Listen to Karen Berger Talk Her Return to Comics and Surgeon X on Demand

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September saw the release of the first issue of Surgeon X, a new series written by Sara Kenney with art by John Watkiss. The comic series also sees the return of legendary editor Karen Berger.

The series dives into real world medicine and issues, along with a companion app, we talk to Berger about her return to comics, the challenges of this particular comic and its app, and her insights into the comic industry.

Karen is the award-winning and founding editor of the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics. As an industry leader of creative risk-taking and innovative comics storytelling in a wide range of genre fiction, Karen led Vertigo for 20 years, transforming the comics medium by publishing many of the most acclaimed and best-selling comics and graphic novels in the past two decades: Sandman, V for Vendetta, Swamp Thing, Preacher, Fables, Hellblazer, Y–the Last Man, 100 Bullets, The Invisibles, and Transmetropolitan.

Twitter: @karenpberger