Friday, June 24, 2022

Today in Comics History, June 24: Happy birthday, Peter Milligan!

Celebratin' a birthday today is comics/TV/movie writer Peter Milligan: scripter of 2000 AD, Shade the Changing Man, X-Force/X-Statix/X-Cellent, Detective Comics, 5 Ronin, Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel, Hellblazer, Animal Man, Red Lanterns, Tank Girl and others; co-creator of Azrael, Doop, X-Force, etc.

from DC/Vertigo Comics cover-dated (left) March 2009 and (right) September 2009

Peter's also the co-creator of a whole haunted house full of Vertigo series like The Minx, Skreemer, Enigma, Egypt, Girl, Vertigo Pop! London, Greek Street, New Romancer, and many others!

from DC/Vertigo Comics cover-dated February 2016

Y'know how some fans have certain creators they'll buy their books no matter what the series is? I have a very small number of those type of comics creators, but one of 'em is always Peter Milligan.

from Hearthrobs #3 (DC/Vertigo, March 1999)

Happy birthday, Peter!

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