Artist's Heirs Go For KO In Marvel Comics Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 3:07 PM EST) -- The heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby are trying to bring down a lawsuit by Marvel Characters Inc. seeking to block their efforts to terminate the Walt Disney Co. unit's rights to several superhero characters, including the Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man and the X-Men.

Kirby's heirs filed a motion to dismiss Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, arguing that the court does not have jurisdiction over two of the four sibling defendants, Lisa and Neal Kirby, who are not...
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