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Heirs of a Superhero Creator get Nothing, Marvel gets Backlash

Heirs of a Superhero Creator get Nothing, Marvel gets Backlash

After a Judge ruled that the heirs of the late Jack Kirby, creator and co-creator of Marvel Comics superheroes including the Fantastic Four, X-Men, the Hulk and more, have no legal claim to the copyrights of those characters, artists are trying to form a boycott of the Avenger’s movie over the treatment of co-creator Jack Kirby by Marvel/Disney.

Read more about this here and here!

Special Thanks to David Quiles, Fordham Law’s Journal Coordinator, for the links!

Amy Dunayevich

Amy Dunayevich is a third year student at Fordham University School of Law and is Fordham IPLJ's Technology Editor. Originally from the Detroit suburbs, Amy spent two years in the Peace Corps living in Eastern Europe without running water but with high-speed internet. Amy now lives in Brooklyn with her little black pug Roxanne. Although pursuing a career in the public interest, Amy finds intellectual property law to be extremely relevant, interesting, and important.