17th November 2012
Got super powers? Better keep ’em under wraps.
Is Stark Enterprises liable for damages caused by CEO Tony Stark in his Iron Man guise? Should a villain stay in jail for murder if the victim later comes back to life, as Ben Grimm (“The Thing”) did a few years back? In the movie “Superman III,” the hero crushes coal into a diamond he gives to Lana Lang. “This iconic gift has become closely associated with the Superman character,” the author writes, “but because we are attorneys we have to ask: Does someone have to pay tax on that?”