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Doctor Who vs Darth Vader by Drombyb Doctor Who vs Darth Vader by Drombyb
Exactly what it says on the tin. :)

This is actually a request from Arosenheim : How about an image of the Doctor using his sonic screwdriver on the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader, and depicting that his lightsaber won't light up. (Perhaps like an motion similar to you and I tapping a flashlight with the palm of our hands when it won't light.)

Here are pictures of myself I used as references (and please don't laugh! ) : [link]

Note: the two female Togrutas in the background are just random characters.

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I do like your style, very detailed - although the doctor does seem a little out of place. The shading of his hair is an odd job - To be specific: The light is behind him and hardly above him while it isn't close enough to give that kind of gloss and shine so tone down a little with the parting at the back of his head.

The left side of his face is a little bright too, surely his hair would overshadow some places but the clothing, I have no critique with.

Vader's left hand looks a bit squiff. It's a little on the skinny side and work on the shading of the light for the hand. The perspective can fool you a little, although its a good job, the thumb of the far hand could be further outstretched while the four fingers perhaps closer together as this is how you'd smack something against your hand as if it weren't working.

Otherwise, A job well done Very good

Ah yes and as a side note - The detail of the two behind the doctor doesn't quite add up to the detail put into the doctor. It's almost as though the doctor's face is from another picture entirely. And try to add as much detail as you have with all other areas - try not to get lazy and the results will be immaculate
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This. Is. Amazing. You've taken two of my favorite things, Doctor Who and Star Wars, and combined them into one amazing work of art. I love how the Vader half of the picture is dark and foggy, while the Doctor's is light and has him guarding the two Togrutas. Perfect representation of dark vs. light, good vs. evil. The Doctor's hand is a little awkwardly posed, but I love how it looks like he's sonicing Vader's lightsaber, which is being deactivated. The emotion of surprise on Vader through his hand is wonderful, since you can't use facial expressions. I really hope those two Togrutas got out safely!
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Professor-Evillious9 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is absoluteky, positively, amazing and awesome and brilliant. I broke the favorite button, by the way. Sorry about that.
Rkdailey Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
11 was always my favourite.
Rapidfyrez Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015
Darth Vader: Bitch please

*Force Choking Commences*
SomeKindaSpy Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015
Yeah, no. The force.
superdude7000 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Best stand off ever, I am nerds for both of these shows
4thtroika Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
"I've been waiting for you, Time Lord. We meet at last."
ManicMagician Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student General Artist
I'd love to see the consequences of this, even if it involves more running.
Stealwave Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
Did you hand draw this?
DoctorWhoOne Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
Someone called :iconstargeek98: Star Geek 98 has reuploaded your picture after claiming they found it on Google. I have told them to remove it as it is yours…
Drombyb Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014
Ok, thank you. Looks like it's been removed.
DoctorWhoOne Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014
Yeah it's ok, she got in touch with me and said she would delete it not knowing already it was on Deviant Art and made by you, she just said she came across it on Deviant Art, and I had told her that some time will have passed before you came back onto Deviant Art and read my comment, because it seems you hadn't been online in quite some time :)
Hawkheart29 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My money's on the Doctor. My brother's betting on the sith lord though.
tenthdoctor10 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014
:D (Big Grin) 
darthcooltax Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014
Love it
SuperZalex Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Hey, pretty smart to use that kind of references, the finished work looks great!
LordDaroth Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is awesome, but I'd like to see him deactivate a Force Choke :)
NestieBot Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
Andruril93 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool!  I just showed this to my aunt, and she loves it.  Maybe this'll help prepare me for watching the first episode of Capaldi's series.

Great job on this.  Cool idea, well exploited.  Awesome.
SuprSnke20 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
This is possible :happybounce: 
BasiliskRules Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! Love your work. You have inspired me. As a terrible artist but a hopefully decent cosplayer,  I organised a crossover with a friend of mine. Behold!……
Drombyb Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
Ah! This is great! Congratulations! :)
adnilnosnhoj Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I absolutely adore the concept! Nicely done! Clap 
IcarusLink Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
The doctor will just hack his suit. vader suit stops working properly, which means vader will die. the doctor wins.

sonic screwdriver>>>>>>>light saber.
lockingcosh Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I want to see the battle so bad!!!   
Usagi-Elric Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You can see the Doctor's thoughts so clearly through his posture, he knows, or perhaps thinks, he has the higher ground because of his superior technology. His left hand if angled back towards the girl behind him, so he's not only slightly smug, but that emotion he gets where he's passively angry, and yet protective at the same time. You've done a wonderful job with this, you have a real mastery over human -or perhaps not so human- anatomy. Apologies, this wasn't meant to be a sort of critique, I just had to say that.
ThomasFrank94 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
sorry if the other link didn't work

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ThomasFrank94 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
Hey. Someone wrote a FANFIC SCENE. JUST THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW. singingninja007.tumblr.â…
Drombyb Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014
Thank you for showing me that !
Arrowman64 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Darth Vader: You're far from Gallifrey, Doctor...

Doctor: Well, isn't that the truth... 

Darth Vader: Surrender have no business with this war. 

Doctor: Maybe not...but that doesn't mean I can't save a few lives here and there.
redhavic Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
Matt Smith and James Earl Jones talking to each other?! YES!!!
Arrowman64 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's what I'd think they'd say to each other.
TRUEBladeManga Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Student General Artist
man if you could do a entire fan comic series similar to the star wars doctor who crossover that would be incredible. Clearly you have more than enough skill to do it.
TRUE-ARO Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
then Vader force chokes The Doctor
MercenaryX Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
For a second there I thought you used the Energizer ads.
Hopewec Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013
funny and acurate
NeverPoster Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Vader doesn't stand a chance
KINGRIEVOUS Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
two words. force crush.
Lightning-sky Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One word: regeneration.
KINGRIEVOUS Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
He's Darth Vader....

Your argument is invalid...
pepeperez96 Featured By Owner May 9, 2015
Doctor hack Darth Vader's suit.
KINGRIEVOUS Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hack? How would you manage that?
Majestic-MSFC Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh this is awesome, I love the scene, done very well. :D
sickoleman Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013
great work, after the doctor shuts down vader's lightsaber, the dark lord of the sith would force choke the doctor out of existence
fbi12345 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013
Except that the Doctor can survive strangulation..and has survive mulitple lighting strikes before..
Fire-Link Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
I personally think Doctor Who would have a hard time against Vader. Still great though. What's up?
Clockspur Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Now THERE'S a thought:

What happens when the lightsaber is disabled in the middle of a fight?

I guess if you're more keen on sword-fighting, then you'd be in trouble.

But then again, Vader can crush important body parts...

'Best of luck, Doctor.
Ripstein Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Another deviant posted this to their gallery.  He even has the nerve to offer prints.  I report his stolen images, but I think it would help if you reported him yourself.  Check it out:…
Drombyb Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013
Thank you! I've already reported him.
kungfu-blaziken Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I just love Vader's reaction.  He's like "WTF?!"
Captain86 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
My God, I love it! Who needs the Force when you have a time lord!
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