Marvel Comics

  • Will the Supreme Court krackle for Kirby?

    When Kirby co-created these characters with the likes of Joe Simon and Stan Lee, he was toiling for Marvel (formerly Timely) Comics in a work-for-hire situation. This distinction is at the crux of the legal matter here.

  • Superheroes battle over trademarks in the U.K.

    If you have aspirations of your own to create a comic book or movie character with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men who uses those powers to help people, you better think twice before you call him or her a “super hero.”

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