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Re: [Groop]OT: Twist Vs. McFarlane Comics



Who the heck is Tony Twist?  -Gary G.

PS - Such a ruling should not stand up to an appeal.  



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roland Mueller" <rsmueller@netzero.net>
To: <groop@groo.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2000 9:09 AM
Subject: [Groop]OT: Twist Vs. McFarlane Comics


> Hi Groop,
> I can't believe that Tony Twist successfully sued Todd McFarlane of
> Spawn  Image Comics.  The judge awarded twist 24 million dollars for
> McFarlane's use of his name to to create a fictional gangster character
> named Antonio Twisterelli.  Todd will appeal not for the money alone,
> but also the principles involved.   What could this mean for the future
> of all published fictional authors struggling to pick a name for their
> characters?
> All the best,
> Roland
> 
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