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He needs Spiderman, not lawyers

2002-11-13 13:09:09+00 by meuon 1 comments

According to MSNBC, artist Stan Lee may not be getting his due from Marvel Comics over SpiderMan (the recent movie). I saw it at the movies, and bought the DVD. I liked it a lot. My thought is to promote the boycott the upcoming movies (Daredevil, Hulk and X-Men II nad Spider-Man II) unless Stan Lee gets his 10%. No, I'm not a comic book maven, but it sounds like foul play is afoot.

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#Comment made: 2002-11-13 14:30:54+00 by: Dan Lyke [edit history]

"percent of any profits" is a running gag in the film industry, and if Stan Lee fell for that one he needs to get himself another agent. Movies don't make money, the studios that fund and promote them do fairly well, but they hire the best accountants and lawyers in the world to make sure that the movie itself makes no money for just this reason.

The problem with me threatening a boycott is that I haven't seen Spiderman[Wiki] yet...