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The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Books [electronic resource]: A Legal Toolkit for Indie Comic Book Artists and Writers

authors/edited by Thomas Crowell, Esq ; illustrated by Allan Norico
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Burlington, MA : Focal Press, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9780415661805 (pbk.), 0415661803 (pbk.)
Summary
"Focal Press' Pocket Lawyer series serves as a legal toolkit for independent producers and artists in the creative industries.The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators is designed to help emerging artists and veteran professionals in the comic book industry build a solid foundation of business and communication practices that they need to thrive in today's ever-changing, uncertain world of indie comics. Readers will learn to protect their trademarks, hire artists so everyone wins, and learn the ins and outs of contracts with this helpful resource. *Follow along with a comic book to help you get through those tough-to-grasp concepts. Watch as J.D. Esquire, Hero at Law combats with Collaboration Saboteur and other ne'er do wells. *Learn the legal ins and outs of all jobs applicable to the comic book industry: writer, inker, penciller, creator. *Decipher the cryptic languages of the contract, protect your precious intellectual property, and leap over legal obstacles in a single bound"--
"Since the publication of its first edition in 2007, "The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers" has quickly become one of the best-selling legal guides for independent filmmakers. Now in its second edition, "The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers" is used as a textbook in film and law schools across the country, and graces the desks of indie filmmakers and studio executives alike. Backstage Magazine calls it "An [an] excellent, potentially career-saving resource." The book's hands-on, straightforward style demystifies the complex world of contracts and copyrights so critical to the business success of any independent film. Its revolutionary combination of graphics, cross-referencing, and step-by-step explanations have been praised by filmmakers for helping them find the information they need at a glance without having to read the book cover to cover"--
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-472) and index.
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