Heirs to Jerry Siegel Regain Rights to Superman - Fulfill Dream
Under copyright law, DC Comics and the Siegels are now co-owners of Superman.
Termination of Copyright Transfer
April 16, 1999
After decades of legal battles, on April 16, 1999, Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel's wife and daughter regained his portion of the copyright to SUPERMAN. This means that they are now fifty percent owners of Superman.
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Last updated September 16, 1999
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