Marvel sues to retain control of Avengers characters

The comics giant has issued lawsuits in a bid to hold on to the copyright of heroes including Spider-Man and Iron ManMarvel has filed a series of lawsuits in a bid to retain full control of characters including Spider-Man and Iron Man.The complaints, which were obtained by the Hollywood Reporter, came after the estate of the late comic book artist Steve Ditko filed a notice of termination with the US Copyright Office for the copyright of Spider-Man and Dr Strange. Both are currently held by Marvel Entertainment, but the estate of Ditko, who co-created both characters with the late Stan Lee, is looking to terminate the grant of copyright to Marvel by June 2023 through a clause in US copyright law. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-27 14:40:42 UTC ]
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Is Controlled Digital Lending on Borrowed Time?

At a long-awaited hearing last week, a federal judge sounded skeptical of the Internet Archive’s program to scan and lend library books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tove Jansson’s Moomin Characters Licensed to Barnes & Noble

Almost 80 years after the first of Tove Jansson's Moomins appeared, the US market finds the durable characters at Barnes & Noble. The post Tove Jansson’s Moomin Characters Licensed to Barnes & Noble appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-03-17 19:07:53 UTC ]
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Heroes of the Written Word: Novels Starring Comic Book Characters

Superheroes aren't limited to comic books. Read your way into these novels starring comic book heroes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-03 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Former Employee Sues Macmillan over 2022 Data Breach

The complaint claims that the company’s negligence exposed employees’ sensitive personal information to hackers in the wake of a widely reported cyberattack in June, 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Sues Bob Woodward, S&S Over 'Trump Tapes' Audiobook

The former president's $49.8 million lawsuit alleges that Woodward and Simon & Schuster breached his copyright interests by publishing an audiobook based on interviews recorded for Woodward’s 2021 book 'Rage.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Justice Department, 8 states sue Google over digital ad dominance

The U.S. Department of Justice and eight states, including California, filed suit against Google in a Virginia federal court on Tuesday, claiming that the company illegally used its market powers to dominate Internet advertising. In a court filing originally reported on by CNN, the DOJ... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2023-01-24 19:39:28 UTC ]
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Trump Threatens to Sue Former Prosecutor, S&S over Forthcoming Tell-All

Embattled former president Donald Trump is threatening to sue publisher Simon & Schuster and author and former New York criminal prosecutor Mark Pomerantz over the forthcoming publication of 'People vs. Donald Trump: An Inside Account.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Sue Alleged ‘Predatory’ Publisher Over Unpaid Royalties

Coordinated by the Authors Guild, the suit claims that Authors’ Place Press and its predecessor Motivational Press have failed to fulfill their contractual obligations and have refused to pay or properly account for royalties earned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How Marvel Reaches Fans of All Ages

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Marvel's Spider-Man 2’ arrives on PS5 next fall

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[ Engadget | 2022-12-15 18:51:23 UTC ]
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[ HuffPost | 2022-10-22 01:40:50 UTC ]
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DoorDash and Marvel turn delivery people into superheroes

The latest campaign from the delivery company revolves around a comic book starring four superpowered DoorDash delivery people, or “Dashers.” Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2022-10-06 21:20:53 UTC ]
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NI comic book artist's Marvel-lous dream job

Ruairí Coleman, from County Armagh, has worked on everything from Thor to Iron Man. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2022-09-24 05:42:24 UTC ]
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As McDonald's and Nielsen lawsuits proceed, Allen says spending on Black-owned media isn't rising fast enough. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The Morning After: Marvel is getting the 'Pokémon Go' treatment

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[ Engadget | 2022-09-12 11:15:39 UTC ]
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[ The New York Times | 2022-09-08 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Review: Comics icon Grant Morrison's debut novel is a marvel of Oedipal camp

'Luda,' debut novel by veteran comics writer Grant Morrison, is a camp spectacular in which patriarchy is defined as a kind of magical Oedipal drag. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Miss Marple is Agatha Christie’s best character. A new book reminds us why.

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Updated volumes of Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain America and Hulk bring welcome new relevance, but there’s something missing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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