Bill Willingham Releases Fables to Public Domain Amidst Dispute with DC Comics

Bill Willingham Releases Fables to Public Domain Amidst Dispute with DC Comics

Fables Creator Surrenders Rights as DC Comics Dispute Escalates: What It Means for the Future of Iconic Series

Within the intricate narrative of Willingham’s dispute with DC, a multitude of issues have come to the fore. These issues include instances where the publisher disregarded his input on matters such as artist selection for cover art and formatting for new collections. These may seem minor compared to the more egregious allegations he raises.

Allegations of Late Royalties and Underreporting

The artist contends that DC consistently delayed royalty payments or intentionally underreported them to reduce his entitled earnings. However, these grievances, while significant, pale in comparison to the assertion that DC recently escalated the feud by attempting to forcibly wrest ownership of “Fables” from Willingham.

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