DC Comics fires editor accused of sexual harassment by three women

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The publishing house released a statement announcing Berganza's suspension and detailed how they are going to handle the issue saying, "DC Entertainment has immediately suspended Mr. Berganza and has removed him from performing his duties as Group Editor at DC Comics".

In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, DC Entertainment said, "We are committed to eradicating harassment and ensuring that all employees, as well as our freelance community, are aware of our policies, are comfortable reporting any concerns and feel supported by our Company". Berganza still received the promotion, but was demoted to group editor in 2012 after another woman said he kissed her without her consent at a comics convention. In total, five sources told Buzzfeed that they reported Berganza's behavior to superiors working at DC Comics, though it appeared that nothing come of the complaints.

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While some people have praised DC for parting ways with Berganza, his firing has caused some controversy online. The article alleged that Berganza had been engaging in the behavior for years but rose through the comic book publisher's ranks despite his alleged actions. When Berganza was promoted to Executive Editor - despite multiple complaints to DC's human resources department, as the article relates, and Marsham expressing her discomfort to DC Comics Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras - she moved away from working in editorial completely, rather than continue working under Berganza. Cartoonist Joan Hilty said Berganza kissed and groped her at McGee's in the early 2000s.

Berganza, who was the DC Comics Group editor, had guided Wonder Woman, Superman and Supergirl books, and most recently edited the special "Dark Knights: Metal" series.

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A promotional image of DC Comics villains and superheroes. He was named executive editor later that year. But for the victims, as well as the larger crowd of women who are noted to have avoided work at DC because of the well-known threat of Berganza, this will hopefully be a fresh start.

Last week, a Buzzfeed expose revealed that DC Comics had a villain in its midst.

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