Posts by Michael Davis


A Black History Milestone And Then Some &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

A Black History Milestone And Then Some – Michael Davis From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, storyteller, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone Comics, co-creator of Static Shock, Hardware, Icon, and Blood Syndicate, and creator and host of San Diego Comic-Con's The Black Panel. He writes From The Edge for Bleeding Cool and ComicMix. Michael Davis writes about the return of Milestone, Static and Black History Month. For Black History […]

Ray Fisher: Shut Up Sit Down Get Out &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

Ray Fisher: Shut Up, Sit Down, Get Out – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, storyteller, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone Comics, co-creator of Static Shock, Hardware, Icon, and Blood Syndicate, and creator and host of San Diego Comic-Con's The Black Panel. He writes From The Edge for Bleeding Cool and ComicMix. He writes about Ray Fisher; Ray Fisher is out at Warner Bros. From what […]

The Greatest Story Never Told: Remix by Michael Davis From The Edge

The Greatest Story Never Told: Remix by Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, storyteller, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone Comics, co-creator of Static Shock, Hardware, Icon, and Blood Syndicate and creator and host of San Diego Comic-Con's The Black Panel. He writes for From The Edge for Bleeding Cool and for ComicMix. He writes; A version of this appeared in Comicmix in 2012. I've […]

DC Comics Diamond and A New Hope &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

DC Comics, Diamond, and A New Hope – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone Comics, co-creator of Static Shock, Hardware, Icon and Blood Syndicate and creator and host of San Diego Comic-Con's The Black Panel. He writes for From The Edge for Bleeding Cool and for ComicMix. He writes; Writers note: Many websites pick up my column. One is a well-known entertainment […]

The Death of Superman and of Comics &#8211 Michael Davis From the Edge

The Death of Superman and of Comics – Michael Davis, From the Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone Comics, co-creator of Static Shock, Hardware, Icon and Blood Syndicate and creator and host of San Diego Comic-Con's The Black Panel. He writes for From The Edge for Bleeding Cool and for ComicMix. This week, he tackles the current global situation, and the […]

Michael Davis &#8211 From The Edge &#8211 Game-Changing Random Acts Of Kindness

Michael Davis – From The Edge – Game-Changing Random Acts Of Kindness

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive and co-founder of Milestone. You can read previous columns here. He writes, A long time ago. My wife and I were finishing dinner at a Tribeca restaurant. Tribeca is a trendy part of New York located between Chinatown and the Financial District (Wall Street) as was […]

Dwayne McDuffie Legends and Myths &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

Dwayne McDuffie Legends and Myths – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive and co-founder of Milestone. He writes, I've said countless times there is or was nobody more Milestone than Dwayne McDuffie. Dwayne was the heart and soul behind our universe deserves every accolade every honor bestowed upon him; he was one of the best writers and editors to […]

The Jokes On Us &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

The Jokes On Us – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive and co-founder of Milestone. He writes, The granddaddy of all comic book Oscar nominations up to now is The Black Panther for Best Picture and Heath Ledger's win for best supporting actor in 2009. Movies from the superhero genre are the ugly stepchild of the entertainment industry. […]





Batton Lash the Best of Us by Michael Davis &#8211 From The Edge

Batton Lash, the Best of Us, by Michael Davis – From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone and very much alive. You can read his previous columns for Bleeding Cool here. He writes, I have a long running tradition of giving my readers a gift on my birthday. That gift was usually a piece about an amazing person. Two days […]

Black Lightning Gets It Right &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

Black Lightning Gets It Right – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis, co-founder of Milestone Comics, writer, producer, artist and mentor writes: Denys Cowan and I were walking the halls of Motown Records. Denys had just joined me at Motown Animation and Filmworks as Senior Vice President. I was giving him the ten-cent tour of Motown's brand spanking new offices as we discussed plans to […]

The Ugly Side of Comics: The Golden Age &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

The Ugly Side of Comics: The Golden Age – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis, co-founder of Milestone Comics, writer, producer, artist and mentor writes: Prologue: The Golden Age Myth My views of the industry are my personal opinion; however, any event I share regarding treatment of me is 100% true, and I can provide documentation for any person or company disputing my accounts. They won't. There was […]


The Trouble With Black People &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

The Trouble With Black People – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis, comic book creator, mentor, and publisher writes: The Trouble with Black Comics! That's the real title, just in case some white editor looking to cheapen this narrative with clickbait changes the name of the title to The Trouble with Black People. That's a joke. It may not be you, but you know someone […]

Milestone Is Dead 2: Long Live Milestone &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

Milestone Is Dead 2: Long Live Milestone – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive and co-founder of Milestone. He writes, This article processes some hard truths many won't like. The first part of this narrative Milestone is dead got a lot of people talking. Nothing and I mean nothing in that article was new. I've written about what and why […]

Milestone Is Dead &#8211 Michael Davis On The Edge

Milestone Is Dead – Michael Davis, On The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive and co-founder of Milestone. He writes, 1993 More than 20 years ago my swagger caused a rift between DC Comics and myself and that caused problems between DC and Milestone. The pressure was put on Milestone to silence me. Silence me from what you ask? Calling […]

Twenty-Five Without A Bullet &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

Twenty-Five Without A Bullet – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis, writer, editor, publisher, mentor, co-founder and co-creator of Milestone Comics writes, Fair warning: little in this article has a thing to do with pop culture. So, if your intention is to bitch about that after reading this let me do it for you: Clueless Cow writes: Why is this in Bleeding Cool? Rich, can't […]