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Bubbasaurus (Character)

First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #11, February 1994 Created by: Ivan Velez Jr., Chris Cross and Ivan Velez Real Name: Bubba Brown Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Blood Syndicate Legal Status: U.S citizen with criminal record Weight: 170 lbs (human)   Height: 5’8 (human) Eyes: Brown (human)          Hair: Black (human) Relatives: Unknown Skills…

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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Top 20 Black Superheroes-Milestone Edition

This is the list of my top 20 black superheroes/villains from Milestone comics. Why 20? Well 2013 is Milestone comic’s 20th anniversary so it would be an injustice to countdown any more or any less. Now many of you don’t know anything about Milestone you were just too damn young but hopefully this list will…

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Bulletproof (Character)

Created by: Dwayne McDuffie 1st appearance: Icon #19, 1994 Real Name: unknown Nationality: American Relatives: unknown Group Affiliations: none Eyes: Brown        Hair: Black Skills and abilities: none Powers: Superhuman strength and near-invulnerability gained from the event known as the “Big Bang”, which empowered many of Dakota’s super-powered community Weapons: Bulletproof carried a sidearm he used…

Milestone’s Michael Davis responds to Brotherman!

In a followup to one of our most controversial news pieces ever [check it out here] comes this follow-up from Michael Davis, one of the founders of Milestone comics in response to Dawud, creator of Brotherman. Again this is verbatim, nothing added or subtracted: For a long time, there was a Brother Man poster, from the…

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Boom Box (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Comics Created by: Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan 1st appearance: Static #40, October 1996 Nationality: Inapplicable Team Affiliations: None Legal Status: Unknown Height: 5’9                    Weight: 210 lbs Eyes: Brown                        Hair: Black Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Unknown Powers: A Bang Baby with the ability to amplify sound released through his mouth in a…

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Oblivion (Character)

Created by Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan. 1st appearance: Icon #22, May 1993 Nationality: Unknown Alias: Kali’kak Team Affiliations: no Legal Status: Inter-galactic criminal wanted across the galaxy. Weight: Variable       Height: Variable Eyes: Variable             Hair: Variable Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Skilled in armed and unarmed combat.…

Blood Syndicate

Rival members of Dakota’s most powerful gangs, they were exposed to an experimental tear gas that left them more than human. Forced by extraordinary circumstance to band together, they now face Society’s problems on their own terms, by their own rules-the only way they know how. History The Blood Syndicate began with a dispute between…

Thomasina Jefferson

First Appearance: Icon #2, 1993 Biography The Mayor of Dakota. She’s most well known for being the mother of Holocaust and for being the one who approached Alva technologies for the experimental gas used at the Big Bang event resulting in many deaths and the creation of “Bang Babies” such as Static, Payback and Blood…

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Virus (Character)

Real Name: Paul Morris Publisher: Milestone Comics Created by: Dwayne McDuffie 1st appearance: Static #9, 1993 Team Affiliations: None Legal Status: Unknown Height:  6’3           Weight: 210 lbs Eyes: Brown           Hair: Unknown Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Unknown Powers: Biological Fission allows him to split into several proportionately sized copies of himself, from twins…

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Sweet Stick Max (Character)

Created by: Dwayne McDuffie First Appearance: Icon #22, 1996 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: none Legal Status: Unknown Weight: 195 lbs    Height: 5’10 Eyes: Black       Hair: Black Relatives: Unknown Skills and Abilities: Longtime Pimp, Leadership, Commands the ho-hordes- a group of well-trained prostitutes that do his bidding, he also has a walking stick able…

Estelle Jackson

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…

Milestone Comics

Early History Milestone Comics/Milestone Media was created by Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis and Derek T. Dingle. as a response to mainstream comics lack of diversity as it relates to the use and execution of minority superheroes. Noteworthy scribe Christopher Priest was also present during the founding process though he dropped out before they…

The Big Bang (Event)

The Big Bang should have been the Gotterdammerung of Dakota’s gangs. A Finale Battle to decide turf; but police intervention killed most of its participants, leaving the rest with bodies and/or abilities tailored to their wildest dreams…and beyond. The full list of survivors is not fully cataloged, but includes: Holocaust- The most vile of all…

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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Tarmack (Character)

  Real Name: Charles Bell Publisher: Milestone Comics Created by: Dwayne McDuffie 1st appearance: Static #2, 1993 Team Affiliations: None Legal Status: Unknown Height:  5’9           Weight: 210 lbs Eyes: Brown           Hair: Unknown Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Skilled marksman. Powers: Altered Biomass grants superhuman strength and a measure of invulnerability an malleable qualities of…

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Rubberband Man (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Comics Created by:  Dwayne McDuffie 1st appearance: Static #33, 1996 Nationality: Dakota Team Affiliations: Short lived Bang baby team Legal Status: Dakotaverse citizen with criminal record Height:  Variable             Weight: Unknown Eyes:  Green                     Hair: Black Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Street fighting skills Powers: As a result of chemical exposure his body is very malleable…

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Cockroach Andy (Character)

Created by: Dwayne McDuffie First Appearance: Icon #30, 1995 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: none Legal Status: Unknown Weight: 220 lbs    Height: 6’3 Eyes: Brown     Hair: none Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Skilled self taught engineer. Powers: Mutated into a giant cockroach he has superhuman strength, agility and resistance to injury. Biography When his ghetto…

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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…

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…

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Technique (Character)

Publisher: Milestone Media Created by: Dwayne Mcduffie 1st appearance: Hardware #9, 1993 Real Name: Tiffany Evans Nationality:  Unknown Team Affiliations: None Legal Status: U.S citizen with no criminal record Height: 5’8                     Weight: 130 lbs Eyes: Brown                    Hair: Black Relatives: Unnamed parents Skills and abilities: Brilliant Scientist  and trained…

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…

Icon #4 Review

Summary Rocket tries to convince herself that she could not possibly be pregnant. She continues doing her heroics then meets up with a friend and they discuss what needs to be done, get a pregnancy test! They go to the store and get one and an embarrassing moment ensues. Icon saves a woman from being…