Denys Cowan’s Art Goes Missing!!!

You read that headline right! Comics legend and Milestone comics co-founder Denys Cowan‘s original art pieces, twenty seven (27) in in total have gone missing! Said pieces were to be used in the “Milestones: African Americans In Comics, Pop Culture and Beyond” exhibit in the Baltimore museum. The very outspoken Milestone comics Co-founder and friend,…

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Created by Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan. 1st appearance: Icon #7, 1993 Nationality: American Legal Status: No criminal record Weight: 110 lbs    Height: 5’7 Eyes: Black             Hair: Black Known Relatives: Augustus Freeman/Icon (Husband), unborn child (deceased), Miriam Freeman (Mother in Law, deceased) Biography During the Harlem renaissance Icon met and…

Icon #7 Review

When a superhero sidekick finds out she’s pregnant, will she keep it or…….. Courtesy of Dwayne Mcduffie comes this touching tale of a teenage superhero faced with a life altering decision!! Summary Icon explains his origins to rocket but she doesn’t believe him. She goes to a clinic for a check up to confirm her…

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Starlight (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media Created by: Dwayne McDuffie, Matt Wayne and John Paul (JP) Leon 1st appearance: Shadow Cabinet #7, 1994 Real Name: Stella Maxwell Nationality:  American Team Affiliations: Shadow Cabinet Legal Status: Unknown Height: 5’8                     Weight: 120 lbs Eyes: Brown                    Hair: Black Relatives: unknown Skills and abilities: Skilled mathematician. Powers: She…

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Buck Wild (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media Created by: Dwayne McDuffie First Appearance: Icon#13, 1994 Real name: Rufus T. Wild Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Icon and Rocket II Alias: Mercenary Man, Buck Goliath, Jim Crow, Buck Lightning, Icon II, Buck Voodoo Legal Status: U.S citizen with criminal record. Weight: 320 lbs    Height: 6’4 Eyes: Dark black      Hair: Black…

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Masquerade (Character)

First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #1, April 1993 Publisher: Milestone Comics Created by: Dwayne McDuffie, Ivan Velez Jr. and Denys Cowan Nationality: Jamaican Weight: Variable    Height: Variable Eyes: Variable           Hair: Variable Known Relatives: Older Brother (Deceased), Unnamed Mother, Little sister Notes: Masquerade was comics first transgendered superhero. Born biologically female the…

Icon #6 Review

Summary Icon is about to be done in when Rocket comes to the rescue. She holds her own briefly before being overwhelmed and Icon saves her. They all call a truce and Icon speaks with DMZ about being stranded on the planet. Icon and the blood syndicate leader cease fighting and meet in the middle…

Icon #5 Review

Summary Rocket laments that her life may have just become a best seller, superhero, expecting a baby, and her Grandmother has found out she’s pregnant and her mother will pretty seen as well. Elsewhere Icon and Blood Syndicate fight and He recognizes that one of their members is an alien like himself stranded on this…

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Wise Son (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #1, April 1993 Created by: Dwayne McDuffie, Ivan Velez Jr. and Denys Cowan Real Name: Hannibal White Nationality: American Weight: 190 lbs    Height: 5’11 Eyes: Black              Hair: Black Skills and Abilities: Relatives: Esme White (mother), Edmund White (son), Cornelia White (sister)  Powers: Wise son possess a super dense molecular structure granting him a high level of invulnerability…

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Holocaust (Character)

First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #1, April 1993 Created by: Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan Real Name: Leonard Smalls Jr. Alias: Pyre Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Blood Syndicate and Star Chamber Legal Status: U.S citizen with criminal record Weight: 250 lbs    Height: 6’7 Eyes: Black             Hair: Black Known Relatives: Unknown Skills…

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DMZ (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media, INC. First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #1, April 1993 Created by: Dwayne McDuffie, Ivan Velez Jr. and Denys Cowan Nationality: American Weight: 176 lbs    Height: 5’9 Eyes: unknown              Hair: unknown Relatives: unknown Notes: Whether or not he can talk has been debated among fans especially since he…

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Tech-9 (Character)

Real Name: Rolando Texador Publisher: Milestone Comics First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #1, April 1993 Created by: Dwayne McDuffie, Ivan Velez Jr. and Denys Cowan Nationality: Puerto Rican Weight: 195 lbs    Height: 5’11 Eyes: Black              Hair: Black Relatives: unknown Skills and Abilities: Natural born leader and strategist. Powers: Due to…

Static Shock Series Announced! Again!?

While it’s no ‘shock” that a new Static series will be coming to DC comics in after all it’s been talked about before but since it’s been “Officially announced” via DC’s blog, The Source, it’s big news :P Henderson had this to say “I always had my fingers crossed about Static getting his own book,…

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Hardware (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media Created by: Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan 1st appearance: Hardware #1, 1993 Real Name: Curtis “Curt” Metcalf   Nationality: American Aliases: Black Iron Man, Cog in the machine, Hardware 2.0, Alva’s successor Team Affiliations: Shadow Cabinet Legal Status: US citizen with no criminal record Height: 6’2″ (188 cm)         Weight: 210 lbs. (95 kg) Hair…

Hardware: The Man in the Machine

This first-ever HARDWARE collection introduces inventor/engineer Curt Metcalf, who begins his adventures by breaking free of his employer, businessman Edwin Alva, who refused to share the profits from Metcalf’s many creations. Discovering that Alva is tied to organized crime, and learning that no law enforcement agency would touch him, Metcalf created the high tech Hardware…