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Laura Hudson Talks About Brian Wood, Tess Fowler, and Sexual Harassment in Comics

Laura Hudson Talks About Brian Wood, Sexual Harassment and Tess Fowler

In 2013, Bleeding Cool reported on comic book creator Tess Fowler tweeting a series of statements about being sexually harassed by a specific and high-profile comic book creator. She spoke to Bleeding Cool about the incidents and their impact, but chose not to name him at the time. A week later she changed her mind, […]

Sexual Harassment and the Comics Industry – Again

It’s not uncommon for allegations of sexual harassment to arise – or rather, be repeated when an individual is gaining prominence. And that seems to be happening right now with Scott Lobdell. Again. He is the current writer on comic books Red Hood: Outlaw and Nightwing for DC Comics, as well as the upcoming Heroes […]

Lisa Bloom to Represent #MeToo Allegations Against IDW’s President and Publisher

Last night, Bleeding Cool reported that famed attorney Lisa Bloom of The Bloom Firm, a Los Angeles legal team that specializes in high-profile media-related cases that involve sexual harassment — and was prominent in #MeToo coverage — had been hired by a (recently) former IDW executive. While the details of the case have not been made clear, […]

No Enemy But Peace – Richard Meyer, Antarctic Press, and Jawbreakers

We first covered one of Richard Meyer‘s Kickstarter projects back in 2012 on Bleeding Cool when he was a writer and artist struggling to work professionally in the comics industry. The project, called No Enemy But Peace seemed to go well enough, raising almost $4000 from over a hundred people. Meyer’s latest crowdfunded comic project was on […]

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Morrissey Throws His Support Behind Kevin Spacey And Harvey Weinstein

Morrissey always loves an underdog, it’s just a shame that underdogs for him seems to include sexual abusers like Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein. In an interview with Spiegel Online (and then translated on Morrissey Solo), the singer shared his views on a number of topics including Donald Trump, walking back his seeming pro-Brexit position […]

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When Eddie Berganza Took Over Editing Poison Ivy, Amy Chu Rewrote It A Little…

Once upon a time, Amy Chu was the writer of the Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death mini-series for DC Comics. It wasn’t meant to be under group editor Eddie Berganza‘s books, but then suddenly he was. Chu wasn’t exactly happy about that, knowing stories about Berganza’s harassment of women staffers well. But rather than quit […]

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“Chaos” In The The Halls Of DC Comics After “Bergexit”

“Chaos” is the word one source used. The suspension and firing of Eddie Berganza is also being referred to as “Bergexit” by some who should know better. It can be argued that the biggest reason that Eddie Berganza survived at DC Comics when all the sexual harassment allegations came out against him was that he […]

Molly McIsaac Talks About The Offer Eddie Berganza Made

This weekend, Buzzfeed ran a story about allegations of sexual harassment made by three DC Comics employees against Superman group editor Eddie Berganza. He was suspended and then yesterday it was announced that he had been fired. But not everyone with such allegations was working for DC Comics. Although that was the carrot being held above […]


DC Comics Fires Eddie Berganza: Official Statement

DC Comics has just sent the following statement to Bleeding Cool, regarding Superman group editor Eddie Berganza who had been put on suspension after Buzzfeed ran a report regarding accusations against him of sexual harassment. It confirms a report we ran this morning. Statement from DC Entertainment regarding Eddie Berganza – UPDATED 11/13/17 Warner Bros and DC […]

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Arrow’s Emily Bett Rickards Weighs In On Andrew Kreisberg’s Suspension For Sexual Assault Allegations

Following comments Sunday by Supergirl star Melissa Benoist, Arrow star Emily Bett Rickards has also weighed in on the suspension of Arrowverse executive producer Andrew Kreisberg for sexual assault allegations. The news of Kreisberg’s suspension broke this weekend, with 19 claims against him. DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza was also suspended and then reportedly fired for sexual harassment allegations over the […]


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9 Women Allege Sexual Harassment Against Lars Von Trier’s Production Company Zentropa

Another day, another story about workplace sexual harassment. This time we leave Hollywood and jump across the pond to the production studio Zentropa, which was co-founded by Lars von Trier in Denmark. Von Trier himself is not named in the report published by Politiken (via IndieWire). Nine women have alleged a rather horrifying work environment […]

Comic Industry Figures Tell Us Eddie Berganza Is Gone From DC Comics

UPDATE: DC Comics has sent a new update: Statement from DC Entertainment regarding Eddie Berganza – UPDATED 11/13/17 Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have terminated the employment of DC Comics Group Editor Eddie Berganza.  We are committed to eradicating harassment and ensuring that all employees, as well as our freelance community, are aware of our policies, […]

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Lying In The Gutters – November 12th, 2017 – Saying Goodbyeeeeeeeee!

So what have you been reading this week? Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week The Big Reasons Brian Michael Bendis Left Marvel For DC Comics Eddie Berganza Tells DC Comics Staff That Buzzfeed Is Publishing An Article All About Him (UPDATE) Disney Is In Talks To Buy Fox, Finally Getting Marvel Those Fantastic Four And […]

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Comic Industry Reacts To The Eddie Berganza Suspension

If DC Comics thought announcing the suspension of Group Editor of the Superman comics, Eddie Berganza, over sexual harassment allegations from several years ago would draw a line under things, they were severely mistaken. Of late, a number of people online have changed their Twitter ID to “Berganza is a Sex Criminal, Fire Him‏”. The […]

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DC Comics Suspends Eddie Berganza

UPDATE: DC Comics has sent a new update: Statement from DC Entertainment regarding Eddie Berganza – UPDATED 11/13/17 Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have terminated the employment of DC Comics Group Editor Eddie Berganza.  We are committed to eradicating harassment and ensuring that all employees, as well as our freelance community, are aware of our policies, […]

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Shea Fontana, Gail Simone, Matthew Rosenberg, And More React To Eddie Berganza Report

In the wake of Buzzfeed’s report on the sexual harassment allegations against longtime DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza on Friday, some high-profile comic book creators have taken to social media to address the allegations. DC Comics artist Rafael Albuquerque called on his employer to “make the right call” despite spending “the whole day afraid to speak out.” […]

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Former Warner Bros. Screenwriter Recalls Company Sexual Harassment Presentation

On Friday, website Buzzfeed published a report detailing sexual harassment allegations against longtime DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza. Though allegations against Berganza have been reported before by Bleeding Cool and others, the Buzzfeed report comes amidst a sweeping tidal wave of sexual harassment and assault allegations against powerful men across the entertainment industry and politics — one […]

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High-Profile DC Artist Rafael Albuquerque Issues Statement On Eddie Berganza

High-profile DC Comics creator Rafael Albuquerque has issued a heartfelt statement on Twitter in the wake of Buzzfeed’s report on the sexual harassment allegations against longtime DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza. Albuquerque wrote: I love DC Comics characters since I can remember. First watching them on TV then with Batman movies and those definitely brought […]