Legal Issues Loom for Marvel's 'Mystery Men'
'Title' Could Be a Problem
Published: 02/01/2011, Last Updated: 02/02/2011 01:39am
When asked if Universal had contacted him about Marvel’s use of the Mystery Men title, Burden told ICv2, “I have not heard from Universal, but I am sure Universal will proceed in an orderly and propitious manner.”
Burden’s Mystery Men characters had no relation to the Golden Age Timely characters. Any dispute between Marvel and Burden/Universal/Dark Horse would be over the title itself, and could likely be avoided by a title change.
Interview With Alex Ross”). Among the many nearly forgotten heroes reintroduced by Project Superpowers was a team of Golden Age heroes from Ace Comics that was re-christened The Super-Mysterymen. When asked for his reaction to the Marvel Mystery Men comic, Dynamite’s Nick Barrucci told ICv2: “Unfortunately, I cannot comment at this time.”
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