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Yes, Dan DiDio Has Turned Top Cat Into Howard The Duck – And He Knows It

We ran a piece yesterday looking at the DC Comics reinvention of Top Cat by DC co-publisher Dan DiDio and Phil Winslade. In which a Top Cat and Benny The Ball from a fully cat-anthropomorphic world escape into the DC Universe and bump into Batman.

I read comments that this was very familiar territory, to Steve Gerber's original plans for Howard The Duck. And, indeed, Phil Winslade had a successful and memorable run on the character.

But just in case there is any doubt, the preview appearing in the Adam Strange/Future Quest Annual #1 next Wednesday features this scene…


"Howard And Buck"…. yeah, they know what they're doing.

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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