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The Daily LITG, 26th February 2020, Happy Birthday Karen Berger

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday "What Is DC Comics' 5G?" The Story So Far… So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway? Jim Lee Awakens […]

Incognegro: Renaissance #4 cover by Warren Pleece

Incognegro: Renaissance #4 Review – Good Characters and a Tight Mystery

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Zane and Bette avoid being captured by the police and leave the hospital. They regroup back at the bar Zane frequents, and he has more questions about Bette and what she knows about Xavier. This puts Zane on the trail of another attendant of Van Horn's party: an actor named Douglass. Incognegro: Renaissance […]

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Hungry Ghosts, Mata Hari, And More From Berger Books At NYCC

Rosilyne Bean reported from New York Comic Con 2017: At the Introduction to Berger Books panel at NYCC 2017, Karen Berger shared information about the new titles incoming from her team-up with Dark Horse Comics. Accompanying her were several writers and artists of the forthcoming series. Hungry Ghosts, written by Anthony Bourdain and Joel Rose, […]

Dark Horse's Berger Books Spotlights Titles From Gibbons, Johnson, And Others

Bleeding Cool reporter Joe Glass writes: At SDCC, founding editor of DC's Vertigo Karen Berger is on hand to explain the first projects revealed as part of her new Dark Horse imprint, Berger Books. Berger says she's really happy to be here, and happy to be back in comics after taking a few years out. Panel […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 26

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on February 26: 1919- The Grand Canyon is made a national park. […]

Talking Women In Comics With She Makes Comics Director Marisa Stotter

By Nikolai Fomich Go to any major comic book news site and any given week you will find articles about the rise of female creators, the depiction of female characters in comics, or the importance of female heroes. Never before has more mainstream attention been given to women working in comics and women as a […]

Karen Berger Says That He's 'Not The Real Constantine'.

We haven't heard too much from Karen Berger since she left DC Comics, where she had worked for decades, running the Vertigo imprint and forming it in her own image. And she had been at the birth of John Constantine in Swamp Thing. So when Slate published an article about the state of the character […]

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 source that several graphic novels have already been acquired for publication but other creators who believed […]

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, including Y The Last Man, Hellblazer, Preacher, Fables, Kill Your Boyfriend, Pride Of Baghdad and Invisibles, […]

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 that women like movies or like books or like music. Still, the majority of readers […]

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 dusted, no matter what.  Got to clear the shelves, got to clear space for this […]

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 interest in the news – which means for people not wanting to move coasts, they […]

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 time of an eventual move west for everyone but in the end, while digital and […]