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Re: New WATCHMEN paperback

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  • Eric
    Ah yes I recall now the semantic slight of hand that DC used to cheat them out of revenues. ... things ... swindle ... owed. ... paraphanalia ... it ... just a
    Message 1 of 9 , Jul 1, 2008
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      Ah yes I recall now the semantic slight of hand that DC used to
      cheat them out of revenues.

      --- In alanmoore@yahoogroups.com, "chinaboatman" <chinaboatman@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > He gets NOTHING from Watchmen merchandise. That was one of the
      things
      > that first turned him against DC in the first place: the fact that
      > they classified Watchmen MERCHANDISE as PROMOTIONAL items to
      swindle
      > him and Dave Gibbons out of any merchandise money they would be
      owed.
      > He's mentioned it loads of times. DC will pay creators as little as
      > they can get away with.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In alanmoore@yahoogroups.com, Kumar Sivasubramanian
      > <thebootybrigade@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Since he turned down any money from the Watchmen movie, I find it
      > hard to believe he would even care about money related to
      paraphanalia
      > based on the movie version of the characters even if they offered
      it
      > to him. Hell, he was trying to get his name taken off the BOOK
      just a
      > few years back.
      > >
      > >
      > > KS
      > >
      > >
      > > To: alanmoore@: lily_anselm@: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 14:05:26
      > +0000Subject: [alanmoore] New WATCHMEN paperback
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saw in Previews the new edition of the Watchmen TpBK to tie in
      with
      > the movie, also some new statues are being advertised. Wonder if
      Moore
      > will see a dime from all this promotional material tied to his
      > characters?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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