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Digital Comics Creator Spotlight: Axel Alonso

On the 10th anniversary of the Marvel Knights imprint, Executive Editor Axel Alonso celebrates his MK memories!

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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: Executive Editor Axel Alosno reminisces on some of his personal highlights from 10 years of Marvel Knights:

BLACK PANTHER:
WHO IS THE
BLACK PANTHER?

"Reggie Hudlin and John Romita Jr. put 'the Mack' back in T'Challa, the world's first Black super hero, with 'Who Is the Black Panther?' a story arc that deftly combined widescreen super heroics and biting political commentary. A story arc so good it could be an animated series premiering this February on B.E.T. "Is there a more versatile talent than Kaare Andrews? I can't think of one. SPIDER-MAN: REIGN was more than

SPIDER-MAN:
REIGN

just tip his hat to Frank Miller; it was a glimpse of a major talent who's only beginning to scratch the surface of his potential. I still get chills when I think of Doc Ock's petrified corpse coming to Peter's rescue in issue #2. I mean, only a nut could have thought of that?!

SILVER SURFER:
REQUIEM

"Growing up as a skate-rat in California, I always had a special place in my heart for Silver Surfer, a hippie/pacifist who could seriously shred on that board of his. So when Joe Straczynski told me his idea for a Surfer story, I knew that fellow Surfer-lover Esad Ribic would be the man for the job. Esad's lived through war, so he brought a special passion to SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM."
Check out more comics from Axel Alonso at Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited

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