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June 24, 2018

Tragedies and Redemptions: Batman and Catwoman Are Getting Married

American superhero comics publisher DC Comics are exploring two significant events this year: the 1000th issue of Action Comics (a comic featuring the iconic superhero, Superman), and the wedding of the equally iconic masked crime fighter Batman to one of his former enemies, Catwoman. Parallel universe versions of the characters were depicted as having done

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The trademark dispute canna take the strain! Dr Seuss, Star Trek and Copyright Infringement in the US, Part 2

Back in 2016, we noted a dispute on foot between Dr Seuss Enterprises (DSE) and ComicMix. DSE had commenced proceedings in the District Court in San Diego, California against ComicMix for trade mark and copyright infringement and unfair competition. ComicMix had raised money for a book called Oh, The Places You’ll Boldly Go which is

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Weapon X #18 v Weapon H #1 (Comparative Review)

Weapon X #18 v Weapon H #1 (Comparative review) Marvel Comics, July 2018 Writer: Jason Pak Reading these two comics, it is remarkable how entirely different creative outputs, measured by quality, can have the same authorial source. Both issues are written by Jason Pak, and both are published by American purveyor of superhero titles, Marvel

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Stan Lee Commences Proceedings Over Alleged Misappropriation of his Name and Likeness

Many of American comic book publisher Marvel Comics’ iconic characters were created or co-created by Stan Lee. This include the Incredible Hulk, Thor, the Uncanny X-men, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, and the Black Panther, amongst many others. Mr Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber on December 28, 1922. Over many decades, Mr Lee

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