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Michael Davis, From The Edge – The Middleman Revised

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, and entertainment executive. He writes, Damn, it’s 1963 all over again in Missouri. The police are using tear gas and billy clubs to control a group of peaceful protesters. All that’s missing is …

‘Writing Is Power’ – Sitting In The Black Panel At San Diego Comic Con (Update)

“Last year after the Black Panel, me and Orlando Jones were smoking crack. And Orlando says … this is some good crack!” – Michael Davies. The Black Panel is a San Diego Comic Con tradition. And it would be a …

A Career of Milestones – Joseph Illidge Talks Hardware, Batman, Diversity, And Verge Entertainment

By Nikolai Fomich [Joe Illidge at Midtown Comics in NYC, Photo Credit Milo Stone] Joseph Illidge has been many things – editor, writer, businessman, and columnist – but throughout his wide-ranging career one thing has always remained the same – …

Milestone Extra! – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, and entertainment executive. He writes, The response from those with Milestone Questions has been incredible and deserves to be answered as soon as possible. Doing so in the confines of my weekly rants …

Behind The Black Panel – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, and entertainment executive. He writes, The Black Panel is a forum made up of major players from the African American media space. The panel is held every year at Comic Con International in …

Milestone: If I’m Not There, You Won’t Get It – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. Sorry for the long delay. Within the last …

Milestone Unplugged, Part One – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. Part One: Since I’ve been writing for …

Truth Or Consequences – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. Jack Kirby had nothing to do with …

Code Black 3: Strike Zone – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. This is part three of a three …

Code Black 2: Shutout by Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. This is the second in an series …

Code Black – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. In 1956 the two-year old Comics Code …

UPS – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. When you’re a black kid growing up …

Confessions Of A Self Important Ass – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. “Why don’t you respond to your critics …

Be On The Lookout For “Missing” Denys Cowan Original Art Pages

  This is some of the missing artwork by Denys Cowan that was heading to the Milestones: African Americans in Comics, Pop Culture & Beyond exhibition at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum in Baltimore by UPS. Only one page made it through. …

That’s What Brown Can Do For Me – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. I’m not being lazy but this article ran …

The Milestones Show – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis writes; In 1993, Denys Cowan, Dwayne McDuffie, Derek T. Dingle, Christopher Priest, and I founded Milestone Media. Milestone was a worldwide phenomenon when it launched, and it sold millions. Our groundbreaking arrangement with DC Comics, the largest joint …

“Contractual Rape” – Deal Or No Deal 3 – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. To recap – read the last two …

Celebrate The 20th Anniversary of Milestone Comics With A New Retrospective By Nerds of Color and Milestone’s Founders

In a special live-streamed episode of Hard N.O.C. Life last Thursday, November 21st, the founders of Milestone Comics sat down for a retrospective on the significant 20 year anniversary of a company that challenged and changed the direction of comics …