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The twelve-year old me would be incredibly disappointed that my practice does not consist solely of cases which involve the intersection of comic books and copyright law. A few recent items of worthy of note:

• Evil Twin Comics have published the Comic Book Comics series, which tells "the inspiring, infuriating, and utterly insane story of the American comic book industry" - including a recounting, in the words of Eriq Gardner at THR, Esq., "such disputes as whether the Captain Marvel character was an infringement on the Superman character, the legendary legal battle over the control of Howard the Duck, the legal mystery surrounding the creation of Josie and the Pussycats, and Jack Kirby's battles with Marvel over stolen artwork"

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