Comic book writer Steve Busti is suing the producers of summer (11) blockbuster Cowboys & Aliens, insisting he came up with the concept behind the film.
Busti's Cowboys and Aliens tale was published in a comic book called Bizarre Fantasy in 1994, and he claims his story is too similar to the film's plot to be a coincidence.
According to a lawsuit filed today in Texas, and obtained by Tmz.com, Busti reveals his comic concept was also featured in the publication Comic Shop News - on the same page as an article about Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, the producer of the 2011 film.
He is suing for copyright infringement.
The actor plays the titular hero in the forthcoming adaptation.
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