Author Archives: Michael Dean

State of the Art Museum: What MoCCA Has Accomplished and Failed to Accomplish After Ten Years

For better or worse, MoCCA is the high-water mark for the level of respectability that comic art has been able to carve out for itself in its home town. Continue reading

 

Marvel/Disney’s Win Against Jack Kirby Heirs Not About Fairness

Copyright attorney Marc Toberoff’s winning streak on behalf of comics creators collided with the Southern District Court of New York’s streak of publisher-friendly, work-for-hire rulings last week and the losers were Jack Kirby’s heirs. Continue reading

 

Kirby and Goliath: The Fight for Jack Kirby’s Marvel Artwork

The Fight for Jack Kirby’s Marvel Artwork Continue reading

 

Born of Bile: Newswatch Examines Its Own Navel

Newswatch Examines Its Own Navel Continue reading