CHAPTER 14

What Happens

When Something Goes Wrong?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN SOMETHING GOES WRONG?

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Much of this book is spent helping you to avoid lawsuits. That being said, you’re not in control of who decides to file a lawsuit against you. Furthermore, there are many unscrupulous business people who think nothing of taking advantage of an artist, because they believe that they cannot afford an attorney to help them defend themselves.

In short, “suit happens.”

For comic book creators, legal issues typically arise in three areas: intellectual property infringement suits, breaches of contract, and censorship.

Although you may, in many cases, represent ...

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