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Separated At Birth? Major X and Dark Nebula

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First up, Rob Liefeld's new character for Marvel, Major X, first appearance, 2019.


Now, compare that costume design with The Dynamic Dark Nebula, first appearance 1982 by Tad Pietrzykowski.


"I know my way around a good character design, it’s something I’m proud of,” Liefeld told Entertainment Weekly.

"Yet another character costume rip-off from the House of Other Peoples' Ideas," Pietrzykowski told me today.

Now, there's no way to prove that Liefeld lifted Dark Nebula's costume, but the character can be found by a simple Google search and Liefeld, who is active on Facebook, might have possibly seen it, as the costume and character have been posted in groups in which he is active in.

You decide.

And that sound you hear is the sound of me being dumped from one, if not more, of those groups.


DuBay v King: Deposition of Stephen King, April 12, 2018

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Deposition of Stephen King, April 12, 2018



Those who are regular readers of this blog (that is, when I’m putting material up for people to read) will know only too well that I love the legal stuff. I love court hearings, depositions, affidavits – hell, if it’s legal, I’ll read it, study it and then feel somewhat informed enough to comment from a place of non-ignorance.
That’s my excuse, and I’m sticking to it.
A few months back I posted the deposition of Jim Warren. He was desposed in the still running case brought by Ben DuBay, the nephew of Bill DuBay claiming horror author Stephen King lifted concepts and the general storyline of his Dark Tower series from DuBay’s own series, The Rook, which Bill DuBay created with Budd Lewis, in particular, DuBay’s character, Restin Dane, directly influenced King when he created his own character Roland Deschain.
The Rook first appeared in March 1977. From that date the character appeared in Warren Magazines such as Vampirella, Eerie and Warren Presen…

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