A little over a year ago, a judge ordered Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich to renounce any claim to the character and fork over $17,000 to Marvelfor selling unlicensed Ghost Rider memorabilia at conventions. Now, the tables may have turned.
Faced with internet outcry over the news that Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich has been ordered to pay Marvel Comics $17,000 in damages from a lawsuit over ownership of the character, Marvel has broken its silence on the case with Publisher Dan Buckley and Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada giving an interview about what they call "a very tough situation for everyone involved."Speaking to Comic Book Resources, Quesada attempted to correct what he called misinterpretation in so
As previously reported on ComicsAlliance, Ghost Rider co-creator Gary Friedrich was ordered last week to pay Marvel $17,000 in damages and seek no further profit from his association with the character as a result of their legal dispute. Friedrich's offense in Marvel's eyes was that he made convention appearances as the creator of Ghost Rider and sold Ghost Rider merchandise. In other words he did what almost every comic creator does when t
I've already offered up my thoughts on Marvel's recent stipulation that Ghost Rider Gary Friedrich pay them $17,000 for selling Ghost Rider merchandise at conventions, but in the interest of multiple viewpoints, here's Ty Templeton's Bun Toons taking on the latest creators' rights debacle i
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