LICENSING, SERVICES AND SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT
THIS LICENSING, SERVICES AND SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT (“Agreement”), made and
entered into as of this 29th day of May, 2007 (“Effective Date”), by and between AT&T Operations, Inc.
(“AT&T”), a Delaware Corporation, having an address at 530 McCullough, San Antonio, TX 78215, and
Platinum Studios, Inc. (“Platinum”), a California corporation, with its principal place of business at 11400 West
Olympic Boulevard, 14 th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90064.
NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the recitals and of the mutual promises and covenants
herein contained, the parties do hereby agree as follows:
A. WHEREAS, Platinum is hosting the annual Platinum Studios Comic Book Challenge for the years
2007, 2008 and 2009, involving a contest requiring the submission by contestants of comic book
concepts and artwork;
B. WHEREAS, AT&T desires to become the “Presenting Sponsor” of the CBC for the years 2007,
2008 and 2009, and to provide certain services related to the voting mechanism and tabulation of
votes in connection therewith; and
C. WHEREAS, in return for a fee payable by AT&T, as described in greater detail herein, Platinum
desires to acknowledge AT&T as the “Presenting Sponsor” of the CBC for the years 2007, 2008
and 2009, in the manner and on the terms set forth in this Agreement, and to allow AT&T to
provide certain voting services related to the CBC.
Selected Definitions .
(a) “Approved Promotional Outlets” means those television, print, and Internet-based media outlets or
entities that are listed in the attached Exhibit A.
(b) “AT&T Competitor” means any utility or provider or carrier of telephonic or similar services
whether wire-line, wireless and/or cable in the United States, including without limitation mobile
virtual network operators and mobile network providers. Examples of AT&T Competitors
include, without limitation Verizon, Sprint, Comcast, Time Warner and America-On-Line.