My email to Giovanni “Garbageman” Gelati
For more information on the Trestle Press debacle read my journal here: here
This is the quick email I shot to him today. So far no response. But I’ll keep you updated. 🙂 Yea.
Hi it’s me L. Vera. You almost published a book for me with a stolen image. I just want you to know, and I only speak for myself, that I will continue to let artist and authors know about the issue.
You have already taken many of the books off and for that I thank you. It’s just that I know that there’s more. Marvel, Activision, and IO Interactive they wouldn’t be so happy with you using their images, even if you couldn’t find someone to ask permission to, like the trestle press blog states. Hire someone, stop telling us there’s other people helping when they aren’t. You took the images.
I just don’t want to see this happen to someone else. Someone who is a good writer only to be dragged in some mess.
I want to see all your books pulled. I feel sorry or the authors and the artist who deserve more.
I’m not the only “individual”. There is more than one forum discussing this, I’m just the most upset.
I do want to thank you. Thank you for teaching me a lesson and for making me aware of what and who is out there.