PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Dwayne McDuffie, who wrote scores of comic books for Marvel and DC and founded his own publishing company before crossing over to television and animation, has died.

DC Comics says the Detroit, Michigan-native died Tuesday. His age and place of death were not immediately known.

McDuffie wrote comics for the New York-based DC and Marvel, including runs on “Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight,” the Fantastic Four and the Justice League of America. He also penned several animated features, including the just-released “All Star Superman,” “Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths” and animated TV series “Static Shock” and Ben 10: Alien Force.”

He founded publishing company Milestone Media in 1992. 
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Comments (2)
  1. Jan Scholl says:

    He was about 49-born in 1962,. His bio is on his site. I have tons of his comics from Milestone but my favorite was Static. The one about guns and the violence that had infiltrated our society like Popsicles always stayed in my soul.

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