DC Comics has announced that they will be rolling out its Milestone collected editions digitally, starting today with Hardware: The Man in the Machine. The publisher had announced the return of the series at DC FanDome this past summer.
While only Hardware: The Man in the Machine is available today, you’ll soon be able to buy everything from the first wave of this Milestone revival on comiXology. Here’s what the schedule currently looks like:
- Hardware: The Man in The Machine: Available now
- Icon: A Hero’s Welcome: Tuesday, October 6
- Icon Vol. 2: The Mothership Connection: Tuesday, October 13
- More title, ahead of an all-new Static Shock digital series: February 2021
You can check out the cover art and get the synopsis for each title below:
Hardware: The Man in the Machine (2010)
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art by Denys Cowan and J.J. Birch
On Sale now
This first-ever HARDWARE collection introduces inventor/engineer Curt Metcalf, who begins his adventures by breaking free of his employer, businessman Edwin Alva, who refused to share the profits from Metcalf’s many creations. Discovering that Alva is tied to organized crime and learning that no law enforcement agency would touch him, Metcalf created the high-tech Hardware armor that enabled him to take on his corrupt boss.
Icon: A Hero’s Welcome (1999)
Written by M.D. Bright and Dwayne McDuffie
Art by M.D. Bright
On Sale October 6
The flagship character from Milestone Comics is back in this new printing of the classic title collecting ICON #1-8. This is the title that introduced Augustus Freeman, a successful lawyer who covertly uses his alien super-powers to help those in need. But when a teenaged girl from the streets convinces him to use his abilities to inspire his people and becomes his sidekick, Rocket, the affluent Augustus embraces his true destiny and becomes Icon, the hero of Dakota.
Icon Vol. 2: The Mothership Connection (2010)
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art by M.D. Bright and Mike Gustovich
On Sale October 13
In 1869, the life pod of an adult alien crashed in the cotton fields of the South. Discovered by a slave woman, the extraterrestrial’s genetic structure was reconfigured, and he was transformed into an African American baby. Now, over a hundred and twenty years later, Augustus Freeman is a successful lawyer who covertly uses his alien super-powers to help those in need. But when a teenaged girl from the streets convinces him to use his abilities to inspire his people, the affluent Augustus embraces his true destiny and becomes Icon, the hero of Dakota.
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