Tuesday, February 22, 2011

In Memorium: Dwayne McDuffie

Comic book and television writer Dwayne McDuffie has passed away today due to complications from a surgical procedure yesterday. He was forty-nine years old. McDuffie’s notable works include creating the animated series Static Shock, writing and producing the animated series Justice League Unlimited, and co-founding the comic book company Milestone Media in 1992.

His comic book series work for Marvel, DC, Milestone & Archie included such titles as Damage Control, What’s New Scooby Doo?, Justice League, Fantastic Four, Blood Syndicate, Hardware and many others. His career writing efforts also earned him the Humanitas Prize for Children’s Animation, Comic Con Internationals Inkpot Award and both Emmy & Writers Guild of America nominations.

The Catacombs expresses its sincerest condolences to his family, friends and fans. Illustration (right) by Denys Cowan.

1 comment:

Sam G said...

What a kick in the gut. Can't believe it. He wrote some of my favorite episodes of Justice League Unlimited. RIP Mr. McDuffie and thank you.