Source: Duck Comics Revue
The creative process is mysterious and complicated, nobody here is disputing that. But because of that fact, famous characters often undergo a series of wild transformations before they settle into the familiar forms fans come to know and recognize. And sometimes they take hilarious, disturbing turns along the way.
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Source: Comic Vine
Source: Unnatural Mutation - Creature Design. Alien Resurrection, Quadrilogy edition, 2003.