Milestone Comics fans are in for an epic year as DC announces the return of the groundbreaking brand, as well as many of its superhero titles.
Dc comics has officially announced the return of Milestone Comics. DC initially revealed the comeback in 2020’s DC Fandome, but today revealed new details about the comeback, which will arrive digitally on February 26 and in comic shops on May 25.
Founded in 1993, Milestone Comics is the brainchild of Milestone Media. The company was founded by African-American writers and artists who thought minorities were underrepresented in the comic book industry. Some of the most notable creators involved in Milestone are Derek T. Dingle, Michael Davis, Denys Cowan, and Dwayne McDuffie, the latter also writing and producing the animated series. Unlimited justice league, Ben 10and the creation of Milestone Static shock.
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The DC publisher is still completing the team that produces the Milestone returns, but two notable creators already announced include multimedia writer Reginald Hudlin and Milestone alumnus Denys Cowan. Hudlin is an Emmy and Oscar nominated filmmaker and writer, who has also created work for Marvel. Black Panther title, and wrote Milestone returns # 0 in 2020. Cowan has worked as a comic book artist for over 40 years. Some of Cowan’s most notable works for DC include The question, Batman Black and WhiteY Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child. DC kicks off Milestone’s comeback in full force on February 26 with a digital launch of Milestone Returns: Infinite Edition # 0.
This updated edition will include the 17-page original Milestone Returns with 24 additional pages of Hudlin’s history and artwork by Cowan, Nikolas Draper-Ivey, Bill Sienkiewicz and others yet to be announced. This special edition will also reveal the creative teams behind the Milestone relaunch. Static, Icon and rocketY Hardware Titles “The response from fans after the DC FanDome panel was overwhelming, and that makes this news even more exciting for Denys and me.Hudlin said.
“Introducing these ‘seasons’ of Static, Icon, Rocket and Hardware is just the beginning. There will be more stories featuring these favorite characters to come, and fans will see appearances by the legendary Blood Syndicate, setting the stage for an explosive Milestone event later in the year. “
Following Milestone Returns: Infinite Edition, fans can also look forward to various Digital-First releases featuring the aforementioned characters and properties. Static is scheduled to return with a miniseries on April 12, followed by Icon and rocket June 21 and August 23 see the return of Hardware in a six-issue miniseries with art by Milestone’s own Cowan and legendary artist Bill Sienkiewicz. As if that news wasn’t good enough, fans of Milestone Comics You can now read the first full 1993 issues of Static, IconY Hardware on DC’s Universe Infinite service.
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