Eddie Berganza

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Eddie Berganza is an American former comics writer and editor. He was a Group Editor for DC Comics until 2017.

Career[edit]

Berganza has been recognized for his work with nominations for the Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Editor in 1998,[1] 1999,[2] and 2000.[3] He has written for such DC titles as Supergirl, Titans and Wednesday Comics, and edited numerous comics such as Blackest Night and the year-long maxi-series Brightest Day with Rex Ogle and Adam Schlagman.

On December 1, 2010, Berganza was promoted to Executive Editor of DC Comics by Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras.[4]

By April 10, 2012, Berganza was demoted to Group Editor of DC Comics after an alleged "series of indiscretions".[5] On April 20, 2016, Berganza's name was linked to reports of a DC employee accused of multiple incidents of sexual harassment.[6] DC Comics suspended Berganza on November 11, 2017,[7] a day after BuzzFeed reported that several women accused him of sexual harassment.[8] On November 13, 2017, DC terminated Berganza's employment.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "17th Annual Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards (1999)(For work done in 1998)" Comic Book Awards Almanac Retrieved December 2, 2010
  2. ^ "18th Annual Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards (2000)(For work done in 1999)" Comic Book Awards Almanac Retrieved December 2, 2010
  3. ^ "19th Annual Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards (2001)(For work done in 2000)" Comic Book Awards Almanac Retrieved December 2, 2010
  4. ^ "Harras Names Berganza Executive Editor, Other Changes" Comic Book Resources December 1, 2010 Retrieved December 2, 2010
  5. ^ "Eddie Berganza Now Group Editor At DC Comics". Bleeding Cool (2012-04-10), by Rich Johnston
  6. ^ "DC Restructures Vertigo, Fires Shelly Bond, Provokes Naming of "Open Secret" Sexual Harasser in Upper Management". The Outhouse (2016-04-21), by Jude Terror
  7. ^ Pulliam-Moore, Charles. "DC Comics Has Suspended Editor Eddie Berganza Amidst Allegations of Sexual Harassment". Gizmodo. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  8. ^ "The Comics Giant Behind Wonder Woman Is Accused Of Promoting An Editor After Women Accused Him Of Sexual Harassment". BuzzFeed. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  9. ^ "DC Comics fires editor Eddie Berganza over sexual harassment accusations". Ew.com. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
Preceded by
Dan DiDio
DC Universe Executive Editor
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Bobbie Chase