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May 19, 2019


The curious case of Batman ’66 slot machines (WCBR’s editorial position regarding product placement on our site)

Something curious happened to the World Comic Book Review in late 2016. Below is an email exchange we have had with Thomas, an employee of Media Top. Our commentary appears between each email. ** Name: Thomas Email: [A Gmail account] Website: Comment: Hello, I am writing on behalf of Media Top online agency. We would

Ten Famous Comics in Haiku

This piece, which is a review only in the loosest sense, is inspired by David Bader’s book, “One Hundred Great Books in Haiku” (Penguin Books, 2010). As the promotional copy for Mr Bader’s book notes, “In the sixteenth century, Zen monks in Japan developed the haiku, an unrhymed poetic form consisting of 17 syllables arranged

“Litigation, Jim, but not as we know it”: Dr Seuss, Star Trek and Copyright Infringement in the US

It is a rare day that a Kickstarter campaign – and a successful one, raising $30000 – for a comic book goes on to detail intellectual property infringement as a legal risk for the venture: While we firmly believe that our parody, created with love and affection, fully falls within the boundary of fair use,

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