Marvel and DC’s “Shut-Up Money:” Comic Creators Go Public Over Pay

Creators working at Marvel and DC sign work-for-hire contracts granting the publishers ownership over their characters and storylines. While it’s relatively simple to determine who gets compensation for a character, insiders familiar with Marvel and DC contracts note that it gets murky when it comes to storylines being adapted for film. There is no concrete policy at either company. – Aaron Couch, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2UuVwYw