Static Sock, first appeared in 1993’s Static no. 1 via Milestone Comics, a now-defunct company founded by Black writers. Static than re appeared in the early 2000’s.
This series follows high school student Virgil Hawkins, who transforms into a superhero with electromagnetic powers after he gets exposed to a strange gas, this causes him to be able to to control electromagnetic forces, he channels his newfound powers to fight evil, aided by his pal Osgood, who builds gadgets to help Virgil fight crime.
Jordan tells The Hollywood Reporters, “I’m proud to be a part of building a new universe centered around black superheroes; our community deserves that,” Jordan also starred with Chadwick Boseman in the pop cultural phenomenon Black Panther.
The actor shared a visual of the series via Instagram, to share the news!
The television series is set to release February 2021. There has not yet been word on a specific streaming service yet. However, we look forward to the debut of such a diverse television series!