Friday Links

“There’s the jewel thief — He’s escaping in the stolen ‘Flying Patrolman ‘Copter!” yells someone on the cover of Mr. District Attorney #60, published way, way back in 1957. Here’s our question: Why is the district attorney on the roof of the building apparently chasing a jewel thief? Isn’t he making himself a witness to a crime which would preclude him from prosecuting the thief?

It is Friday the 13th. Yikes. We thought about using the cover of one of the many Friday The 13th comic book adaptations in today’s post, but they were all too violent.

Okay, so, Macaulay Culkin released a pizza themed tribute to the Velvet Underground. Much confusion followed. Take a listen right here.

What happens when a brewery sues a moonshine maker for trademark infringement? See here. (Hat tip: Beer Pulse).

Thanks to the TortsProf blog for linking our recent interview with Professor William Janssen.

Rest in peace, T.R. Fehrenbach. If you’re into Texas history, you must go read his masterpiece, Lone Star: A History Of Texas And The Texans.

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