New TEEN TITANS Writer: Felicia D. Henderson
You may ask, "Who Is Felicia D. Henderson?"
The September listings revealed the new TEEN TITANS writer within the solicit: "Come celebrate our gala 75th issue with an all-star cast of Titans past and present! Joining this issue for the extravaganza is new ongoing writer Felicia D. Henderson, a co-executive producer on TV’s hit show Fringe!"
IMDB gives some of her writing credits:
"Fringe" (1 episode, 2008)
"Gossip Girl" (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
"Everybody Hates Chris" (1 episode, 2006)
"Soul Food" (9 episodes, 2000-2003)
"The Parkers" (1 episode, 1999)
"Movie Stars" (1999) TV series (unknown episodes)
"Moesha" (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
"Family Matters" (5 episodes, 1994-1996)
"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1 episode, 1995-1997)
The thing that worried me most? Read the solicit. It says NOTHING about the issue's plot. All we've seen are band aids and "fill ins" coming up, and now -- even with a new writer -- I wonder if there is any direction at all. I'm guessing Felicia D. Henderson will be another stop-gap, until the next band-aid.
Now, Henderson may be a fine writer. But, the track records of untested Hollywood writers on comic books has not been great. The Titans franchise sorely needs a comic book pro that knows the team's history and can establish their niche within the DCU again.
At any rate, you can get to know a little more about Felicia in this interview.
What do you think, Titanic Ones? Are you excited? Dismayed? Angry? Hopeful?