The ‘Inexperienced Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Web page Tremendous Spectacular’ situation is a month away, however DC has launched its first look into its celebration of the legacy’s historical past. One of many featured tales pays tribute to late Dwayne McDuffie with a narrative that revisits the connection between John Stewart and Hawkgirl from the ‘Justice League’ animated historical past.
Milestone Comics co-founder McDuffie was a big a part of the ‘Justice League’ animated collection and its sequel collection, ‘Justice League Limitless’. He was employed as a workers author for the present and was quickly promoted to story editor and producer. Over the collection’ 91 episodes, he wrote, produced or story-edited 69 of them. He died on February 21, 2011, and his loss is felt to today by each the comics and animation industries. His spouse, Charlotte Fullerton, will pen the story with artwork by ChrisCross, who labored with McDuffie on Milestone Comics.
The connection between John Stewart (Phil LaMarr) and Hawkgirl (Maria Pilar Canals-Barrera) was a central focus of the collection. It culminated in heartbreak when Hawkgirl betrays the League in ‘Starcrossed’. Although she ultimately helps the League, her betrayal causes her to depart the crew behind in addition to her romantic accomplice Stewart in what was meant to be the collection’ closing episode. Nonetheless, the recognition of the collection introduced it again for ‘Justice League Limitless’, which additional explored the pair’s romance.
Although Stewart was relationship Vixen (Gina Torres) on the time, there have been nonetheless unresolved emotions between him and Hawkgirl, which had been additional difficult by the reveal that he and Hawkgirl have a son in some unspecified time in the future in a doable future timeline. This story is additional expanded in ‘Justice League Past’ #7-8, the place their son, Rex Stewart, explains how the pair rekindled their romance after Vixen’s loss of life.
The story is titled ‘Reverse the Polarity’ and is written by Charlotte (Fullerton) McDuffie and ChrisCross. The official synopsis for the story reads: “In a narrative that ought to pluck the heartstrings of any Justice League Limitless fan, Charlotte (Fullerton) McDuffie and ChrisCross crew up for an journey that includes John Stewart and Hawkgirl. On this candy tribute to the late Dwayne McDuffie. John and Kendra are trapped within the Watchtower by Dr Polaris after she takes management of a mysterious ingredient that enhances his powers.” You may check out the preview for the story under.
‘Inexperienced Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Web page Tremendous Spectacular #1’ can be accessible digitally on June 23, and in comedian shops after they reopen.