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Dwayne McDuffie Award For Diversity In Comics Announced On Saturday
The ceremony announcing the winner of the 2020 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics will take place online, on Saturday, the 20th of February, on what would have been Dwayne McDuffie's 59th birthday The finalists are as follows: Iyanu: Child of Wonder written by Roye Okupe, illustrated by Godwin Akpan They Called Us Enemy written by[...]
Nominees For 2020 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics
The 2020 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics has announced finalists for its sixth annual prize, with the winner to be announced during Black History Month Continuing as Director of the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics, Will J Watkins stated "This award, like the man for whom it is named, has proven itself[...]
Dwayne McDuffie Planned To Write Samuel L Jackson Movies When He Died
The Dwayne McDuffie: A League Of His Own tribute film playing out on DC Fandome was originally released with the DC Animated Movie Justice League Doom The film speaks to Dwayne McDuffie's friends, family, work colleagues and those who inspired him, including much from his widow, and champion of his memory, Charlotte Fullerton McDuffie. The film[...]
New Judges For Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics 2020
After a brief delay, the 2020 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics is now officially accepting submissions for it's september Award They also welcome two new Selection Committee Members, A Distant Soil creator and Sandman artist, Colleen Doran and co-creator of Blade, Cyborg, Deathstroke, Nightwing and Black Cat, Marv Wolfman. The 6th annual Dwayne McDuffie[...]
Dwayne McDuffie Legends and Myths - Michael Davis, From The Edge
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 ever to put pen to paper He was all that and more[...]
Dwayne McDuffie/Milestone Media 2.0 Lawsuit Settled
In August 2017, it was announced that Charlotte McDuffie was suing the founders of Milestone Media 2.0 over rights held by original co-founder of Milestone, her late husband Dwayne McDuffie Milestone 2.0 was announced back in 2015, a revival of the original multi-racial focused Milestone Media superhero comics line published by DC Comics in the nineties,[...]
These 10 Books Made the Shortlist for the 2018 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids' Comics
Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival has announced the short list for the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids' Comics The nominations, say a press release,"represent the great variety of comics for young readers that Kids Read Comics, the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival, and the Dwayne McDuffie Award celebrate And that Dwayne McDuffie himself championed in[...]
Keegan-Michael Key Learned He And Dwayne McDuffie Were Half Brothers
He's also been in Fargo, Parks And Rec and much more more. Talking on the You Made It Weird podcast (embedded above), Keegan talked about his family history as an adopted child, and them tracing his late biological father's family and finding that he had two half-brothers who had also passed away, one aged 45 and[...]
Milestone Relaunches – But Where Is Michael Davis?
Milestone Media was founded by Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis and Derek T Dingle A comic book publisher, that distributed its comics through DC Comics in the nineties, they brought a much needed greater ethnic mix to the superhero comics on the stand, and one much missed, as well as telling some damn fine[...]
The Return Of Milestone Comics
I'd heard that this may be coming back since the summer, though Washington Post dates the murmuring to the wake of co-founder Dwayne McDuffie in 2011, between other founders Reggie Hudlin, Denys Cowan and Derek Dingle. "Derek said, 'It's been too long We've got to restart the company'," Hudlin recounts to The Post's Comic Riffs, of that[...]
Could We See The Return Of Damage Control?
Such as the Doctor Strange movie announcement necessitating a few new collections such as Doctor Strange: Don't Pay the Ferryman, presumably collecting a run from his eighties series that includes issue 80 by Peter Gillis and Chris Warner. But among the books is Damage Control: The Complete Collection which, presumably, will collect all the Damage Control mini-series over the[...]
I Am Static – Michael Davis, From The Edge
He writes, Twenty-one years ago, five friends, Denys Cowan, Derek Dingle, Dwayne McDuffie, Christopher Priest, and I partner to form Milestone Media The Dakota Universe was born soon afterwards There was one goal above all: to create a universe of good stories, well told, featuring characters of color. We did, and when we did, comics changed. Milestone was[...]
Long Beach Comic Con To Announce Dwayne McDuffie Award
Long Beach Comic Con has announced (through 13th Dimension) that they are going to be announcing a Dwayne McDuffie Award McDuffie was a comic and television writer who created the animated TV series Static Shock as well as co-founding Milestone Comics, the first minority owned and operated comic publisher He passed away one day after[...]
Michael Davis, From The Edge – The Middleman Revised
At least that's what Dwayne McDuffie said when he, Robert Washington, Malcolm Jones III and I sit down to create a comic book… So I ask again, here, today, during yet another bout with my depression, why not spare my friends the pain of a trial where the outcome will most likely be "not guilty" and[...]
Blood On The Tracks: Where Are The New Black Comics Writers?
A chance to following in the steps of Dwayne McDuffie, the late and beloved writer of The Justice League in comics and animation; a chance to be a Christopher Priest, who wrote not only Falcon, Power Man and Iron Fist and Black Panther but also wrote Green Lantern. That's two I wish could give more examples[...]
Truth Or Consequences – Michael Davis, From The Edge
According to the film (now seen by how many thousands?), Static was created by Dwayne McDuffie, Robert Washington, and John Paul Leon. I have nothing but LOVE for what the filmmakers attempted to do, but those credits are just wrong. Dwayne McDuffie, Derek Dingle, Denys Cowan, Christopher Priest, & myself, created Static. John Paul & Robert Washington more[...]
DC Relaunch: Static Shock #1
This looks like it could be Keron Grant's new cover to Static Shock #1. There was meant to be a new Static Shock series starting this Spring by Felicia
DC Comments On Static Shock Special
In this morning's Runaround, Bleeding Cool posted a tweet from Tommy Lee Edwards about turning down work on the just-soliocited Static Shock Special. DC is planning a Dwayne McDuffie "tribute" book, but has no plans to donate profits to the poor guy's surviving family or any charity… DC have now told Bleeding Cool; Before Dwayne McDuffie's tragic[...]
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StaticWatch: Tommy Lee Edwards tweets; DC is planning a Dwayne McDuffie "tribute" book, but has no plans to donate profits to the poor guy's surviving family or any charity… He states that he was offered a job on the book but turned it down Edwards drew the Milestone book My Name Is Holocaust. HandbagWatch: Comic Book Resources (www.comicbookresources.com), the[...]
Dwayne McDuffie Tribute At Golden Apple Tonight
Dwayne McDuffie was intending to appear at the launch of the Reggiesworld.com website tonight from Reginald Hudlin at the Golden Apple comic store in LA, alongside McDuffie's creative partner Denys Cowan, Mike Benson, Adam Glass, Ziggy Marley, Rashida Jones and more. The event is still going ahead from 6pm PT, but at 8pm they will host[...]