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John Paul Leon's Family Issue Statement and Fundraiser In His Memory
He was surrounded by family and friends in his last moments, fighting for his life, much like the many superhero stories he crafted over his celebrated career spanning three decades. John Paul Leon, courtesy of his family. John Paul's bold and dramatic work was best exemplified in the critically-acclaimed EARTH X, a maxi-series which redefined the Marvel[...]
John Paul Leon Has Passed Away At The Age Of 49
I spoke with Michael Davis earlier this week about the man and his life, as he rose through Davis' artist studio, as well as majoring in illustration at New York's School of Visual Arts, studying under artists such as Will Eisner, Walter Simonson, and Jack Potter and gaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Beginning his[...]
Milestone Comics Creative Teams And Schedules Announced
We mentioned the new creative team of Milestone comic book Static earlier today But there is more to come Basically, who, what, where and when Milestone missed its planned February launch, but now we have a better idea of what's coming. The new Dakotaverse debuts today as Milestone Returns #0: Infinite Edition, available today on participating[...]
Static by Vita Ayala, Chris Cross, Nikolas Draper-Ivey - DC/Milestone
Nikolas Draper-Ivey just tweeted out the news that they, Vita Ayala and ChrisCross would be relaunching the DC/Milestone comic book Static in April from DC Comics, as part of the DC Universe Infinite digital streaming service, before being made available to buy digitally and in print at a later date. Happy to announce that I will[...]
DC Comics Remembers They Were Going To Relaunch Milestone This Month
This $4.99 "director's cut" also features content introducing the full new creative teams behind Static, Icon & Rocket, and Hardware, the digital-first series spawned by this new Big Bang, along with a reveal of their issue #1 covers. In addition, DC's future plans include the long-awaited launch of Earth M, a new line of comics conceived[...]
Static #1 Sells For $177 on eBay After Milestone Static Shock News
This weekend at DC Fandome saw Jim Lee give the re-re-announcement of the relaunch of Milestone Comics from DC Comics, starting in February with Milestone Returns #0, a new Static Shock digital-first comic book, a Static Shock graphic novel and an Icon & Rocket series starting Reginald Hudlin also dropped news about a Static Shock[...]
DC Comics Takes The Knee For Juneteenth
Art from DC. 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 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[...]
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
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?
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 – 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 – 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[...]