A hotel chain was notified of a lawsuit this week that arrived in the form of a comic book showing real battles in an iconic Houston store that has avoided projectiles thrown by guests in its store.
As reported in the Houston Chronicle, the owner of Third Planet takes on his alleged villains – Crowne Plaza and Pacifica Companies – with a 13-page, full-color lawsuit that store attorneys say may be the first of its kind.
The result, reported in the paper, is a "colorful piece of litigation aimed at achieving justice for the tough store that has been known in Houston and a landmark for sci-fi fans across the country."
"The irony that this out-of-state business unit and business owners would actually try to bury, literally bury, Third Planet, is outrageous," the store's attorney, Cris Feldman, told the newspaper.
The attorney for Crowne Plaza and Pacifica Companies has did not respond to requests for comment, but in a legal response from the newspaper, the hotel chain's lawyers denied any wrongdoing, claiming that they were not responsible for third-party documents ̵