A Montreal comic book company sues Marvel Entertainment and Disney for allegedly ripping off the heroes of the "Iron Man", "Ant-man" and "Avengers" series, according to CTV News in Canada.  Horizon Comics and its founders claim that Marvel used its designs without consent or compensation and are suing for damages and injunctions "to put an end to this intentional and persistent infringement", the suit states.
In the suit is Marvel's now CEO CB Cebulski contacted Horizon's founders to work as artists for Marvel based on the popular series, but they declined the offer. But among a number of problems with other characters, the founders saw similarities between the armored suit as Robert Downey Jr. had and their design in Marvel's third "Iron Man" movie, released in 201
Marvel's "repeated intrusion" follows "Years of Disputes in the United States and Significant Amounts" and the company allegedly continues "to copy our characters. This causes us significant "It hurts and affects our ability to make money as artists. It's obvious we can not accept this repetitive behavior. The only way to do things right was to sue," the lawsuit states.