it against c▓ompany he started05-17-2018 10:45 BJTComic books legend Stan Lee is suing the entertainment compan▓y he co-founded for damages topping 1 billion US dollars, acc▓using bosses of trying to steal his image, according to court document▓s filed Tuesday.The complaint, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court and published by several US entertainment
media outlets, alleges that POW! Ente▓rtainment CEO Shane Duffy and co-founder Gill Champion failed▓ to fully disclose to Lee details of the firm's 2017 sale to Camsing International.The entertainment icon contends that they took advantage of him at a time when he was despondent over t▓he death of his wife Joan and suffering from macular degeneration, a condition affecti▓ng the eyes.The 95-year-old co-creator of many superhero characters, including Black Panther and Spider-Man, alleges
he was duped into signing a fraudulent agreement that gave POW! exclusive rights to his name, identity and likeness.According to the lawsuit, Lee was unable to read the document due to his eye condition, and he doesn't remember anyone reading it to him, suggesting that his signature may h▓ave been forged, copied or induced."In addition, POW! took control of Lee's personal ▓social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, thereby impersonating L▓ee before a combined 15 million followers worldwide," the complaint reads.There has been no r▓esponse from POW! Entertainment to the lawsuit. But in April, the company issued a statement expressing concern for Lee amid reports that he was the victim of elder abuse."We at POW! Entertainment take great pride in our continuing work to
create exciting new Stan Lee content and characters as well as safeguarding the legacy of the greatest storyteller of our time," the stateme
nt said."We are a▓lso fans and share the heartfelt admiration and love of the community w▓ho have voiced their sincere concern for Stan'