Howard the Duck

Salvaging the reputation of Howard the Duck (the comic book, not the film)

Salvaging the reputation of Howard the Duck (the comic book, not the film)

Howard the Duck #8 art by Gene Colan. Trademarks & Copyright © 1977 Marvel Characters, Inc. On Slate, Keith Phipps explores how the gruesomely bad film version of Howard the Duck almost destroyed the reputation of the excellent comic book that inspired it. The movie was finally released on DVD last month. What little mystique…