Category Archives: comics

DC Comics thinks derivative works are creator-less

According to this post by a DC Comics artist (who created Felicity Smoak!).  This raises fascinating contract issues, as well as depressingly highlighting artists’ lack of bargaining power.

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The cartoonist has no idea how fair use works

Story here.

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Transformative work of the day, superhero edition

Superhero keyboard skin, via Deborah Gerhardt.  There’s only one problem with it (hint: check out the W).

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Transformative work of the year

I know, we still have a couple of months, but I find it hard to imagine this being topped: the Golden Girls, reimagined as Cold War superspies/soldiers.

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