Stan Lee files $1 billion lawsuit over 'theft of his likeness'

Stan Lee files $1 billion lawsuit over 'theft of his likeness'

Stan Lee files $1 billion lawsuit over 'theft of his likeness'

The legendary superhero comics creator has filed a $1 billion - with a B - lawsuit against Pow!

"Defendants conspired and agreed to broker a sham deal to sell POW! to a company in China and fraudulently steal Stan Lee's identity, name, image, and likeness as part of a nefarious scheme to benefit financially at Lee's expense", the suit alleges. Therefore, the complaint claims, the production company either forged Lee's signature, or tricked him into signing over the rights to his name, image and likeness. Entertainment to alter a clause meant to grant POW! non-exclusive rights to use his name to instead secretly grant POW! an exclusive right to use Lee's name.

According to the suit, Lee "does not recall anyone reading the Illegitimate Document to him, and, due to his advanced macular degeneration, he could not have read it himself".

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Lee explained that he would not have knowingly signed the licence and that he suspects someone induced him into signing the document by using a "bait and switch" tactic, telling Lee that the document was something else.

According to the complaint, POW! needed Lee's permission to use his name, which he says he never knowingly gave.

95-year-old Lee says they "forged or fraudulently obtained" his signature, in an attempt to steal his name, image, likeness and identity.

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Stan Lee is suing his former business partners for a dollar figure that would even make Tony Stark blush.

Lee was also recently sued for damages by a masseur who has accused him of sexual misconduct during a massage appointment at a hotel in Chicago.

The suit draws attention to the death of Lee's wife last July, and his degenerative eye condition which has caused his poor eyesight, suggesting he could not have read the documents. Charges included in the lawsuit were claims of ugly acts by manager including draining Lee of his blood with the intent of filling up custom-made pens with. The filing follows a similar suit brought last month against Jerardo Olivarez, a former publicist and business manager to Lee.

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