Review: Static Shock: The Complete First Season

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Animated fare was very slow to integrate, largely because there was a paucity of useful source material to mine from. In the 1990s, that began to change, largely thanks to Milestone Media, a multicultural operation that had a line of comics distributed through DC Comics.

Milestone’s best known character is Static, a young urban teen with a definite modern-day Peter Parker vibe to him. Virgil Hawkins just wanted live his life when he was accidentally exposed to mutagen gas, giving him electromagnetic powers. Donning a self-made outfit, he protected his corner of the ‘Hood as Static.

The show arrived in 2000 with a bang and became a cause because it not only featured a positive image of a black male, but closely resembled the source material thanks to Milestone co-creators Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan being heavily involved in the show. Static has been back every now and then and
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‘Peanuts’ #28: Good Old Fashioned Fun

Peanuts #28

Story by Charles M. Schulz, Jason Cooper, Jeff Dyer

Art by Charles M. Schulz, Vicki Scott, Scott Jeralds, and Paige Braddock

Colors by Nina Kester, Lisa Moore, Art Aoche

Letters by Donna Alemndrala, Steve Wands, Nomi Kane

Published by Boom! Studios

Do you enjoy the Peanuts gang? How about good humor and laughs? Peanuts #28 comes packed with several different adventures of the Peanuts gang. It has three major stories following various members of the Peanuts gang. There is “Studs,” “Sunny Disposition,” and “Happy Any Day.” Each of the stories offers good laughs, fun times, and some tender hearted moments. The comics allow for a charming time that relives the innocence and trials of childhood. Just like any other Peanuts comic, it comes with slice of life moments for Charlie Brown and his friends as they live their lives.

The first story of Peanuts #28 is “Studs.” In “Studs”, Lucy and
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