When Virgil Ovid Hawkins finds himself caught up in the gang battle known as the 'Big Bang' and exposed to an experimental mutagen, he develops amazing electromagnetic powers and decides to fight crime as the costumed teen hero Static! Having retired from crime-fighting at the tender age of 14, Static is astonished to be called back to arms by some of his fellow 'Bang Babies', all empowered in the 'Big Bang' battle. But even with the help of the mighty hero Hardware, can Static defeat Dakota's greatest superhero - now become its greatest villain? "Static" co-creators Dwayne McDuffie ("JLA"), Robert L. Washington III ("Batman") and acclaimed artist John Paul Leon ("Winter Men") to put the spark back into superheroics!
Dwayne McDuffie is the co-founder of Milestone Media where he created Static and Icon, and is also an animation writer with credits on Static Shock! and the Justice League animated series. He is the current writer of Justice League of America. Robert L. Washington co-created Static and wrote his ongoing adventures, as well as Batman Chronicles, Shadow Cabinet and many other titles. John Paul Leon has worked on numerous titles including Scalped and The Winter Men.