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I’m David: ‘Johnny Wander’ Is Charming & Who Should Own The Rights To Superman?

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Like most of you, I've got a to-read stack that kills me every time I look at it. Friends laugh at it, small children cry at it, and the police keep giving me the stink eye. I've also got a to-read list for those things that I want to read in digital form, but haven't yet

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Federal Judge Affirms DC’s Ownership Of Superboy, Multimillion Dollar Payout to Siegel Heirs

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Just a day after DC Comics unveiled its new credit acknowledging that Superman appears in the pages of its comics "by special arrangement with the Jerry Siegel family," federal Judge Otis Wright III ruled that a 2001 settlement agreement between Superman co-creator Siegel's family and DC parent company Warner Bros. awarded DC the full rights to Superboy.

Thursday's ruling settles two unanswered questions from a January decision that overt

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Parting Thought: The $130 Check That Bought Superman

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This is the check that Detective Comics, Inc. co-owner Jack Liebowitz wrote young comic book creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938 in exchange for the exclusive rights to a comic book superhero they'd recently created called Superman. The

DC Comics’ New Superman Credit: “By Special Arrangement With The Jerry Siegel Family”

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Out this week is Justice League #19, an issue that officially debuts new members of the team while beginning to lay the groundwork for DC Comics' upcoming Trinity War storyline. As such, it's a signific

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Cleveland Declares ‘Superman Day’ To Celebrate The Man Of Steel’s 75th Anniversary

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The company that owns Superman doesn't seem to be marking the occasion just yet, but today the real-life city where creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster gave the character life, Cleveland, Ohio, is throwing a major bash. Mayo

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Superman Co-Creators Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster Discuss The Man Of Steel’s Origins [Video]

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It was on this day in 1938 that Action Comics #1 first appeared on American newsstands and wherever comic books were sold. Priced at just ten cents, the 64-page periodical contained a story called "Superman: Champion of the Oppressed" by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster. This was the first appearance of the prototypical costumed

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Warner Bros. Wins Decisive Victory in Superman Copyright Case

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From The Hollywood Reporter comes news that a court of appeals has made a decision that will likely empower DC Comics and its parent company Warner Bros. to retain control of the Superman franchise without legal challenge from the heirs of original creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Sh

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DC Appeals Siegel Ownership of Half of Superman Rights

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Having seemingly secured the rights to Joe Shuster's half of the rights to Superman, DC Comics and parent company Time Warner's never-ending battle over collaborator Jerry Siegel's share of the rights continued yesterday as the case went before a Federal Appeals Court.Arguments were heard by a California Appeals Court in Pasadena, CA, yesterday over whether or not Laura Siegel Larson -- Siegel's d

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Bizarro Back Issues: The Existential Dread Of Halloween On Bizarro World (1962)

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When I started soliciting questions for my Halloween-themed Ask Chris columns, one of the questions I got pretty often was about whether there was a comic book character that I found to be genuinely frightening. There are certainly a few, like the Invunche from Swamp Thing that are built from such disturbing, horrifying imagery that they stick with you

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New Superman Exhibit Celebrates The Man Of Steel’s Cleveland Roots

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Krypton, Smallville, Metropolis and Cleveland are all famous homes to Superman. The only one of those four locales you can can actually visit (by virtue of it being a real place and all) is Cleveland, Ohio, and, ironically,

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