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Are these specific deviant art original pics truly legal to use in a game?

Hi

I recently asked the same type of question, but ask similar again, coz I cant believe that ruthless lawyers, especially like those Disney has would be happy with the use, in my phone game, of deviant art pics like these 4 below:

Taylor Swift, Buffy, Padme and Hermione. 

(Disney owns virtually all  media, FYI)

Are these four below guaranteed to be legal? They're clearly all fan-art. I'm still slightly skeptical and don't want to pay a lawyer $500 to verify it. Is original fan-art simply beyond the scope of legalese, end of discussion? See, Disney sued a day-care center for hanging up a poster of Goofy or Donald Duck. Not originals, but Lucasfilm is especially vindictive. Is the pic of Padme okay?

*** Where are the Deviant Art prices to be found? The Padme page has a price, but the Hermione one doesn't. 

Thanks.

*** Do the deviant artworks already belong entirely to their artists?



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Astonishing coincidence that all my pics are of females? You'll understand if u see the game. I just needed some known faces so people would recognize a puzzle better.
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So, finally,

to use Hermione, Padme, Joe Pesci, or Britney, I'd be paying $1000's per picture?

I could handle 100's

Thanks
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If you're going to license content, you should license it from the copyright holder.  There's no point buying a picture from a third party if the third party doesn't have permission to license the picture to you.