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Stardust the Super Wizard

Stardust the Super Wizard

Stardust the Super Wizard by mallaard
Stardust the Super Wizard by mallaard


This is Stardust, a superhero published in 1939 by eccentric artist Fletcher Hanks. Here's a link to a fansite where you can learn all about the surreal madness of his escapades:

General Info

General Info
Comments 16
Category Comics » - Other Comic not listed Media Digital drawing or painting
Date Submitted Time Taken four days
Views 2431 Reference muscle mag photos, comic book
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Vote Score 3 License Berne Convention


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sugar2 on September 21, 2009, 2:18:45 AM

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sugar2Beautiful! I love the shading. This is just gorgeous!

Figment on August 19, 2009, 4:37:36 AM

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FigmentIt frightens me deeply.

mallaard on August 19, 2009, 2:46:45 PM

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mallaardIs that a good or a bad thing? I intentionally made him pretty intimidating because the original comic strip character actually frightened me. He's supposed to be the hero, but his god-like powers and wrath combined with his 9 foot tall super bulk made him much scarier to me than most comic book villains.

darkessence on September 3, 2009, 11:43:50 AM

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darkessenceIgnore that person. So far I've seen nothing but negative comments come out of him.

This piece is very amazing. The colors, the shading, it's just very beautiful.

mallaard on September 3, 2009, 1:25:46 PM

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mallaardThanks, I'm glad you like the piece. The basic costume colors were a lot of fun to work with, they gave me a lot of room to experiment with various hues and tones.

KiroK on August 18, 2009, 7:13:20 AM

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KiroKMan... I really like this piece of art!

I reminds me A LOT of Alan Moore's 'Miracleman'.


mallaard on August 18, 2009, 2:27:51 PM

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mallaardThanks! I thought so too. So I guess you heard that Marvel bought the rights to Miracleman/Marvelman? Which probably means they'll finally be able to republish those original comics of Moore's and Gaiman's. More Alan Moore material is always reason to celebrate.

Stitchking on August 18, 2009, 5:57:57 AM

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StitchkingI had no idea anyone besides me and like 6 other people knew who this guy was.  Good stuff!

mallaard on August 18, 2009, 2:26:29 PM

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mallaardAll it took was to read one of the bat-shoot crazy pages from that first published book, " I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets!," and I was hooked for life. Or at least until the second book that just came out, which completes the entire collection of Fletcher Hanks' material. He actually looks like he could fit into DBZ given the right style treatment, doesn't he?

Jedi on August 17, 2009, 3:35:37 AM

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mallaard on August 17, 2009, 2:35:52 PM

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mallaardNo, he's not related to Marvel or DC. In fact he might actually be in the public domain, which means anyone can probably publish stuff with him. I should take some LSD and write some new comic stories for this guy, it would be fun.

luckylace222 on August 17, 2009, 7:33:44 AM

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luckylace222WOW!!! The shine!!! It's stunning from the bottom!

mallaard on August 17, 2009, 2:34:26 PM

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mallaardThe glowing white floor is a nice staple of sci-fi movies, plus it's extremely easy to make when you don't really feel like putting together a real backdrop. Plus I really wanted a solid under-lighting scheme going on.

Takahashi2Oki on August 17, 2009, 12:50:57 PM

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Takahashi2OkiVery clean. I really like the face.

mallaard on August 17, 2009, 2:33:16 PM

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mallaardThanks! I thought it would be cool to use this sort of anime-inspired cel shading but keep the face very Western-ized. Kinda reminds me of Humphrey Bogart.

Tuntun422 on August 8, 2009, 6:02:58 AM

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Tuntun422Now this is magnificent art.

Very bold & dramatic. Say,I've just posted a new drawing in my gallery & if you'd like to take a look at it feel free & give me your opinion of my art if you want.