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Shuster Estate's Case May Be Over, But Superman Fight Continues

Shuster Estate's Case May Be Over, But Superman Fight Continues

While Joe Shuster's estate was denied a petition by an appellate court, co-creator Jerry Sigel's heirs continue to vie for their claim to the iconic superhero.

Jack Kirby Estate Denied Appeal in Marvel Copyright Claim

Jack Kirby Estate Denied Appeal in Marvel Copyright Claim

A U.S. appeals court has upheld the 2011 decision rejecting Jack Kirby's heirs claim to ownership of multiple famous and lucrative Marvel characters, though legal options remain for two of Kirby's children.

Siegel & Shuster Heirs' Lawyer Vows to Continue Superman Legal Battle

Siegel & Shuster Heirs' Lawyer Vows to Continue Superman Legal Battle

Despite a series of seemingly definitive decisions in DC Comics’ favor, attorney Marc Toberoff vows to continue his battle with Warner Bros. over the legal ownership of Superman.

Comics A.M. - Judge Won't Sanction Lawyer in Superman Battle

Comics A.M. - Judge Won't Sanction Lawyer in Superman Battle

Judge rejects DC's call to sanction attorney for heirs of Superman creators! Stan Lee to be deposed in Stan Lee Media's lawsuit against Disney! Direct market sales up 10 percent in February! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Siegel & Shuster Heirs Fight DC's Interference Claim

Comics A.M. - Siegel & Shuster Heirs Fight DC's Interference Claim

Siegel and Shuster heirs ask judge to dismiss DC Comics lawsuit against their attorney! Hackers take down servers that host several major webcomics! 2012 SPACE Prizes announced! Chromatic Press launches! Plus more!

Warner Bros. Wins Definitive Judgement Over Superman Rights

Warner Bros. Wins Definitive Judgement Over Superman Rights

In what may be the final legal say on the long-running case between the creators of Superman and his current owners, Warner Bros. has declared victory due to a new Appellate Court ruling.

Comics A.M. - Shuster Attorney Appeals Superman Decision

Comics A.M. - Shuster Attorney Appeals Superman Decision

Attorney for Joe Shuster estate appeals ruling on Superman rights! Todd McFarlane settles lawsuit against ex-employee! Interviews with Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Henry Flint and Al Ewing, Dan Goldman and more!

DC Comics Accuses Lawyer in Superman Case of Misconduct

DC Comics Accuses Lawyer in Superman Case of Misconduct

As the judge prepares to rule on whether the Joe Shuster estate's bid to reclaim a portion of the Superman rights, DC Comics has accused the family's attorney of misconduct and asked for dismissal.

Superman Lawyer Scores Minor Win Versus Warner Bros.

Superman Lawyer Scores Minor Win Versus Warner Bros.

Marc Toberoff, the lawyer representing the estates of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in the Superman rights legal brawl, has scored a minor win against Warner Bros. in his own legal battle against the studio.

Warner Bros. Claims

Warner Bros. Claims "Significant Victory" In Superman Lawsuit

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the attorney representing the estates of Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster must turn over to Warner Bros. documents stolen from his office in 2008.

Comics A.M. - Appeal in Superman Legal Fight; Brett Ewins Arraigned

Comics A.M. - Appeal in Superman Legal Fight; Brett Ewins Arraigned

Judges hear appeal in Warner Bros.' lawsuit against Superman lawyer! Former Judge Dredd artist Brett Ewins arraigned! Creators comment on Marvel-Gary Friedrich case! Plus much more!

Marvel Wins Copyrights Over Kirby Heirs

Marvel Wins Copyrights Over Kirby Heirs

In a summary judgment, New York federal judge Colleen McMahon denied that any copyrights to the Marvel Universe of characters every belonged to Jack Kirby as the work he did in the 1960s was firmly work for hire.

Warner Bros. Granted Access to Stolen Superman Documents

Warner Bros. Granted Access to Stolen Superman Documents

Attorneys representing the heirs of Superman's creators are dealt a blow as Warner Bros. can now view a supposedly conspiratorial letter from embattled lawyer Marc Toberoff. ROBOT 6 has details.

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