DC’s “Jim Lee & Friends” panel provided fans with many exciting announcements and reveals for DC’s comic world during SDCC 2022

During the panel, Denys Cowan, Milestone Media’s co-founder, announced a follow-up to Static: Season OneOn October 4th, writer Vita Ayala and artist Nikolas Draper-Ivey, will launch Static: Shadows of Dakota. Adding to Static Shock news, Milestone’s first ever graphic novel will debut next summer. The panel gave fans a first look at the young adult graphic novel, Static: Up All Night

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In another reveal, Lee and Cowan announced an upcoming documentary coming to HBO Max, Milestone Generations. This documentary will follow the legacy of Milestone Media, the first black-owned comic book company. Milestone Generations will air on HBO Max on Friday, July 29. 

With a surprise announcement, Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo announced a collaboration on Batman/Spawn #1. This limited series one-shot will release on December 13. To mark this reunion of these two iconic characters, a Batman/Spawn War Devil reprint will release on November 15. 

In another announcement, Paul Dano provided fans a first look at The Riddler: Year One, a DC Black Label Limited Series.  The upcoming six-issue series gives a deeper look into the evolution of Edward Nashton’s journey from an unknown forensic accountant to the infamous scourge the Riddler. 

Riddler Year One cover. Young Edward sitting, an ominous face of the Riddler behind.

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There were so many incredible reveals and first looks during this SDCC 2022 panel. I can’t wait to read each and every comic!  

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