Supreme Court May Weigh in On Kirby Case

The great Jack Kirby’s heirs have been in a long, drawn out lawsuit against the Marvel/Disney monolith in attempting to some of the money they deserve for Kirby’s creation of most of the characters in the early “Marvel Universe” comics. It may go to the Supreme court soon. You can read an excellent summary of the case by Mark Evanier and John Morrow in their testimony for the case below. The details of the horror story of how Kirby has been treated by Marvel really should be something everyone trying to make a living in comics should be familiar with.


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