Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Paranoia, the destroyer

Here's an awesome sorta-but-not-really Bootleg Donald, Destroyer Duck:

Image from The Kirby Museum

For those not in the know, Destroyer Duck was created by Steve Gerber and Jack Kirby, to help Gerber raise funds for his lawsuit against Marvel over the ownership of Howard the Duck.

This article from Comics Should Be Good does a much better job than I can explaining this bizarre comic and the circumstances leading to its creation.

I am a huge fan of both Gerber and Kirby, and Howard the Duck is one of my favorite comics of all time, and yet I've only ever seen one issue of this series. I'm dying to read it, though, especially if it contains scenes like this:


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