An ordinary inner-city kid gains extraordinary powers and becomes an urban legend as the first teenage African-American superhero in this series based on the popular DC Comics character, Static Shock, when Virgil Hawkins, a smart, funny high school freshman, transforms into a new breed of superhero with amazing electromagnetic powers after being exposed to a strange gas.
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One of the most beloved characters to come out of the Milestone/DC partnership and a presence in TEEN TITANS (not to mention a star of his own cartoon series), Static will be starring in his own ongoing series, launching in 2011 and written by Felicia Henderson.