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Alan Moore On Superman Creators Siegel And Shuster’s Plight In ‘Occupy Comics’ #2 [Essay Excerpt]

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The legendary and outspoken writer behind Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell, and many more of the most memorable comic book stories of the last 30+ years, Alan Moore's feelings on creators' rights are well documented. He's continued to discuss his views at length in Occupy Comics, Black Mask Studios' Kickstarter-funded anthology inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, opining mainly on the comics industry's complex historical relationship with counterculture and corporations. Titled "Buster Brown At The Barricades," much of the latest chapter focuses specifically on Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, and their lifelong struggle for credit and control of the Man of Steel they created and sold for just $130 in the 1930s.

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Roger Langridge Moves On From Marvel and DC Citing Ethical Concerns

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Chris Roberson, you're not alone. During a recent interview, Roger Langridge announced that, like the Memorial, iZombie and former Superman writer, he will no longer work for Marvel or DC Comics due to concerns over creator rights at the Big Two.Langridge, whose projects for Marvel have included the critically-acclaimed (and Eisner Award-nominated) Thor The Mighty Aveng

Parting Shot: The Time Marvel Tried to Take the Rights to Sean Murphy’s Convention Sketchbook

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Artist Sean Murphy discusses the legal response from Marvel after he sold a few dozen of his Wolverine ABC sketchbooks at conventions. Murphy had previously expressed concern about the implications for creators after Marvel stip

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Fundraising Efforts Begin for Ghost Rider Creator Ordered to Pay Marvel $17,000 [Updated]

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The latest ruling in the legal struggle between Marvel and Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich took an even uglier turn this week, with Marvel stipulating that they will only drop their countersuit again Friedrich if he pays $17,000 for selling Ghost Rider merchandise at conventions. While $17,000 may not be a significant amount of money on a corporate scale, it does represent significant hard

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Batman T-Shirt Erases Dick Giordano’s Signature from Cover Art

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If you've been browsing through your local Target lately, you've probably seen the line of T-shirts they're selling that are based on the covers of classic Marvel and DC comics. They're actually pretty awesome, with a great selection of art on display, but when our pal Bully of Comics Oughta Be Fun picked up the

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