March 17, 2007
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from March 10 to March 16, 2007:
1. Positive resolution
in the Marshall, Missouri public library flap.
2. Stan Lee Media emerges from the ashes, sans Lee, to sue
Marvel based on the two-pronged belief that Stan Lee maintained some level of acknowledged co-creator rights on certain Marvel properties according to contracts negotiated on his behalf at Marvel, and that Lee had assigned these rights to SLM shortly after the company's formation.
3. Jay Kennedy, Editor In Chief at King Features Syndicate, dies
while on vacation.
Winners Of The Week
The good citizens of Marshall, Missouri.
Loser Of The Week
The manga pirates
, on the receiving end of a civil suit in addition to a criminal one.
Quote Of The Week
"Don't get upset, Mark. I live in New York. I worked for DC Comics. This is nothing." -- the late writer Arnold Drake in a story
related by Mark Evanier.
this week's imagery comes from pioneering comic book house Centaur Publications
posted 9:32 am PST
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