The 2018 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics are now OPEN, and the selection panel has added three people: Jennifer de Guzman, Jamal Igle and Mikki Kendall. Sadly, it has also lost one, as the late Len Wein was also on the committee for the first three years of the award. Just heard the talented Dwayne […]
Assuming the Marvel Legacy homage covers in fact reflect upcoming storylines, then it looks like we can look forward to Frank Castle/Punisher getting his hands on some War Machine armor to use in his one-man war on crime. No creative team has been officially announced. It’s a brilliant story idea with immense potential, but […]
As issues of representation and equality take center stage in the comics industry, the delay of the relaunch of Milestone at DC has become something of a big question mark. A new lawsuit cheds light on why it’s been delayed.
It’s been known for some time that the Damage Control, a construction company set in the Marvel Universe specializing in property damaged related to superhuman conflicts, co-created by the late/great Dwayne McDuffie and Ernie Colón would be featured in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming film. However, whether the fictional company would have a significant role in […]
The Beat’s marketing reporter Taimur Dar looks at even more issues in last week’s furore: you ask the wrong questions in marketing, you end up with the wrong answers.
The Dwayne McDuffie Awards for Diversity in Comics continued to increase in scope this year at the Long Beach Comic Expo. The annual showcase for diversity in comics, named after the late and acclaimed writer had a better turnout than ever before in its third year. The event began with catering and an open bar, […]
The honoring of good comics in memory of Dwayne McDuffie continues with the announcement of the shortlist for the second annual McDuffie Awards for Kids Comics. The prize, which is sponsored by Kids Read Comics, will be announced at the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival on June 18. The shortlist was sleected from “excellent comics aimed at […]
Yesterday, G. Willow Wilson won the Second Annual Dwayne McDuffie Awards for Diversity in Comics for her work with artist Adrian Alphona on Ms. Marvel. The ceremony was held at Long Beach Comic Expo and began with a speech by Khary Payton (Teen Titans), host of the awards and long time collaborator with the late Dwayne McDuffie (Static Shock). He recounted […]
Although it’s in Playboy, it’s SFW and a must read: former Milestone managing editor Matt Wayne on his friend, the late great Dwayne McDuffie: