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More On The Judith Regan/Karen Berger Graphic Novel Line Rumour

The rumours about a Judith Regan/Karen Berger line of graphic novels coming out of Regan Arts have picked up pace overnight, though there has been no comment from any involved parties. I was told however by another New York publishing …

Rumour: Karen Berger To Partner With Judith Regan For A New Graphic Novel Line?

Last year, Karen Berger walked away from DC Comics after thirty-two years. During that period, she rose to the Executive Editor of the Vertigo line which she created establishing a long line of mature readers comic books and graphic novels, …

Essential 8 Women Working In Comics – Yes, Gail, Boys Like Comics Too

By Erik Grove Women like comic books. That shouldn’t be surprising to anyone because comics are amazing. There’s nothing inherently masculine or feminine about words and pictures telling a story. Being surprised by women liking comics is like being surprised …

Unsung Masterpieces – Enigma With Peter Milligan, Duncan Fegredo, And Art Young

Introducing a new Comics Column, Unsung Masterpieces, in its first installment: Milligan & Fegredo’s Enigma By David Dissanayake Warren Ellis once wrote that, “American comics are hugely eager to put the future behind them. Last week’s books are done and …

The Morning After The Memo Before

Some senior comic book figures are rather happy that the news about DC Comics Editorial moving to Burbank happened when it did. I’m told both the announcement and the meeting with staff was brought forward as a result of media …

SCOOP: DC Comics To Move Lock, Stock To Burbank (Confirmation UPDATE)

During the reorganisation of DC Comics into DC Entertainment, much of the production side of the comics publisher was moved from New York to Burbank in California, home to its parent company Warner Bros. There was much speculation at the …

Sandman: Overture – The New Name For Sandman Zero, Plus New Vertigo Comics, Hinterkind By Edginton, The Discipline By Peter Milligan And The Dead Boy Detectives

The Sandman: Overture by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III, will begin on Oct. 30, and be published bi-monthly, so says DC Comics to the New York Times. Other new projects include Hinterkind by Ian Edginton, which focuses on a …

Karen Berger Talks About Leaving Vertigo – “It’s Time To Ply My Storytelling Skills Elsewhere”

I first heard after San Diego Comic Con that DC Vertigo’s Executive Editor Karen Berger was planning to leave DC Comics, though it was heavily denied at the time. And then the denials became a confirmation. The reaction of many …

So What The Hell Is Going On At DC Right Now?

At DC Comics today, they’ve been holding individual meetings with staff members, and are about to start a general meeting for everyone. I haven’t heard a peep about what’s actually happening or being said. I have been assured that we’re …

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 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, …

#Vertigone?

I’ve worked with a legend for 25 years. She’s the best, & I’ll miss her gentleness & sanity at VertigoDC – Neil Gaiman I’ve long said there are two or three people to whom I owe my career. Karen Berger …

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 …

Did China Mieville Have A Little Dig At Alan Moore?

From the new Dial H, out this week… looking at previous Dial H incarnations and inhabitants. In 2007, DC Comics published League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier, which featured the Golliwog. Which caused quite the fuss. Could that have …

The Vertigo Dog And Pony Show – One Fan’s Opinion

Louie Falcetti wrote for Bleeding Cool from San Diego Comic Con. A wise rule of Comic-Con is don’t do anything that you can do at home. The tendency is to get dazzled by the lights and toys and then suddenly …

Friday Trending Topics: The Three Sequels Watchmen Didn’t Have

An utterly fascinating account of some DC editorial history caps off the week:  “Shortly after the completion of the Watchmen series by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, DC’s main editors went on retreat. The retreatees included Karen Berger, Mike Gold, …

Before Watchmen, Nineteen Eighties Style

In the book Comics: Between The Panels by Mike Richardson and Steve Duin, they tell a number of comic book industry stories over the decades. Including comics that never made it to print. Such as an earlier stab by DC …

Rumours Of DC Editorial Changes Circle Comics Industry

In recent weeks, David Hyde VP Publicity left DC Comics, Eddie Berganza was demoted to Group Editor from Executive Editor and Bobbie Chase was promoted to Editorial Director. Some have seen this as Editor-In-Chief Bob Harras slowly pushing Eddie Berganza …