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Top Five Young Superheros

Welcome to our Top Five Young Superhero list. Normally we do this on Tuesday, but Wednesday is just as good!

Young superheros can be really hit or miss. 800 more words

DC Comics

It's Time For Static Shock To Get The Live-Action Adaptation It Deserves

With all these super heroes live action TV shows popping out left and right, I feel that it’s time for Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock to return to the lime light and once again prove to the world why it’s an all time classic and deserve his own  live TV show… 501 more words


Black Techie

Making black techie characters is a way to keep them from being typecast as thugs, servants and jocks. But the execution is what matters. The only ones that worked are those with the strongest roles and voices. 171 more words

African-American Comics Company Milestone Media Reteams with DC to Revive Its Black Superheroes

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… Icon!

Or is it Hardware rocketing through the skies, or Static Shock surfing on his big, floating garbage lid? 772 more words


My Memories of “Static Shock”

I remember in the early 2000s reading about and being an audience to what was, at the time, the “cool” superheroes: you had the usual contenders, like Spider-Man and some of the Avengers (made even more popular back then through the then-new Ultimate Marvel line); Batman and Superman were more popular than ever through their respective cartoon shows; and then you had the underdogs, like Virgil Hawkins, star of the DC cartoon… 504 more words

Comic Book

Vixen is Coming

The CW’s online streaming platform CW Seed is will be streaming Vixen, an animated show based around the adventures of Vixen, an African-American superheroine with the power to mimic animals. 299 more words

Black History