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The Wu-Tang Clan’s latest—and perhaps last—collective musical endeavor has been six years in the making, will be sold exclusively to one (very wealthy) buyer, and will only be released commercially after 88 years. Anyone reading this now will likely never see that day. Why such extremes? “Art is extreme,” group leader RZA says. “For [...]

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Marvel—Kirby Dispute Ends “Amicably”

On October 10, 2014 By Sarah Robbins

An epic legal battle between the famous comic creator Jack Kirby and Marvel Comic was settled just days before the Supreme Court was scheduled to discuss the case. The parties were involved in an extensive legal dispute regarding the ownership rights to legendary comic characters such as X-men, Iron Man, and Spider-Man. The [...]

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On Monday, January 26, 2009, the shareholders of Stan Lee Media, Inc. (“the Company”) filed suit against Marvel Comics, Inc., and the Company’s founder and namesake, Stan Lee, the celebrated co-creator of many famous Marvel Comic’s characters, including Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, [...]

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