The comic book features a modern phenomenon favorite howard the duck and will no doubt find its way to the silver screen soon. She is now also an actuall comic book character in the marvel universe. The letters page also announces that howard will be running for president in the 1976 election and includes berni wrightsons art for the campaign button get down, america. Fearsome four 2011 howard the duck 1976 1979 howard the duck 1979 1981 howard the duck 2002 howard the duck 2007 2008 howard the duck 2015 2016 howard the duck annual 1 1977 howard the duck facsimile edition 2019 howard the duck holiday special 1997. Collecting fear 19, manthing 1974 1, howard the duck 1976 116, howard the duck annual. Zdarskys writing is on point, the artwork from joe quinones is great and youll have a. Despite some distribution problems, the character became popular largely, i think, thanks to steve gerbers unique vision for the character. From george lucas comes the atrociously awful comic book film howard the duck.
If your experience with howard the duck begins and ends with willard huycks 1986 cinematic stinkbomb, then you really dont know howard. Howard the duck 1986 limited edition 101 films store. The kindle ebook is instantly available and can be read on any device with the free kindle app. If for no other reason, it should pop up on your comic history radar for its sheer audacity. The screenplay was originally intended to be an animated film. While living a normal life in new stork city, new stork in duckworld, he fell through the cosmic axis and landed in the world of hairless apes, earth. One of the shortlived strips of the late 1970s was howard the duck. The after credits teaser on guardians of the galaxy was perfect. This is diametrically opposed to screenwriter gloria katz, who in adapting the comic to the screen declared, its a film about a. Howard the duck remake isnt coming, director james gunn. A cover gallery for the comic book howard the duck. Howards debut adventure guest stars a plethora of marvel heroes spiderman, conjurer, and many more.
If im going to read a comic about giant robots fighting monsters i want to see it. But even worse than that this comic just isnt funny. A readers conviction that the howard character can lead a convincing underdog story or an effective work of satire while also representing a massive corporations push to better utilize its intellectual property. Mar 15, 2015 complete howard the duck comic book series. Fearsome four 2011 howard the duck 1976 1979 howard the duck 1979 1981 howard the duck 2002 howard the duck 2007 2008 howard the duck 2015 2016 howard the duck annual 1 1977 howard the duck facsimile edition 2019 howard the duck holiday special 1997 howard the duck. Why howard s appearance has been altered from a duck with big cartoonish eyes to. Marvel comics 11 facts about howard the duck to get you pumped for his newest comic the worlds weirdest private investigator is back in a new title from marvel. As a character, howard the duck has seen a lot of misfires over the past few decades, but.
Howard the duck is one of the strangest comic book characters ever published by marvel comics, best known today because of its movie adaptation, believed by many to be one of the worst films ever made. Unfollow howard the duck comic to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to earth where he must stop a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him. Howard the duck was hatched on duckworld, a planet in another universe, where intelligent life evolved from waterfowl. It was just a routine procedure, meant to measure the density of the gases that surround alpha centauri. Find howard the duck and howard the duck 1 from a vast selection of comics. Small details in guardians of the galaxy 2 only true fans understood duration. Duckworld resembles mankinds earth in an astounding number of ways, including the fact that ducks speak english. The omnibus edition of howard the duck s 1970s comic run has been around in two different editions. Find the value of the marvel comic howard the duck volume 1. Howard the duck comics howard the duck comic book list marvel. Thirty years since starring in notorious 1980s comic book movie bomb howard the duck, lea thompson is once again teaming up with the mallard thompson makes her marvel comics debut playing. Through a quirk of fate, he winds up on earthand suffice to say, hes not fitting in too well.
Please stop trying to make howard the duck a thing. Howard the duck comics howard the duck comic book list. Population statistics grade universal signature series restored qualified. Captain america and the red skull star in a onepage hostess ad. With penciler val mayerik, gerber created howard the duck as a secondary. Gerber was posthumously inducted into the will eisner comic book hall of fame. Howard the duck 1976 comic read howard the duck 1976. Howard the duck is an extremely hip comic for the cynic in all of us. Stephen ross gerber was an american comic book writer best known for co creating the satiric. Look, this score cant be that surprising to anybody. The comedic elements of this comic are just a shallow echo of what it would be if it were deadpool. Showing off the covers of howard the duck vol 1 comic book run.
What can a howard the duck comic be in 2015, a few decades removed from the characters first residence at marvel. Eagle awards favorite new comic 1976 eagle awards favorite comic book humor 1976 notes. Thirty years since starring in notorious 1980s comic book movie bomb howard the duck, lea thompson is once again teaming up with the mallard. Feb 22, 2017 howard the duck s adventures are generally social satires, while a few are parodies of genre fiction with a metafictional awareness of the medium. Authorized by marvel comics and syndicated throughout north america by the register and tribune syndicate, the strip appeared in newspapers daily i. Yeah, i know why you want a toolbox you got a screw loose. Howard the duck tpb 20152017 marvel the complete collection comic.
It stars howard, a normal bachelor duck, living in an alternate reality in a dingy apartment. Its one of the alltimegreat marvel comic books, boldly represented in its original form, ads and all. Howard the duck is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by marvel comics. Was replaced by the magazinesized howard the duck marvel, 1979 series. After this went out of print, the guardians of the galaxy movie with howard s appearance in the post credits spurred a new printing. With lea thompson, jeffrey jones, tim robbins, ed gale. Moreau, wearing a metal mask in the shape of a bell that hides his face, and messing. Feb 22, 2017 howard the ducks adventures are generally social satires, while a few are parodies of genre fiction with a metafictional awareness of the medium. The omnibus edition of howard the ducks 1970s comic run has been around in two different editions. Find out in the astonishing first issue of the solo series that established howard the duck as the satirical smash hit of the 70s. Dec, 2015 howard the ducks shtick is comedy and marvel has solidly filled that spot with deadpool. There was a large gap in publication between 1979 and 1986 when the series was relaunched in conjuction with the howard the duck movie. Moreau, wearing a metal mask in the shape of a bell that hides his face, and messing around trying.
This wacky, elaborately produced spoof of life, love, comic books and horror. After this went out of print, the guardians of the galaxy movie with howards appearance in the post credits spurred a new printing. The character was created by writer steve gerber and artist val mayerik. Kiss rock band creator gene simmons has confirmed a new partnership with marvel for apparel, home goods, posters, accessories and a whole lot more. One of my first comic book memories is of reading some crumbly but. The character was first introduced in adventure into fear in 1973, and got his own selftitled comic book in 1976. Grade universal signature series restored qualified total. Maybe it gets better later on when the story kicks in but this first issue had me entirely uninterested. The rumor that the guardians of the galaxy director will recreate the cult. Howard the duck tpb 20152017 marvel the complete collection. See more ideas about howard the duck, comic books art and comic art. Based on the movie by george lucas, this is the original series. The book is existentialist, and its main joke, according to gerber, is that there is no joke.
Mar 15, 2015 look, this score cant be that surprising to anybody. Howard the duck remake is horse feathers, james gunn says. A group of 17 issues of howard the duck comic books. Finally, zdarsky and quinones poetically, ironically and comically bring the events of this issue full circle before wrapping up this impressive debut. This first issue of howard the duck opens with howard thinking of committing suicide and then finds himself involved in a bizarre adventure where he meets beverly switzler and spiderman for the. Howard the duck takes an adventure into fear when he is plucked from duckworld and. The howard the duck magazine, with original stories in black and white. Manthing shanna the shedevil iron man submariner daredevil. Seemingly lacking in plot and direction, the film is essentially a mishmash of a. I love the contrast of howard against both the normal world of us hairless apes and the weird worlds of manthings and dr. Actress lea thompson is most famous for her roles in back to the future and the howard the duck movie from the 1980s. Based on the marvel comic book of the same name, the film was produced by gloria katz and written by huyck and katz, with george lucas as executive producer.330 605 1215 178 860 487 701 531 627 217 185 1057 1139 1414 475 1025 1298 1533 1346 1167 811 253 429 1346 493 533 339 1520 1036 576 657 1134 1006 1080 625 323 1250 554 1031 1389 1069 1164 598 320 1111 829 286 1146 443