Superman legal victory frees the JLA movie for 2015


Yesterday’s victory in the Joe Shuster case has definitely left WB looking to jump on a lot of movie-related stuff, including, a Justice League movie. The studio is expected to accelerate development of a planned “Justice League” movie that would join Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman and other characters, according to a knowledgeable person not authorized […]

Penguin launches kids line of graphic novels


Following the announcement of an expanded line of comics for adults, Ink Lit, Penguin is also moving in to the kids comics line, as Rich Johnson told ICv2. The line will be part of the Dial/Dutton imprint. So far, according to Johnson the publisher has no specific titles to announce, but he told ICv2: “We […]

Saga #9 — the Stalk is back?


CBR has Image’s January solicitations and it look like a fan favorite is back—although it’s probably a hoax, dream or imaginary story, as the solicitation copy suggests: The Will finally has a good day.

NYCC: Everybody is out to get Joe Quinones!


Artist Joe Quinones tries his hardest to make friends and network at conventions, he really does, but for some reason everybody who comes into contact with him develops a murderous blood lust. Revealed today in a harrowing series of portraits on Quinones’ blog, a full display of cosplayer brutality has now come to light. And […]

Nice Art: Heinrich Kley’s secret influence on Walt Disney


Lost Art Books’ Joe Procopio has a gallery of The Lost Art of Heinrich Kley which explains that the German illustrator (1863-1945) had a great influence on the look of early Disney animated films: In fact, Disney himself held up a book of Kley’s drawings during a television appearance and said that they were integral […]

The Legal View: What the Shuster ruling means


By Jeff Trexler In the book of Genesis, Esau sells his birthright to his younger brother Jacob for some lentil soup. Yesterday, a judge ruled that Joe Shuster’s sister sold the family’s claim on the Superman copyright for a meager pension. Superman may be a modern myth, but that’s not always a good thing.

Warner Bros Win Superman Court Case Against Shuster Estate


It’s being reported that Warner Bros have won a court case which will determine who owns the copyright to Superman, meaning they will retain rights over the character. On Wednesday a court ruling was issued which stated that: the studio’s motion has been granted for summary judgement on the question of whether a 1992 agreement […]