Originally Posted By: Lawson
among the sources confirming that the Kirby estate gets something from the continued use of the Fourth World characters under that 1982 deal is Mark Evanier

I read Evanier's blog every day and I don't recall this ever being brought up.

Originally Posted By: Lawson
I admit it's my own interpretation, but it sounded like Gibbons would rather the damn thing be left alone.

I admit it's my interpretation, but it sounded to me like Gibbons would have signed up to actually contribute something to BW if he wasn't concerned he'd never be able to find work in comics again after that.
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