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  • Icon & Rocket Season 1: Hudlin & Chills Discuss [SPOILER]’s Death & Why Icon Is NOT Superman

    In an interview with CBR, Milestone Comics’ Reginald Hudlin and Leon Chills discussed Icon and Rocket Season One #2 .BY D. R. BICKHAMPUBLISHED AUG 24, 2021 Warning: The following article contains spoilers from Icon and Rocket Season One #2, on sale Aug. 24 from DC Comics. The DC Comics imprint Milestone Comics was initially formed…


  • Hardware: Season One #1 Reintroduces the Classic Character with a Bang

    Thomas, Cowan, and Sienkiewicz present an action-packed and thought-provoking story that’s sure to put Milestone Comics’ Hardware on everyone’s radar. BY DUSTIN HOLLANDPUBLISHED AUG 17, 2021 Following the reboots of his Milestone Comics compatriots Static and Icon and Rocket, Hardware returns in Brandon Thomas, Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Chris Sotomayor, and Rob Leigh’s Hardware: Season One #1. The creative…


  • Milestone’s Icon Fulfills Superman Creators’ Original Intentions

    Icon is taking the fight to the streets, curbing crime in his neighborhood and inspiring the citizens, much like Superman did when he debuted. BY SHAUN CORLEYPUBLISHED AUG 26, 2021 Spoilers ahead for Icon and Rocket: Season One #2! Milestone’s Icon’s approach to fighting crime echoes the intentions of Superman’s creators. Rather than fight cosmic-level…


  • Milestone Returns Some More with a Preview of Hardware Season One #1

    Posted on August 8, 2021 by Jude Terror DC Comics’ Milestone relaunch continues with Hardware Season One #1, in stores on Tuesday. Denys Cowan is on board for this one along with Brandon Thomas and Bill Sienkiewicz, and we’ve got a preview for you to check out below. HARDWARE SEASON ONE #1 (OF…


  • THE CREATORS BEHIND DC COMICS’ HARDWARE REBOOT ON WHY THE MILESTONE HERO IS ‘AS VITAL AS EVER’

    Contributed by Matthew Jackson Aug 9, 2021, 9:28 AM EDT This week, the first round of new series launches in the Milestone Returns line at DC Comics draws to a close with Hardware: Season One, a relaunch for the brilliant, armor-designing title character helmed by writer Brandon Thomas and artist Denys Cowan. Like the other…


  • ICON & ROCKET SEASON ONE: HUDLIN, CHILLS AND BRAITHWAITE ADVANCE A DECADES-SPAN STORY FOR THE NEW ERA OF MILESTONE

    D.R. Bickham The Milestone Comics era has returned with a new series of titles featuring many of the characters first introduced when the company began in 1993. An imprint of DC Comics, Milestone’s mission was to introduce minority and marginalized characters into the world of comics. comics and was spearheaded…


  • CREATORS BEHIND ICON AND ROCKET REVIVAL ON THE ‘EMPOWERMENT STORY’ AT THE HEART OF MILESTONE RELAUNCH

    Contributed by: Matthew JacksonJul 27, 2021, 10:23 AM EDT In 1993, amid the highly influential first wave of Milestone Media comics titles, writer Dwayne McDuffie and artist M.D. Bright introduced the story of a super-powered alien who’d been living as a black man on Earth since the days of slavery, and the…


  • REVIEW: ‘Static: Season One,’ Issue #1

    06/15/2021 – by Collier “CJ” Jennings Static: Season One #1 is written by Vita Ayala with layouts by ChrisChross and finishes/colors by Nikolas Draper-Ivey, and lettering by Andworld Design. It is published by DC Comics. Following the cataclysmic event known as the “Big Bang,” Virgil Hawkins is gifted with the ability to manipulate electromagnetic energy….


  • DC Reveals Icon & Rocket Season One #2 Preview (Exclusive)

    By JENNA ANDERSON – July 29, 2021 05:00 pm EDT This week saw the long-awaited launch of Icon & Rocket Season One, a new miniseries that is part of DC’s Milestone Returns initiative. The debut issue reintroduced the mythos of Augustus Freeman/Icon and Raquel Ervin/Rocket into the modern age, setting up an explosive…


  • Icon & Rocket: Season One Team Tease Potential Milestone Crossovers

    By JENNA ANDERSON – August 1, 2021 04:43 pm EDT Last week saw the debut of Icon & Rocket: Season One #1, which reintroduced the beloved DC duo to a whole new generation of readers. The relaunch is part of a larger Milestone Returns initiative, which has already been confirmed to include characters such as Static Shock, Hardware,…


  • ICON AND ROCKET RETURN!

    I haven’t written an ongoing comic book series since BLACK PANTHER. While most of my timein the comic book world has been focused on managing the rebirth of the entire Milestone Universe, there was one book I wanted to personally write. Check out this preview of ICON &ROCKET! Book in…


  • Summer of Milestone: Writer Vita Ayala and Artist Nikolas Draper-Ivey on Turning Static: Season One Into a Certified Banger

    THE ROOT: ‘Static: Season One’ is currently available in comic shops and digital storefronts. Joe Jurado Image: DC Comics Whether you’re an old head who was there during the original run of Milestone Comics or you’re one of the millions of people who grew up with the Static Shock cartoon, it’s undeniable that…