The Law Library is proud to have Rob Salkowitz as a guest for Law & Comics 2019. Rob is a consultant, educator, and author of several books including Superheroes and Economics: The Shadowy World of Capes, Masks and Invisible Hands and Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture. He covers the business side of comics, entertainment, gaming, technology and related industries for Forbes, Publishers’ Weekly, ICv2, OMNI, and other publications.
Rob has been a panelist at comic and pop culture conventions worldwide. In 2012, he gave a TEDx Talk called “Transmedia in the Hour of the Nerd.” Rob teaches comics as communications media at the University of Washington Graduate School of Communication. Also, he runs a consulting practice called FATHOM FANDOM to track trends in fan culture for business clients.