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Spider-Man Vs. Howard The Duck by skottieyoung Spider-Man Vs. Howard The Duck by skottieyoung
When you get a call and someone asks "Hey, do you want to draw a cover for Spidery-Man and Howard the Duck?" you know you have a fun job.

The answer was yes.
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Cocoman68 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great pic
Noratriz Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013
I rly like your style :3
King1cheetah Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
Zagzagel Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
As someone who used to buy Howard the Duck comics when they were first getting started, (yes, I'm showing my age here) I loved the character. Here is an ordinary guy, ripped out of his world trying to make sense of the weird world that he's been thrust into, which happens to be ours. Think of Howard being as out of place in our world as Eddie Valiant was in Toon Town in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit". except without all the comic schtick. Yes, he's only 3ft. tall, but he's a 3ft. tall duck who's done his nut, and that makes up for his shortcomings, so to speak.
Tafuri42 Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Every time sombody remembers Howard the Duck a kitten is not put to sleep.
ChazFullmetal Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Student General Artist
I don't really get Howard the Duck. I mean, I know he's supposed to be a cynical joke on real life, but he's also supposed to be a Marvel hero?

I'm not bashing Howard the Duck, I think he's a good character and if it was his own little world it might make more sense to me, but the parts where he's apparently on-par with Spider-man and Man-thing just boggle my mind. A world of Superheroes, where they use their unique and extraordinary powers, or some super high-tech to fight the bad guys and protect the ordinary people, who would probably die if they tried doing what the heroes do. The supers often get close to dying themselves.

So... how does Howard Duck survive?

I don't really know much about Howard Duck other than he's a three-foot tall anthropomorphic duck from a dimension where that's a common thing. I get the impression that he's supposed to be a gritty, no-nonsense tough guy with a capacity to do what is right to some extent... without much reason to do so.

Not that you need a reason to be a good guy, I suppose you could say it's his nature, but he doesn't strike me as the kind of character who WOULD go out of his way over and over again without a reason behind it. But it's not my character. They could make Howard the Duck a beaver and whatever I say about it doesn't have to matter.

What I'm getting at is, he's so out of place that I have no idea what place he should be in otherwise. How does he compete with the rest of the Marvel heroes? How does he survive any encounter with a supervillain? By beating them up the old-fashioned way? If that was all it took I think the superheroes wouldn't be needed anyway.

Plus, Howard's a Duck. A three-foot tall duck. How the hell does he overpower a normal human being, let along someone like Spider-Man?

No hint of sarcasm here: but i'm sure there's at least SOME reasons what he works in the Marvel Universe, and honestly I know next to nothing about Howard save the Nostalgia Critic review of the live-action movie, and the Wikipedia article. So, if anyone would like to explain this to me, that would be awesome.
CJMoore25 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013
I, too, only know so much about Howard, but from what I've read on his bio on, he has the uncanny ability to adapt to any situation and society. And considering that he was sent to Marvel's version of Earth, where they have more heroes than they know what to do with, it sort of makes sense that Howard would attempt to take up the hero schtick as well if that's what it takes for him to survive on Earth, this all of course just being my speculation.
As for what he has to offer as a hero, he also happens to be an unexplained master of 'quack-fu' (and yes, that's meant to be taken seriously) giving him the ability to overpower even the hardest of thugs. Other than that, Howard's heroic tendencies have only gone so far, as he mostly just wants to live a normal life with his human girlfriend Bev. He's really only known as a hero for taking on the occasional random baddy in Cleveland, rescuing Bev from being forced to marry his archnemesis Doctor Bong, and being the only one who was able at the time to save all of the alternate dimensions of the multiverse from being combined into one ungodly reality, so not much really.
So in short, the real reason as to why Howard keeps landing in trouble is mainly because of his existence. Being an anthropomorphic duck from a completely different universe now living in a world populated by humans, he's naturally going to receive some unwanted attention, mainly from supervillains who want to use him for cracking the code to traveling through different dimensions. But luckily, Howard is just enough of a hero to get himself out of any jam through sheer cleverness and determination. And also dumb luck, lots of dumb luck.
ChazFullmetal Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student General Artist
Fair enough. I suppose it's just not my thing. I already have a love for an ordinary guy getting by in a horribly overpowered world just with dumb luck and the skin of his teeth (Ciaphas Cain) so maybe Howard's just too much. I dunno, I can't say because I've never actually read any Howard stuff.
CJMoore25 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
Essentially, what you have to keep in mind is that Howard is written so that he's pretty much just a normal guy, just one who comes from an alternate world and happens to look like a duck.
maxzubkov Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
haha poor.
RazielTheFallen Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
Space rabies!!!.
mr-book-faced Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
Beyond epic. I fuckin' love Howard. You did this brilliantly.
ragingspacebull Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
"Dammit Howard, leave my mask alone!"
"I don't think so! Let's see how tough you are without it!!"
s-rhoades Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so very AWESOME!!!
TheFaceOfJuu Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
.. that's one evil Duck.
duckht Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
Do you still have this piece and if so is it for sale.
Mapaches11 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
que calidad tus dibujos
chicho234 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
police:oh my god howard the duck vs spiderman he is a good guy not a bad guy,let him alone.

howard:this is for tell me duck coward , and take a load of quack fu.

spiderman:not my maaaaaask.

police:take this DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK.(the police shoots howard).

howard is injured

spiderman:prepare to be punished.

howard:aaaaaaaah dr strange saveeeeee meeeeeeeeeeee.

Note:dr stange trained howard.
Banjo-Johnney Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
this is probably the greatest thing in the world.
PunkoSteam Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
Howard the Duck always wins :)
invadersergo Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011  Student Photographer
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Mickyswork Featured By Owner May 17, 2011
Why is Spider-Man ginger here...?
And don't get me wrong... Gingers are... um... meh.
KylerGreen Featured By Owner May 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love this, did a little 8x6 after this came out because as a kid i loved howard the duck and spider-man, and them together, could not resist.
Love your work btw, would love to see more in marvel
Jykell Featured By Owner May 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Saw this in the back of a comic. Good job bro.
DarthDarthington Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011
Howard is awesome. Love it!
ramonparaiba Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Professional Artist
very fun.... congratulations
BebipSnatch Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Lol^^!!! Amazing!!
Poul-Tisbey Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Student Filmographer
AlphaRaptor2k6 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011
No really Duck, Howard THE Duck...
sloth667 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dude i saw this in wizard! XD nice :D
Larryhazard Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Etherial1 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this one, Nice job!
SketcherDoodle Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2010  Student General Artist
What comic was this the cover for?
UncleScooter Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
This is the fight to end all fights in the Marvel Universe! =D
"Life isn’t divided into genres. It’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography, if you're lucky."- Alan Moore
nelsonjoey Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010  Student Artist
what did you use to color?
auxeru Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2010
I actually liked that movie as a kid! ^^;
UnMaullidoEnLaNoche Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2010
XDD it's so fun!!
guitarcreepshow Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Student General Artist
best picture ever?
Raddmann Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010
looks like howard couldve taught the green gblin a couple moves haha great work made me lol Faves *
L1qw1d Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010
I can see Peter Porker can save him
TePeYoLlOtL Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010
looks like a funny fight
Dylanio21 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
I love the way you draw teeth.
reydelfenix Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2010  Student
Really funny stuff. Amazingly interesting.
Scythewielder13 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2010
Nice.I am totally gonna buy this.Probably at the same time that I buy Captain America:Who wont weild the shield.It has forbush man in it,so ill be able to see the 2 not as used as they should be characters of marvel.
Eradicated-blanknesS Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010
thats epic :D
nice job (: hope you get more calls to make covers
MuttTheCartoonist Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010
dude, Howard looks so p.o.ed...
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