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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 […]

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Greg Weisman Young Justice One Shot on DC Universe, Season 3 Starts in January

Announced today at NYCC, Greg Weisman himself will be joined by artist Chistopher Jones on a single issue comic titled Young Justice: Outsiders. It will be published on the DC Universe streaming service. According to Wiseman the one-shot will take place between Invasion and Outsiders, but will not cover the entire timeskip that is taking […]

Static Shock Removed From Justice League United Line-Up

Makes a change to have someone other than Marvel deleting characters… above was the knocked-back cover sheet to the Justice League United short story from DC’s Sneak Peeks… …and below the last page showing off that same potential lineup, for the months to come. Except between the two… …this fellow went missing. Static, of the […]

A Comic Book Tale, by Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, and entertainment executive. He writes, Fair warning it’s long and a bit sappy. I would, however consider it a personal favor if you would give it a read. A True Story. My mother threw out a very good-condition copy, of Superman #1. She did not throw out the […]

Who Are The Other Heroes In The CW Arrow/Flash Spin-off?

The folks over at TVLine.com got a hold of three of the heroes being looked for to be cast in the upcoming Arrow/The Flash spin-off series that is supposed to already have Brandon Routh, Victor Garber, Wentworth Miller and Caity Lotz. The characters they are looking for are: “THE TRAVELER” – A Han Solo-esque rogue who gets […]

I Am Static – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, and entertainment executive. He writes, Twenty-one years ago, five friends, Denys Cowan, Derek Dingle, Dwayne McDuffie, Christopher Priest, and I partner to form Milestone Media. The Dakota Universe was born soon afterwards. There was one goal above all: to create a universe of good stories, well told, featuring […]

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 the creation of the Marvel Universe. He drew some comics, but that’s pretty much all […]

“Can Static Be White?” Deal or No Deal II – 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. Last week I started boring all my haters with a step-by-step (complete with the Davis flair everyone loves…except the haters) guide to […]

Help Prevent Static’s Co-Creator Being Buried In A Pauper’s Grave

Christian Hoffer writes for Bleeding Cool; As most of you are aware, Robert Washington III passed away last week. Mr. Washington is best known as the co-writer of the original Static series with the late Dwayne McDuffie and also wrote a number of other Milestone series. Mr. Washington had a large role in Static’s formative […]

Friday Runaround: Twilight, Static And The Governor

TwilightWatch: The first two volumes of the Twilight manga, each comprising half of the first novel, get collected and published in November. DerryWatch: The 2D Derry Comics Festival gets some decent PR in the local press. No.1 New York Times best-selling author Tony Lee (Dr Who, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies), enthused about the three-day […]

DC Relaunch: Static Shock #1

This looks like it could be Keron Grant’s new cover to Static Shock #1. There was meant to be a new Static Shock series starting this Spring by Felicia Henderson, Scott McDaniel and Jonathan Glapion, but it was either postponed or cancelled, depending who you talked to. Makes sense that DC may use this relaunch […]

DC Comments On Static Shock Special

In this morning’s Runaround, Bleeding Cool posted a tweet from Tommy Lee Edwards about turning down work on the just-soliocited Static Shock Special. DC is planning a Dwayne McDuffie “tribute” book, but has no plans to donate profits to the poor guy’s surviving family or any charity… DC have now told Bleeding Cool; Before Dwayne […]

Remembering Dwayne McDuffie

Itwas never Watchmen or Dark Knight that opened up the possibility of superhero comics for me, but Dwayne McDuffie’s Damage Control, the Marvel series looking at the people who cleared up the physical and legal damage done by superhero actions. It was genuinely witty, self aware and just so well written. At the time I […]