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Denys Cowan opens up about the evolution of Milestone from the '90s to now

A video interview with Denys Cowan and Ashley V. Robinson
Denys Cowan and Ashley V. Robinson

Milestone Media is legendary in the comic book industry for revolutionizing representation of heroes in the comic book industry. A key part of Milestone is Denys Cowan - co-founder, artist, creator, and a really good conversationalist. And while Milestone is a historical milestone (pardon the pun), it's recent rejuvenation - with Cowan back in the fray - has created even more good stories.

Totally unplanned, Popverse managed to get a few minutes with Cowan during the busy San Diego Comic Con weekend for an impromptu coversation talking comics, and specifically Milestone.

“All the things that made [the Milestone characters] attractive the first go around are there the second go around. They’re the same charcters,” Cowan tells Popverse. “They’re just updated a bit to reflect what’s going on now.”

Here is our full five-minute interview with Denys Cowan on Milestone Media.

Check out this and all the things that went on in San Diego with our SDCC coverage round-up.


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About the Author

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Ashley V. Robinson

Popverse video producer

Ashley Victoria Robinson is a Canadian hobbit now living in the United States. She is the Video Producer at Popverse and committed to creating cat-themed content. She has been seen on stage all over the world including: The Wallis Annenberg, Theatre West, Hollywood Fringe Festival, Ottawa Fringe Festival, Youth Infringement Festival, Sock N Buskin, Cupcake Theater, and more. You may know her as the host of the Geek History Lesson podcast (alongside Jason Inman), and was even the face of Twitter marketing for podcasters, along with any number of streaming shows including: Jawiin, Roddenberry Entertainment, Collider, Screen Junkies, DC All-Access, Comicbook.com, Geek Bomb, Geek & Sundry, Hyper RPG, Major Spoilers, and many more. She is the co-creator of The Red Shirt Diaries and has been featured in several international commercial campaigns including being the Podcaster face of Twitter Marketing and Intel alongside The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons. Ashley's tv credits include: Good Trouble (Freeform), Snowfall (FX), Pump (Urban Flix TV), and Hotel Secrets & Legends (Discovery Channel,). Her comic book writings Science! The Elements of Dark Energy and the Jupiter Jet series are both award-nominated for Best Graphic Novel.


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