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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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Critique by watergirl50610 May 14, 2012, 2:36:52 PM
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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Dusk-Dread Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student General Artist
Doctor:*Turns off lightsaber*
Darth Vader:Aw, come on! 
notbobby125 Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Doctor: I think we should talk as civilized folk. *Uses Sonic Screwdriver to shut off lightsaber*

Darth Vader: *Starts force choking the Doctor*
LadyWithAnErmine Featured By Owner Edited 5 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is a brilliant piece. Your use of light shows the characters in their natural state perfectly - the Doctor cornered in the last ray of light, standing defiantly in front of two cowering figures, and Darth Vader striding forward through the shadow with actual mist curling around his ankles as if he's in a horror movie. The fact that Darth Vader is significantly taller than the Doctor adds to the feeling of desperation.

I kinda feel duty-bound, as a massive Doctor Who fan, to correct some myths about who would win. First of all, Time Lords are not immune to strangulation. They have a "respiratory bypass" that allows them to take in oxygen without breathing. Having one's neck crushed is an entirely different matter. Also, a big part of Eleven's character arc is that he's old, weakened, and inexorably nearing death. He's on his last regeneration, running out of both energy and clever tricks. I highly doubt that the Doctor will die here, but that's only because his appearance on either Lake Silencio or Trenzalore (depending on where he is in the timeline) is a fixed point. I also completely expect that he has one last trick up his sleeve to get the people he's protecting out of there. (Maybe he'll remotely land the TARDIS around them?) But against a fully-fledged Darth Vader at the height of his power, there's very little else he can do.

Knowing that gives the scene so much more punch, too. You can see the Doc, like I said before, cornered in the last ray of light, defying Vader's power to protect two innocents, relying on a move that he must know won't stop Vader for long, as Vader himself advances along with the darkness and the fog. It gives the definite feel of a last stand against an unstoppable foe. 

(Also, to respond to the critiques, I think the fact that the Doctor seems out of place is a plus, because, quite frankly, if the Doctor doesn't seem out of place in every scene imaginable... somebody's not doing their job.)
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PolarNecromorph Featured By Owner 5 days ago
But you can not stand before Jedi force!
r3dunit02 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
dr. who is one o fthe worst sci fi shows ever conceived. hwo dare u muddy star wars like htis.
some1eleven Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2017
Hello, I'm the Doctor. Basically, run.
ertzrettdenisse Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2017  New Deviant
Lovely :-)
urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2017
another case of "kill me and i shall become more powerful than you can imagine!"
great picture!!!
thunderstudent Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2017
I hope the good Doctor has an escape plan beyond disabling Vader's Lightsaber. Even without Vader is still dangerous with his command of the Dark Side.
Natural--20 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Student Writer
Sorry about your mum, and your wife. Fixed point in time. 
I'm so, so sorry. 
RR-Crusader Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2017
The small image I saw on the browser list made it look like Vader vs Lonestar (from Spaceballs) ^^
Arak-8 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2016
Great pic you did here. Vader's like.."HEY,NO FAIR!" LOL! Man,what can't the Doctor's trusty sonic sidekick do? lol.
WH5 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016
Eu realmente gostei desse crosover.
M-SEIJIN Featured By Owner Edited Nov 3, 2016
Right. Let's see your plot convenience wand stop a Force choke, Captain Hipster.
Jack357xxx Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016
I love calling The Doctor Doctor Who and the fanboys rage.
FlareEmerald77 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Doctor Who:   Perhaps we can talk this over?

Darth Vader:   Too late
Kingrat1 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
 Doctor: "Don't mess with me, sunshine, it does life support suits just as well. I'd rather not - "

Vader: "It is most unwise-" clenches fist "- to expose your advantages so early."

Doctor: Stares in dismay at crushed screwdriver "Oh I say, that's just not fair!" spins in place, yanks girl to her feet "Change of plans. RUN!"
Natural--20 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Student Writer
And then spends the next while coming up with a plan for Vader to end up done in by his own arrogance all while having a complete and utter blast. 
Rommie05 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2016
so cool!!! nice a  narrative!!!
MaRina731 Featured By Owner May 29, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very cool! =)

CutLarp Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
CrouchingAllosaurus Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2016
:icondarthvaderplz: "WHAT!?"
samuelance Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Ha ha 
hunterandspyro Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Suck shit darth the doctor is in.
CosmicPotatobruhh Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016
The Docs gonna get raped, eat shit Doc.
hunterandspyro Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Hill no the Docs rules Vader drool.
lxblack Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
"You were a good kid earlier on this timeline and a great man in most other timelines. What went wrong this time around is beyond me."
Shadowmemory Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2016
The cool thing is, the screwdriver could probably really do that
CosmicPotatobruhh Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016
VL32 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016  Student General Artist
"I find your technology and sense of humor, disturbing.
Phil-Mc Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Interesting...Vader has been bested by none other than Skynet.:D
helghan0 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015
Truly Magnificent Work
bogm0nst3r Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2015
I love thi! I find it funny, and you did a great job on it too.
His-Divine-Jester Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015
All the buttons on Vader's chest are off switches for his life support (because the emperor is a jerk), and Time Lords are strangle-proof (for 15 minutes), Vader is "screwed"...... :D *does a silly little dance at his own bad pun* doot doot doo~
CosmicPotatobruhh Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016
Yeah right dude
eliATL Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015
err you do know that Vader can just use the force to take the screwdriver from the doctor right?
His-Divine-Jester Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2015
But he's already used it, and Vader wouldn't know how it works even if he could focus enough to grab it while suffocating/whatever-else-happens-when-life-support-turns-off
eliATL Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015
so the sonic screwdriver can focus on both the lightsaber AND his life support?
His-Divine-Jester Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015
Neither are made of wood, and apparently the screwdriver's method of functioning is "point and think", according to the newer episodes
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…
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