Stan Lee Media vs Marvel… vs Stan Lee?

This one broke over the weekend, but it’s still worth noting here. Stan Lee Media is suing Marvel for ownership of characters Lee created while at Marvel. Stan Lee himself opposed the suit. Confused? Read on.

[CBR] Marvel Comics has released a press release stating that Stan Lee Media Inc has filed a lawsuit against the comic book giant for lost revenue. It claims that nine years ago, when Lee founded the company, he transferred over rights of specific characters he created at Marvel Comics. Lee himself, no longer associated with Stan Lee Media, has denied any merit to the case. STLMI is claiming ownership to such venerable properties as Spider-Man and The X-Men.

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