NY court: Marvel can keep Spider-Man, X-Men comics

NEW YORK • Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk can continue to reside in Marvel’s offices after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an ownership claim by the children of the artist who helped create them. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan agreed with a lower court judge who denied claims by the family of Jack Kirby, the legendary artist who died in 1994 and whose work spanned more than half a century. His heirs in California and New York wanted to terminate Mar...

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