Stan Lee Sues Media Co. For $1B To Reclaim His Name

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 7:37 PM EDT) -- Famed comic book creator Stan Lee hit Pow Entertainment Inc. with a $1 billion fraud suit in California state court Tuesday that claims the company he helped to create profited by stealing his identity, likeness, name and image.

The co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and Black Panther says that when his wife of nearly 70 years died last year, current Pow CEO Shane Duffy and Pow co-creator Gill Champion tricked Lee into signing away the exclusive rights to his name.

“Upon her death,...
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