Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Dwayne McDuffie Dead at 49, But He Rules Forever

On February 21, 2011, one day after his 49th birthday, McDuffie died at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, of complications from emergency heart surgery. He lived at the time in nearby Sherman Oaks, California. He was survived by his wife and his mother.

Dwayne Glenn McDuffie (February 20, 1962 – February 21, 2011) was an African-American writer of comic books and television, known for creating the animated television series Static Shock, writing and producing the animated series Justice League Unlimited (JLAU), and co-founding the pioneering minority-owned-and-operated comic-book company Milestone Media.

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