Marvel Stole 'Iron Man' Armor From Comic, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 24, 2015, 2:29 PM EDT) -- A new lawsuit says Walt Disney's Marvel Comics stole the futuristic suit of armor seen in the blockbuster “Iron Man” movies from two artists who once worked for the comic book giant.

The Lais' Radix Iron Man design, left, and the mechanized body armor sported by the Marvel hero in the movies starring Robert Downey Jr. are substantially similar, the artists say — with both designs being "radically different" from Iron Man's pre-Radix costumes. (Credit: Court Documents) Horizon Comics Productions Inc., owned by artists Ben and Ray Lai, hit the entertainment giant with a copyright infringement lawsuit Thursday, claiming the key...

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