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Family TV Roundup: Remembering Dwayne McDuffie, Disney Junior Ratings and More

by Rich Keller, posted Feb 25th 2011 4:30PM
'Static Shock,' based on the late Dwayne McDuffie's comic book 'Static,' aired in Kids' WB! for 4 seasons.Welcome to the Family TV Roundup, a recap of all kid-friendly programming across the television universe. We'll sum up all the news related to children's programming, as well as profile the people and shows that your kids, tweens and teens are talking about.

Not many folks are very familiar with the name Dwayne McDuffie, but you might know his television work. Especially if you were a regular viewer of shows like 'Justice League Unlimited' and 'Ben 10: Alien Force.' On Tuesday, one day after his birthday, McDuffie died at the age of 49 due to complications from emergency heart surgery.

In this week's column, we take a brief look at McDuffie's impact on animated television.

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Dwayne McDuffie, Comics and Cartoon Writer, Dies

by Comics Alliance Staff, posted Feb 22nd 2011 7:00PM
Dwayne McDuffieFrom ComicsAlliance: Dwayne McDuffie, a respected comics writer and animation producer, died Monday evening after complications from a surgical procedure.

McDuffie was best known by TV fans for creating the animated series 'Static Shock' and writing/producing 'Justice League Unlimited.' He oftened championed minority characters in comic book via his company Milestone Media.

DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio said, "Dwayne McDuffie left a lasting legacy on the world of comics that many writers can only aspire to. He will not only be remembered as the extremely gifted writer whose scripts have been realized as comic books, in television shows and on the silver screen, but as the creator or co-creator of so many of the much-loved Milestone characters, including Static Shock. The industry has lost a true talent."

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