Guy Gardener wrote:
Alison doesn't own the "Likeness" of Chloe.
Technically, she does. Since she originated the role in live-action, if they started to draw her character as it looked like the actress, she is entitled to royalties.
Do they consult Ingrid Oliu about all the changes they've made to Montoya over the years from cop to dyke cop to PI to the Question?
Animation just don't get no respect.
This is a completely difference situation. Did they use her likeness for the animated character? No, they didn't. Therefore, she doesn't need to be consulted.
And, you're right. Animation, particularly the DCAU, gets lots of respect.