Milestone Declares New Animated Characteristic and All-New Blood Syndicate Collection to Launch in 2022

The announcement of The Milestone Initiative in collaboration with Ally as a part of DC’s Subsequent Technology DC program was one in all many mind-boggling bulletins to return from this all-day celebration of DC and its passionate followers. In a dialogue moderated by actor Echo Kellum (Curtis Holt/Mr. Terrific, Arrow), Milestone producer Reggie Hudlin and Milestone co-founder Denys Cowan shared extra particulars about the way forward for Static, Icon and Rocket, {Hardware}, and the Dakota Universe.

After confirming that author Randy McKinnon (Security) is at present writing the script for the Static Shock function movie in manufacturing with Warner Bros. and Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society, Hudlin and Cowan dropped the bombshell that Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Residence Leisure are engaged on a Milestone animated film based mostly on a screenplay by {Hardware} Season One author Brandon Thomas. Along with his Milestone work, Thomas is writing a number of Aquaman-focused sequence for DC: Aquaman: The Turning into, Aquaman/Inexperienced Arrow: Deep Goal, and the 2022 Aquamenseries(co-written with Black Manta sequence author Chuck Brown), along with a two-part Outsiders story in Batman: City Legends as a part of DC’s Batman: Concern State comedian e-book occasion.

Thomas has additionally written a number of critically acclaimed sequence comparable to Excellence, and Noble, along with his personal creator-owned sequence, The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury. “This has been the factor that Milestone followers have been dreaming about for a very long time, and we’re completely satisfied to provide it to you, lastly,” mentioned Cowan. He additionally assured followers that this function could be about “multiple character,” hinting that it will embrace a bunch of fan-favorite Milestone characters. This would be the first time that the town of Dakota can be featured in animation for the reason that beloved Static Shock animated sequence which aired from 2000-2004; episodes at the moment are obtainable to observe totally free with a subscription to HBO Max.

Because the dialog turned to Milestone publishing, Reggie and Denys enthusiastically shared information that Milestone followers have been eagerly awaiting since DC FanDome2020: an all-new Blood Syndicate comedian e-book sequence is within the works for 2022. A author and artist on the title continues to be to be introduced, however each Milestone execs each talked about how Blood Syndicate has been the e-book that Milestone followers have been clamoring for, whilst they obtained unbelievable reward for the present sequence, Static Season One, Icon and Rocket Season One, and {Hardware} Season One. Concerning the present sequence, each Cowan and Hudlin not solely confirmed that the characters can be showing in one another’s present titles, confirming a related “Dakotaverse,” however that “Season Two” plans for these titles are underway.

Along with the brand new periodical sequence and a Milestone anthology releasing in February 2022, as part of DC’s Black Historical past Month celebrations, Cowan revealed his cowl for Milestone Compendium One, obtainable February 1, 2022. This huge, 1,300-page softcover is a must have tribute for Milestone and comedian e-book followers, in addition to the proper gateway for brand spanking new followers to find the legacy of the Dakotaverse and its biggest storytellers, together with Cowan, the late Dwayne McDuffie (additionally a Milestone co-founder), Ivan Velez, John Rozum, Frazer Irving, M.D. Vibrant, and extra. The compendium collects points #1-12 of Blood Syndicate, {Hardware} #1 -12, Icon#1-10, Static#1-8, Xombi#1-8, and Shadow Cupboard#0.

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