harassment


DC Drops Cameron Stewart Comic After Social Media Allegations

DC Drops Cameron Stewart Comic After Social Media Allegations

It is not uncommon for someone to accuse someone else on social media of misconduct in recent years. I have covered several such revelations within the comic book industry, and they all take time. Bleeding Cool EIC Kaitlyn Booth has held the line that we don't repeat accusations on Bleeding Cool without the explicit agreement […]

Laura Hudson Talks About Brian Wood Sexual Harassment and Tess Fowler

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

After Tess's statements, she wrote a wider piece about harassment in the comics industry and beyond.But on Twitter, she posted the following personal account.So here’s what happened You’re a young, vulnerable woman coming up in comics and you get into a bar with your hero Holy shit You’re losing your mind bc here he really[...]

Sexual Harassment and the Comics Industry &#8211 Again

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 IDWs President and Publisher

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, and[...]

No Enemy But Peace &#8211 Richard Meyer Antarctic Press and Jawbreakers

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

Everything is rape, everything is harassment, everything bigotry I've actually found that's fairly common One of the things is just like these people they don't have lives; they don't have families."That Heather Antos "is a cum dumpster who got a job at Marvel because.. Jordan White is a sad sack perv who jacked off to her..[...]

Morrissey Throws His Support Behind Kevin Spacey And Harvey Weinstein

Morrissey Throws His Support Behind Kevin Spacey And Harvey Weinstein

What Morrissey is basically doing here is trying to shift the blame to the victim (and his parents) rather than the perpetrator himself, as though somehow Spacey is not responsible for his own actions.Morrissey suggests that the overall sex scandal surrounding Spacey, Weinstein and others has become like 'a play', and suggests that the definition[...]

When Eddie Berganza Took Over Editing Poison Ivy Amy Chu Rewrote It A Little&#8230

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

Chu wasn't exactly happy about that, knowing stories about Berganza's harassment of women staffers well.But rather than quit the book, she did something else She rewrote issue 3 so that Ivy was able to take a plot between Poison Ivy and workmate Winston......that was focusing on unwanted attention and comments......and engage in a little revenge, when Winston comes by[...]

Chaos In The The Halls Of DC Comics After Bergexit

"Chaos" In The The Halls Of DC Comics After "Bergexit"

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 was very good at getting comic books out[...]

Molly McIsaac Talks About The Offer Eddie Berganza Made

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[...]

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Lucas Siegel Is A Symptom Of A Disease We Need To Cure

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Lucas Siegel Is A Symptom Of A Disease We Need To Cure

Robinson (@AshleyVRobinson) November 3, 2017 Siegel emerged after most of this with an apology.There are a lot of things wrong with that apology, the first of which is Siegel apparently just finding out what sexual harassment means It's the same sort of non-apology that Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K have both given It's not really taking[...]

DC Comics Fires Eddie Berganza: Official Statement

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 11/13/17Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have[...]

Arrows Emily Bett Rickards Weighs In On Andrew Kreisbergs Suspension For Sexual Assault Allegations

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

DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza was also suspended and then reportedly fired for sexual harassment allegations over the weekend These are the latest in a tidal wave of sexual harassment and assault allegations against powerful men in the entertainment industry and politics In many cases, allegations have been “open secrets” in their respective industries, with people afraid to speak up about[...]


9 Women Allege Sexual Harassment Against Lars Von Triers Production Company Zentropa

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

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 11/13/17Warner 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, are comfortable[...]

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

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5ya_Gq8d4QVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Peter Cook & Dudley Moore 'Goodbye-ee' (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5ya_Gq8d4Q) 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 […]

Comic Industry Reacts To The Eddie Berganza Suspension

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 news[...]

DC Comics Suspends Eddie Berganza

DC Comics Suspends Eddie Berganza

UPDATE: DC Comics has sent a new update:Statement from DC Entertainment regarding Eddie Berganza – UPDATED 11/13/17Warner 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, are comfortable[...]

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

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." Some[...]

Former Warner Bros. Screenwriter Recalls Company Sexual Harassment Presentation

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[...]