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Digital Comics Creator Spotlight: Peter Milligan

The SUB-MARINER: THE DEPTHS writer throws back to his X-STATIX classics!

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Every week, we'll tap one creator to browse Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited and pick some of their favorite work from the expansive catalog. This week: SUB-MARINER: THE DEPTHS writer Peter Milligan:

X-STATIX #6

"Part of me chooses [X-STATIX #6-8] to be bloody-minded, as Axel Alonso, the editor, once told me he thought this story didn't quite hang together as well as some of the other X-STATIX and X-FORCE stories. Well, [censored] you, Alonso. There are some great ideas in here to do with Venus and her sexuality, and, perhaps most importantly, the story gives [artist] Mike Allred the freedom to really let rip. The shots with Venus in her new suit and the teleporting scenes show what an exceptionally gifted artist Mike is.

X-STATIX #10

"I love Edie Sawyer. She's complex and funny and sexy and [X-STATIX #10] goes into more depth with her, in a different kind of X-Statix story. I always presumed that Mike Allred had put his magnificent stamp on her so firmly that every other artist's version would be a big disappointment. But here, Philip Bond manages to make Edie his own, while still giving us a recognizable and lovable Edie Sawyer. I fell in love all over again."
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