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DC Comics Takes The Knee For Juneteenth

DC Comics Takes The Knee For Juneteenth

Art from DC.[/caption]The artwork showed a number of Black DC Comics characters taking the knee or posing with the Black Power salute, including Green Lantern, Rocket, Amanda Waller, Hardware, Bumblebee, Aqualad, Icon, The Signal, Black Manta, Mister Terrific, Black Lightning, Superman Of Earth 23, Static, Guardian, Doctor Mid-Nite, Lucius Fox, Bronze Tiger, Vixen, Tyroc, Steel,[...]


Michael Davis Keynote Speaker at Afro ComicCon on the War for Static Shock

Michael Davis, Keynote Speaker at Afro ComicCon on the War for Static Shock

Michael Davis is the Keynote speaker at Afro ComicCon tomorrow at SAE Expression College located in Emeryville, California.His speech is reportedly entitled NOW YOU CAN'T LEAVE: Level Next & The War For Static Shock.Level Next is the media-and-comics company he formed with Wayne Brady Static Shock refers to the Static character he co-created for Milestone, that used his[...]

Greg Weisman Young Justice One Shot on DC Universe Season 3 Starts in January

Greg Weisman Young Justice One Shot on DC Universe, Season 3 Starts in January

Announced today at NYCC, Greg Weisman himself will be joined by artist Chistopher Jones on a single issue comic titled Young Justice: Outsiders. It will be published on the DC Universe streaming service. According to Wiseman the one-shot will take place between Invasion and Outsiders, but will not cover the entire timeskip that is taking […]

Static Shock Removed From Justice League United Line-Up

Static Shock Removed From Justice League United Line-Up

Except between the two......this fellow went missing.Static, of the comic Static and Static Shock, created by Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Derek Dingle and Michael Davis The character was part of the New 52 relaunch back in 2011, and appears to have a TV show and a revival as part of a new Milestone line of[...]

A Comic Book Tale by Michael Davis From The Edge

A Comic Book Tale, by Michael Davis, From The Edge

My mother threw out Superman #1 from 1939.This, as it says above, I assure you, is an absolutely true story.My mother Jean Davis, the inspiration for Static’s mom Jean Hawkins, was an incredible woman.Raising my sister Sharon and I in what is considered one of the worst housing projects in New York City would have been[...]

Who Are The Other Heroes In The CW Arrow/Flash Spin-off

Who Are The Other Heroes In The CW Arrow/Flash Spin-off?

While the Mystery Hero seems like it could be Static or Black Lightning I would lean more towards Static since the character has a really good fan base.Though her character is dead, Lotz confirmed she is going to be part of the show while at Fan Fest 2015 as you can see in the video[...]

I Am Static &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

I Am Static – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Needless to say at the core of any real pop culture movement are its fans, and Milestone’s fans take their Milestone seriously.I was counting on that when two weeks ago I wrote a satirical piece called Static Shock Comes To The Big Screen I “revealed” a big screen version of Static Shock was in the[...]

Truth Or Consequences &#8211 Michael Davis From The Edge

Truth Or Consequences – Michael Davis, From The Edge

I clicked on the link and was treated to a very well-written, well-produced, and just great to watch “History Of Static Shock.” When I first watched the link, less than 300 people had seen it The last time I looked, over 22,000 people had viewed it.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU4_BXDzZU0[/youtube]There are a few factorial glitches with the piece, but[...]


Help Prevent Statics Co-Creator Being Buried In A Paupers Grave

Help Prevent Static's Co-Creator Being Buried In A Pauper's Grave

Washington is best known as the co-writer of the original Static series with the late Dwayne McDuffie and also wrote a number of other Milestone series Mr Washington had a large role in Static’s formative years and helped make the character into the endearing hero that’s appeared in multiple cartoons and comic books over the[...]

Friday Runaround: Twilight Static And The Governor

Friday Runaround: Twilight, Static And The Governor

Definitely a bravo.” PerryWatch: Katy Perry gets Bluewatered.HEROWatch: Static co-creator Robert L Washington III has passed, age 47, after suffering heart attacks After sufering bouts of homelessness, Washington was being helped by the Hero Initiative, and his last published work was for the Hero anthology from Image last month, talking about the work of the charity.It's[...]

DC Relaunch: Static Shock #1

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 Henderson, Scott McDaniel and Jonathan Glapion, but it was either postponed or cancelled, depending who you talked to Makes sense that DC may use this relaunch[...]

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[...]

Remembering Dwayne McDuffie

Remembering Dwayne McDuffie

And it kept me reading the genre until everyone else could catch up.And he did it again years later over at DC, co-founding Milestone Media, writing Static, Icon and Hardware, books that challenged so many assumptions about character and race, dispelling  assumptions of tokenism over ethnic characters in comics by creating rich and multilayered ensemble[...]