Episode #59 – Spotlight: Dwayne McDuffie

Dwayne McDuffie is one of the most important creators in the modern era of comics. Probably best known, and most importantly, as the co-founder and one of the architects of Milestone Media, a comic book company focused on better representing minorities in comics. There he would create or co-create titles such as Static, Icon, Blood Syndicate, and Hardware.  Elsewhere, his work includes seminal runs on Fantastic Four, Deathlok, Firestorm and creator of the abundantly clever Marvel Comics series Damage Control. In addition to his work in comics McDuffie was a prolific writer, story editor, and producer of fantastic animated programming including Ben 10 Alien Force, Static Shock, Justice League, and Justice League Unlimited.  The panel is honored to shine the spotlight on the one and only Dwayne McDuffie.

Credits

Panel:
Zack Slater
Frank Melman (on Twitter)
Tommy Smithereens (on Twitter)
Clifton (on Twitter)

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton (on Twitter)

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
Support by RFM – NCM: https://bit.ly/2xGHypM

Episode Notes – Dwayne McDuffie

Published cover vs. Original Cover for Static #25

Anne Marie Hoag from Damage Control

Anne Marie Hoag (Tyne Daly) appearance in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Milestone Comics Covers Hang in the Pool House in Fresh Prince of Bel Air

“Hereafter” from Justice League 

“Task Force X” from Justice League Unlimited (Story by Dwayne McDuffie. Teleplay by Darwyn Cooke)

Old Man Static in Justice League Unlimited

Three Batmans in Justice League Unlimited

“The Great Brain Robbery” from Justice League Unlimited

Lex takes over the Flash in “The Great Brain Robbery”

The Viking Prince in “To Another Shore” from Justice League Unlimited

The alleged trials and tribulations Dwayne McDuffie may have faced while working on the Justice League comic series for DC Comics…

were chronicled in a comic strip by Sean Whitmore and Brandon Hanvey at ComicCritics.com


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