Re: [Videolib] Superman Image

John Streepy (
Thu, 10 Aug 2006 11:54:18 -0700

I would think that it is trademarked, but I do not think that it is
copyrighted or the old max Fleischer's cartoons would technically not be
in the public domain. Wasn't that how they pulled It's a Wonderful Life
out of the public domain because there were copyrightable aspects in the
movie. If Superman is copyrighted, then a movie about him would also
then by default be copyrighted. Just my two cents. YMMV.

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We had a patron ask this question today: is the Superman image
copyrighted? I thought I'd ask this list as you all are knowledgeable
about these issues.

Laurel Seppala-Etra
Boulder Public Library
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