‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Character Creators Fight for Cash and Credit – The New York Times

“It’s like the advice I give my granddaughter,” he said. “If you can help it, don’t be a creator. Be the exploiter. They get rich. You never will.”

Comics creators have long been saddled with the idea of “work for hire.”

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  1. Geoff Garvoille

    Worth noting that since this article was written, Bill Finger’s family got some good news: “In September 2015, DC Entertainment announced Finger would receive credit on the 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the second season of Gotham, following a deal between the Finger family and DC. Finger received his first formal credit as a creator of Batman in the October 2015 comic books Batman and Robin Eternal #3 and Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #3. The updated acknowledgement for the character appeared as “Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger”.” From Wikipedia.

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