admit, I do make a daily stop) about the Rob Granito mess made me wonder what my other "favorite" scammer was up to.

So I checked out Little Ricky's blog (which he unblocked from "private" a couple of months ago). He seems to be gathering steam again, for his same old same old. So these latests outburst don't surprise me too much. Other than his attempting to rattle Doc Absurd yet again (Oh, Ricky! How MUCH you have missed the boat on that! Doc Absurd has grown SO FAR beyond you these days!) - multiple thumbs up to the Absurd Response Wit!

bert
05-20-2011, 07:31 PM
I'm back from a long-needed break from most message boards (that's why I haven't been around here - no reflection on you guys!). But something that Colleen Doran posted on her blog (where, I admit, I do make a daily stop) about the Rob Granito mess made me wonder what my other "favorite" scammer was up to.

So I checked out Little Ricky's blog (which he unblocked from "private" a couple of months ago). He seems to be gathering steam again, for his same old same old. So these latests outburst don't surprise me too much. Other than his attempting to rattle Doc Absurd yet again (Oh, Ricky! How MUCH you have missed the boat on that! Doc Absurd has grown SO FAR beyond you these days!) - multiple thumbs up to the Absurd Response Wit!

welcome back.

I miss the hat :(

SarahBeach
05-20-2011, 11:27 PM
welcome back.

I miss the hat :(

LOL! Well, I suppose I could change my avatar, just for you Bert! :D

If tomorrow is only the Rupture and not the Rapture, I'll do that. ;)

Artful Angie
05-21-2011, 03:54 AM
Well, I see from reviewing his blog that he HAS been a busy little beaver! Ooh, and he quoted me, too! But he quoted me on a website which used to advise people you couldn't quote from it anywhere else without his permission. Ah, the humor of that...

And of course, the first thing he takes offense to is being publicly shamed about his behavior at Ravenswood. I encourage anyone to call Janine. She's a class act, and not the type of person who would smear somebody, no matter how badly that person has treated her or her business.

And I love how he slyly tried to dodge the fact that they DO make him pay up front now for anything he orders. And didn't he used to call the manager "Joel", and say that "the only thing" that this "Joel" had against him is because he was his former brother-in-law? Now he tries to pass off this "innocent incident" that "must have occured while he was in the hospital" as a trivial matter. Pay no attention to the giant bill behind the curtain. You yourself spent a great deal of time in the past commenting about how people at Ravenswood were "out to get you", but now you want bygones to be bygones and have them defend your honor. And of course, I'm sure you've scrubbed clean your bleg to remove any of your previous comments and are ready to go "I never said anything bad about them. You're a liar!"

So if you can go in there any time you want and buy whatever you want, why don't you pick up your books there every week? It's 28 minutes to drive the 20.06 miles from your house to Ravenswood, according to MapQuest. Yet, you drive to Earthworld Comics (1 hour, 21 minutes 77.52 miles) or to Electric City Comics (1 hour, 11 minutes 65.04 miles) for your stuff. And you never promote your local comic shop. So why is that?

And just how many comics did you have on your pull list to hit $800.00 worth of comics in the 1990s?? He lists the title of this bleg pist "Liars, Lies, And Nothing Professional". That's so true, all on your part, pRicky.

And insofar as "As far as I know, I'm not banned in any of the stores in Syracuse".. Does the name CLOUD CITY COMICS ring any bells??? You know, the store in Syracuse you kept calling a POS with a crappy pull list setup?? The one whose owner Jeff said to you in the old CBR thread and in this one that you were BANNED from his store?? You know, the store you commented on "It would be a real shame if someone accidentally put a brick through his window".

not that I have to, but in keeping this blog truthful That lasted about as long as it took you to write that one line. And everybody knows it. :-)

Trust me, pRicky. You don't want to get me involved in a flame war with you. You don't know who I really am, what my connection to you over the years has been, or what access to what resources available on The Internet I have. Stick to trying to prove to convicted felons that you are a legitimite publishing company. It's bad enough I've had to deal with your crap over the years when I did see you every month, trying to convince people you were many things, such as "honest". And of course, "Showered".

Does that get you one step closer to figuring out who I am? Hope not. LOL Because I know you well enough to know that it bugging the bejeezus out of you that someone local knows you, puts out there in the thread what Utica and The Mohawk Valley really thinks of you, and there's nothing you can do about it.

If I told you all in the thread EXACTLY what I know about pRick's interaction with Ravenswood Comics over the years, it would reveal to him exactly who I am. And that little stone in his shoe is worth the anonymity. Suffice to say, if you were to walk into that store and mention his name, the look you'd see on everyone's face would tell you everything. From's Joe sly grin and attempt to stop his eyes from rolling, to Janine's absolutely wonderful smile trying to keep her face a mask so you can't see on it what she really thinks. THAT is the mark of a mature professional.


And when that comic con happens next year in Utica, and you see what a good one can do to Utica, then talk to me about "professionalism". Oh, but wait, you won't be able to see it. The organizers have already placed a ban on you for it. How bad is it to be banned from a con before it's even finished being organized??

And is it just me, or is he just soliciting artwork from prisons now? Maybe he thinks that's a good thing. Anybody he can screw over is safely locked up so he doesn't have to worry about that coming after him. pRick is the kind of guy who would have asked Ted Bundy to make a comic for him just so he could make money off of tragedy like that. That is VILE and EVIL, so he qualifies for both.

Well... I gave it a little bit of thought this evening earlier, and I have decided to go into Ravenswood, Inc., and set-up a *NEW* subscription pull list!

I'll prepay with a HUGE cash deposit. That ought to settle Joe Hyatt's nerves a tad. Hahahaha!!

That will alleviate all the needless gossip and the lies over on that message board that Gail Simone landed on. No disrespect meant towards Gail. She can't help acting unprofessional.

It's the ONLY way they'd let you, pRicky. And remember.... No Checks, Please.

KJ!
05-21-2011, 08:17 AM
Saturday, May 21, 2011
The Warrior

Everyone fights 'battles' on a day to day basis; but to be a warrior, you must master fighting those battles while pushing up hill to gain ground in your life. Surround yourself with those people that work towards the same goals. People that are supportive and not easily swayed by the echo of your past kills and legal common sense.
Rick Olney, May 21, 2011

SarahBeach
05-21-2011, 08:53 AM
Saturday, May 21, 2011
The Warrior

Everyone fights 'battles' on a day to day basis; but to be a warrior, you must master fighting those battles while pushing up hill to gain ground in your life. Surround yourself with those people that work towards the same goals. People that are supportive and not easily swayed by the echo of your past kills and legal common sense. Rick Olney, May 21, 2011

What the heck does that mean? "Your past kills"? If you want to surround yourself with warriors, wouldn't you want them to be impressed ("easily swayed") by "past kills" (ie, SUCCESSES in "war")? And gee, but I actually would want those supportive folk around me to be swayed by (legal or just ordinary) common sense!

Oi! I'm out of practice in tracking the paramecium. I forgot that trying to make sense of his writing induces headaches.

Matt Doc Martin
05-21-2011, 11:39 AM
Well... I gave it a little bit of thought this evening earlier, and I have decided to go into Ravenswood, Inc., and set-up a *NEW* subscription pull list!

I'll prepay with a HUGE cash deposit. That ought to settle Joe Hyatt's nerves a tad. Hahahaha!!

That will alleviate all the needless gossip and the lies over on that message board that Gail Simone landed on. No disrespect meant towards Gail. She can't help acting unprofessional.

It's the ONLY way they'd let you, pRicky. And remember.... No Checks, Please.


Unless he robbed a bank, he ain't got no huge stacks of cash. Must have found some old Monopoly games.

Matt Doc Martin
05-21-2011, 11:55 AM
Okay, Follow the Logic

From Ricky? THIS should be good!



Person starts business. For very personal reasons, business takes a backseat to a more important life crisis. Person tries to manage personal crisis and, at the same time, keep business from crashing.

Why, that is almost admirable. So what happened?


People wants person's business to crash. Person must be punished. Reason for punishment is because creative people were inconvenienced.

If by "inconvenienced", you mean "not paid at all for services rendered, then lied to and belittled", then yes. They did not want your business to crash, they wanted payment!


People agitate themselves into a frenzy. Person, meanwhile, gets angry and acts out verbally. Feeling helpless. Dealing with compounded personal issues. And loss to an extraordinary degree. It becomes a game. For person, the participating against the people becomes a distraction and way to work out frustration. Meanwhile the creative people wait for the person to come to his senses and make good on his contractual agreements.

And here is the excuse. "Person" neglects to take advice and court judgments to pay what he owes as well. And creative folks gave up waiting on your lying ass.


The people become a machine that looks within itself to become a force of good to the world. Their goal: To crush and destroy the person they've chosen. Meanwhile, the creative people continue to wait. A few even join in on the effort to crush and destroy the person. At some point, the people forget that in order to pay the creative people -- the person needs to not be ground into the mud they've created. Does that make them creators? No. Are they mighty? No. They are now only small people.

Is he trying poetry to start this? Only goal I saw was to get payment for services rendered, after years of broken promises and threats by "person". And no one here claims to be mighty, but at times, people ARE mighty effective in shutting scammers down.


Years go by, during which the the person stops interacting with the people. This angers them more, and while they lessen their attacks ... the person has survived. He's survived the personal attacks; the urges to kill himself, and all that has come from being made into an object to be jeered and hated. His family is also denigrated by the people. No quarter is given to the person's dead parents in the jeers and attacks by the people.

You never stopped interacting, and also never paid anyone. I have seen no one ask you to kill yourself, though given your overweight self, I wonder how much longer you might have. You can barely handle stairs. Only mention I ever saw of your parents was how your father also never paid anyone. Guess you learned from home.



Yet, the creative people wait. And perhaps some have even given up.

No one who knows you will wait for you. No one that spends 2 minutes researching will either.


The person is felt to be ostracized, but not beaten. Hate rules the people! The people even go as far as to cheer themselves. What small minds these people must have, to feel self important over losing their dignity and professionalism.

"professionalism"? What? We are professional haters? Where is MY check? And there is MUCH dignity in protecting folks you would rip off, and helping to inform others of your misdeeds.


More time passes. The person learns he has colon cancer. He has the surgery and weathers the toll placed upon himself. Certainly this is something that could drive a person further into depression... but not THIS person!

And here is latest ill to befall you. Not saying you did not have colon cancer, as I am not your doctor nor do I have access to your medical records. Just guess your body hates you as well.


No, this person finds his faith and refreshes himself surrounded by sincere friends. He's never lost face in the eyes of God. And these are the days when the people have no faith in God. So, after the person has taken the time and treatments needed to repair himself, he begins the slow climb to discover his creative self again. In a little over a year the person has regained his strength and all internal signs of the cancer are gone. But life is never simple;he knows this and treatments may continue for a time.

Standard for cancer recovery. But I have seen what passes for "creative" in your eyes. Sure that the brain was not affected there, Ricky?


Realizing that he needs to begin the process to repay the creative people he listens to friends and partnerships are formed. A new business is struck and the goal is to be productive. This shall allow the person to pay the creative people quicker. Are all the other negative urges gone? No, he'll carry those for a time. He'll make allowances for other people's feelings and be a bigger person. He may even reach a point where he'll forgive as he tries to be forgiven.

So who will be paid first? What arrangements have you made?


Time will tell...

Um, I will take the easy money and say time will show this is more of the same story, and we know how it ends: Meltdown and no payment.

Nice try, pRick!

Artful Angie
05-21-2011, 12:01 PM
Maybe it has to do with his recent rants about Mac and Mark Waid and the discussion lately to take him to court. Which explains his garbage today:


Saturday, May 21, 2011

Okay, Follow the Logic...

Person starts business. For very personal reasons, business takes a backseat to a more important life crisis. Person tries to manage personal crisis and, at the same time, keep business from crashing.

People wants person's business to crash. Person must be punished. Reason for punishment is because creative people were inconvenienced.

People agitate themselves into a frenzy. Person, meanwhile, gets angry and acts out verbally. Feeling helpless. Dealing with compounded personal issues. And loss to an extraordinary degree. It becomes a game. For person, the participating against the people becomes a distraction and way to work out frustration. Meanwhile the creative people wait for the person to come to his senses and make good on his contractual agreements.

The people become a machine that looks within itself to become a force of good to the world. Their goal: To crush and destroy the person they've chosen. Meanwhile, the creative people continue to wait. A few even join in on the effort to crush and destroy the person. At some point, the people forget that in order to pay the creative people -- the person needs to not be ground into the mud they've created. Does that make them creators? No. Are they mighty? No. They are now only small people.

Years go by, during which the the person stops interacting with the people. This angers them more, and while they lessen their attacks ... the person has survived. He's survived the personal attacks; the urges to kill himself, and all that has come from being made into an object to be jeered and hated. His family is also denigrated by the people. No quarter is given to the person's dead parents in the jeers and attacks by the people.

Yet, the creative people wait. And perhaps some have even given up.

The person is felt to be ostracized, but not beaten. Hate rules the people! The people even go as far as to cheer themselves. What small minds these people must have, to feel self important over losing their dignity and professionalism.

More time passes. The person learns he has colon cancer. He has the surgery and weathers the toll placed upon himself. Certainly this is something that could drive a person further into depression... but not THIS person!

No, this person finds his faith and refreshes himself surrounded by sincere friends. He's never lost face in the eyes of God. And these are the days when the people have no faith in God. So, after the person has taken the time and treatments needed to repair himself, he begins the slow climb to discover his creative self again. In a little over a year the person has regained his strength and all internal signs of the cancer are gone. But life is never simple;he knows this and treatments may continue for a time.

Realizing that he needs to begin the process to repay the creative people he listens to friends and partnerships are formed. A new business is struck and the goal is to be productive. This shall allow the person to pay the creative people quicker. Are all the other negative urges gone? No, he'll carry those for a time. He'll make allowances for other people's feelings and be a bigger person. He may even reach a point where he'll forgive as he tries to be forgiven.

Time will tell...

Well, I couldn't stop laughing at his use of the word "logic", but let's take this a step further.

The person doesn't get that to truly make himself right with God, it about seeking forgiveness IN AND OF ITSELF. No looking for conditions. No "I'll forgive you and pay you so you will forgive me, but it's a binding resolution and you are locked into a NDA or you'll never see a dime". That's not how God works, pRick. So if that's the way you want to play things, then congrats! You have chosen the fiery pits of Hell for eternal damnation. Wear a hat.

The person stops lying. Period. No sort of half-truths. No telling only what makes him looks good, and hopes the rest doesn't get noticed. He JUST DOESN'T LIE.
The day that that happens, the person learns a valuable truth. People respect him more when he's trustworthy.

The person actually feels bad about the things he's done, whether by intention or accident. And he reall can't say it was all accident when the person goes out of the person's way to be intentionally insulting to people.

If the person doesn't do these things, then that's okay. When the person's time on this planet is over, there will be no more controversy. No more flaming. No more debate. He'll be gone. The ONLY person to defend his behavior and think he's this poor innocent tortured sequential soul. And the "bashers" will feel sad for his family and feel bad because no one, no matter how vile they are, should have their death celebrated by truly evolved people. But they will feel that they did what they needed to do, which is keep the person from being able to hurt more people while he was around.

And history will remember the person for what he truly was: A sham. A con artist. A liar. An unprofessional bitter little boy who got mad when he didn't get his own spoiled little way and cried about it the whole time to get sympathy. A person who blatantly hurt people, then said "Well you can't sue me because I didn't make you a contract, even though the NDA part of the emails count and I consider the rest to be unimportant. Nyah nyah!"

The person said time will tell... What do you suppose will happen 100 years from now on The Internet when someone puts in the name "Rick Olney"? What will they find?

We both know what time will tell. And it ain't looking any better for you right now, no matter how much you post about being a nice guy who is just an innocent victim of bashers.

And that's the part that keeps you up at night, just like the scared liitle boy you are, trolling through threads like this. Trying to change future history.

And realizing you're just setting it in stone...

Artful Angie
05-21-2011, 12:27 PM
Unless he robbed a bank, he ain't got no huge stacks of cash. Must have found some old Monopoly games.

Like I said before, Matt, is he expecting us to think Joe and Janine let somebody's pull list get to $800.00?!? And by his own words, this was back in the 90s, when the cost of an average comic was much less. Let's say it was 3.00 a book, just to be conserative. Let's "follow the logic".

800.00 divided by 3.00 = Aprroximately 266 comics.

Joe or Janine notice 266 comics in his pull list, take everybody's phone number, and didn't give him a call to say "what's up? When are you coming back into the store?"

That's BS plain and simple. That's not LOGICAL. I've had them call me after 3 weeks of not showing up, with less than 50 comics in my box.

But if pRick wants to make this up then I'll be happy to tell the REAL story. As it was told to me, by people who were in the store to see the events happen, pRicky placed an order for almost $1,000.00 worth of stuff from Diamond. Then when it all came it he decided he didn't want most of it, and (according to Scott, a guy WHO I NEVER SAID WORKED THERE, pRick, but gosh if it didn't ruffle your feathers that you get talked about behind your back) wrote a check for what he did take, which bounced and took him forever to cover it.

So now, according to what's been told to me by Not-Joe and Not-Janine, when it comes to good ole pRicky Olney they'd prefer to see the Jacksons on the ole barrelhead FIRST.

And darn if pRick didn't confirm this policy with his suggestion that he would have to make a HUGE deposit towards it to get his pull list approved! Thanks, Tricky pRicky!! :-)

MacQuarrie
05-21-2011, 01:00 PM
Frankly, the truth is Olney is a footnote at this point. UNSCREWED has had a number of successes since we began. We got some artists paid from a couple of publishers, have reviewed contracts for some artists and kept them out of bad deals, and taken a couple of publishers to court and won judgments for artists, both of who have now been paid. Work moves forward on the UNSCREWED anthology, which is almost ready to go to print as soon as a couple of people deliver their final pages. (And again, not one penny of donated money has been or will be spent on the book; it's being funded separately from the operations of UNSCREWED. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.) Olney is not even obliquely referenced in the book. His name will not appear in it. IT's not about him. UNSCREWED is not about him. If he were to spontaneously combust tomorrow, it would not change our mission and purpose in the slightest.

HamsterRage
05-21-2011, 07:30 PM
I'd just like to repeat that while a mans daughter was dying Rick Olney took the opportunity to insult and degrade him.

Fuck you Rick Olney for trying to play the victim.

SarahBeach
05-21-2011, 09:08 PM
I believe in a God who offers his unconditional love to all people. But he also has a hope and expectation that we will behave well toward each other, honor our obligations when we enter into them. He takes that "Do onto others as you would have them do toward yourself" business seriously.

Ricky "sings" his sad song about how he's been (unfairly, he implies) picked upon without cause. Oh, he does admit, sort of, that he had made some obligations to others, obligations that even now, years later, he has NOT fulfilled. That there are those who have held fast to the expectation that professionalism - which Ricky so desperately wishes to lay claim to -- requires that he fulfill those obligation, this upsets him. He has somehow gotten the idea that the virtue of his new-found connection to God should absolve him of those outstanding obligations.

He can't have it both ways. If he's going to pratter about professionalism and its expectations, then he needs to pay up before he starts anything new.if he did that, it's entirely possible that those who have hounded him would set back, shrug their shoulders and say "Okay, you've paid up to the pot in the poker game, you can start playing again. We don't think you're going to be much of a player, but you're back to square one, sort of." They'd of course keep their eyes open for any repeat of the objectional behavior - they aren't fools, after all. But that's the point: if he's really going to play the game professionally, he has to pay his outstanding debts first. And if he's not going to pay his outstanding debts, he cannot go around claiming professional status and the attendant respect and treatment. He is NOT ENTITLED to respect that he has not earned.

Oh, he's trying so hard to be reasonable. But the basic facts remain. He still owes many people, and has made virtually no effort to PAY them what they are owed. "Contacting" them with "amiable" overtures does not count. Merely saying that he intends to start making payments does not count. The only thing that will ever count as an improvement in his favor is actually PAYING those to whom he owes money. Nothing else. End of story.

Matt Doc Martin
05-22-2011, 07:37 AM
I'd just like to repeat that while a mans daughter was dying Rick Olney took the opportunity to insult and degrade him.

Fuck you Rick Olney for trying to play the victim.

You were more to the point than I.

Artful Angie
05-22-2011, 01:54 PM
Well, that alone makes sure he heads to the lower levels. The name "Rick Olney" means nothing now, and in the years after his passing he will be forgotten. pRick wants so badly to be remembered forever with the likes of Stan Lee, "King" Kirby, and Dick Ayers. But really, he'll be a laughable footnote to the few comic historians curious enough to even look him up. Not even his own family will remember him. Nor will they want to.

JTPencils
05-22-2011, 05:46 PM
I have heard through several contacts that they were approached (yet again) with this same ol' song and dance from p'Ricky... in various forms... FB friend requests... direct emails...

And I wasn't contacted at all. This makes me sad....





NOT!


I hope that those he's contacted... are not going to be shanked around again, and finally get their due payments. As for me... I could really give a rats ass what p'Ricky does nowadays. to me he's like King Tut... ancient history.

btw... Angie... did the scumbag's name mean anything EVER? Other then perhaps "watch out for that lying sack of pus..." I mean?!

Gail Simone
05-22-2011, 05:52 PM
The only time his name is EVER brought up in this industry is as another word for, "deadbeat."

That's your legacy, Rick. Enjoy it.

Also, he's still threatening people with lawsuits for daring to mention that he's a disgusting deadbeat.

KJ!
05-22-2011, 06:07 PM
Hey Olney. YOU'RE A DISGUSTING DEADBEAT!

DISGUSTING.

DEADBEAT.

YOU.

YES OLNEY.

YOU!


*How's that?

Matt Doc Martin
05-23-2011, 02:01 AM
Hey Olney. YOU'RE A DISGUSTING DEADBEAT!

DISGUSTING.

DEADBEAT.

YOU.

YES OLNEY.

YOU!


*How's that?


I wanna play!

JTPencils
05-23-2011, 02:18 AM
I wanna play!

You're just TOO willing!

Artful Angie
05-23-2011, 05:31 AM
Gail, if I was really the butt hole like pRick, he wouldn't survive the flaming I'd give him. I've gone easy on him with what I know.

I've left things out of this thread because the general consensus is to leave it in good taste, and not play as dirty as he does. But I will say this: There is a website I know of where you pay a subscription fee and you can get info on who has outstanding bills with companies and even collection agencies.

All I will say is that it wouldn't do much good anyway to sue Barbara or pRick. Their credit rating is in the toilet enough that it wouldn't matter anyway.

Oh, and pRicky, before you start screaming "Liar, Liar!", let me just say this... Niagara Mohawk & YAK America. Those are public records. Flail your little ego as much as you want.

Oh, and look... In response to his dwindling legacy, he tries to post about something almost TEN YEARS AGO:

Sunday, May 22, 2011Mighty Minicon 2003


So much has been said about the 2003 Mighty Minicon that it occurred to me that pictures really do tell a story. What's that exact saying; something having to do with being worth a thousand words.

I'm going to share these photos (again) and leave the general public bothering to read this blog and view these images as to whether they might think the guests and attendees may have had a good time.

Mighty Minicon 2003


This is Tony Isabella. Tony has had a notable career in comics. He's worked for Marvel and DC; created a character in the DC Universe known as Black Lightning, and a character in Marvel's Universe known as Black Goliath. Tony's had a period when he was big on creating 'black' characters. I have no problem with that, obviously. It was always what I admired pre-2005 Tony Isabella for. Plus, he's been a convention guest.

Tony's also done such things as stand up for just causes and he's known to be a 'shill' on his gossip and review column on CBGXtra and you can still read his archived stories on his Tony's Tips on World's Famous Comics.
Tony can also be found at his own message boards here.

My only real problem with Tony over the years is that he stretches the truth like salt water taffy. But, setting the previous to 2003 differences aside, and not listening to advice I was given by a confidant; I invited Tony Isabella to my hosted 2003 Mighty Minicon (for ORCA) and as you can see -- He was all smiles. And so was his son, Eddy.

To Tony's credit, after the day had finished he donated his $60 some-odd-dollars and change reimbursement for his gas and tolls to the two charities being assisted that day. As you can see, Tony chose 2003 to limit or stop altogether his comic book convention guest attending. I have no idea why, nor do I really care. Leave it to be said that Tony survived MMC 2003 and it survived him.

I've been a wait 'lister' and a Amateur Press Association roster sitter on K-a (Capa Alpha) over the last 20 years off and on. I'm proud of that, regardless of how I get on and fall off from time to time. This next bit of 'sharing' will probably upset Tony, once again, when he learns of it, but I'm going to share a convention report (from a former fellow K-a member) and a photo, if I can locate it, of the K-a roster (active & inactive) that happened to be at the 2003 Mighty Minicon. Read it yourself. You judge the event by what others say versus the character assassination coupled with attempts by Tony Isabella and others online to besmirch a show that had a total of seven such events under its belt. They may have lacked a stupendous attendance, but that can probably be credited to a number of things. It takes a lot of dedication to target smaller geographical areas like the Mohawk Valley. To the chagrin of many, I'm sure, the 600 plus attendees that we had that day enjoyed themselves. We had a comics dealer sell a VF copy of Marvels' Daredevil #1 too! So that was a plus! I didn't hear any complaints from the vendors.


First, apologies on this image above. It is actually a copy of copy showing active K-a members: Tom Hegeman; Bob Rozakis; and to the far right, Dennis Kininger. Former K-a roster members include: Mercy Van Vlack; Andy Fish; Ken Gale (kneeling so Tony wouldn't feel short, or so I was told) and Tony Isabella, good sport and all around nice guy. He lost the bet and had to wear the TightLip t-shirt. In fact, he never took it off after that. That Tony, always a man about fashion!


Other than an incident after hours during breakdown and loading with one dealer and an over aggressive college security guard things went fairly smooth. Well, and on my end the day before I had to rent an extra 100 tables and bring them to the college after being assured (by word and contract) that they had the number I'd given them. Oh, and there was also that evening before as assurance from the college management that my floor plan would be followed with the tables in question being set-up, but upon my inspection THAT wasn't right. So that made me late in wanting to take everyone to dinner at a local restaurant. So once I got there, we all settled on a local pizza joint. Nobody really complained that night. But I was more upset than they were, I suspect.

A person learn from these sorts of things. I have 8 previous one day comic book shows under my belt, and over four dozen events outside of comics that I have set-up, hosted, or been a large contributing part of over the last 35 years. I think I'm getting it down to a science.

I'll share some more guest and attendee photos in the next chapter of Mighty Minicon 2003. !


It's almost desparate how he's trying to show how he has a good legacy to his name. It comes across as "See?!? I did something positive once! For a split second my name meant something and you can't take it away from me!"

Except his memory's a little fuzzy about things he doesn't want to remember. Like how the complaints rolled in after the con was over. And how they were met with hostility and abuse from him. So go ahead and tell people what a brilliant gem you made of a con for one brief moment... before you crapped on it with your own actions and words.


And the answer is NO. If Ted was as nice a guy as you say he was, he went to a much better place than you'll be arriving at. So you WON'T be seeing him again. LUCKY HIM!

MacQuarrie
05-23-2011, 06:45 AM
Wow, that's sad. He has previously posted that exact same thing at least once or twice before. Reruns?

SarahBeach
05-23-2011, 02:21 PM
Wow, that's sad. He has previously posted that exact same thing at least once or twice before. Reruns?

Always reruns, and always edited through his rosy glasses view.

HamsterRage
05-23-2011, 03:37 PM
Do we have the screencaps from when he decided to start taunting Cesar while his daughter was dying?

You can try to rewrite it as much as you want Rick but that was the most disgusting thing you've done.

That's why no one will ever forgive you.

Artful Angie
05-23-2011, 05:33 PM
ATTENTION ONE AND ALL!! THIS LIE OF PRICK'S IS SO HUGE IT MUST BE IN CAPS!!!

Among the photos pRicky put on his blegh proudly talking about his mighty-crappy-con is a pic showing all the wonderful guests he later screwed over, including Tony Isabella wearing a TightLip Entertainment T-Shirt. It's his "copy of a copy of a copy" photo of everybody.

BETTER GO LOOK AT IT QUICKLY BEFORE pRICK TAKES IT DOWN TONIGHT. AND HE WILL TAKE IT DOWN AS SOON AS HE READS THIS POST!

(So if someone knows how to post a picture in here could you please do it for me. It's one of the things I haven't mastered in here yet.)

So it seems like a nice photo, huh? Too bad IT IS A FAKE!

For one thing, the TightWad Logo seems too centered to the picture and not the shirt. Look closely. If it was actually on the shirt it would be more angled.

For another thing, IT WAS FAKED BY pRICK.

Want to know how I know?

I was contacted recently by an anonymous source, let's call him "Scott At Ravenswood", who sent me the following link:


http://www.worldfamouscomics.com/tony/images/Capa-Alphans.jpg

Anybody notice anything different??

PROOF! PROOF THAT RICK OLNEY IS A BALD-FACED LIAR! Although I'm sure we'll see in a few days how he swears that was the shirt he "remembers" Isabella wearing. After all, he was "Tony Isabella, good sport and all around nice guy. He lost the bet and had to wear the TightLip t-shirt. In fact, he never took it off after that. That Tony, always a man about fashion! "

Thank you, "Scott @ Ravenswood" for that heads up as usual. :-)

I've already downloaded the FAKE pic from pRicky's bleg for when he takes it down in the next 24 hours. And if someone could give Rich Johnston over at Bleeding Cool a heads-up to let him know about this blatant FAKE attempt from pRicky to do this. And, of course, Tony Isabella.

J.R. LeMar
05-23-2011, 05:42 PM
Why's he still posting pictures of the 2003 MMC? Doesn't he know that what we really want to see are the pictures from the 2007 MMC? Remember? That was the top secret one that he had out in the woods somewhere (& may or may not have been near some kind of waterpark)? The one that sold out months in advance despite that it only had two announced guests, Jason Dube and that Hot Wheels collector, and no announced location?

From what I recall, he said @ least 40 people showed up, including two retailers who didn't want to be named because they were scared that Tony Isabella would talk bad about about their stores if he found out, and they all spent the night sitting around a campfire, talking about comic-books. It sounded like a great time, and he said he had pictures, but he was waiting until he debuted the new Mighty Mini-Con website, which was supposed to be coming soon, before he posted them, but it's been almost 4 years since then and he still hasn't shown the pictures, and no one who has attended that fantastic MMC has ever come forward to talk about it.




Y'know, I'm beginning to think he just made up the whole thing...:sad:

Artful Angie
05-23-2011, 05:46 PM
It takes a while to PhotoShop that many pictures. Give the man time.

MacQuarrie
05-23-2011, 06:04 PM
PROOF! PROOF THAT RICK OLNEY IS A BALD-FACED LIAR! Although I'm sure we'll see in a few days how he swears that was the shirt he "remembers" Isabella wearing. After all, he was "Tony Isabella, good sport and all around nice guy. He lost the bet and had to wear the TightLip t-shirt. In fact, he never took it off after that. That Tony, always a man about fashion! "
Wow, that is some bad Photoshop work.

I have saved both images to my drive, and I'll pop over to Facebook and let Tony know.

KJ!
05-23-2011, 06:11 PM
http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m80/KJ_81/olneybadphotoshopattemptlie.jpg

There you go.

Gail Simone
05-23-2011, 06:30 PM
Dear Rick,

Guess what? Guests are polite about cons, even when the events are run by idiots who don't know what the fuck they are doing, as was the case with you and Dennis. We smile for photographs, and we try to think of polite things to say, and yes, surprise, surprise, we do enjoy seeing other pro friends.

No one had anything positive to say the day of your con, or after, and when you started cheating everyone and your credit card was rejected for a room you should have booked weeks in advance, well, it would have been a very different news story, wouldn't it?

And I say again, I have been to cons where the pros CHEER for the organizers after the event and can't say enough nice about them. I was a guest at a new con this past weekend, and I can't stop raving about how wonderful these guys and this event have been.

But you'd never know what that feels like, to get that respect, gratitude and acclaim.

Because your a moron fanboy wannabe little pile of deadbeat scat.

So, yes, it's different.

Artful Angie
05-23-2011, 06:46 PM
Wow, that is some bad Photoshop work.

I have saved both images to my drive, and I'll pop over to Facebook and let Tony know.

Let us know what he says about it, Mac?

HamsterRage
05-23-2011, 07:33 PM
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-obmZiNo7tvg/Tdr3iDPNHLI/AAAAAAAABTo/4542P5vACdU/s640/scan0036.jpg

Yeah, I was flippin' the bird. I got called into the Guidance Office and asked that. I believe I was holding back my hair. It was a windy spring day and I may have inadvertently used my middle finger to do that. "Smile!"

So essentially ruining an entire class picture by being a little shit is what Rick does and has spent his entire life doing.

Incredible.

Notice how whenever he tries to talk about how great he was as a kid he reveals himself to be a selfish sociopath piece of shit?

Tony Isabella
05-23-2011, 08:39 PM
I haven't gone to his blog because my policy is to ignore him. If he is, indeed, posting a fake photoshop photo of me - I have never worn any shirt with his disgusting logo on it - I ask two things:

First, send me a copy of the fake photo.

Second, let me know where I can send an email to his blog provider to tell them he's posted a fake photo of me.

Without reading his blog, I can't comment further than to say I have also never made any kind of bet with Olney.

I'm guessing this is just another of his desperate cries for attention. It's more than likely killing him that I am doing so well. Two great kids doing very well at The Ohio State University in college. A long and happy marriage with the woman I love.

And professionally as well. 1000 Comic Books You Must Read has gone into a second printing and pays regular royalties to me. I had a very profitable stint writing for the Crankshaft and Funky Winkerbean newspaper strips...and still do the very occasional plot for Tom Batiuk. I'm happily and profitably writing The Grim Ghost title. I was an honored guest at last weekend's East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention.

Hmm...I wonder if the racist troll who posted on my own message board earlier today was anyone I know. His ISP was a proxy, as was the one for an alleged comic-shop owner that was automatically blocked. Trolls.

I will try to visit here more often, but it gets tough with my busy schedule of writing and family stuff. But I think fondly of Gail and the gang.

Much love to all,

Tony Isabella

Tony Isabella
05-23-2011, 08:40 PM
Just saw the photo. Yeah, it's been photoshopped. He's so pathetic.

KJ!
05-23-2011, 08:59 PM
My previous post in this thread has a screenshot of the page and photo in question, Tony, if you need an easy reference for after he inevitably pulls it down.

Cowardly little wanker.

And photographs don't prove anything. People smile when a camera is presented to them. It may often be a forced smile, but it's still a smile.

MacQuarrie
05-23-2011, 10:24 PM
http://www.jimmacq.com/olney/scan0034.jpg

Here it is.

Here's the original:

http://www.jimmacq.com/olney/Capa-Alphans.jpg

Gail Simone
05-24-2011, 12:12 AM
Rick's always been an utter coward, he continues to be one. But his NEW rant is hilarious.

Hey, RICK! Even if all that were true, which it isn't and everyone knows it (I had already been invited to vastly
better cons and had a wonderful time, including SAN DIEGO, you moron), how does that explain all the
dozens of other people you cheated, deadbeat?

HamsterRage
05-24-2011, 12:22 AM
Rick has an account here on Jinxworld and of course he's too much of a gutless coward to post here.

I'm happy to hear that his credit is blown to hell and that even his family knows what a piece of shot he is.

That's right Rick, your own family came inquiring about your bullshit "career" in comics.

You're still the spoiled little shit that ruins a class picture. Everything you touch turns to shit and you still haven't realized that's your lot in life.

I like how you claimed you considered suicide... Because that's obviously bullshit too Rick. That's just you throwing yourself another pity party.

A real man would shut the fuck up and work to pay off his debt and not be a piece of shit like you.

Gail Simone
05-24-2011, 12:26 AM
I wonder how his bullshit explanation covers the fact that he lied REPEATEDLY about reimbursing me for my own airfare (which he NEVER paid in full), OR that the $100 he mentions was a bullshit trick he came up with himself, after all his fuck-ups and his credit card being declined when he couldn't get us a room in the middle of the night (Dennis had to save his smelly ass), OR that I told him to take what he insisted he owed me and shove it after months of being told the check was in the mail.

Rick, you cheated everyone you ever met. You're disgusting.

But hilarious!

Artful Angie
05-24-2011, 02:25 AM
But which pRick did you meet, Gail??

This one:

"Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Words from Jim Taylor aka JTPencils

JTPencils: (Jim Taylor)


I have heard through several contacts that they were approached (yet again) with this same ol' song and dance from p'Ricky... in various forms... FB friend requests... direct emails...


And I wasn't contacted at all. This makes me sad....

NOT!

I hope that those he's contacted... are not going to be shanked around again, and finally get their due payments. As for me... I could really give a rats ass what p'Ricky does nowadays. to me he's like King Tut... ancient history.


btw... Angie... did the scumbag's name mean anything EVER? Other then perhaps "watch out for that lying sack of pus..." I mean?! "

Taylor, did you think that I wouldn't expect the people I contacted to not get right in touch with you? Of course I did! Further more, I could care less. Here's the thing: I'm glad that you are disgruntled as you are. You deserve it. Soak it up. Let is give you ulcers and kill your lungs quicker than your smoking.

My accomplishments, just like your own, shall hold water or not on their own. Meanwhile, rest assured that you will never get a dime. You've let your mouth write a check that your ass can't cover with me. All these insults towards me and my allowance of things said ... IS ... your pay. Other than that, you're not due anything.

Or this one on the same day:

Monday, May 23, 2011

You think?

Don't be a "hater", it's a wasted emotion, and it's boring. Peace, love and understanding, now that's exciting!

Gotta love those mood swings. Maybe he's going through menopause??

Notice how he DIDN'T comment on his blantly fake photo, but posted enough crap to try and get that listing off the main page and archived?

Yes, I see that pRicky spent all last night trying to furiously salvage his self-deluded ego. Because that's all it boils down to now. Him desperately trying to make himself think he'll be remembered positively when he leaves this earth.

pRICK. YOU. WON'T. Your own family won't even defend you anymore. And to make yourself feel better, you had to desperately say "I've kept all these letters that say I'm a good man! So I am!!!"

They're letters from TEN YEARS AGO.
They're letters from PEOPLE YOU LATER CONNED.


Try to look very closely at the TRUTH, pRicky. After all, "Just because YOU don't see it, doesn't mean it isn't there!"

My personal stories about things like the Ric Ole, Star Wars: Episode One character, that I've stated publicly was named after me. True Story.


MAC, now that we have proof of pRick's lies about Tony Isabella, would you like to do the research to contact Lucasfilm's REAL army of lawyers to get this pulled from his bleg, or shall I?

But he was truthful of one thing. I'm sure he gave away thousands of comics.

It's called "seizure of assets". LOL

I'm not even going to bother with all the rest of the crap this tired old little troll threw up on the Internet to inflate his dying ego. With stuff like this:

Don't get the wrong impression. I don't need to substantiate anything. These blog posts are not for the people that waste their time attacking me online.

Yes they are.

these blog posts are for the kids now grown into young adults in the early to late 30s; for all the parents and teachers that I interacted with over the years, as well as the the libraries and children's groups that ORCA worked with.

You mean the people who won't return your calls anymore? Those people are also called "your family".

But I'm going to end today with the best Olney quote I came across from his rant last night. A comment he made about Heidi MacDonald. And just like his "it's there even if you don't see it", pRick doesn't truly understand the irony of his own words sometimes....

I guess when you cross a line and toss a cheap shot ... you get what you deserve.

Artful Angie
05-24-2011, 02:28 AM
Oh, and he talked about that today, Gail.

Lastly, run it past an attorney. Don't become a victim, as I was made out to be somebody that took advantage of Gail Simone. Without insulting Gail, she can say my 2003 event was her worst ever, but what she leaves out is that it was pretty much HER FIRST event ever. She was basking in the hoopla and glory of being recognized for her writing accomplishments. Well, that and she didn't know proper etiquette. When you're TOLD that you need to submit receipts to be reimbursed for incidentals like the $100.00 dollars she claims to this day that it took to feed her and her husband breakfast and lunch while traveling home ... provide the receipts!

Matt Doc Martin
05-24-2011, 02:37 AM
So much stupidity on his "blog"...including claim that he need not "substantiate" any of the wildly fantastical things that have happened to him.

By the way: I am now dating Scarlett Johnannsen AND Mila Kunis. They like to share. They also like keeping their love lives private, which is why you never see me with them.

Want proof?

Sorry. Don't need to give it. My bad photoshopping skills will have to suffice!

KJ!
05-24-2011, 05:06 AM
Yeah.

He's now talking about working out how to pay those owed.

L-Fucking-O-Fucking-L.

After you just mocked a guy hours before that you screwed over and owe money to?

NOW you want to act contrite and 'honest'.

AND he believes that those people are still under binding contracts.

What a fucking idiot.

And your country trusted him with a gun?

Shit, I wouldn't trust the moron with a paperclip. He'd swallow it, jagged.

KJ!
05-24-2011, 05:09 AM
In case he deletes, this is what he writes, after posting an email he states he sent to Michael Netzer (this is legit, as the email is more of Rick's ''I was the victim, everybody wronged ME'' bullshit, as well as a reply that matches Michael's style and is obviously written by someone with a brain, hence not Rick).


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So did I really expect an answer? I wasn't sure. I actually hoped that Michael would give me more advice on how to solve this conundrum ahead of me and those TOTS professionals. Stories are broken down into the creative 'teams' that either worked on them and finished their part, or some of the stories are in various stages. So me paying all the talented pros in instances where they have no interest in finishing the work they contracted to perform simply means they'll be removed and they'll need to be replaced. That is the only way that we can see here that the unfinished stories shall be completed and the work paid for to the few that finished their jobs.

I am attempting to work this all out with Dave Lanphear. It is a fact that I had very little to no contact with the TOTS professionals working the horror book. And all the negative nonsense generated, as well as the time I seriously needed to get back on my feet and attempt this earnestly, has made some of these professionals hesitant to interact with me directly.
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Gail Simone
05-24-2011, 05:09 AM
If anyone is stupid enough to think that shitheap of a con was, "glory and hoopla," I have to assume they have no idea how a REAL con is run.

And yep, Rick's is still the only shitty con I've ever been to, every other event has been absolutely lovely.

KJ!
05-24-2011, 05:13 AM
Last one, I swear.

Quote of the YEAR.

Rick Olney, ladies and gentlemen!!!

''Likewise, nobody that attacked my good name and spun lies can or should ever expect an apology from me. ''




GOOD NAME???


...HA.

J.R. LeMar
05-24-2011, 06:35 AM
===================================
So did I really expect an answer? I wasn't sure. I actually hoped that Michael would give me more advice on how to solve this conundrum ahead of me and those TOTS professionals. Stories are broken down into the creative 'teams' that either worked on them and finished their part, or some of the stories are in various stages. So me paying all the talented pros in instances where they have no interest in finishing the work they contracted to perform simply means they'll be removed and they'll need to be replaced. That is the only way that we can see here that the unfinished stories shall be completed and the work paid for to the few that finished their jobs.

I am attempting to work this all out with Dave Lanphear. It is a fact that I had very little to no contact with the TOTS professionals working the horror book. And all the negative nonsense generated, as well as the time I seriously needed to get back on my feet and attempt this earnestly, has made some of these professionals hesitant to interact with me directly.
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Where have we heard this before? Oh yeah, on Bleeding Cool back in June 2009 (http://www.bleedingcool.com/forums/showthread.php?1154-Happy-Birthday-Rick-Olney-Happy-Birthday-To-You!). Same old thing. He was working to resolve this, and pay people, but first he needed to know which "teams" worked on which projects and, of course, he needed them to finish the work first before he paid them. Because, I guess, he still is planning to publish Tales of The Spooky #1 someday.

And I love the bit about how he claims he's not writing anything to respond to anyone here, when he keeps posting things, including direct quotes from people here and he knows darn well that the people here are the only people who read his blog.

Tom Stillwell
05-24-2011, 06:57 AM
As in all things Olney, the notion that Rick didn't know what creators were working on which stories is a lie. I've had proof for years that he knew exactly what was going on with the project and Rick even bragged about the unpublished stories to a confidant.

KJ!
05-24-2011, 07:34 AM
So, it's around the time of his birthday, again, that he begins throwing a tantrum, like the child that he is.

His left is that empty, that devoid of people who like him even enough to smile to him, that he has to act up in this infantile manner to try and get noticed, and thus, convince himself that he IS special after all.

Idiotic-fanboy-never-was with the maturity of a toddler.

It's sad really.

This is his only way of getting noticed. He's GENUINELY that unlikeable that THIS is his only way of getting people to pay attention to him, for people to realise and recognise that he's there.

What a sad, fucked-up, pathetic individual. Someone with this level of maturity, and at HIS age, should NEVER have even considered having children. How the hell can you teach others to grow up when you can't even manage that by the time you're a senior fucking citizen.

SarahBeach
05-24-2011, 11:48 AM
Artful Angie - Just so you know, the Star Wars Action Figure Claim has been debunked a long time ago. Gail contacted someone connected to Lucasfilm, someone who actually worked on the character design (I believe) and verified that Ricky-poo had nothing to do with it.

SarahBeach
05-24-2011, 12:16 PM
It's pathetically amusing that on one hand he is indignant when someone says his credit rating is in the crapper, but on the other when urged to pay those who have been wanting to be paid for years, he says "you can't get blood from a stone" (implying he has no money - which would mean his credit really IS in the crapper).

Oh, and then the long post about how wonderful the Marines are and thus by implication (because he was a Marine) how wonderful he must be. And to say he can't be intimidated. Bah.

Oh, and just for the record, Ricky, I was the one who talked with a relative of yours, who was inquiring into your financial liabilities. And unless you are going to make me give the particulars in a court of law, I'm going to respect the request not to blather about it on the internet. Because I found that person to be reasonable, pleasant, and I appreciated the situation the person was in.

HamsterRage
05-24-2011, 01:10 PM
he's started responding to us on his blog again...

meltdown cycle has begun again.

Tom Stillwell
05-24-2011, 01:18 PM
It's pathetically amusing that on one hand he is indignant when someone says his credit rating is in the crapper, but on the other when urged to pay those who have been wanting to be paid for years, he says "you can't get blood from a stone" (implying he has no money - which would mean his credit really IS in the crapper).

That's because Olney is stupid and doesn't really understand what that saying means. He thinks it means that stones are strong like him and you can't make them do anything they don't want to do.

CutterMike
05-24-2011, 02:30 PM
That's because Olney is stupid and doesn't really understand what that saying means. He thinks it means that stones are strong like him and you can't make them do anything they don't want to do.

...As opposed to stones' tendency to be extremely dense and to go all to pieces if they get bent out of shape...?

MacQuarrie
05-24-2011, 03:56 PM
All things Olney are archived at [http://www.unscrewedcomic.com]UNSCREWED[/url], but I'm not sure we've ever completed linking the posts to the index. But the fact is we have ample evidence to utterly demolish any and every claim he cares to try to float. He's a laying sack who would steal food from a child.

He's such a gutless toad that when I sent him a cease-and-desist letter via certified mail, he had his young son sign for it.

Gail Simone
05-24-2011, 04:17 PM
How would he ever earn the money to pay everyone back? How much can he possibly charge for a reacharound?

HamsterRage
05-24-2011, 04:43 PM
Wow an update today finally popped up in my Reader:

http://torrentialspirit.blogspot.com/2011/05/rickys-back.html

JTPencils
05-24-2011, 06:38 PM
p'Ricky opines his stuidity once more!...

"Taylor, did you think that I wouldn't expect the people I contacted to not get right in touch with you? Of course I did! Further more, I could care less. Here's the thing: I'm glad that you are disgruntled as you are. You deserve it. Soak it up. Let is give you ulcers and kill your lungs quicker than your smoking.

My accomplishments, just like your own, shall hold water or not on their own. Meanwhile, rest assured that you will never get a dime. You've let your mouth write a check that your ass can't cover with me. All these insults towards me and my allowance of things said ... IS ... your pay. Other than that, you're not due anything."

First, I never stated who contacted me... so it may well surprise the shit stain who actually DID let me know. So good luck on that you turd sucking slug. As for disgruntled... you'd have to actually MEAN something to me (or my financial situation) for me to be disgruntled. I'm in fact... a happy camper who's gotten to do good work since my unfortunate run in with you... so I'd hardly call me disgruntled. Distrusting in your word, definitely, disgusted that you still seem to think you'll ever accomplish anything, most likely, disturbed that you can't seem to separate fact from fiction (in your own mind)... well.. I should know better. You're a whack job and a half, and after seeing you repeat your thieving ways across the board with so many (pro and non pro alike)... I'm just hardly surprised when you show up (yet again) playing contrite and sincere, and then become a raving loon in a few short hours.

You dance to the music of the truth being exposed.. dance putz dance.

As for ulcers affecting lungs like smoking... um.. you may want to reconnect with your whiz bang medical team that "cured" you of cancer, and recheck those facts. Unless your medical specialists are as dazzling as your leagle team... then you're totally screwed. Besides... as a recently minted non-smoker (finally got that monkey off my back)... How I only WISH you were as easy to put behind. But you bring this abuse on yourself, by popping up like a weed every year, playing the same tunes.

Disgruntled? To steal a quote (a practice you're OH so familiar with p'Ricky)... "I fart in your general direction..."

It's the least you deserve.

ps.. if anyone can even figure out WTF "my allowance of things" is supposed to mean... please explain it to me. I think it means (in p'Ricks head now... where it's vastly empty, and requiring rewiring like an old building)..."in MY mind... I don't owe anyone... but because I'm SUCH a great guy, I'm going to pay them anyhow... eventually.. soon... when they finally agree to kiss my ass and proclaim to the world what a GREAT guy I am... and then I'll send a check... I swear..."

As for my "mouth writing a check"... to think... at least SOMEONE wrote a check of sorts... and it sure as shit wasn't YOU. As for "my ass can't cash"... I don't think you'd really want to test that theory.

HamsterRage
05-24-2011, 07:19 PM
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_iew7RmKRFBo/SkmOeKVCScI/AAAAAAAAAFg/A8Oxd2oHyxU/s320/RickOlney.jpg
oldy but a goodie.

I just saw Rick's updated his blog twice with more insane ramblings, but Chumly's blog is right... Olney is less entertaining than Granito and Hoopes.

It's kinda sad isn't it? He can't even maintain his heat as the biggest asshole con man in comics.

SarahBeach
05-24-2011, 07:46 PM
I think it is so very funny that on the matter of one of his relatives reaching out (in part to the YABS folk) for information on his debts in the comics world, he continues to plop it as something that Gail was directly involved with. I stated very clearly that I was the one who talked to his relative, and it was for real. But in spite of saying he's not intimidated, he'd rather not tangle with me, so he shifts it over on Gail.

Twit. But nothing new.

And he harps on the 2003 MiniCon because he views it as his Glory Days. Something he will never be able to repeat, and I think he knows it. Fortunately.

Artful Angie
05-24-2011, 08:19 PM
Howdy All! Did I miss anything?? What? pRicky posted a bunch of stuff, including what amounts to a challenge to lil ole me???


So, in other words, NOTHING THAT MATTERED AT ALL.

To be honest, I didn't even bother to read all of his dribble. I just pick out some highlights, so here I go!


Well, pRicky. I'm really touched that you seem to so focused on me. Why is that, if you say I'm so "obscure"??


Is it because I told the TRUTH about you being a DEADBEAT AT RAVENSWOOD?

Is it because when you tried to call that a lie and give some half-assed "$800.00 worth of pull comics while I valiantly fought cancer", I pointed out that you were actually calling Janine and Joe stupid or unprofessional and then told EVERYONE the TRUTH of what YOU did??

Is it because I told the TRUTH about you being BANNED IN STORES IN SYRACUSE?

Is it because I told the TRUTH about you being a DEADBEAT at Verizon, NationalGrid, Time Warner, YAK America, NiMo, and probably The Girl Scouts whose box of cookies you swiped from their table at the Herkimer Wal-Mart when they weren't looking?

Is it because I pointed out how you LIED and FAKED A PHOTO to try to make yourself look good and it blew up in your face??

Is it because I hit a nerve when I told you EXACTLY what you are? A sad snivelling tubby little turd of a man whose own family won't even stand up in his defense for his "honor", and will forget him soon after he's buried. And the only proof that he stood on this world is the trail of vile little comments and jabs he tried throwing and people that were his betters, in every sense of the world.

Now to be fair, you did every opportunity to make the same kind of rational argument back at the things I said...


When I told the TRUTH about Ravenswood, you jumped right into the fray with your little half-baked story. And when I turned that around in your face you..... started sharing stories with us about The Boston Store and New Hartford Shopping Center?? Or Star's, where my mom worked all those years ago. (GASP! A CLUE!!! You can almost hear the scratching of pRick's pen over the scratching of his beer/food/nachos/small Guatemalan child/half a baby seal belly!)

When I said you were a deadbeat with outstanding bills and no good credit you..... gave us crappy pictures from a convicted felon???

When I said your own family won't even care when you're gone, I was glad to see you got your kids to...... Oh, no. Actually you just gave us a story about a bus driver.

Well, still, when we accused you flat out of faking a photo, after just seeing you defend yourself about a bad check lie, I was.... Oh. An old school picture where you disappointed the parents of every kid in it for being a douchebag. Including your own.



But still, why focus on plain old simple "Aw, Shucks" me???

Is it because I KNOW WHO YOU ARE and you CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHO I AM?? And THAT'S JUST EATING AT YOU!! That's what's keeping you up at 3AM posting Marine Corps platitudes when we all know what kind of marine you were.

A COWARD. The only thing you took action against as a Marine was the fact that they stopped letting you go up for thirds and fourths in the mess hall every meal.



PUH-LEASE!!! Did you REALLY think that whole spouting off on your bleg was going to get me all fightin' mad and I'd just tell you who I am??

I post using my REAL name because I am not afraid of the Internet.

What's the matter, pRicky?? Someone as long-devoted to comics as you doesn't recognize that need for a symbol? A secret identity?? Because I'm sure everyone here can attest to the level of bile you spew about someone who vocally comes out against you. There are whole pages filled with the insults you throw at peope's spouses, kids, pets, sexual orientation, and religious views just to make yourself feel bigger. Now someone is doing that to you, and you can lift a finger except to just call them "obscure". But don't worry, I left a clue in here somewhere that might let you figure out who the jackal is in your king's court.

But for now, I think it's best that you think of me as anyman, or everyman. Anyone who could snap a picture of your house from across the street and place it as their profile picture. This thread is all about keeping you honest or keeping you packed well away from new and promising talent. Well, I'm just all about keeping you looking over your shoulder as you try to con the locals. And when all you readers get to his comments at the end of this post, you'll see why no physical harm was intended in that statement, at least on MY part.

For now, I am everywhere! I am the unknown! I am the person who watched you pick up that half-eaten ice cream cone....

I am THE MIGHTY ANGIE!!! I! AM!! THE!!! NIGHT!!!! BWAH-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA!!!!!!!!!!


Okay folks, my tummy is really hurting from that good ole belly laugh. So let's wrap up with some final comments for the night from pRicky. Here's my favorite on universal armageddon:

In 100 years? Are you saying you think that humanity shall be around in 100 years? And on the Internet?

Or this gem:

I know plenty of people that trust me. Mostly the ones still in jail and not able to get to him.

Awww, I might be Satan!

And your views on the religious right and wrong that you try to focus on me exposes you as a very insincere person that doesn't follow their own advice.

Ummm.... DUH!!!!


I really don't read the bullshit on Simone's website as often as many of you think. Only every minute of every day, as I keep it minimized in a window on my computer which you can see the glare from outside. Whoops, did I just make you turn your head, pRicky?? Is it dark out as you're reading this? After all.....

I don't stay up all night, as a rule. And where those few times do happen ... I am usually working on my stories or watching a movie.

Really, pRicky. I'm looking at you through the window right this second and NOBODY wants to see you teach your little ORCA any tricks! Why on Earth would you do that???

Touch yourself much?

That's hardly the point! And why are you watching that goat video on Natgeo.com why you're doing that???!!!?? And what's with the chocolate sprinkles???


Again, you may wish me dead. But it isn't happening.

Nobody wants to see you dead. We're certainly not going to do anything to you, other than show you for the DEADBEAT and TROLL that you are. And it's fun!! Ooh!!! Gail, can we get jackets????


Ah.... But now we come to the meat of this meal. And by meat, I mean pRick shoving his foot wide into his mouth.

the man in me hopes that someday you'll put your mouth in gear in public somewhere and out of the blue, somebody with no patience will reach out and knock you on your ass.

You read it here, people. A challenge from pRick to make this public in the Mohawk Valley. Oh, and a thinly veiled threat to hit someone.

I warned you that you didn't want to get into a flame war with me. Because doing to you what you just asked for would be fun, but I'd just bruise my knuckles and might not have it on video for everyone to see. So your ass is good.... for now.

But if you want this public. Remember, I gave you a choice. Sit down and shut up, or make it public and see the looks of your neighbors and townspeople as they stare and whisper. And it won't be illegal. It won't be immoral. Heck, I won't even have to be the one to do it. But it'll be so darn fun to watch while you squirm.

And as for trying to knock me on my ass?? You're not even close to being a REAL man that might succeed.

But do come and have a go, if you think you're hard enough.

(Ooohhhh! That might also be a clue to who I am)

LOL. Okay, I hope I gave everyone else as good a time as I had writing it. Unlike Wicky Dicky pRicky, I'm off to bed. This Angie has to be at.....

Close, but no ceegah! pRick. Just like your whole life. :-)

Matt Doc Martin
05-25-2011, 02:43 AM
Okay, so WHY would anyone, least of all me, go to the bother of inviting all these guests and getting confirmations, along with losing money on the booked hotel accommodations and various other aspects that I shelled personal money out on. Why?

I'll answer that question tomorrow.

I was actually so caught up with everything going on back then that I neglected to not nee that the YEAR was left off the flier by the designer. Oh, well... live and learn. And also -- If I wasn't talking to people at St. Jude's, then why would I hold another auction to benefit both them and the other charity?

Emphasis mine on the above.

BECAUSE YOU WERE NOT TALKING WITH THEM!! You forget that I spoke with the reps there and found out that you:

Never donated anything to St Judes
St Judes would not have given you the right to use their image for fundraising
That is what people who rip off charities do, but you knew that


You want to claim how great you were helping out kids with cancer? Show ANYTHING from St Judes even authorizing you to do this, or, instead, a tax receipt.

If you are worried about personal info being given, try blacking it out...like your credit rating and your good name.

Matt Doc Martin
05-25-2011, 02:49 AM
And you are right, Angie. More threats of violence from the impotent pRick. Where is the iKill logo? Will he send folks to Connecticut to get me now?

BTW pRick: I am 4 hours or less from you now by car. Want me to drop your Happy Meal by? Will you have my surprise ready for me? I would HATE to think you are a useless fat liar.

As Brian said, the meltdown cycle has begun. "Good night, pukee" in 5...4...3..2..

MichaelNetzer
05-25-2011, 04:08 AM
.... as well as a reply that matches Michael's style and is obviously written by someone with a brain, hence not Rick).

If I'd have known he'd publish the private message, I wouldn't have gone so easy on him. Rick will have a big fall as a result of all this and there's no reason to celebrate such self-absorbed arrogance and blatant thievery that are leading towards a big personal catastrophe for him. I only wish he'd return to his senses, if he ever had any, admit that he was wrong and apologize to everyone he's stolen from and maligned. His recent comments on Gail and the personal nature of his insults are beneath contempt even in standoff such as this is.

But I can't help feeling how right Gail is when she says it's a little funny. There is a streak of dark humor in his amateurish pretension.

As an aside, I contacted Dave Lanphere and asked if he's really working with Olney to arrange for some partial compensation for TOTS work. He confirmed. But looking at Olney's selective dismissal of creators who've criticized him and his assertion that they won't get paid, suggests this is another misleading tactic meant to help him appear to be trying to fix things. If he really intends to pay creators for their work, he wouldn't say such things publicly. His deception and theft cannot be undone but Rick Olney is a only a minor blemish on the community. The notion that everyone here has rallied to make sure no one else will be victimized by him, well that's a very virtuous light of basic justice shining in the dark crevices of this story. Good work Gail and everyone.

NatGertler
05-25-2011, 05:18 AM
"The only person(s) calling me [deadbeat] online -- near as I have been told or have seen for myself, is you, Gail. "

Wow, that means that he has not read various threads and even individual messages he's responded to. He may want to learn to use the Google (http://www.google.com/search?hl=&q=%22rick+olney%22+deadbeat&sourceid=navclient-ff&rlz=1B5GGGL_enUS294US294&ie=UTF-8)... he'll find that, while Gail has certainly noted his deadbeatness, plenty of us have also been so alert and accurate.

SarahBeach
05-25-2011, 07:47 AM
He's got a really short memory then, since the whole matter became public when someone other than Gail went public to Rich Johnston that Rick had failed to pay on schedule for work completed, as per the contract with said professional. Gail had not said anything public at the time about Olney, though she certainly came forward with her story as confirmation of Olney's habit of non-payment.

Rick constantly likes to harp that people weren't paid because the work was not completed. Which in the case of the writer who went public is about the most ridiculous thing that can be said. Whatever you might think of some of Chuck Dixon's off-the-comic-page views, the man has a reputation for getting his scripts done early and fast.

Oh, and Doc Absurd has certainly called Olney a deadbeat.

Ah, to have such a maleable and erasable memory and Ricky-poo's. The world is always sunny in his mind.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 09:56 AM
Okay, Rick. Let's see it, you lying sack of shit. Find ONE email where I EVER asked for you to pay my husband's airfare.

You fucking lying moron. You cheat every person you meet, and then lie about it. Mike was right, you ARE filth.

Let's see it. One email. Go ahead. For once in your lying sack of shit life, back up your words.

We both know you can't. Whereas I have every piece of lying email you ever sent me and have shown them many times.


I pity your family and everyone who has ever had the misfortune to meet you. You are a spoiled baby, a little brat who has no place in the grown-up world.

And you're right, I am terribly worried about how calling you a deadbeat has affected my professional standing, the same week where I have the number one graphic novel on the New York Times bestseller list. When I am being invited to the best (real, not imaginary) conventions all over the world, and when I am working with some of the best and most respected comics artists in the industry, and where I have to turn down offers to write comics, film, and prose every single week because I am simply too busy. Wow, that Olney curse is still in full force, I guess, huh?

Meanwhile, you remain the shame of the industry, a liar who has cheated or otherwise alienated everyone he has ever come in contact with.

But we won, Rick. You have been unable to weasel your way back into cheating people in the industry. Through your own racist, homophobic and misogynistic words, you have revealed yourself to be unworthy of consideration of any kind but scorn. Because a bunch of pros and readers stood up and talked about it, you haven't been able to suck anyone else into your fanboy delusions of actually BEING someone in comics.

And that means no new artists had to hear your lies and excuses while you cheated them. That's a solid win for the industry.

And you have been unable to recreate even your former failures. Your comic club. Failed. Orca, failed, new minicon, failed. New tots, failed. You haven't achieved a single thing in the industry you have threatened to do in all that time.
You remain a massive failure. You must be SO proud.

Hilariously, the only proof you ever existed in comics at all is that you pathetically keep scraping the bottom of your email barrel for sad little crumbs from people who didn't know you long enough to hate your guts, who years ago stopped remembering you exist.

Nice, that doesn't seem pathetic and desperate at all!

Tom Stillwell
05-25-2011, 10:19 AM
Gail, do you remember that letter I shared with you from a convict Olney scammed?

Rick tricked this guy into giving him his only copy of a manuscript he wrote. Rick was going to keep it safe for the convict until he gets out of jail, maybe even help him publish it.

Of course, as with anyone dealing with Olney, it all went south after Rick got what he wanted. Now Olney won't return the convict's letters or meet his requests for the book to be returned. I wonder how Rick's good friend Benny Leal would feel about this?

I need to dig that one up and post it.

Tom Stillwell
05-25-2011, 10:39 AM
Going through some old e-mails I happened upon this one. It is re-posted with permission and redaction.


From: [REDACTED]
Sent: Jan 24, 2011 11:19 PM
To: zapow@earthlink.net
Subject: Re: I want to sue Rick Olney

Dear Tom,

The subject of Rick Olney is something I have shied away from for many years. It is behind me now, because I refused to let that man completely destroy my love for comics.

I could tell you stories of how I knew Rick when. I don't like to mention it, but we live in the same town. Ironically he took me to my first comicon. I knew him before he insulted Gail Simone, Tony Isabella, and the who's who of comics. I personally witnessed the creation of ORCA from a local gathering called the West Utica Comic Club. I...was it's [REDACTED]. But I quit when Rick's behavior turned from playfully eccentric to bizarre.

Sure he bragged about that stupid photo of him and Stan Lee. He said he knew Lee personally, but I figured that was just to impress the small children. I was an older kid myself. But he started "burning bridges"; picking fights, being verbally abusive to people in the industry, writing rants that would scare the Unabomer.

The first Orca-con and Might MIni-con he made promised he couldn't keep. He never paid people until they threatened to sue, and even then, I hear a lot of checks bounced.

I have a friend, a kid like me then. No, we weren't big time players, just aspiring artists. My friend entered an agreement with Rick. he gave Rick some artwork, Rick was supposed to pay him for it. That never happened. a few months later, my friend's behavior got weird. He was obsessed with his artwork. He would lock himself in his studio for days. no eat, no sleep, no showering. It would be another 6 months before he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Now I can't prove that Rick's betrayal caused the disease, but It seemed to be a catalyst.

Rick almost got me expelled from the first small press group I networked with. You see I brought him in, he got in a fight with the chairman, can you guess the rest? It amazes me how long that man has been in the insult business-since 1994.
While I remain unknown, not that I want to be known through association with him.

He's like Voldermort to me now: He Who Shall Not Be Named. He has hurt the dreams of so many of my friends. People like Dennis, their only crime was not seeing that man for the jerk he is in time.

If I could apologize on behalf of central New York comic readers and artists, I would. Rick is a terrible role model. The rest of Uticans are nothing like him. This man, supposedly a lover of comics, was banned for life from my local comic shop back in '96. As I said, I am back on my small press feet, and if I make a name for myself, I don't want it to be because I am another one of the first people Rick Olney almost ruined.

But I do feel your pain. I know, trust me I know.....Thank you for letting me rant off. I have kept this inside for many years. Good luck with your endeavors.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 12:17 PM
I got an email recently from a store owner that Olney ripped off, as well, Tom. How fucking pathetic is it that people are STILL coming forward to say Olney cheated them?

Holy crap, if I had lived my life like that, cheating everyone I knew, I certainly wouldn't go on the internet bragging about it, like Rick does.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 12:18 PM
I think it is so very funny that on the matter of one of his relatives reaching out (in part to the YABS folk) for information on his debts in the comics world, he continues to plop it as something that Gail was directly involved with. I stated very clearly that I was the one who talked to his relative, and it was for real. But in spite of saying he's not intimidated, he'd rather not tangle with me, so he shifts it over on Gail.

Twit. But nothing new.

And he harps on the 2003 MiniCon because he views it as his Glory Days. Something he will never be able to repeat, and I think he knows it. Fortunately.


Yeah, why he blames me, I have no idea. I'm not ever sure which relative we're talking about--I know at least two have written to ask about his many, many situations
where he's cheated an artist or retailer.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 12:48 PM
Always great to see you here, Michael!

Your response to his baby whining passive aggressiveness made me laugh a LOT.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 12:56 PM
Jesus, that's a horrible story, Tom.

How many such stories have we got on this asshole? How does one idiot damage so many people's lives?

JTPencils
05-25-2011, 01:27 PM
How does one idiot damage so many people's lives?

I honestly think that some folks, were either afraid, ashamed, or just flat out embarrassed that p'Ricky ever conned them into whatever situation they were facing. So they said nothing. But when it started to go all out online (and ya can't erase it once it's out there p'Ricky... no matter HOW hard you try to)... it was like a catharsis for folks... they may not sue... they may just tell their tale and move on... but at least they've gotten a chance to get it off their chest... and for some, that may be enough.

The old chestnut of "you are not alone"... was showcased by the many folks who came to YABS and then here... to show... "yeah... he screwed me too!".... and that must make ol' numb nuts just toss and turn in his little bed at night... KNOWING that there's so many out there willing to finally tell the TRUTH... and expose him for the lying, deadbeat (I want in on that list of folks calling him that), misogynistic, cheating piece of guano that ambles the streets of upstate NY.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 02:22 PM
JT, I definitely remember feeling pity for him, he was such an impotent little weirdo, so desperate to appear important. I know that had an impact on why I tried to help him at the time, and others felt the same way.

It wasn't until he revealed what an evil scumbag he was that all that pity turned to revulsion.

Hey RICK!

Guess what? I looked and found my letter with Dennis where he disavowed himself from your
financial shenanigans.

Dated 1/11/2007

"Much appreciated, Dennis.

I'm afraid Rick has gotten himself into some serious, serious trouble this time, and I believe every word you've written here and will be happy to tell anyone who asks.

I have no doubt that the things that went well did so because of you.

Just a side note, Heidi's room really DID reek! She herself is a smoker so it was pretty bad to make her go out like that. Our room was...well, it was a little bit icky but not terribly so, and the next hotel was very nice indeed and much appreciated. As for the airfare, I keep good records and my husband was never paid (to be fair, he wasn't ever SUPPOSED to be paid, although Rick implied he would be...but that doesn't matter to me, I stick by the deal I make). But it bugged me very much to hear him say twice that he paid for a ticket I paid out of my own pocket for my husband, when the check he sent didn't even cover MY airfare."

There you go, deadbeat. Not only did I NOT ask for you to pay my husband's airfare, I specifically said I was sticking by the deal we originally made, the one YOU broke repeatedly.

Your reimbursement check was short by something like forty dollars, for MY airfare.

And we both know that you are a lying scumbag, right? Just making sure. Let's see it, Rick. Produce ONE post or email that I asked you to pay
Scott's airfare.

You can't. Admit it, you lied again.

Surprise, surprise!

The truth is, we've seen you pull this trick a hundred times. You cheat someone, and when they finally start getting angry, you say not only are you GOING to pay them, but you're going to pay them something extra to, "make up for the trouble."

Then you simply cease payment altogether. It's not sincere, it's a stalling tactic, a classic deadbeat move.

You're see-though, Ricky. You're transparent as hell, and you would have my pity if you weren't such an unrepentant asswipe.

HamsterRage
05-25-2011, 02:35 PM
Gail,

Here's Rick 2 years ago.
http://www.bleedingcool.com/forums/showthread.php?6864-EXCLUSIVE-Rick-Olney-Pays-Back-100-35-502.76-To-Go...&p=37674#post37674


Of course, to be clear and informative here -- I have Gail scheduled to be reimbursed $413.45 for her airfare from back in 2003. I shall be sending it to her via DC. After digging, I found her last email to me. I believe that dollar figure also includes the $100.00 dollars (for breakfast & lunch the morning of her return flight home) that she was never able (or willing) to provide a receipt for.

I will also provide proof of nearly ALL PAYMENTS made to Rich Johnston. Some people prfer not to made public fodder, as much as I'm sure some of you can't accept reading such a thing.

Not to get too testicular, but -- To those individuals stressing small claims actions against me or my wife I can only advise that those actions will not as easy as those undertaken by Scott Reed, Jim Tournas, or Gary Martin. At some point, everyone will be addressed in this matter. I have said that there are people that have baseless and untrue claims. If anyone thinks a legal 'bumrush' will gain anything ... do it at the peril of derailing my payment schedule. You can't squeeze blood from a rock. I'd advise talking to an attorney before throwing money away. I'm sure the agency collecting for Scott Reed will be upset.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 02:39 PM
He never DID pay my complete airfare, and when he did pay, it was after months of lying about it and saying the check was in the mail. And THAT was after saying he would pay me at the con. And THAT was after saying he would pay me before the con, and THAT was after saying he would pay me immediately after I booked my flight.

Rick has deception in his bones. He breathes lies every fucking day of his life. He is one of the grossest and most repulsive people I've met in my entire life.

And he still needs constant validation like a three year old. It is absolutely disgusting. I've met five year old children who were more man than he will ever be.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 02:40 PM
I think it's interesting that my story has never changed or wavered one inch, and I have emails to prove it at a moment's notice, and he can't remember what fucking lies he's told from one hour to the next, and the 'proof' he always swears is coming just around the corner never, ever materializes.

He's phlegm.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 03:12 PM
Gail,

Here's Rick 2 years ago.
http://www.bleedingcool.com/forums/showthread.php?6864-EXCLUSIVE-Rick-Olney-Pays-Back-100-35-502.76-To-Go...&p=37674#post37674

Thanks, HR!

Again, my story has never changed one bit.

Rick can't remember what he told HIMSELF five minutes ago, he's such a congenital liar.

Gail Simone
05-25-2011, 04:35 PM
And, just because Michael Netzer is awesome, here is his response to Rick's passive-aggressive little crybaby, "why aren't you my FRIEND?" weepy email:

Re: Michael?
Everyone has problems and circumstances that make life difficult and we learn to cope with it. It usually teaches us humility which is something that your problems haven't done to you. In stead of just saying that you ran into problems and will try to settle things when you can, you lashed out against the people who worked for you and were expecting to be paid. You played ugly arrogant games which raised the whole industry against you. And rightly so.

And you still haven't learnt a thing. You're still the same arrogant pompous jerk accusing me of not being considerate to you after everything you've said about me and everyone else. Your last writings reveal you're still on the same path of accusing others and never looking at the destructive arrogant tirades you wage that raise condemnation against you.

You are a piece of shit, Rick. You are a speck of inconsequential filth traversing life thinking that you have some virtue. You are a big zero. We all are. But some people are aware of their limitations and are humbled by the spirit around them. You, on the other hand are nothing but a big bag of hot putrid air. You are proud and arrogant. You need to have your haughty heart pulverized. You need to come face to face with the pile of shit that you really are.

If you had any sense of decency, you'd write an open letter explaining that you realize you were wrong and apologize to everyone for what you've done. You'd commit yourself to trying to settle issues with everyone. If you had any decency in you, you'd never again say a bad word about anyone and you'd bless your strongest critics for having helped you understand what you did wrong.

But it's just a pipe dream, really. There's no sign of anything decent in you, yet. Oh, you have the same grand human soul that every one does but you've corrupted yours with your arrogance. You piece of putrid feces.

You don't need me, Rick. You need to look at yourself and change. But you've had enough time to think about it and nothing's budged in you yet. So, I'm not crossing my fingers and frankly, I'm not interested in talking to you about it.

What you have to do is out there with the people you wronged and not with me.

Go take care of your business and leave me alone. That's what it'll take for our friendship to get back on track. There's no chance of anything changing until you fall down to the ground like the worthless piece of slime that you are and admit that you've sinned against God and man.

Problem is that you're so full of yourself and your own self-righteousness and sanctity... you have such a proud heart, that it's beneath your contempt to admit to having been wrong. What a worthless pile of crap you continue to reveal yourself to be.

I'll know if you ever really begin to change. So don't bother me anymore with your crocodile tears. Go do the right thing and all good things will follow.

-m

Matt Doc Martin
05-25-2011, 05:25 PM
pRick's latest are pictures of "project nearly completed". It appears they are making mud.

Kudos to them!

J.R. LeMar
05-25-2011, 05:39 PM
I see that I got a direct response (http://sequentialsoul.blogspot.com/2011/05/whys-he-still-posting-pictures-of-2003.html) to my earlier question about why he hasn't shown any pictures of that 2007 MightyMiniCon/Camping Trip"



Simple, J.R., because the Mighty Minicon has been more than anyone, including you, would know. All I have read on that slam thread is all the bad stuff and lies which were most certainly stretched like taffy. Show those photos. Why? you and your butt buddies would only run have fun with them at the expense of the people that attended and seemingly had a good time.

I can't believe he's still trying to claim that he actually had a 2007 MMC. :lol:

And he could totally prove it too! He just won't! Because, despite the fact that he's been writing multiple long responses to comments on this thread, he doesn't care what anyone on this thread says! So there!



Yeah, you can place me right up there in your mind next to Frank L. Baum. The photos of 2003's MMC were catching people as they were being themselves. Nobody was acting any other way than how they normally act at other shows and conventions. No smiles at gun point.

I have no idea who Frank L. Baum is. I do know of a man named L. Frank Baum, an accomplished author whose OZ book series has endured for over a century. So, no, I don't think I'll put Rick Olney next to him in my mind.. I can't think of anything they have in common.

bert
05-25-2011, 06:21 PM
As Brian said, the meltdown cycle has begun. "Good night, pukee" in 5...4...3..2..

You're giving lil pRicky too much grammar credit.

it was "goos night pukee"

Artful Angie
05-25-2011, 07:12 PM
I see that I got a direct response (http://sequentialsoul.blogspot.com/2011/05/whys-he-still-posting-pictures-of-2003.html) to my earlier question about why he hasn't shown any pictures of that 2007 MightyMiniCon/Camping Trip"


I can't believe he's still trying to claim that he actually had a 2007 MMC. :lol:

And he could totally prove it too! He just won't! Because, despite the fact that he's been writing multiple long responses to comments on this thread, he doesn't care what anyone on this thread says! So there!




I have no idea who Frank L. Baum is. I do know of a man named L. Frank Baum, an accomplished author whose OZ book series has endured for over a century. So, no, I don't think I'll put Rick Olney next to him in my mind.. I can't think of anything they have in common.

Which is even worse when you consider Baum's birthplace is not even 45 minutes' drive from here.

HI ALL!!! I see the verbal bitch slapping of pRick caused him to do what he rarely does best: shut his frickin' jackhole! At least for today.

But what he did do is post a few photo of some mysterious "project". They must be old photos, since there's one that sunny. And it's rained here repeatedly for the past two weeks.

Hey! That's it!! See what he's doing J.R.?? THESE ARE THE 2007 MINICON PHOTOS!!!!

He had the con where he plans to set up his pRick Olney Armageddon-Proof, No-More-Internet-In-One-Hundred-Years, Comic Book School and females for his seed bank Love Bunker! Just where we thought it was held.

Nowhere!

Well, that answers a lot of things on many levels, huh?

You know, reading back through my post, I forgot one other Olney ditty in the "irony" department...


all people are not like you select few that use words to intimidate. You've tried to do it to me all along

Everyone please open your Irony Hymnals to "Laugh My Mother Fucking Ass Off Right Now That He Said That!"

And-a 1! And-a 2! And-a!

KJ!
05-25-2011, 07:53 PM
He shouldn't post US Marines logos and stuff.

It's laughable being on his blog: disgraceful in a larger sense.

Someone with no honour latching onto a unit that supposedly does?

Doesn't work, Rick.

You may have served under the name, but you don't have the values.

Artful Angie
05-26-2011, 02:54 AM
He shouldn't post US Marines logos and stuff.

It's laughable being on his blog: disgraceful in a larger sense.

Someone with no honour latching onto a unit that supposedly does?

Doesn't work, Rick.

You may have served under the name, but you don't have the values.

Here's the thing, KJ. Every Marine I've known over the years has been able to give at least one quote about The USMC at the drop of a hat. So what kind of Marine was pRick if he had to stay up all night copying and pasting them from someplace else on the Internet? Probably not much of one at all.

In fact, I'd go so far as to say I wouldn't be surprised if he served at all. Yup. Just threw it right out there. He's soooo fond of his little "blasts from the past" where he posts pictures and gives us an ole yarn round the campfire about his days of being a comic-reading yougin'. But I don't think I've EVER heard him spin a tale or show us a pic of Gomer pRick.

Now, for someone as OBSESSED with validating himself with what he's done in the past that makes me think of two reasons:

1) He's ASHAMED of that time, except when it suits him. Or...

2) IT NEVER HAPPENED!

It just doesn't seem like him to not throw something out there. For a man who kept a photo of himself making a ass to his classmates from decades ago, not to throw a pic of him being one of the Few and the Proud is just making me think he was SO few he wasn't one AT ALL! Or isn't so proud of that time because how he was treated and what kind of Marine he was would make D'onofrio in "Full Metal Jacket" seem like Gunny Highway in "Heartbreak Ridge"!

Thoughts?? Comments?? Meltdowns from a certain Parris Island WASHOUT???

Matt Doc Martin
05-26-2011, 03:30 AM
I think he may have been in the Marines, but did nothing to distinguish himself. Also, like I did with my Honorable Discharge, it would be easy for him to post a pic of his. He could black out the social security number easily enough.

I think he was in and received a medical discharge or failed physically.

No matter what, he has fallen so far from the Marine ideal, they do not exist in same universe. I saw folks fail in the Army with better a better sense of honor and morals.

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 03:51 AM
I think it's been established perfectly well that he was a marine, Angie. There were doubters among those who had served on the previous thread, but I think they mostly amounted to disbelief that such a lying, deadbeat, crybaby scumbag could ever have been part of the Marines. But I believe that issue is settled. Whatever other mess he's made of his repulsive, useless life, all indications are that he did serve his country at one point.

KJ!
05-26-2011, 04:12 AM
I'm going from memory here, but he was a postal clerk for the Marines. Something to do with postal activities, anyway.

Stealing cookies from the real marines?

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 04:28 AM
Whatever he did, he served as a Marine. That's serving your country whether you are in the field or in a support position.

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 05:06 AM
I'm so glad this creepy, smelly, unhygienic slob approves of people's looks. Jeez, maybe he'll put on his extra special stained THING shirt and rub a wet wipe under his smelly pits for once.

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 05:33 AM
Weird...this has been one of the most mind-blowingly wonderful weeks of my career. #1 on the NYT bestseller's list, phenomenal artists (some of my FAVORITES) for my new projects, and plans to travel to some of the best conventions all over the world are finalized.

What happened to the Olney Curse? Wasn't my entire career supposed to be over while comics fans all over the planet thrilled to the shitty adventures of Rick's shitty rip-off characters?

I must be doing something wrong.

Tony Isabella
05-26-2011, 07:39 AM
Gail...when you die a hundred years from now, at home in your palatial estate, surrounded by your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, each of them holding an award you'd won, then you'll realize how much more you could have been with Olney's help. That's when you'll be sorry!

Shurato2099
05-26-2011, 08:23 AM
Why that devious fiend! He's going to let her succeed into obscurity!!

Artful Angie
05-26-2011, 01:42 PM
Ah yes! While he digs himself into the fame of Infamy with his throne high atop the mountain of collection agency letters.

And I wasn't sure about his service record, Gail. I wasn't actively following the thread at that time. For the record, I was just trying the same tact with him he tried with me: to get a rise out of him. LOL But it does answer my question of why he only brags about it when it serves his purpose. He didn't do anything.

And I definitely wasn't placing any negativity into the concept of serving one's country. But it's just weird for pRick not to show off his Marine Corps body and instead give us pictures of his flabby ass. I'm younger, and served my country for maybe the same amount of time ar pRick, and I have at least THREE pics of my time in sitting on my FB profile, (Listen... you can almost here the skittering noise of pRick's chubby food-stained fingers clacking away on his keyboard as he tries to decipher another clue about who is Angie?? IS she really Keyser Soze????) and pRick has nada??? I mean, they take your picture for you when you first get in, so it's not like he can use the excuse of having no friends to take his picture as he sorts thru Johnny Gung-Ho's letters from his hometown sweetheart, hoping to sniff them and someday kiss a real live girl. I wonder if that ever did happen for him??

oh, was I doing it again?? I'm just so darn bad. Bad Angie! Bad! Bad! Bad!

KJ!
05-26-2011, 02:51 PM
I'm so glad this creepy, smelly, unhygienic slob approves of people's looks. Jeez, maybe he'll put on his extra special stained THING shirt and rub a wet wipe under his smelly pits for once.

His comments about your looks freaked me out.

It reads like a touchy, dirty old grandpa saying that to a grand-daughter while getting 'free' with his hands.

Somehow, Olney's comments about females always read like that to me.

*shudders in disgust*

KJ!
05-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Whatever he did, he served as a Marine. That's serving your country whether you are in the field or in a support position.

Absolutely.

He served your country, however, he did not continue to live the ideals and values he supposedly valued as a part of that unit.

Turning the good thing of serving his country, into the negative of being someone who takes its name in vain, and sets a bad example.

bert
05-26-2011, 03:03 PM
I stopped bothering with pRicky's blog a while ago.

if you ignore it, it will simply fade into obscurity -- y'all are giving him exactly the attention he wants.

enough have been warned about him, that he'll never work in the Comic's industry. . so why pay attention to a gnat?

just shoo it away when it gets near your face, but no need to go looking for it :)

SarahBeach
05-26-2011, 04:09 PM
Bert, buried in some of those back posts are some comments about him starting up his comics publishing dreams again. As in... he's got a story and has approached some artists. Not sure how far it's gotten.

I think he realized someone had taken note of those comments and is trying to distract with all the Old Business Flack. That's why I've gone back to keeping an eye on him.

By the way, those pictures of the big rig out in the woods. I think that must be that woodland property he inherited, where he said he was building a cabin. That's what I'm guessing they are. Of course.... those guys might be the mythical participants in his imaginary 2007 Minicon. ;)

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 05:22 PM
Gail...when you die a hundred years from now, at home in your palatial estate, surrounded by your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, each of them holding an award you'd won, then you'll realize how much more you could have been with Olney's help. That's when you'll be sorry!

Oh, how I shall weep that I dared tell the truth about a deadbeat!

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 05:25 PM
Bert, you know better than that.

The minute people stop reminding the world about the scumbags who cheat people, that's the time the con men and liars think it's open season.

This thread is the MAIN reason rick hasn't cheated a dozen more comics pros, fans, and retailers.

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 05:44 PM
I just heard a major comics news source is doing a story on Rick. They have asked for my emails from back in the day.

This should be interesting.

bert
05-26-2011, 06:05 PM
Bert, you know better than that.

The minute people stop reminding the world about the scumbags who cheat people, that's the time the con men and liars think it's open season.

This thread is the MAIN reason rick hasn't cheated a dozen more comics pros, fans, and retailers.

Oh, I agree with you on that.

but the going to his blog, and proving what a fool he is, is simply giving him the attention he's craving.

I guess I just chose my words poorly.

All I meant to say is: if you avoid cross-posting his blog, it just leaves him as the sad, pathetic, *thing* that he is.

sure, I agree, keep telling the world about him, but no reason to respond to the paramecium point by point every time he updates. At least that's my 2cents :)

J.R. LeMar
05-26-2011, 06:10 PM
-sure, I agree, keep telling the world about him, but no reason to respond to the paramecium point by point every time he updates.

I, and others, have tried to make this same point a few times, but it never works, so just give it up & let 'em have their fun.

Matt Doc Martin
05-26-2011, 06:17 PM
I just heard a major comics news source is doing a story on Rick. They have asked for my emails from back in the day.

This should be interesting.

I am concerned that this will give him more attention that he does not need, but if they do this, I hope they follow up with Josh Hoopes, Rob Granito, and that Lightning Bolt douche.

Gail Simone
05-26-2011, 08:08 PM
The thread is the record of his bullshit, lies and threats. Don't read it if it bothers you.

bert
05-26-2011, 08:48 PM
The thread is the record of his bullshit, lies and threats. Don't read it if it bothers you.

you're missing what I'm saying, but ok.

I don't wanna fight with you.

HamsterRage
05-26-2011, 09:03 PM
Olney's latest blog post continues to butcher the English language.

He's posting a bunch of marine photos mixed with his usual nonsense.

No mention of paying anyone. I wonder how bad Rick and Barb's credit score is? It must be wrecked.

I was also think about his poor son... You meet someone new, go for a job interview, go on a date, and a prospective employer, girlfriend, new buddy Googles your name and finds out all this awful crap about your dad!

MacQuarrie
05-26-2011, 09:56 PM
I, and others, have tried to make this same point a few times, but it never works, so just give it up & let 'em have their fun.

Here's my problem with that approach: In a way, it's slacktivism. Mocking him here may be a lot of fun, it may make one feel better and alleviate some of the aggravation that he produces, but it does very little to shut him down.

We're about two weeks away from filing legal papers against another specimen of his ilk, because we have a plaintiff willing to sue the bastard. We've literally begged people who were screwed by Olney to sue, but they can't be bothered; they feel it's a waste of time, ignoring that lawsuits are public record. People who google the prick are going to find a million pages of invective that he can spin into a "he said, she said" dispute. If they found courtroom filings and judgments in favor of the plaintiff instead, he would have to shut the fuck up.

Taunting and mocking him is easy. Putting him out of business takes time, money and effort. But what do we want in the long run? Do we want an absurd asshole who periodically pops up to cheat eager young artists, or do we want an absurd asshole who tried to cheat people and got slapped down hard and permanently for it? A judge can order him to stay the fuck out of the comics business or face criminal fraud charges, but somebody has to drag him in front of a judge for that to happen.

MacQuarrie
05-26-2011, 09:57 PM
I am concerned that this will give him more attention that he does not need, but if they do this, I hope they follow up with Josh Hoopes, Rob Granito, and that Lightning Bolt douche.

You forgot Geoff Beckett.

HamsterRage
05-26-2011, 10:13 PM
Here's my problem with that approach: In a way, it's slacktivism. Mocking him here may be a lot of fun, it may make one feel better and alleviate some of the aggravation that he produces, but it does very little to shut him down.

We're about two weeks away from filing legal papers against another specimen of his ilk, because we have a plaintiff willing to sue the bastard. We've literally begged people who were screwed by Olney to sue, but they can't be bothered; they feel it's a waste of time, ignoring that lawsuits are public record. People who google the prick are going to find a million pages of invective that he can spin into a "he said, she said" dispute. If they found courtroom filings and judgments in favor of the plaintiff instead, he would have to shut the fuck up.

Taunting and mocking him is easy. Putting him out of business takes time, money and effort. But what do we want in the long run? Do we want an absurd asshole who periodically pops up to cheat eager young artists, or do we want an absurd asshole who tried to cheat people and got slapped down hard and permanently for it? A judge can order him to stay the fuck out of the comics business or face criminal fraud charges, but somebody has to drag him in front of a judge for that to happen.

Exactly right. Mark Waid has offered to pay the filing fees and costs.

I've filed a claim against a company before, it takes very little to do it. If you're owed money you should sue.

Artful Angie
05-27-2011, 02:44 AM
Mac, is there a way for you to post two links on the UNSCREWED website? One going to his "Sequential Soul" bleg, and one going to this thread? Because then we can at least say we let him have his chance to give his side of things and people can choose to make up their own minds about things.

There's another reason I ask this question. But I can't say why yet.

Matt Doc Martin
05-27-2011, 05:27 AM
You forgot Geoff Beckett.

So many assholes, so little time.

Matt Doc Martin
05-27-2011, 05:33 AM
And SOMEBODY googled a lot of Marine Corp stuff...just like a real Marine would.

Or maybe not.

pRick is losing it again.

J.R. LeMar
05-27-2011, 09:17 AM
Here's my problem with that approach: In a way, it's slacktivism. Mocking him here may be a lot of fun, it may make one feel better and alleviate some of the aggravation that he produces, but it does very little to shut him down...

Hey, ya don't have to tell me that, I agree completely. There's absolutely nothing wrong with keeping tabs on him, and alerting folks if you see he's starting to try to cheat people again, but the re-posting of, and responding to, every single post he makes on his blog, that no one except the people here read, is pointless. It's just giving him more attention that he craves.



. We've literally begged people who were screwed by Olney to sue, but they can't be bothered; they feel it's a waste of time, ignoring that lawsuits are public record. .

I've also said I can understand why folks feel that way. It would help if you could contact the 4 folks who've already sued him, and see about doing things you've mentioned like attaching leins to whatever assests he or his wife has. Maybe force him into bankruptcy.

BTW a quick google search of Rick & Barabara Olney show this link of some property being tranferred last year: http://www.uticaod.com/deeds/x1794934242/Oneida-County-deeds

Bear Creek Rd, Richard L Olney to Barbara J Olney, $2500

Get it!

HamsterRage
05-27-2011, 09:38 AM
that's an asset that can be sued for... People should get a move on!

Rick is in full meltdown... he's posted a picture of Tom's family and is in full on "I'm the most powerful man in the world" mode.

Meltdown has begun.

HamsterRage
05-27-2011, 09:45 AM
Remember how I said that things would undoubtedly go south with Rick and his dealing with convicts:

Yes, please do. Because I'm aware of that specific inmate. He's on death row, in fact. So I don't know how he expects to be getting out. And contrary to what you've typed -- He hasn't ever written to me to ask me for it back. The 'deal' we had (and I assume still have) is that (as he said) I would try to help him by getting it published, either prose in the back of one of my comics planned (to have been published before now), or it may be able to have spot illustrations. This con's first name was Joel.

Then there was another con first name of Frank Scott. (Or was it Scott Franklin?) Anyway, 'Frank' was into comics and asked me if he could join ORCA's ORCOMX-APA after reading or hearing about it. It might surprise you to know that in some State prisons ORCA is actually encouraged by the prisons. At least I had been told that back in the late 1990s. It was because we kept them (the cons) reading. And, as you know, some write and some draw.

But in Franks' case -- I sent him comics, both old and knew, fanzines and such. Things that he could have. I sent him probably two-three letters each week and he'd write up his APA fanzine and mail the rough handwritten copy to me and I re-typed it and dressed it up with art, making it more visually interesting and allowing his responses to the other ORCOMX members to interact with him without actually having to write him.

I kept Frank pretty informed back then. I even offered him a place on ORCA's officer roster once he got released. He and Benny Leal are due out in 2012. Anyway, the deal was that Frank would write a few of my stories from my guidance and for the swag that I sent him. Maybe you didn't know, but cons can't enter into contracts while locked up. Anyway, after dropping out of touch with Frank during my cancer operation recovery -- I got a letter from him just telling me that he had a new outside contact that was promising him that he'd publish his books and blah blah blah. That must've been you, right? I mean, for you to know all this you had to have invested time in contacting him via some other outside source getting you his mailing address. So what? I really don't give a rat's ass, Tom.

Anyway, Frank directed me to toss out the scripts we'd bartered for those few years, and seeing that cons can't have contracts ... whomever gave him that advice was steering him wrong. Anyway, he also instructed me to not write him any more...so I stopped. Well, that left me with a huge stack of comics that were ordered and set aside for him so with no more swapped work from him ... no comics were going to be sent. And yes, other than HIS characters that I allowed him to work into the stories ... the stories he wrote using MY characters shall be used somewhere whenever. Share that with him, wouldja. Just tell him not to write me crying, bitching or both or I'll contact the parole board and make sure the prison authorities know. They'll clamp down on his mail privileges and when he figures it all out he'll blame you because you sound like you were his fuck-up guidance.

Far as Benny, you're not a good enough person to mention Mr. Leal's name. So knock it off. Hahaha!

SarahBeach
05-27-2011, 10:09 AM
Yeah, I'm pretty sure he does not have permission to publish that picture of the Stillwell family. Not that that has ever stopped him before. But having it there along with assurances that this time he has the money to have the private detective chase down the real identities of people using screen names (good grief, doesn't he have a better use for his money?) is amusing. As are his hints that this time he really will be taking legal action against people.

There's really something creepy about his repetitions that convicted prisoners cannot enter into contracts, when the rest of his statements about them imply that he did "make a verbal contract" to help those guys. But now that they're criticising him, he's all "Well, there's no contract or obligation, because they couldn't legally do it any way. So, I'm going to do what I want, plus I'll crap all over them."

Every time he turns around he reveals himself to be a poor excuse as a human being.

HamsterRage
05-27-2011, 10:22 AM
He's also indicating he has money.

Guess what people? That's means filing a small claim means they can go after that money.

http://www.uticaod.com/deeds/x1794934242/Oneida-County-deeds

Forestport
Bear Creek Rd, Richard L Olney to Barbara J Olney, $2,500

Wanna seize that? File a claim.

Tom Stillwell
05-27-2011, 11:46 AM
It would help if you could contact the 4 folks who've already sued him, and see about doing things you've mentioned like attaching leins to whatever assests he or his wife has. Maybe force him into bankruptcy.

We tried that years ago and nothing came on it.

Tom Stillwell
05-27-2011, 11:51 AM
Rick, that picture of me and my family had best be down post haste.

Gail Simone
05-27-2011, 12:40 PM
Jesus, I can't believe this needs explained. I repost his bullshit to have a record.

Did we forget how often Rick deletes the crazier, more actionable comments? The thread at CBR is the only record we have of some of his racist, homophobic slurs, and the many, many threats he's made, as well as the constantly shifting "facts" he makes up on a regular basis.

People commenting on those reposts is just human nature...it's funny to see an idiot try to lie and threaten his way out of a lifetime of abusing people's trust. But the reposts aren't 'slacktivism,' not to me. They're a long record of misdeeds he can't Rey on or delete.

It's not complicated.

HamsterRage
05-27-2011, 12:59 PM
Looks like Nick Chumbley's dream:
http://torrentialspirit.blogspot.com/2008/07/communicably-chesty.html

finally came true:
http://torrentialspirit.blogspot.com/2011/05/googling-my-pal-rick-olney.html

J.R. LeMar
05-27-2011, 01:41 PM
We tried that years ago and nothing came on it.

Well then I guess that brings me back to my original question of, then why bother suing? I'm not saying anyone should not do it, just that I can understand why some folks who could don't feel like it's worth it. Yeah, I know, it will ding his credit rating a little worse than it already surely is, and I might be tempted to do it just for that reason if I were on of the artists he cheated, but it wouldn't ultimately do anything for me, so I might also be inclined to just forget about him now.

Artful Angie
05-27-2011, 03:24 PM
A quick search of the same website I pulled up Rick's outstanding debts gave me, for another modest fee, that Barbara owes the same companies on delinquent accouts as well. Seems like when pRicky can't pay his overdue bills, he has Barbara set up the utilities in her name until that blows up in their faces. Who's next? Maybe he uses the name Benny G Leal? I wonder how badly the credit is shot up on a guy who has been in prison?

Start taking those cans and bottles back to Hannaford, pRicky. By this time next week, you'll be needing that retainer on that lawyer. Phase One is COMPLETE.


Oh, and Gail is right, I should post his whole rant in here from that night so it's a matter of public record here. So please forgive me for taking up some space with his gar-bage! If anyone could also capture screenshots of it all, because he WILL be hitting the delete button soon....

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Artful Angie... Obscure.


The character calling himself, "Artful Angie":


Well, I couldn't stop laughing at his use of the word "logic", but let's take this a step further.

The person doesn't get that to truly make himself right with God, it about seeking forgiveness IN AND OF ITSELF. No looking for conditions. No "I'll forgive you and pay you so you will forgive me, but it's a binding resolution and you are locked into a NDA or you'll never see a dime". That's not how God works, pRick. So if that's the way you want to play things, then congrats! You have chosen the fiery pits of Hell for eternal damnation. Wear a hat.

Ha! Imagine that! Artful Angie giving me a lesson on being kind to your fellow man. Amazing!

Actually, I sought forgiveness long ago. Those weaknesses and the sins that I may have committed were forgiven long ago. My trail is not before you and your cohorts, Angie. My trial is for me to learn from my mistakes in being weak and forgive assholes like you that seem to think you are anything more special or exceptional. It will no doubt surprise you, but I already know what awaits me when my time comes. If things were anything religiously as you say they are, you'd burn in Hell for the mere description of what you profess to believing.


The person stops lying. Period. No sort of half-truths. No telling only what makes him looks good, and hopes the rest doesn't get noticed. He JUST DOESN'T LIE.
The day that that happens, the person learns a valuable truth. People respect him more when he's trustworthy.

I know plenty of people that trust me. I've also found friendships in people outside of this sandbox that people like you play in and crap wherever you like. All since I got back to a place within myself where I could sort out my mistakes, evaluate them and move forward.


The person actually feels bad about the things he's done, whether by intention or accident. And he reall can't say it was all accident when the person goes out of the person's way to be intentionally insulting to people.


And there you go again, professing to know what I actually feel. Amazing! You're the pot calling the kettle black. Nobody that I am responding to in these several blog posts should ever expect an apology from me. You're a part of a group that focuses ignorance and anger to inflict emotional torment. Don't be so full of yourself. You're nobody going nowhere. And your views on the religious right and wrong that you try to focus on me exposes you as a very insincere person that doesn't follow their own advice. In short, feh.



If the person doesn't do these things, then that's okay. When the person's time on this planet is over, there will be no more controversy. No more flaming. No more debate. He'll be gone. The ONLY person to defend his behavior and think he's this poor innocent tortured sequential soul. And the "bashers" will feel sad for his family and feel bad because no one, no matter how vile they are, should have their death celebrated by truly evolved people. But they will feel that they did what they needed to do, which is keep the person from being able to hurt more people while he was around.


Hahahaha!! Oh, that is what you think? You think I'm going to die anytime soon? Again, look back. Learn some real lessons about forgiveness and humility. I've never asked anyone to defend me. I've had plenty of legal counsel over the years. I've talked to psychologists and to medical doctor's and I learned that the matter was always as I told you each and all... in may hands, under my control. Nothing has changed. All your foolish rants and insults there will not affect me in any way. If at all, you only hurt my ability to pay those involved that shall be paid. You're wasting your time. You're focusing your life on menial posts that take away from yourself. And after this number of years, I'd think you'd realize who is leading and feeding whom. Dummy.


And history will remember the person for what he truly was: A sham. A con artist. A liar. An unprofessional bitter little boy who got mad when he didn't get his own spoiled little way and cried about it the whole time to get sympathy. A person who blatantly hurt people, then said "Well you can't sue me because I didn't make you a contract, even though the NDA part of the emails count and I consider the rest to be unimportant. Nyah nyah!"
No, I don't think so. People know an orange from an apple because of what it looks like. Not because someone like you tells them its what it is. People in comics that do not know me shall evaluate me by what I say and do towards them. They'll also possibly search my name and find all the forthcoming posts that will disprove all your malarky. And leave us not forget that, all people are not like you select few that use words to intimidate. You've tried to do it to me all along, and you have done it to other professionals. I won't comment further beyond sharing that not everyone in the industry agrees with your tactics. And people like Simone and Isabella and any or all of the others involved who have taken a cheap shot at me can reach that place someday where they'll realize that they'll be remembered for contributing to the problem not assisting with the solution.


The person said time will tell... What do you suppose will happen 100 years from now on The Internet when someone puts in the name "Rick Olney"? What will they find?

In 100 years? Are you saying you think that humanity shall be around in 100 years? And on the Internet? Listen, whatever they find -- it'll be able to be properly understood for its circumstances. If I told you that you can't squeeze blood out of a rock would you still bother to pick every rock up off the ground you see and suck on it? Sure you would! I know! And how do I know this!? Because you're not able to read plain words and interpret the obvious.


We both know what time will tell. And it ain't looking any better for you right now, no matter how much you post about being a nice guy who is just an innocent victim of bashers.
Brother... again, that head game stuff doesn't work on me, Artful Angie. I post using my REAL name because I am not afraid of the Internet. And I'm not afraid of you or any of your group. I'm glad that you found a happy home where you can dump your anxiety and hatred, the day-to-day stress related things that happen in your life. I really don't read the bullshit on Simone's website as often as many of you think. I don't feed on it. Again, you really don't know me. If you did -- you'd know you're wasting your time with your insults.


And that's the part that keeps you up at night, just like the scared liitle boy you are, trolling through threads like this. Trying to change future history.

And realizing you're just setting it in stone...

More shits-n-giggles from you, Angie. I don't stay up all night, as a rule. And where those few times do happen ... I am usually working on my stories or watching a movie. Well, as to setting anything in stone. You're right. I have spent these last few years writing my stories and getting back to having my books drawn so I can publish them. But if it makes it any easier for you to accept, I do plan on paying a number of people off before sending that first three book string to the printer. Oh, and your slight name calling is childish and makes you look like a self absorbed idiot. Touch yourself much?



Well, that alone makes sure he heads to the lower levels. The name "Rick Olney" means nothing now, and in the years after his passing he will be forgotten. pRick wants so badly to be remembered forever with the likes of Stan Lee, "King" Kirby, and Dick Ayers. But really, he'll be a laughable footnote to the few comic historians curious enough to even look him up. Not even his own family will remember him. Nor will they want to.

Again, you may wish me dead. But it isn't happening. Least not in any time frame where you'll matter. See... and the man in me hopes that someday you'll put your mouth in gear in public somewhere and out of the blue, somebody with no patience will reach out and knock you on your ass. That's human nature. That reaction by me. Because you put words in motion as a coward disguised. You're a troll. You can't help yourself. Maybe another trip to Europe would help you.

HamsterRage
05-27-2011, 04:14 PM
I think that credit info should be posted.

Tom Stillwell
05-27-2011, 04:32 PM
I think that credit info should be posted.

It will be unless that picture of my family is taken down from his site.

Gail Simone
05-27-2011, 10:50 PM
I'll be honest, I do not feel it is appropriate to put Rick's credit info up in here for public consumption. I feel that is crossing a line.

If people are planning to sue him, then that information should be available to them if it is legally allowable, and I have ZERO knowledge about such a thing. But in terms of what this thread is about, it is about recording misdeeds to prevent more people being cheated. I don't believe anyone who is not either trying to recover money from Rick, or considering some sort of other financial arrangement, needs or should have that information, no matter how mad they are. It just feels wrong.

I do not want such material posted here, and I will take it down if it is posted.

HamsterRage
05-27-2011, 11:00 PM
I think Olney crossed a very big line in posting that picture of Tom's family.

MacQuarrie
05-27-2011, 11:21 PM
BTW a quick google search of Rick & Barabara Olney show this link of some property being tranferred last year: http://www.uticaod.com/deeds/x1794934242/Oneida-County-deeds

Bear Creek Rd, Richard L Olney to Barbara J Olney, $2500

That looks to me like somebody trying to hide his assets by putting them in his wife's name.

MacQuarrie
05-27-2011, 11:33 PM
Well then I guess that brings me back to my original question of, then why bother suing? I'm not saying anyone should not do it, just that I can understand why some folks who could don't feel like it's worth it. Yeah, I know, it will ding his credit rating a little worse than it already surely is, and I might be tempted to do it just for that reason if I were on of the artists he cheated, but it wouldn't ultimately do anything for me, so I might also be inclined to just forget about him now.

For the simple reason that (a) they can do so for almost no cost, and (b) it creates a permanent legal record of his wrongdoings.

Suppose a young artist pops up and asks about Olney; which is more compelling?

(a) a whole long list of people repeating allegations
or
(b) court records showing judgments against him

?

He can't argue those, can't hide them, can't deny them. Additionally, it can be held over him; liens can be placed on his property (like the one itemized above), etc.

The people that do have rulings against him should pursue collection, especially those in his home state, like the comics shops he ripped off.

MacQuarrie
05-27-2011, 11:35 PM
Jesus, I can't believe this needs explained. I repost his bullshit to have a record.

Did we forget how often Rick deletes the crazier, more actionable comments? The thread at CBR is the only record we have of some of his racist, homophobic slurs, and the many, many threats he's made, as well as the constantly shifting "facts" he makes up on a regular basis.

People commenting on those reposts is just human nature...it's funny to see an idiot try to lie and threaten his way out of a lifetime of abusing people's trust. But the reposts aren't 'slacktivism,' not to me. They're a long record of misdeeds he can't Rey on or delete.

It's not complicated.

That's true, but I really hope people don't use it as a substitute for taking action.

Tom Stillwell
05-28-2011, 04:24 AM
I think Olney crossed a very big line in posting that picture of Tom's family.

He has. Because until this point he's never made me angry. Until this point I've used minimal effort in fact finding on Olney and my queries were limited to just Rick and his spouse. But now I'm angry and he's brought my family into it.

What Rick doesn't understand is that fact finding is how I make a living. Until now he personally hasn't been worth my money or time to do more expansive fact finding.

But he's made it personal with my family. So I make it personal with him and his family until that picture is taken down. Nelson, Star...they are all fair game now. Credit reports, criminal records, civil litigation records. I will find these things and make them public for Rick and his entire family. It will be goddamn Wikilinks for the entire jolly Olney clan.

Or Rick could make a smart decision for once in his pathetic life and take down the picture. It's pretty simple.

KJ!
05-28-2011, 04:36 AM
Another page and a half of entries.

Photo is still there at this time.

Gail Simone
05-28-2011, 04:42 AM
I think Olney crossed a very big line in posting that picture of Tom's family.

Rick is a human piece of filth. The point is not what HE does...I just wouldn't want anyone here to behave like him, that's all.

And yes, he crossed a line with the photo. What Tom does legally in response is between Tom and Rick.


Well, Rick, we both know you are lying about your letter saying I asked for you to pay my husband's email. Everyone saw you change your story about that on the CBR thread.

That's what sucks about being a congenital liar, Rick. You can't remember what lies you told the day before yesterday.

Produce the email, Rick. I've shown the two letters from Dennis about your habit of cheating people many times, remember?

Let's see this email you made up, shall we?

Gail Simone
05-28-2011, 04:45 AM
Also, wow, he's really in the drooling lunatic phase of his current meltdown, isn't he?

His already poor writing skills are disappearing completely. I don't know if he's on medication or what, but holy shit, most of this stuff lately is simply unreadable.

Gail Simone
05-28-2011, 04:47 AM
Tom, please don't comment about innocent family members. I know you would feel bad about it later.

Rick is a useless, lying deadbeat scumbag. You are not.

Tom Stillwell
05-28-2011, 05:05 AM
I don't have to now. He took the picture down.

Gail Simone
05-28-2011, 05:06 AM
Of COURSE you're a fanboy wannabe, Rick. That's why saying it has always made you lose your mind. Because you know it's true.

And as always, bring it on. That's why I saved the dozens of names and emails from people you've cheated, as well as your threats and racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. And unlike you, my story has never changed one iota.

Good luck, there, pal.

Gail Simone
05-28-2011, 05:08 AM
I don't have to now. He took the picture down.

Well, that's good.

I still ask everyone to leave innocent family members out of it. They didn't cheat anyone.

KJ!
05-28-2011, 05:12 AM
I don't have to now. He took the picture down.

Are you sure?

It's still showing up for me on page two. I cleared my cache, etc, and it's still showing for me?

KJ!
05-28-2011, 05:17 AM
He's claiming a coup because he says he registered. unscrewed.info?

Meh.

Gail Simone
05-28-2011, 05:21 AM
I didn't even know there WAS an "unscrewed.info."

Wow, what a masterstroke.

KJ!
05-28-2011, 05:23 AM
Just copying some paragraphs that may be worth recording:

''Each person working for TLE knew and signed a confidentiality agreement as a precursor to being offered a contract. Those that accepted and signed both shall be paid.

Those that didn't finish their work shall not be paid until their obligation shall be fulfilled per their contract. If they are among the few that threw in here then the obligation of cleaning up their mess with me is their responsibility.

I am not, and shall never apologize to anyone that has insulted me publicly. I'll show you all, as I've said I would, how I plan to resolve this all. And while none of you look to be getting paid anything owed by me by virtue of your lack of communication and decency, I shall endeavor to seek all manner of dealing with all that has been said.

And, Angie... in true English fashion, once I have learned who you really are ... I'll grind your bones to make my bread. ''


Followed by: ''Truthfully, I do not recall exactly,as this was back in the early 1990s. Yes, it is that old a matter. I would speculate that regardless of my not bothering with Ravenswood's pull service ... it was there loss. It hasn't stopped me from patronizing them. I am not banned, as had been reported here and if I were to walk in there someday and be told such a thing I'd simply exit the building and call the police to have a report made. Then I'd make more of a legal matter out of it, probably. I well versed in the rules and legalities of retailing and the Law, ladies & gentlemen. I don't mean to sound 'cocky' here, but just because you've all gotten away with your cheap shots, libel and smear. Borderline abuse is also against the Law. The difference is, as you probably know, the burden of correcting your actions is something that can be taken back to the website server. Legally, it is relatively easy to track that all down and have a legal injunction served and executed.

Before I'd go that route, as it then only adds more monies needing to be paid out -- and that would hurt who? It would hurt me and the people I am trying to pay. so your group thuggery isn't anything more than a addressing of your own bullying to give yourselves self importance. The people using pseudonyms will be tracked down. You can't hide your real identities from the Law. The detective I use is associated with the legal firm I also use in situations like this. You're welcome to continue being idiots online after reading this.''