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Some Thoughts On The Seeds
Eagle-eyed readers will note this pairing teamed up for a Daredevil short story called 3 Jacks, way back in 2009 when Ed Brubaker wrote Daredevil. The Seeds cover by David Aja. This time around, the team got to work on their own property, courtesy of Karen Berger and Dark Horse So what's The Seeds about? Aliens, biotech,[...]
The Daily LITG, 26th February 2020, Happy Birthday Karen Berger
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 from 4-Day Nap to Learn He's Suddenly in Charge of DC Comics What Tomorrow's X-Books Tell Us About the Sex Lives of Cyclops,[...]
Mata Hari
The first issue hits shelves February 21st and can be ordered at your local comics shops now. MATA HARI #1 Writer: Emma Beeby | Artist: Ariela Kristantina | Colorist: Pat Masioni Editor: Karen Berger | Cover Artist: Ariela Kristantina Dancer Courtesan Spy Executed by a French firing squad in 1917. 100 years on from her death, questions are still[...]
berger books
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, will[...]
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 includes Dave Gibbons,[...]
Talking Women In Comics With She Makes Comics Director Marisa Stotter
So we tried to find the middle ground between demonstrating the breadth of women's involvement in comics and highlighting particular women's stories that we felt were representative of the major milestones of comics history. NF: She Makes Comics brings together several generations of women who have contributed to the medium – from Ramona Fradon to Trina[...]
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 they[...]
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
That stereotype isn't usually people like Dunham and if nothing else, her interest in comics might make a small difference in broadening the stereotype. Karen Berger Modern comics wouldn't be modern comics without Karen Berger If they put comic book luminaries on coins and money, Berger should be on the twenty dollar bill Berger brought crazy British[...]
Unsung Masterpieces – Enigma With Peter Milligan, Duncan Fegredo, And Art Young
 Edited by Art Young and published by Vertigo in 1993, the eight issue mini-series was originally slated to be published by Touchstone (Disney's ill-fated adult comics imprint that dissolved before a single release) before being acquired by Karen Berger for Vertigo  The book was the first collaboration between Milligan and Fegredo that lead into other[...]
The Morning After The Memo Before
I understand that Karen Berger has been fielding rather lucrative offers from a number of publishers, comics and otherwise, to create a new imprint of comics and original graphic novels… DC Comics did not respond to email inquiries earlier this morning. Some senior comic book figures are rather happy that the news about DC Comics Editorial[...]
SCOOP: DC Comics To Move Lock, Stock To Burbank (Confirmation UPDATE)
That in early November, it is planned to announce to DC employees that the company will be moving from their Broadway offices to Burbank with the rest of DC. The departure of Karen Berger has made this a lot easier, a long time employee of the company, she was known for fighting for a New York[...]
So What The Hell Is Going On At DC Right Now?
But it could be anything. Karen Berger's resignation yesterday does seem linked, which has caused some wags to suggest that it's a full blown exodus to Burbank, the kind of move that Berger wouldn't countenance This would depend of course on whether of not the DC archive has been thoroughly documented – it was this that[...]
Monday Trending Topics: Karen Berger's Departure And The End Of An Era At DC Comics
Coincidentally or not, they immediately issued a press release announcing that Karen Berger, Executive Editor of DC Vertigo and Senior VP at DC Comics, was stepping down after twenty years at the company. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Karen Berger Steps Down From DC Comics Three quarters of an hour ago I informed DC Comics that I was planning[...]
Karen Berger is one of them Wow – Phil Jimenez There are a few points I want to consider. Karen Berger ranks with Stan Lee and William Gaines as one of the most influential editors in the history of American comics.- Chris Roberson At one point in the last decade, then-Senior VP of Legal Business Development at DC[...]
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 Editor of DC Vertigo and Senior VP at DC Comics, was stepping down after twenty years[...]
Did China Mieville Have A Little Dig At Alan Moore?
Which caused quite the fuss. Could that have been… a dig from Dial H writer China Mieville? Did his editor, and previous editor of Alan Moore's work, Karen Berger, catch it?   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[...]
The Vertigo Dog And Pony Show – One Fan's Opinion
I guess Vertigo cultists might delight at getting to hear long-time Vertigo heavy Karen Berger essentially read aloud a copy of PREVIEWS It doesn't seem to me that seeing cover art for a book that's going to come out in three months is much of an exclusive. Which is not to say that the panel wasn't[...]
Friday Trending Topics: The Three Sequels Watchmen Didn't Have
The retreatees included Karen Berger, Mike Gold, Denny O'Neil, Mike Carlin, and Andy Helfer The brain trust returned with three "sequels" to Watchmen." — A quote from Comics Between The Panels, which is expanded upon in interesting detail today. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Cosplay Round-Up from Stampede City (Yee-Haw!) | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV[...]
Before Watchmen, Nineteen Eighties Style
The retreatees included Karen Berger, Mike Gold, Denny O'Neil, Mike Carlin, and Andy Helfer The brain trust returned with three "sequels" to Watchmen. The Minutemen – the story of the main characters during the war The Comedian Goes To Vietnam Rorschach's Diaries When Barbara Randall (now Kesel), the editor of the original series, saw the plot outlines, she thought,[...]
Rumours Of DC Editorial Changes Circle Comics Industry
And gossip loves a vacuum. A week-and-a-half ago, the hot rumour circling the industry was that Karen Berger, Executive Editor of Vertigo at DC, was being dropped or demoted by DC And that Vertigo was being reintegrated into the rest of the DC publishing operation I received multiple e-mails from high placed individuals both within and[...]