WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Booker T. Huffman has filed a copyright infringement suit against publishers of hit video game franchise “Call of Duty,” with claims the in-game character “Prophet” is too similar to “G.I. Bro” a special operations soldier in a comic book he created.
The 2018 release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 prequel depicts the character with similarities to G.I. Bro, created and copyrighted by Huffman; Huffman has appeared at a number of events dressed as G.I. Bro to promote the titles since the 2015 release of the G.I. Bro and the Dragon of Death Preview comics.
The case is Booker T. Huffman v. Activision Publishing, Inc., Activision Blizzard, Inc., and Major League Gaming Corp. was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.