Superman Heirs Urge 9th Circ. To Reverse DC Comics Win

Law360, Los Angeles (May 23, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The heirs of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster did not agree to release their statutory right to reclaim Superman copyrights in a 1992 deal with DC Comics, the heirs told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday in a bid to overturn a victory for the publisher in their long-running copyright fight.

Shuster's sister and brother insisted they merely released future claims for payment from DC in exchange for an annual pension of $25,000 — and never gave up any right to seek termination of Shuster's copyright grants because...
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