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Heroes to Zeroes.

I thought this was interesting. Long-time readers may remember that back in the day, I wrote a few posts about the TV show Heroes pretty blatantly ripping off Watchmen and the X-Men “Days of Future Past” storylines, which was all the more annoying because showrunner Tim Kring claimed to never read comics. So, anyway, a representative from Carnival Comics found those old posts and sent along this info about the lawsuit they’ve recently filed against NBC and Heroes for plagiarism (from Season 4, which begs the question: If you pretty clearly plagiarize from someone, and yet nobody in America actually watches your final product, does it still count as plagiarism?) I must say, particularly in light of the earlier grifts, the PDF in question is rather damning.


5 Responses to “Heroes to Zeroes.”

  1. The PDF’s gone AWOL.

    Posted by mkhall | July 2, 2010, 2:40 pm
  2. Has it? I’m still getting it when I click through.

    Posted by Kevin | July 2, 2010, 4:51 pm
  3. Nagged by the feeling that Gene Simmons will inevitably profit from all this.

    Posted by Bill | July 5, 2010, 9:55 pm
  4. Glad to see the truth come out. Hollywood should stop allowing this behavior and turning a blind eye.

    Posted by Oliver | July 10, 2010, 4:54 am
  5. Right out of the Carnival—- Wild’s Carnival of Souls , that is.

    Posted by Cindy | July 13, 2010, 1:57 pm

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