Monthly Archives: September 2009

Kirby’s heirs seeking copyright extension for Marvel characters

Just caught this story on the Guardian culture page about the heirs of Jack Kirby seeking to extend the copyright on the Marvel characters that he co-created with Stan Lee. From what I understand, comic copyrights appear to be fairly complicated (certainly more so than book publishing) and perhaps it is an issue that needs […]

Letters of Charles Dickens website

I’ve finally posted the first draft of the Dickens website here: http://austgate.co.uk/dickens/index.php?author=Dickens.  The idea is that it will allow users to derive networks across the a variety of Victorian authors as and when I can develop the datasets. I’ve also been developing a small text ontology to add to the Friend of a Friend (FOAF)  […]