Bob Harras


DC Shakeup: Mark Doyle Takes Control Of Vertigo And Young Animal

As part of an editorial restructuring announced by DC Comics today that has divided DC into three separate kingdoms, each with an Executive Editor reporting to Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras, Mark Doyle has been promoted and installed as the new ruler of both Vertigo and Young Animal. Doyle has ruled over the Batman family books since 2014, but […]



The Weekend’s Gossip About DC Decision Day

This is Philip Bond‘s Christmas card, sent from the Bond family,  including Executive Editor of Vertigo Comics, Shelly Bond. And this is Philip’s only comment on whether he expects to be moving from New Jersey to California in 2015… you could take it either way. This weekend, many comic book professionals were gossiping about what […]

Last Night’s Gossip About The DC Comics Move (UPDATE)

The big meeting happened yesterday. Individual meetings with Human Resources begin this month. But DC Comics staff have been assured by DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson, that if they want to join the move West, they can. There will be no compulsory redundancies. While all eyes are on the New York DC Comics office and […]


So… Who To Write Superboy? The Speculation Starts Here.

A reader writes; “I saw DC Comics editorial execs Bob Harras, Bobbie Chase and Eddie Berganza at the Hyatt hotel yesterday eating/drinking with Tony Lee. I know Tony scripted that issue of Superboy #19 a few months ago, but then nothing. “Then I read your story about Justin Jordan leaving Superboy. Would it be putting […]

Keith Giffen Leaves Legion Of Superheroes After Two Issues?

It was meant to be the reunion of Team Levitz/Giffen. Two creators, both committed to Legion stories, both working on the book separately and together in the past, both with The Great Darkness Saga on their resumes. And reunited again for new Legion Of Superheroes stories, starting this month. However, I understand that, despite the solicitations […]

He Said, She Said

Gail Simone, in early December. Okay, well, if you read the news on Bleeding Cool, I unfortunately have the sad duty to confirm that it’s true.  As of Wednesday of last week, I was informed by an email from  my new editor that I am no longer the writer of Batgirl. Two weeks later, she […]

When Dan DiDio Was Going To Put Mark Waid In Charge Of DC Comics

From an interview between Tom Spurgeon and Mark Waid, talking about working as an editor at DC Comics  under executive editor Dick Giordano; I was actually offered this job about four or five years ago at DC. Dan for a while wanted to move on to a different part of the company. He invited me […]

C2E2: DC New 52 Panel – “Wonder Woman Has Gone To Hell Already”

Cody Walker writes for Bleeding Cool from C2E2. Panel list – Bob Harras, new editorial director of the New DC Group, Bobbie Chase, Brian Azzarello, Chris Burnham, Cliff Chiang, Tony Daniel, Kyle Higgins, Jimmy Palmiotti, Scott Snyder, and Geoff Johns. Still no Gail Simone. We start with the second wave of the DC New 52. […]


Two DC Editors. Five Interviews. Nothing Said.

Eddie Berganza and Bob Harras both did interviews together for iFanboy, Newsarama, Comic Vine, CBR and The Beat, all released within minutes of each other. And both managed to say very little indeed. That it’s not a complete reboot of continuity. Which we knew. That past continuity will still count. Which we knew. That they’ve […]

Bob Harras Named EIC of DC Comics (UPDATE)

UPDATE from Rich: Last week Bleeding Cool reported that this position was about to be filled – though we didn’t know by whom. But choosing Bob Harras as the new editor-in-chief is interesting for two big reasons. First, as X-Men editor, it was on his watch that Jim Lee became the superstar (and now Co-Publisher […]