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Fantastic Four #544 Review

In the aftermath of Civil War comes RECONSTRUCTION, the beginning of a stunning new era of fantastic adventure. The team has been rocked to its foundations by the controversial events of the last several months. Now Reed and Sue have announced their plans to take some time off to work out their marital problems, leaving…

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…

Captain Marvel Giant Size Special #1 Review

Summary After the events of Avengers #293 Monica Rambeau finds herself at home recuperating from the loss of her powers and restarting a “normal” life. Monica returns to life on the sea; this time as a Captain aboard the cargo ship, “Tea Cake”. The ship is attacked by the super villain “PowderKeg”, along with a…

Static Shock #3 Review

Summary Static Shock and Virule face off while the authorities try to intercept them. Static drives off his attackers and saves the authorities. He arrives home late and talks to both his sister and her clone. Back at school he manages to catch the eye of a local gang member with ties to the press…

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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…

The New Fantastic Four

In the absence of Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Woman, Black Panther and Storm take up the challenge as the newest members of the Fantastic Four. But there is no time to ease into the job, as the Four are flung into a space epic that will see them battle the cosmic-powered Epoch; the Silver…

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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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D-Struct (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media Created by Kurt Busiek 1st appearance: Static #12 Real Name: Damon Briggs Nationality: American Weight: 172 lbs    Height: 5’9 Eyes:Brown              Hair: Black Known Relatives: Mr. Briggs (Father), Mother (fate unknown) Skills and abilities: Proficient in the use of firearms due to gang membership. Streetfighting. Powers: He…

Icon #3 Review

Summary Our heroes battle the man who now calls himself Payback. Icon at one point gets taken down and Rocket gives chase into the sewers where they continue their battle. Icon meanwhile deals with the rest of the thugs and flies the mayor down to safety where the press have a field day with their…

Icon #2 Review

Summary We get a flashback as one of the mayor’s co-workers walks into her office and takes her hostage. Few hours later Icon and Rocket arrive to give the police their assistance things go wrong as Icon wants to comply with their request of being slapped in cuffs and hauled off while Rocket lashes out…

Blood Syndicate #1 Review

Summary Reporter Chaplick from the Chronicle Newspaper decides against her editors best wishes to go to Paris Island home of the Blood Syndicate for the exclusive story of a life time. After arriving they give her specific instructions to do as she’s told as she’s introduced to the whole team: Masquerade, Tech-9, Fade, Flashback, BrickHouse,…

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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…

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Fade (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Comics First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #1, April 1993 Created by: Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan Real Name: Carlos Quinones Nationality: Dominican Weight: unknown    Height: 5’11 Eyes: brown           Hair: brown Known Relatives: Mother (fate revealed), Mr. Quinones (Father),  Sara Quinones/Flashback (Sister) Notes: Fade is also one of only a  handful of…

Dwayne McDuffie? DEAD!?

This is the most shocking thing to happen in a long time :(  News across the internet says Dwayne Mcduffie, creator of the Milestone line of comics which included characters such as Static, Hardware and Icon past away on Monday due to complications one day after he turned 49. DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan DiDio has…

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,…

Hardware #1 Review

Summary Metcalf is a worker who was handpicked since childhood to work for Edwin Alva, the wealthy owner of Alva Technologies. Seven years after making Alva Tech even more successful than they had been before him Metcalf thinking he is heir apparent or at the very least is worthy of sharing in the profits talks…

Static #1 Review

Summary Static saves a girl from a gang before rushing home. At school he’s clearly the class clown when the same gang comes back for the girl. He changes into static and confronts the gang, their leader turns out to have powers like him and he gets beat up. The girl removes his mask and…

Icon #1 Review

Summary An Alien crash lands on earth in the 1839 in the time of slavery. The Alien’s ship transforms him into the likeness of the first being it sees, a black slave woman. She retrieves the child. In the present a black lawyer wonders what more he can actually do to help people than he…

Static #1 Preview

Static has entered the hearts of many people across the world thanks in no small part to the now defunct kids WB cartoon “Static shock” but before Static was everyone’s favorite black cartoon superhero he was a humble gear in the machine called Milestone comics. Here BH fans are a few preview panels form 1993′s…

HARDWARE: THE MAN IN THE MACHINE Preview

Straight from D.C comes this graphic novel  containing HARDWARE #1-8 printed back in 1993. This series is note worthy as the very first series to be released by Milestone comics. You guys don’t know it yet but I have Big Plans in reviewing and other things :) with the “Dakotaverse”. Keep your eyes peeled  as…

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Static (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media llc. Created by: Denys Cowan, Dwayne McDuffie, Derek Dingle, Christopher Priest and Micheal Davis 1st appearance: Static #1, 1993 Facts: He’s most famous for having his own cartoon series on kids WB and making guest appearances on the cartoon network Justice League. Real Name: Virgil Ovid Hawkins   Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Teen…

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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…