Once you have signed a contract, all of the vital decisions are
theirs. They hold all the trump cards. The myth of course, is that
if they violate the terms of the contract you can sue them. It is a
myth because it takes a lot of money to sue an individual
successfully and a ton of money to sue a company successfully and
that brings me to the second hard truth about companies. No company
is ever going to pay you enough money to sue them successfully.
Sim, Address to Pro Con '93.
It's important to read that. Never mind if you aren't in the Comics
Industry; what he says applies to any intellectual property (IP) you may
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