kleinbl00 knows what's up with Howard the Duck if anyone didn't bother to read that link up there. Howard in context of George Lucas showing interest in the 70s:
As is wont to happen in the comic books, Marvel fucked over Howard's creator and this happened:
I've not personally read any of the original comics, which are still the only ones worth reading with the character. I know that last bit to be true. But I know enough about comics to know that Howard the Duck is not as big of a worthless punching bag as Howard the Duck (1986).