Vertigo is closing its doors, per a Friday announcement from DC. It’s heart wrenching news for a medium losing one of its seminal publishers, sending swathes of fans, critics and creators to Twitter to voice their reactions. Some are honoring their favorite Vertigo titles, some take pride that they were part of the movement. Creators working there currently address their series and others can’t help but critique the decision. For a full rundown of the news, you can check out our coverage, but for now, here’s a selection of the many, many thoughts on Vertigo’s finale.
Most creators, whether they worked under the imprint or not, were hugely shaped by a Vertigo title at some point, as Jody Houser points out.
Of course, she’s not wrong, as many other creators point out.
Speaking of the legendary editor Karen Berger…
Rob Sheridan (High Level) and Zoë Quinn (Goddess Mode), both currently working for Vertigo, gave their thoughts as well.
Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes) hopes to bring some levity (and free pizza) to the conversation.
And Trungles (Twisted Romance) is unafraid to ask the question many fans are wondering.
Chris Conroy, DC cover artist, is here to wrap things up on a light note, urging Vertigo stans to keep their heads up.
Josh is a writer who likes to enjoy things. While watching or reading, he mumbles “this is so good,” sometimes emphasizing the ‘so.’
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