Greetings, League! This week sees the publishing return of Milestone Media characters, starting with Virgil Hawkins, aka Static, in Static: Season One #1.
While this is a return to form for Milestone, characters from that side of the DC pantheon have shared adventures with the Justice League and other franchises in the core/main DC Universe. We’ll be taking a look at one of those more notable adventures down below, so read on for all of the the sweet deets!
“Welcome to Sundown Town”, consisting of:
- Justice League of America #27
- Justice League of America #28
- Justice League of America #30
- Justice League of America #31
- Justice League of America #32
- Justice League of America #33
- Justice League of America #34
- Dwayne McDuffie wrote this arc of Justice League of America, but in addition to comics, he was also a noteworthy TV writer, with Static Shock and Justice League Unlimited among his most well-known credits in the medium. Have you read his work on Justice League of America and/or seen his TV work?
- What was your favorite moment in this meeting of DC and Milestone heroes?
- Were you previously aware of the Milestone imprint, or are you taking your first step into a larger world via this week’s selections?
- Anything else that comes to your mind.
Static: Season One #1 is a brand-new mini-series whose issues will have simultaneous, day and date DCUI, digital and print releases (as will the other upcoming Milestone Returns titles, Icon and Rocket: Season One and Hardware: Season One). If you’ve read Static comics before, you know the drill. If you haven’t, that’s great too, just click the link at the top of this paragraph to get started. Once you’ve entered the great world of Milestone, you won’t want to leave!
ALSO: This Saturday will see a Watch-Along of Static Shock, season 3, episodes 6 and 7: “A League of Their Own”, parts 1 and 2. You can find all of the details for the Watch-Along in this thread.
That’s the happs for this week, League! If you’re a seasoned Milestone fan, you’ll find something to enjoy here, while if you’re brand-new to Milestone, you’ll find a great adventure and the introduction to a brand-new, read it on DCUI as it debuts, Milestone series as well. Either way, I hope you enjoy and have fun!
Take care League, and keep your static on the rise!