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Dwayne McDuffie on Working as a Black Writer in Comics [Video]
The comics world has been mourning the loss of writer and producer Dwayne McDuffie since his passing last month, and I recently stumbled across a website cataloging a series of interviews with McDuffie that address the issues he faced as a black writer working at Marvel and DC, and the discomfort, p…
Tommy Lee Edwards, DC Comics and the Dwayne McDuffie Tribute
Given the heartfelt reaction the comics community had to the untimely passing of Dwayne McDuffie last month, it's not surprising that DC Comics ordered production of a special one-shot to honor the beloved writer and animation producer. Static Shock Special #1 was solicited for this June and feature…
Missing Dwayne McDuffie
Dwayne McDuffie was the first creator to ever comment on my blog.
I'd found a couple of comics about Prince, the musician, in the back issues at the shop, and they were exactly the kind of comics I liked to talk about. Completely bizarre artifacts, based on a wild premise but pulled off with a s…
Dwayne McDuffie, R.I.P. [UPDATED]
Comic Book Resources reported Tuesday that prolific comics writer and animation producer Dwayne McDuffie passed away as the result of "complications due to a surgical procedure performed Monday evening." The sad news comes on the same day that the All-Star Superman animated feature…
Static Gets Ongoing Series by Felicia Henderson, Scott McDaniel
We've known for a while that Static would be starring in a new ongoing series, the question was just when and by whom. Thanks to a post at DC Comics' The Source, we now know that the Teen Titan's return to solo adventures will be handled by writer Felicia Henderson (Teen Titans) and a…
The Exit Interview: When Disgruntled Creators Speak Their Mind
If you're a disgruntled creator, the internet in 2010 has several outlets for you to vent your displeasure. Facebook has a personal and private feel, despite being open to several hundred thousand of your closest friends. That illusion of privacy makes it easy to say things you would normally k…
Dwayne McDuffie’s Sad Meta-Commentary on Corporate Comics
The comics page isn't just there for telling stories. Sometimes it gets used for commentary on the book, society, or even the comic industry itself. Peter David has used it to take shots at other creators, John Byrne has used it to "fix" other stories, and Grant Morrison has u…

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