Dwayne McDuffie To Bring Milestone Universe To DC

Posted by No_Name_ (17403 posts) - - Show Bio

Former JLA writer to chronicle the end of the 'Milestone Universe'

 



 
Dwayne McDuffie
will be returning to DC Comics to bring his successful ' Milestone Universe' to an end in a whole new series. The Milestone editor-in-chief and former Justice League of America writer will bring back many successful Milestone characters with him, including STATIC, ICON, HARDWARE, SHADOW CABINET and BLOOD SYNDICATE. In addition, we will be seeing many of the artists that had formerly worked on Milestone projects return, including John Paul Leon, Mark Bright, Chris Cross and Milestone Founder Denys Cowan. The series will be integrated with the DC Universe and it's characters and will "chronicles the literal end of a universe, and the birth of something new, with major consequences for the future of the DC Universe."
 
Are you looking forward to seeing the Milestone characters get their closure in the DCU? Do you think you will be picking up the series?
#1 Posted by BatGhostin (56 posts) - - Show Bio

Is it weird that I could love you? haha sorry I know theres people on here like that and I think its hilarious
#2 Posted by mrjoshua (76 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope it is not the end for them but rather a tie up to their story lines and then an integration into the DCU. I love that Static is with the Teen Titans although they need to step up his character a bit. There's really none of that Static persona I'm use to from the old Milestone stories. I love Hardware. I was glad to see him in a Brave and the Bold with Blue Beetle. I'm not big on Icon or the Shadow Cabinet but I would like to see more from them. Also you have Xombi. I like his team up with the Spectre. You have a lot of great characters and it would be a shame to let them go them waste. 

#3 Posted by AirDave817 (805 posts) - - Show Bio

I was never into the Milestone Universe. But seeing all of these "universes" crashing into the "main" DCU seems kinda off. Why bring them into the DCU now/at all? Sometimes I just want my peanut butter and chocolate seperate and not crashed into a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup...The Archie/Impact/Red Circle characters were fine on their own back in the day. Same with the Kingdom Come Universe and the Elseworlds Universe. Very little good came of introducing the Quality characters into the DCU - except Watchmen (smirks) and maybe Dennis O'Neil's take on The Question. (Okay, Captain Atom was rebooted pretty well, but then it was all downhill from there...) It's a shame that these characters weren't included in the DCU right from the get-go, now it's just... 

#4 Edited by mattydeNero (519 posts) - - Show Bio

McDuffie writes DC characters just as good as anyone.  I was kind of pissed when he got booted off of JLA.  This will be worth the money and the read for sure.  I am kind of familiar to the controvercial Milestone U, this should be good.
#5 Posted by StrongestOneThereIs (6490 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's a great idea.
DC needs some color. : )

#6 Edited by Static Shock (47330 posts) - - Show Bio

I heard that Dwayne McDuffie is doing this in the form of a crossover event. I would buy it.

#7 Posted by Static Shock (47330 posts) - - Show Bio
@AirDave817 said:
" I was never into the Milestone Universe. But seeing all of these "universes" crashing into the "main" DCU seems kinda off. Why bring them into the DCU now/at all?

#8 Posted by Agent Buttons (13479 posts) - - Show Bio

:O
#9 Posted by Comiclove5 (1255 posts) - - Show Bio
@Static Shock:
Lmao! The Money!
#10 Posted by MechaBuddha73 (8 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes Millestone is back that means more brothers in the D.C.U. I dig Static even when he was on kids W.B. Icon was alright but I like Blood syndicate I will be getting into D.C. more if these characters return.

#11 Edited by Media_Master (2189 posts) - - Show Bio

Should be good.

#12 Posted by NightFang (9811 posts) - - Show Bio

Wellcome to the DCU Milestone.

#13 Posted by emif (19 posts) - - Show Bio

I want to know how they're going to unkill and refill half of the Milestone characters with their blood.

#14 Posted by geraldthesloth (33313 posts) - - Show Bio

Milestone is horrible.

#15 Posted by kore (373 posts) - - Show Bio

Are they going to stay primarily in Dakota City?

#16 Posted by Lantern Prime (13044 posts) - - Show Bio

I liked the Blood Syndicate books especially the character Tech9
#17 Posted by kore (373 posts) - - Show Bio
@Lantern Prime said:
" I liked the Blood Syndicate books especially the character Tech9 "
I liked them too, and also Hardware.
#18 Posted by ArtJoker (521 posts) - - Show Bio
@StrongestOneThereIs said:
" I think it's a great idea. DC needs some color. : ) "
Totally
#19 Posted by dr.x (553 posts) - - Show Bio

wasn't  Milestone   just like Impact and Wildstrom ? I mean it's some really awesome stuff going on with DC tho.
#20 Posted by Static Shock (47330 posts) - - Show Bio
@kore said:
" Are they going to stay primarily in Dakota City? "
Yes. 
 

#21 Posted by larryhughes20 (2 posts) - - Show Bio

Man, it's about time they bring em' back and give these characters the "closure" that they deserve. Reading Static while growin' up was like reading my own life story. The stories they put out was so realistic and relevant to the lives lead by "minorities" in urban areas. I hope DC would just absorb the characters after this "ending".

#22 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio

yea deffinatly picking it up as long as theirs some Static

#23 Posted by Static Shock (47330 posts) - - Show Bio

Milestone Forever #1 drops February 3
 

#24 Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge (1221 posts) - - Show Bio

 Back in mid-2008, I knew Milestone would be back....I'm like a frickin' oracle.

#25 Posted by JackieEstacado (132 posts) - - Show Bio

as long as they don't screw around with the badass storytellng they did for the original static comics everything is fine in my books

#26 Posted by Static Shock (47330 posts) - - Show Bio
@JackieEstacado said:
" as long as they don't screw around with the badass storytellng they did for the original static comics everything is fine in my books "
I agree. :)
#27 Posted by Vance Astro (91056 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sorry but there is no characters in Milestones that are worth a crap accept Static,Rocket,and Bltzen and that's being generous.Static is really the only prize in that cereal box.

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#28 Posted by speedlgt (2109 posts) - - Show Bio

this guy is good at writing cartoons! i dont like anything he does in comics. he should stick to cartoons
#29 Posted by Mr Creesy (844 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd buy it.
#30 Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge (1221 posts) - - Show Bio
@geraldthesloth: Not all of it. Static and Icon are my personal favorites....I even read the JLA and Teen Titans crossovers, and MILESTONE FOREVER.
#31 Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge (1221 posts) - - Show Bio

Today marks 1yr since McDuffie's passing...his legacy lives on!

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