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Pocket Lawyer

for Comic Book Creators


The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators is designed to help emerging artists and veteran professionals in the comic book industry build a solid foundation of business, legal, and communication practices necessary to thrive in today’s ever-changing, uncertain world of comic book publishing. It’s a utility belt loaded with tools—tips and tricks designed to help you negotiate the sometimes challenging legal side of a very fun, creative business. This website is intended to help you completely deck out that utility belt:

  • A Brief History of comic book publishing to help you sling up to speed on the business.
  • Resources to help you further trademark your heroic characters and make them ready for film and merchandising.
  • A Case Study that gives you more insight into comic legal battles than x-ray vision ever could.