Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Starbucks vs Cartoonist

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Board of Directors has voted to support cartoonist Kieron Dwyer in his legal defense against lawsuits by Starbucks Corporation. You know, the coffee place.

Starbucks is suing Dwyer for copyright and trademark infringement of its "mermaid" logo, a parody of which appeared on the cover of Dwyer's Lowest Common Denominator #0.


Parody


You know, I actually like the parody logo. This kind of bullshit makes me want to quit Starbucks coffee. So, the next time you guys want to meet me for coffee, can we do Spinelli's instead? Thanks.

Full story here

1 comment:

FreeThinker said...

Thanks for the scoop on the "new" Starbucks logo. Check out my blog for pics of the older Starbucks logos!