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According to documents filed in a New York federal court on Friday, Lee has accused the son in-law of her former literary agent of taking advantage of her failing health seven years ago and tricking her into assigning him the copyright to her only published novel.
Lee, who lives in Monroeville, Alabama, the same town where she grew up and which inspired her classic novel, wants the rights in the book owned by Samuel Pinkus transferred to her along with any commission he earned since 2007.
According to guitarist Dick Wagner, there was a time when the gorgeous Raquel Welch made a play for “Hey, Stoopid” rocker and songwriter Alice Cooper. The story appears in “Not Only Women Bleed,” a book just out, and written by Wagner, reports Contact Music on Monday, April 8.
Safe to say Pippa Middleton hasn't exactly been celebrating her book sales.
So it should come as no surprise the sister to the Duchess of Cambridge has parted ways with her book agent after her party-planning guide, Celebrate, drew harsh reviews from critics, inspired a parody Twitter account and failed miserably at becoming a best-seller.
DC Comics relaunched its entire line of monthly superhero comics in 2011, calling the new series "The New 52." Changes made to DC's internal continuity are intended to make characters more modern and accessible to new audiences.
Much of the DC universe history remains intact, including Batman's origin story which was told in 2012 under the title "Death of the Family." Bruce Wayne's parents are still murdered, leading the young heir to become the world's most famous vigilante. But in the new mythology, we'll get to see Wayne's initial obstacles and errors as he becomes the Caped Crusader.
On Sunday, Marvel Comics announced that it was making 700 of its #1 comic books — including titles based on heroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man, and the Incredible Hulk — available for free until Tuesday at 11 p.m. EST.
Of course, it's something of a promotional stunt, designed to draw attention to Marvel's digital comics collection, which can be read on tablets and smartphones. (Comics can be downloaded at Marvel's website, or through Marvel's free mobile app.) But the giveaway is also a big boon for fans.