Jack Kirby

Marvel and Jack Kirby Estate Settle Copyright Dispute

Marvel and Jack Kirby Estate Settle Copyright Dispute

Marvel and the family of Jack Kirby have settled their long-running copyright dispute over characters he created for the studio. This comes just days before the matter was to be taken to the Supreme Court.

Jack Kirby was a 'work-for-hire' who helped Stan Lee create some of the biggest characters in the Marvel universe, most of which are now either raking in big bucks on the big screen or soon headed there. He held no rights to such famous works as Captain America, The Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, the original X-Men and a number of other characters both well-known and obscure.

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