Today is not only the final day of my series of tribute posts to writer and my personal hero Dwayne McDuffie, but also the 7th anniversary of his untimely passing. This last piece is something that’s been the hardest to write. A quality of Dwayne’s that I particularly admired and envied was his ability to […]
First, Happy Birthday to what would have been Dwayne McDuffie’s 56th Birthday today. Dwayne McDuffie Week still going strong! After re-reading my Damage Control, it’s clear McDuffie had a incredible penchant for parody that not only managed to entertain but more importantly provide meaningful commentary. While there are many who loved reading the early adventures […]
There’s something incredibly gratifying that during Dwayne McDuffie Week, Black Panther became the #1 film in the world, not only beating box office records, but also the misconception that media with black heroes doesn’t have mainstream appeal. And to think there were those back in the day who were hesitant to make Static Shock merchandise despite […]
By Karama Horne One of the highlights of the comic book announcements coming out of NYCC this week was the The Return of the Dakota Universe and the Launch of Earth M, (a.k.a. – “The Milestone Panel”). Two of the founding members, Derek Dingle and Denys Cowan and former Milestone creators Reginald Hudlin and Kyle […]
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.
Announced at a press breakfast this morning, Milestone is coming back from DC as Earth M. The 90s imprint that promoted comics diversity long before it was fashionable will include a book written by Reggie Hudlin and drawn by Jim Lee, but the imprint plans to release up to two graphic novels each year and a […]
By Bryan Hill I met Joseph Illidge in 2002, before I wrote my first comic book. That year was a lot of me listening to his experience as a writer, filmmaker and comic book editor — and a few arguments about which Frank Miller work was the best, who would you rather have a pint […]