Michael B. Jordan is celebrating his involvement with Static Shock‘s upcoming movie on Twitter. The Black Panther star tweeted out the duvet to Static #1 and the Internet was right here to collect round in celebration. After the point out of Milestone Media’s return at DC FanDome, individuals have been already enthusiastic about seeing the teenager hero that Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, and Derek Dingle helped convey to life on the web page once more. But, then issues obtained much more hype when the subject of a movie got here up throughout the panel. The followers wished it in manufacturing as quickly as these soundbites hit social media. Now, with the announcement of Jordan’s involvement, issues are wanting higher and higher for the previous Kids WB! megabit. It sounds just like the Killmonger actor is simply enthused to be bringing a smile to individuals’s faces.
He advised THR after the announcement, “I’m proud to be part of constructing a brand new universe centered round black superheroes; our group deserves that. Outlier Society is dedicated to bringing to life various comedian ebook content material throughout all platforms and we’re excited to companion with Reggie and Warner Bros. on this preliminary step.”
— Michael B. Jordan (@michaelb4jordan) October 17, 2020
Comicbook.com’s Russ Burlingame really lined the announcement of Milestone’s return earlier this summer season and landed some perspective on what this second may convey.
“Milestone will return to publish new content material this spring, a number of of the unique Milestone creators introduced in a DC FanDome panel alongside DC honcho Jim Lee and author and podcaster Marc Bernardin. The presentation got here simply as a report got here down from The Washington Post, spilling a number of the particulars and giving followers a primary have a look at a number of the artwork,” Burlingame recounted. “So far, there are two comics — a digital-first Static Shock comedian and a extra conventional Icon & Rocket title — introduced, however the panelists additionally alluded to characteristic movies in each reside motion and animation, in addition to merchandise, graphic novels, and younger grownup content material.”
“The unique Milestone Comics, an imprint printed by DC however run by its personal editorial board, was based by Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, and Derek Dingle in 1993,” he added. “It printed plenty of titles, together with Static Shock, Icon, and Blood Syndicate, till it folded in 1997. McDuffie was a key a part of the 2000 Static Shock animated collection, which turned a much bigger success than anyone ever anticipated and gained a slew of awards.”
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