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Link Ink: New ‘The Walking Dead’ TV In February, A Fantagraphics Sale And An ‘Iron Man 3′ Toy Tease

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TV: AMC teases the February 10 return of The Walking Dead with some new zombie-fighting footage.

Sales: Until January 5, you can get 20 percent off of your entire purchase at the Fantagraphics online store with the code

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Edgar Rice Burroughs Estate Sues Dynamite Over Trademarks, ‘Pornographic’ Covers

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If you thought you could make it out of this week without a new comic book rights lawsuit, you were wrong.

ERB, Inc., the family company that administers the various intellectual properties owned or associated with the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate, is suing Dynamite Entertainment for trademark infringement with respect to the publisher's line of comics based on Burroughs' John Carter of Mars and Tarzan material, seeking a surrender of profits as well as a recall of products sold specifically in the United Kingdom. Amusingly, the suit also specifically objects to Dynamite's famously plentiful and bawdy variant covers, describ

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Neil Gaiman And Todd McFarlane Settle Legal Dispute Over Co-Spawned Characters

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As comic book battles go, the legal conflict between Neil Gaiman and Spawn creator Todd MacFarlane was as huge, sprawling and intense as any involving super-powered titans trading punches, and even more long and drawn-out. After ten years in court, the dust is fin

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Motion Picture Association Bullies Kids With Anti-Pirating Comic Book

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As often as we praise sequential art for its sheer communication powers, it's like Uncle Ben (kind of) said: "With great power comes great responsibility."

Responsibility number one? Don't misinform your audience -- especially children.

According t

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The Fight For Superman Continues

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Ah, lawsuits. Creator's rights are nothing to balk at, but copyright law is pretty much every comic fan's Kryptonite when it comes to Superman. The cat's legal history is harder to follow than his Silver Age continuity and it doesn't look like it's getting simpler any time soon after a recent legal summit between DC Comics and Superman creator Jerry Siegel's heirs failed to find any common ground last week

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Family of X-Men, Hulk, Fantastic Four Co-Creator Jack Kirby Seeks to Regain Character Copyrights

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In move that seems inspired by the recent success of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel's family in claiming a share of the copyright to Superman from DC -- a saga that is still ongoing -- the family of legen

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WTF File: I Stole Your Images, Give Me More or I’ll Sue

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Cartoonist Bob Eckstein mourns the death of his cartooning career at Salon, and links out to this totally absurd story about copyright infringement. Admittedly, a lot of people on the web often have a laissez-faire attitude about using other people's images, but this take

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