• Previously On Comics: Law and Communication

    Previously On Comics: Law and Communication0

    • December 11, 2017

    Superheroes are apparently not the only figures in comics that are difficult to kill, as Brian Michael Bendis announced this weekend that he had nearly been felled from a surprise MRSA infection. Shortly after signing his exclusive contract with DC, the writer was hospitalized, where he’s spent the entire last week. Good job on not dyin’,

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  • When Poison Ivy Fought Eddie Berganza2

    NOTE: The grammar of this article has been updated, due to an initial tech problem resulting in an unproved copy being published. The tenth paragraph has been added for clarity. Additionally, this now includes a final statement from Amy Chu. Back in January 2016 DC comics published Poison Ivy’s first (and only) solo mini series

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  • DC Suspends Eddie Berganza Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations Resurfacing0

    • November 12, 2017

    On Friday, Buzzfeed published an article by Jessica Testa, Tyler Kingkade and Jay Edidin exposing the inaction DC Comics have taken on allegations against DC group editor Eddie Berganza. This is something that has been an open “secret” in comic circles for several years. To illustrate this point, our own coverage of the matter, which

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  • Backlight: The Film Industry Is Toxic But There’s Still Hope

    Backlight: The Film Industry Is Toxic But There’s Still Hope0

    • October 22, 2017

    This week, we saw more news around Weinstein (who’s shocked?) but it hasn’t all been grim. People within the industry are standing up and making a difference, whether it’s through sharing their stories, breaking ties with The Weinstein Company, or focusing their efforts on better causes. We also have some exciting and heartwarming projects from

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  • Backlight: Further Weinstein Repercussions and Twitter Boycotts

    Backlight: Further Weinstein Repercussions and Twitter Boycotts2

    • October 15, 2017

    These past two weeks it’s become increasingly clear that Hollywood is run by a handful of rich, disgusting, decrepit old white men; luckily, many in Hollywood are now coming forward to criticize the culture of abuse and harassment. Here’s hoping all these painful conversations will lead to further change in the industry. We also have

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  • Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape

    Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape0

    Seems like every time I sit down to write one of these, I gotta lead with people in positions of power in the comics industry using that power to punch down. We start the week off with Action Lab. Sorry, Action Lab Danger Zone, because the first thing that both bearers of the Action Lab name

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