Artist Tries To Reclaim Royalties From 'Walking Dead' Creator

Law360, New York (February 10, 2012, 4:25 PM EST) -- Comic book writer Robert Kirkman, who helped create the AMC television hit “The Walking Dead,” was sued Thursday by a former collaborator who claims he was duped into signing away his rights to the comic book series that inspired the show.

In a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Michael Anthony Moore alleges that in 2005, Kirkman and his agents devised a fraudulent scheme to get him to agree to assign his copyrights on works he co-authored to Kirkman's company.

Moore claims he co-created “The...
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