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DC Wins Big Against Estate Of Jerry Siegel Over Ownership Of Superman

DC Wins Big Against Estate Of Jerry Siegel Over Ownership Of Superman

"I can't stand to look at a Superman comic book. It makes me physically ill. I love Superman, and yet, in my mind, he's been twisted around into some kind of alien thing." – Jerry Siegel The US Appeal courts have ruled in favour of Warner Bros and DC Entertainment in the dispute with the […]

New Twist In The Fight For Superman: $600000 For Shusters Half

New Twist In The Fight For Superman: $600,000 For Shuster's Half?

 Ahead of the anticipated November 2013 copyright termination filing by Shuster's heirs, DC has asserted that a 1992 agreement with Joe Shuster's sister Jean Peavy, shortly after Shuster's death, leaves the Shuster heirs with no statutory basis for terminating the copyright  Best says in part: In between appeals against the Siegel heirs, consisting of claim and[...]

Now Grant Morrison Tackles DC Siegel And Shuster In Action Comics

Now Grant Morrison Tackles DC, Siegel And Shuster In Action Comics?

It's all going a bit meta. The other week, Joe Michael Straczynski spoke to Aint It Cool News and said, talking about Before Watchmen. But how is it any more wrong than the way any comics creators were treated, especially those who came out of the Golden and Silver Age? Worse than Jack Kirby, who […]

The Check That Bought Superman For $130 Sells At Auction For $160000

The Check That Bought Superman For $130 Sells At Auction For $160,000

The check used by Detective Comics, Inc (the company which was to become DC Comics) to buy the rights for Superman from Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster  for $130 on March 1, 1938 has just sold at auction from comics & related collectable auction house Comic Connect for $160,000.One of the most significant comic-related artifacts to ever surface for a[...]

Thursday Trending Topics: Supermans Big Red S

Thursday Trending Topics: Superman's Big Red S

 It's got a bevel and some chrome and texture, but that aside it's pretty close in spirit to what Joe Shuster, Fred Ray, Wayne Boring, and others were doing with it 70+ years ago. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Mark Waid And Daredevil’s Fingers | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors Remember the Bleeding Cool[...]

For Sale At Auction: The Check That Bought Superman

For Sale At Auction: The Check That Bought Superman

In October 2011, the comics industry was stunned by the news that an unimaginably important artifact of our history had surfaced nearly 75 years after it had been issued:  The check used by Detective Comics, Inc (the company which was to become DC Comics, of course) to buy the rights for Superman from Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster  for $130[...]

Friday Trending Topics: Revisiting The Strange Visitor From Another Planet

Friday Trending Topics: Revisiting The Strange Visitor From Another Planet

Action Comics volume 1 number 1 page 1 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster is the big bang of the comic book multiverse It's the start of everything we know, and evidence of it can be detected everywhere you look, all these years later  That page has been expanded and stretched and cut apart and[...]


Superman DC Comics v. Pacific Pictures Corp And The Toberoff Timeline

Superman, DC Comics v. Pacific Pictures Corp, And The Toberoff Timeline

 So I asked Zaid for his thoughts on this most recent development, and he told me, "This current incantation of the Superman litigation offers a fascinating glimpse into an area that would otherwise have been normally closed off to the public; the attorney-client relationship between Marc Toberoff and the heirs of Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and[...]

Monday Trending Topics: The $130 Superman Line Item

Monday Trending Topics: The $130 Superman Line Item

The check that DC Comics used to buy Superman has to be one of my favorite bits of comic history to surface in quite some time. I have a hunch we'll be hearing learning more about this in the days to come. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Fanboy Rampage: Comic Con Vs Mens Fitness It was […]

Deal Of The Century: The Check That DC Comics Used To Buy Superman

Deal Of The Century: The Check That DC Comics Used To Buy Superman

It has long been part of the record of comic book history that Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster sold the rights for Superman to Detective Comics, Inc (the company which was to become DC Comics, of course) for $130.Here is the March 1, 1938 check that DC Comics publisher and accountant Jack Liebowitz issued to[...]

Saturday Trending Topics: More Powerful Than A Locomotive

Saturday Trending Topics: More Powerful Than A Locomotive

I kind of wish Jim Lee had gone forward with this Action Comics design, because it's a reinterpretation of one of the most classic Superman motiffs, which first appeared on a Superman cover on the original (and it's weird to have to put it that way, but here we are) Action Comics #13  by Joe[...]

Action Comics #1 CGC 6.5 Sells For $625,000

 In 1938, Action Comics 1 introduced the world to Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, changed the world of comics and all of entertainment, and over the subsequent 73 years Superman has become one of the world's best-known fictional characters.Two copies have sold for a million dollars or more in recent times --  last year, a[...]

Tuesday Runaround &#8211 Captain America For War Veterans

Tuesday Runaround – Captain America For War Veterans

StampWatch: From 1995...GimpWatch: Hustler covers the release of Secret Identity: The Fetish Art Of Superman Co-Creator Joe Shuster (NSFW)CosplayWithAPurposeWatch: Allen Mullins is travelling from state to state dressed as Captain America to raise the awareness of homelessness and poverty amongst American war veterans.SharkWatch: The Discovery Channel is starting to PR it's announced-a-while-ago tie up to[...]