The first two of Dwayne McDuffie's friends who will try to answer your questions-
Matt Wayne (from Wikipedia)
Matt S. Wayne is an American writer of comic books and television. Wayne is probably best known for his work on the animated series Justice League Unlimited and The Super Hero Squad Show, and writing and editing comic books for Milestone Media.
When McDuffie co-founded the comic book company Milestone Media, Wayne was hired as an editor on titles such as Icon and Hardware. Wayne also wrote several titles, including the series Shadow Cabinet and Heroes. After Milestone ceased publishing monthly comics in 1997, Wayne wrote for DC Comics.
In television, Matt wrote with/for Dwayne on Justice League Unlimited, Static Shock, Ben 10: Alien Force, and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien. He's also written on shows like Super Hero Squad, Batman: Brave and the Bold, My Friends Tigger and Pooh, Spectacular Spider-Man, Legion of Super Heroes, Storm Hawks, Growing Up Creepie, Danny Phantom, Tom and Jerry Tales, Krypto the Superdog, What's New, Scooby Doo, and Poochini. He also wrote the film Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms.
Eugene Son (not on Wikipedia)
Eugene Son is an American writer of television and comic books. Eugene wrote for Dwayne on Ben 10: Alien Force and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien. He's also written on shows like Generator Rex, Super Hero Squad, G.I.Joe Renegades, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, My Friends Tigger and Pooh, Storm Hawks, Ben 10, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. His stories can currently be read in DC Comics' Cartoon Network Action Pack.