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Berger Books To Gender-Flip Dickens with Dystopian Olivia Twist!

Berger Books, the Dark Horse Imprint headed by legendary editor Karen Berger, has announced its next series – a futuristic, dystopian gender-flipped take on Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist: Olivia Twist.

International bestselling author Darin Strauss and short fiction writer Adam Dalva will pen the story, while artist Emma Vieceli and colorist Lee Loughridge will provide art and color.

The series description and premiere date follow.

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SDCC 2017: Dark Horse Presents: An Introduction To Berger Books!

Earlier this year, Dark Horse announced a new imprint, Berger Books, a new line of creator-earned books and graphic novels, from award-winning editor, Karen Berger.

In advance of San Diego Comic-Con 2017 – and the panel Introduction to Berger Books – Dark Horse announces the first four titles to be released by the new imprint: Hungry Ghosts by Anthony Bourdain and Joel Rose; Incognegro: Renaissance by  Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece; Mata Hari by Emma Beeby and Ariela Kristantina, and The Seeds by David Aja and Ann Nocenti.

Berger Books will also publish a 10th Anniversary edition of Dave Gibbons’ graphic novel The Originals – with 32 pages of ‘never-before-seen development art, process pieces, and behind the scenes extras’—all annotated by Gibbons; and a 10th Anniversary edition of Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery by Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece.

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Dark Horse Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Programming Schedule

Dark Horse has announced its panel and signings schedule for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 and it’s very impressive.

Four stars of Dark Matter – the TV space opera based on the Dark Horse graphic novel – will be signing on Days 1 and 3; Fan favorite (and fangirl) Felicia Day will be signing on Day 1; and creators from Hellboy/B.P.R.D., Harrow County, Elfquest and more will keep autograph hounds busy all weekend.

Panels include feature creators from Venture Brothers. Go Team Venture, an introduction to the company’s new Berger Books imprint with Karen Berger, and more.

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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Legendary Comics Editor Karen Berger To Head Own Imprint at Dark Horse!

Karen Berger – founder and original editor of DC Comics’ influential Vertigo imprint – will  will acquire, edit, and oversee Berger Books, a new line of creator-owned comic books and graphic novels   to be published by Dark Horse Comics.

Berger – whose run at Vertigo found her overseeing such classic titles as Sandman, V for Vendetta, Preacher, Swamp Thing, Fables, Hellblazer, Y: The Last Man, and 100 Bullets – will work from her home on the East Coast.

Like all imprints under the Dark Horse banner, Berger books will be distributed by Penguin Random House.

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