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Static Season One #3 Review: A Strong Showing
With a strong showing of family dynamics and a good balance of plot elements, Static #3: Season One presents an embryonic hero facing enormous odds with a strong support network For fans of the original take in the 1990s, the changes that have happened here are very smart and a great fit for this modern[...]
Static finds himself in a sticky situation in this preview of Static Season One #3, as government agents, believing he's Curtis Metcalf, attempt to capture the titular hero But when they believe he's reaching for a weapon, they open fire, only for Static to discover a new aspect to his powers and use them to[...]
Static Season One #2 is in stores on Tuesday from DC Comics, and the titular Static has some explaining to do to his parents after Hotstreak nearly burns down their house On the bright side, Static makes the responsible choice in this preview, causing to fight the fire rather than take revenge But that's not[...]
Milestone Returns Zero launches in February (Preview)
Milestone Compendium One, is to be a softcover collection from DC Comics with more than 1,300 pages of classic Milestone stories, collecting the debut story arcs of Blood Syndicate, Hardware, Static, Icon, Xombi, and Shadow Cabinet from the original Milestone creative teams, and will be published in September Milestone Media was founded in 1993 by[...]
Comic Stores Get One-Per-Store Static #1 Variant As Thank You
Today sees the publication of Static: Season One, the first ongoing Milestone Comics titles to get back into print after quite some time away, with a bit of a reboot And for comic book stores who ordered the title, Lunar Distribution delivered from DC Comics this virgin variant cover to the new first issue. Comic Shops[...]
Marvel And DC Comcis Tributes To John Paul Leon
We hired him to do Static on the spot One of the best decisions we ever made He gave me some credit early on for one thing or another to do with his career; it was generous of him The truth is I was just smart enough to know that I was in the presence[...]
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[...]