Dwayne McDuffie Dead: Milestone Comics Founder Dies
There are numerous reports that comic book artist Dwayne McDuffie has died. McDuffie worked for Marvel Comics back in the 1980s.
Dwayne McDuffie is perhaps best known for co-founding Milestone Media. Along co-creators Denys Cowan, Michael Davis and Derek T. Dingle, McDuffie helped make Milestone a place for minority artists and writers.
McDuffie also worked in animation, serving as a story editor for the "Justice League Unlimited" animated series. He also created the animated series Static Shock.
McDuffie was also known for his sense of humor. In 1989, McDuffie authored a legendary memo to his Marvel counterparts where he pitched an idea for Teenage Negro Ninja Thrashers, a comic series meant to rival the then-popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Here is a copy of the Dwayne McDuffie Teenage Negro Ninja Thrashers memo photo
Details on the death of Dwayne McDuffie were not released.