Considering what’s taken place at Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment so far, those skeptical of David S. Goyer may be forced to shift their thinking before long. While Batman vs. Superman has been delayed to 2016 (now ), Goyer’s role as ‘architect’ of the studio’s comic book properties has taken a surprising turn. As of this writing, the two projects now confirmed to be on his shortlist include the most groundbreaking comic Vertigo ever produced, and one of the most recent and promising.
As Vertigo turns 20 years old, the imprint will also see the departure of Karen Berger this month, the executive editor and founder who since its inception. It’s a historic change that marks a major shift for one of the most influential imprints in the history of comics, particularly as the barrier between the DC Comics and Vertigo has become far more semi-permeable, thanks to crossover appearance by Vertigo characters like and swapping permanently in the DC Universe proper.