The Weeknd Is Being Sued Over 'Starboy' Comic

Writer Eymun Talasazan says he came up with the concept in 2014.

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Having only been released earlier this year, The Weeknd and Marvel‘s joint Starboy comic is already finding itself under fire.

According to TMZ The Weeknd and his “Starboy” alter-ego is being sued by writer Eymun Talasazan, who says that he came up with the concept back in 2014. The report went on to state that Talasazan had created a very similar comic book universe that also “revolved around R&B and rap stars” as superheros. Talasazan approached The Weeknd’s team about a possible collaboration in 2017, but nothing ever came to fruition. Talasazan went on to claim that he filed a trademark for a comic book hero version of “Starboy.”

The Weeknd x Marvel’s Starboy comic landed back in June. Stay tuned for more details as the story unfolds.

Earlier this month, The Weeknd announced his new album, Chapter 6.

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