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    Default [News] Nick Simmons Plagiarises Bleach

    So, news has broken that Gene Simmons' son, Nick Simmons has plagiarised images from Bleach in his comic Incarnate.

    The article and a sample of images can be found here

    To me, it's quite clear that he has plagiarised. I'm not very familiar with Hellsing so, not sure what he's lifted from there.

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    What a dick move. I mean, I would be praising him if he had copied Dragonball, but he had to pick the worst manga in Shounen Jump to copy. Haven't the otaku's been put through enough? The man should be killed.

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    It's all speculation. Tite Kubo has some of the ugliest characters so Nick Simmons should be arrested for copying terrible artwork.

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    Wow just wow.
    This made my day.

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    One thing I don't understand, is how people are saying he should be sued. Is it illegal to trace something, alter the trace to the extend that he did, publish it, and sell it?

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    I believe that's under copyright laws, no? I'm not sure how international laws work. VIZ Media are the only people, or should I say company that can do something about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Your Father View Post
    I believe that's under copyright laws, no? I'm not sure how international laws work. VIZ Media are the only people, or should I say company that can do something about it.
    But he made huge alterations despite tracing certain parts. Is that really infringing on copyright law?

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    wow and he didnt expect people to notice? lol


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wio View Post
    But he made huge alterations despite tracing certain parts. Is that really infringing on copyright law?

    There is a certain percentage, I want to say something like 35%, that must be original, in order to get away with it. This only applies to the USA, and the percentage may be incorrect. This is allegedly how those airbrush artists and street vendors get away with selling their wares - it's obviously a character, but a percentage of it is different, even if it's just the style the artist works in.


    Source - I know an airbrush artist who sells t-shirts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobra Commander View Post
    There is a certain percentage, I want to say something like 35%, that must be original, in order to get away with it. This only applies to the USA, and the percentage may be incorrect. This is allegedly how those airbrush artists and street vendors get away with selling their wares - it's obviously a character, but a percentage of it is different, even if it's just the style the artist works in.


    Source - I know an airbrush artist who sells t-shirts.
    I recall from my graphic arts classes that you must modify the art by at least 30% in order to get away with it.

    There are also free use rules for journalism and such, but that wouldn't apply in this case...

    Anyway, I don't get why Simmons would copy Bleach anyway... c'mon now... as others have said, there are much better character designs elsewhere.

    What kinda pisses me off is that you know his crappy comic got reamed through a publisher because the kid has a famous family name and all the money in the world but no talent...
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    Man, I wonder if he thought he could get away with it? O.o
    Anyway, this was pretty bad. I wonder if he'll face the law. Probably not...
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    How do you gauge 30%?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Your Father View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Your Father View Post
    How do you gauge 30%?

    No idea. Although if you look at the example of the Kenpachi ripoff, it's probably legal on that basis - due to the costume alone.

    I don't know what the official way of judging this is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobra Commander View Post
    There is a certain percentage, I want to say something like 35%, that must be original, in order to get away with it. This only applies to the USA, and the percentage may be incorrect. This is allegedly how those airbrush artists and street vendors get away with selling their wares - it's obviously a character, but a percentage of it is different, even if it's just the style the artist works in.


    Source - I know an airbrush artist who sells t-shirts.
    You can only use 5%-10% if I remember correctly.
    Last edited by The Butcher; 03-07-2010 at 07:23 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobra Commander View Post
    There is a certain percentage, I want to say something like 35%, that must be original, in order to get away with it. This only applies to the USA, and the percentage may be incorrect. This is allegedly how those airbrush artists and street vendors get away with selling their wares - it's obviously a character, but a percentage of it is different, even if it's just the style the artist works in.


    Source - I know an airbrush artist who sells t-shirts.
    So if Nick Simmons did T-shirts, he'd be in trouble? If so then it makes sense that he would get sued.

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