John Russo is credited for writing NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and long with George A. Romero. John is also responsible for inventing what we know today as the flesh eating zombie, by adding the flesh eating component to the ghouls in the original film. John can be seen in the film as the kitchen ghoul that Ben quickly takes out. And if inventing zombies, isn’t enough, Mr. Russo is also knows for writing and making many films and books over the years. Welcome back to Evans City, Mr. John Russo!