Warner Bros. wins huge legal decision in Superman case—UPDATED


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a 2001 agreement between Joanne Siegel and WB supersedes the Siegel estate’s 2008 victory in a copyright reversion decision. Meaning: it’s just about over, writes The Hollywood Reporter. The decision follows a ruling by a federal judge in October to deny the estate of Superman’s other […]

Review: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 for the Confused


[Major spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man #700 and Superior Spider-Man #1 ahead!] I’ll admit it. I’m confused. For a Spidey fan, I haven’t been following AMAZING SPIDER-MAN closely enough, though it would have been impossible to avoid becoming caught up in all the mania surrounding number 700 and the “death” of Peter Parker if you’re into […]

Jennifer Holm joins CBLDF board


Bestselling author Jennifer Holm of the Babymouse series has joined the CBLDF board, according to a press release; The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce the addition of bestselling author and three-time Newbery honoree Jennifer L. Holm to its Board of Directors.  Best known in the comics world as the co-author with […]

Dan Trachtenberg Hired to Direct Y: The Last Man


Celebrate and/or worry, as it looks like there is finally some more forward movement on New Line Cinema’s long-awaited adaptation of Brian K Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man. Deadline are today reporting that Dan Trachtenberg has been hired as the director for the film.