SOD.217

Inspired by Mr. Hartwell’s most excellent recent take on the character.

I loved his imagined dialog between Stan Lee and Jack Kirby at the inception of the Super Skrull as well:

Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in the Marvel offices, circa 1963:

Jack: “Geez, Stan, we’re 17 issues into this book – who are we gonna have ‘em go against *this* time? I’m all tapped out!”

Stan: “How about the Skrulls? Fans seemed to like the Skrulls from issue 2, yeah?”

Jack: “Those guys were stupid, Stan.”

Stan: “No, wait! What if we took one Skrull and gave him all the powers of the Fantastic Four! He wouldn’t be *just* a Skrull…he’d be…a SUP-AH Skrull!”

Jack: (rolling eyes) “Super Skrull. Yeah, right. Okay. Whatever.”

Stan: “Excelsior!”

7 Responses to SOD.217

  1. Nick Hentschel

    Okay, I give up: I HAVE to know how you do these faces in profile!

  2. I don’t understand the question, Nick …

  3. Nick Hentschel

    I can only draw faces, bodies, etc. in straight-on views in HM, yet you seem to be able to do side-on and three-quarter views, all the time!

  4. Ah! These aren’t HeroMachine drawings — all of the “Sketch of the Day” series are hand-drawn custom illustrations I do. They’re not from or in the programs at all, and it’s not possible to recreate these exact same things in any HM version.

    Sorry for any confusion!

  5. Nick Hentschel

    I feel much less lame, now. Thanks!

  6. Yah, Jeff isn’t going to give our all his hard-earned skill for everyone to use! lol! Nice one Jeff! Liking the Juggernaut too! Glad to see you’re back on track with your S.o.D.’s!

  7. oops .. meant “out” not “our”