Netflix settles lawsuit over fish-headed 'Umbrella Academy' villain
Reuters - 09 Jun, 2022
Netflix Inc and Dark Horse Comics LLC have settled a copyright lawsuit brought by artist Kevin Atkinson, who accused them of ripping off his fish-tank headed character in the comic and television series "Umbrella Academy," according to a Wednesday filing in East Texas federal court.
The notice of the settlement is sealed, and more details were not available. Atkinson's attorney confirmed that the parties settled on confidential terms. Netflix, Dark Horse, and their attorney did not immediately respond to requests for comment.