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  • Milestone Media is on a mission to add young creators of color to the comic book universe

    Jevon Phillips | LA Times When a number of young, aspiring comic book writers and artists of color crowded a conference room at the Burbank offices of DC Entertainment for a chat with Milestone Media executives Reginald Hudlin and Denys Cowan, some general and generational concerns came up. How much should we…


  • ‘Blood Syndicate’, the ‘bastard child of comics’, is reborn

    By Jevon Phillips | LA Times “Blood Syndicate” is back, and Milestone Comics’ most hardcore and at times controversial series is pulling no punches in its updated revival of a group of gang-affiliated people who gain various superpowers and form a rough-edged alliance in order to protect their neighborhood from…


  • Milestones in History shines a light on historic Black figures – and some superheroes

    by Samantha Puc | Games Radar This anthology from DC and Milestone Media is packed with great information and great heroes DC and Milestone Media will publish the one-shot anthology Milestones in History on June 21, and DC has finally revealed details about the creators involved and the stories they’re…


  • 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…