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An Alan Moore Interview For £700 – From 1987

“If Jim Shooter and Dick Giordano wrestled, who would win?” “The mud” Alan Moore has declared that he won’t give any more interviews, apart from those promoting new works. And considering the effect each interview he gives has on the …

A Publishing Deal, Uncovered

It’s unusual for comic book creators to talk about their pay situations. It’s not the done thing. And then it sometimes it gets too much and it explodes everywhere, injuring various passer bys. Look forward to a piece on just …

Contracts Assigning Copyright From 1978 Could Be Null And Void In 2013

Well now, here’s a thing. Section 203 of the 1978 US Copyright Act allows authors to cut away any contract after 35 years. Which is in 2013. Funny how that suddenly caught up with us? That doesn’t affect contracts signed …

Looking At A Contract From Bluewater Productions

I’ve been running a number of articles recently on comic creators who have been unpaid on certain comic projects – and in some cases actually getting them paid. But I had one complaint recently from a creator who had not …

The Ethics Of Before Watchmen

This article was published at Bleeding Cool at the beginning of December last year, under the title The Ethics Of Watchmen 2. Due to popular request, it is being reprinted on the front page today. Whoever is involved, whenever it …