Jerry Siegel

Warner Bros. scores ultimate win in Superman copyright case
Jul 4, 2015

This isn't the first time we've written about this subject, but it looks like it might be the last. In the ongoing copyright battle over DC's super-powered Kryptonian, Superman, Warner Bros. has just been handed a huge win over co-creator Jerry Siegel's estate.

Superman creators' heirs reveal they're not done fighting WB
Dec 13, 2013

Warner Bros. may have won all of the latest rounds in the Superman copyright battle, but the heirs of creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster aren't throwing in the towel just yet.

The time Superman's creator complained to the FBI about DC Comics
Jun 11, 2013

Jerry Siegel created Siperman, but didn't retain the rights. He was so mad, he ratted out DC comics to the government!

As Superman turns 75, that long copyright battle comes to a close
Apr 19, 2013

Yesterday marked the 75th Anniversary of Action Comics #1's release, but that wasn't the only, major Superman milestone.

Daughter of Superman co-creator won't be 'bullied' by Warner Bros.
Dec 17, 2012

The battle over Superman's rights just keeps getting messier, and now the daughter of Man of Steel co-creator Jerry Siegel has opened up about the fight. The gist of her message? She's tired of seeing her family be pushed around by Warner Bros. and DC.

Superman co-creator's heirs take big hit in legal battle with DC
Dec 17, 2012

When we last looked in on the lengthy legal battle Warner Bros. and DC Comics are waging against the heirs of Superman co-creator's Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, we found the Siegel heirs vowing to fight on, no matter what. The Shuster heirs were fighting on too, but a major new ruling in the case may have just ended their battle.

How Superman's creator put a curse on the new movie back in 1975
Dec 17, 2012

It's no secret that Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster lived in poverty for a long time while fighting for what they felt was their fair share of the money that their superhero generated for his publisher. But the announcement of the first Superman movie in 1975 led Siegel to take things to a whole new level.

Warner Bros. fight with Superman creators is about to get uglier
Dec 16, 2012

The legal battle between Warner Bros. and the estates of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster over the copyright to the Man of Steel has been raging for more than a decade, and the bad blood behind it has been boiling for much, much longer. It often looks like there's no end in sight for this clash, but now Warner Bros. is taking steps to win the fight, once and for all.

Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel's hair can be yours in WTF auction
Dec 15, 2012

We all dream of owning a killer piece of Superman memorabilia. Maybe you'd like a rare comic, maybe someone else wants a movie prop. But of all the valuable pieces of coolness in the history of the Man of Steel, this is easily among the most bizarre. Yes, now you can purchase your very own lock of Superman writer Jerry Siegel's hair.

Superman heirs win back a few more rights
Dec 14, 2012

A federal judge rules in favor of the heirs of one of the Man of Steel's original creators.