Comic review: Static Shock #3

Static Shock #3 Written by: Scott McDaniel and John Rozum Art by: Scott McDaniel The third issue of Static’s new title wraps up the initial “introductions” for this reboot-title. We start off with Static facing off against Virule (the “living virus”) and the other villains from the previous issue. Static escapes, and heads for home,

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Comic review: Static Shock #2

Static Shock #2 Written by: Scott McDaniel, John Rozum Art by: Scott McDaniel The second issue of Static’s new title starts off where we left off last time, with me worried that we were getting an “Aquaman” with Virgil. Namely, Virgil’s arm was severed thanks to the brutish Virule, a member of the Slate gang

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Comic review: Static Shock #1

Static Shock #1 Written by: Scott McDaniel, John Rozum Art by: Scott McDaniel Popular Milestone Comics character (and later star of his own TV show) Static is getting rebooted in the “DCNU” as well, and this features his debut issue. The book’s premise is that Virgil Hawkins and his family have all relocated from (fictional)

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Anthony’s picks for DC Comics for June 2011

Here’s my picks for DC Comics for June 2011: http://www.newsarama.com/comics/dc-comics-jun-2011-solicitations-110314.html Comics I’ll be buying: Static Shock Special #1 (one-shot), on sale June 1, $3 The All-New Batman: The Brave and the Bold #8, on sale June 8, $3 Tiny Titans #41, on sale June 15, $3 Comics I might buy: Showcase Presents: The Trial of

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RIP Dwayne McDuffie

I and the rest of the comics/animation enthusiast world was surprised today by the news that Dwayne McDuffie has died, due to complications from a surgical procedure. Comic Book Resources has this nice summary of McDuffie’s career. I was introduced to McDuffie’s work through reading the Milestone Comics line of characters when I was in

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Black animated and comic characters: Static

Today’s entry is StaticĀ (real name: Virgil Hawkins), a Milestone Comics/DC Comics superhero and star of the animated series “Static Shock.” Static was created by Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Derek Dingle, and Michael Davis. Static first appeared in 1993’s “Static” #1, as part of the then-new Milestone Comics line, an imprint of DC Comics taking place

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