Monday Trending Topics: Karen Berger’s Departure And The End Of An Era At DC Comics

One of the comics industry’s most important and influential editors has left DC ComicsThree quarters of an hour ago I informed DC Comics that I was planning to run a story about rumours of impending redundancies/resignations at the publisher. Coincidentally or not, they immediately issued a press release announcing that Karen Berger, Executive Editor of DC Vertigo and Senior VP at DC Comics, was stepping down after twenty years at the company.

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Karen Berger Steps Down From DC Comics

Three quarters of an hour ago I informed DC Comics that I was planning to run a story about rumours of impending redundancies/resignations at the publisher. Coincidentally or not, they immediately issued a press release announcing that Karen Berger, Executive Editor of DC Vertigo and Senior VP at DC Comics, was stepping down after twenty years at the company.

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#Vertigone?

I’ve worked with a legend for 25 years. She’s the best, & I’ll miss her gentleness & sanity at VertigoDC – Neil Gaiman

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Do I really have to pull the pieces of this ‘swipe file‘ together for you? I’m sure I don’t but here are the three key components anyway – the villain with his back to us, the logo shape made out of destruction and the flowing rubbery outfit.

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Karen Berger Steps Down From DC Comics

Three quarters of an hour ago I informed DC Comics that I was planning to run a story about rumours of impending redundancies/resignations at the publisher. Coincidentally or not, they immediately issued a press release announcing that Karen Berger, Executive Editor of DC Vertigo and Senior VP at DC Comics, was stepping down after twenty years at the company.

Justice League Movie Villain Revealed?

Though the film has yet to secure a director, most likely hasn’t cast a single role – returning Superman aside? – and could be months away from production, the script has been drafted for a while. Long enough, it seems, for significant details to leak.

#Vertigone?

Karen Berger ranks with Stan Lee and William Gaines as one of the most influential editors in the history of American comics.- Chris Roberson

 

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