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Jonathan Joss Ignites Flame War With Alamo City Comic Con 

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The online fight continued over at after both Joss and De La Fuente responded to the paper's request for comment. De La Fuente was much more cordial and diplomatic than he was in his now deleted Facebook post. 

Alamo City Comic Con comes September 11-13. We are excited to be bringing guest from around the world to see our beautiful city. What better way to celebrate heroes than where heroes lived! Johnathan has done great for himself, wish the very best for him and his career.

Joss, meanwhile, took the opportunity to explain that his presence would inspire young San Antonians and to let readers know that he's currently on set with Chris Pratt, whose film Jurassic World broke box office records last weekend. 

I AM A PROUND SOUTHSIDE SA MAN..WITH FOCUS ON SHOWINGTHE BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN AND PEOPLE OF SA..THAT DREAMS CAN COME TRUE..i did two of his… CONS..for nothing. I paid my airfare I paid my travel I also paid to have a place to stay all on my own dime .except for a table by the mens toilet. Did i receive..i am a strong BRAND..raised and educated in SA..Gillett elementary. .mc.cullum high..and a ba from OLLU….i would think his goal would be to make his brand more positive for the people of SA..SEEING they are the ones investing their time and money… is treating me like the NBA..treats..the SPURS..even tho my resume shows some Magnificent winning rings..he refuses to show me respect..lack of respect for me a lack of respect for SA.. I am a positive brand …. a result of this positive city ..beatiful city… in a nutshell I was part of his con for nothing.. For a table near a toilet how do you deny a man a table near a toilet for nothing a man who is a positive role model for the city of San Antonio.. Evidently Mr Apple does care about ….Nothing.. and….. especially himself…. I am on location for the magnificent 7 now and my phone service does not work if you would like to speak to me in person when I get a break I could drive to town…

I should have said on the phone I am currently in Louisiana
I also notice that people fans people of San Antonio are asking him why he is not allowing me to attend his con you would think his focus would be on listening to the people of San Antonio.. Honestly no room for1 table and 1 additional chair in the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center…
What I found quite annoying isn’t is that my con representation got a text accusing me of bashing his con also stating that I will never be a ..guest at his con… I did no bashing merely spoke the truth and on hindsight I don’t believe I ever was a guest at is con guests receive travel room and I guarantee I got nothing.. He may think what I get is a chance to show the young people and the struggling people of San Antonio that dreams do come true sir and payment for the people of San Antonio is a payment that will be with me forever
Also paste. . Looking forward to seeing my fans in the parking lot of the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center.. I’ll be there old man in the little grey smart car making sure everyone has a magnificent king of the hill day

Joss continued posting about the matter today on his Facebook page, going as far as crowdsourcing for an attorney for what he perceives as a libelous attack on his character. 

  • Jonathan Joss/Facebook
  • Jonathan Joss/Facebook
  • Jonathan Joss/Facebook
A number of Joss' passionate online fans — and, boy, are they passionate — took to Alamo City Comic Con's Facebook page to complain. Several report being banned from publishing comments, according to replies on the actor's Facebook page. Meanwhile the comment thread on the original San Antonio Express-News post is closed. 

This week wasn't the first time Joss has taken to social media to complain about a lack of recognition. The actor and several of his fans were keen to let us know of the San Antonio Current's failure to include him in a slideshow of local celebrity high school alums. (The omission has since been corrected.)

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  • San Antonio Current/Facebook
Joss and his fans also made aware that we failed to mention his King of the Grill meat rub in a Parks and Recreation-themed recipe round-up


So is Joss correct regarding this matter? Perhaps. There's something to be said for promoting homegrown talent. But at the same time, ACCC has indicated that it has twice accommodated Joss despite the fact that he contacted organizers late in the game. Should organizers make accommodations just because a celebrity is from the Alamo City?

ACCC has indicated that it will no longer issue additional responses regarding Joss' allegations. Meanwhile, Joss is currently filming The Magnificent Seven in Louisiana and will continue, presumably, to post on Facebook.

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