Done in Adobe Illustrator CS2.
I don't know how long it took. As I was experimenting with some ideas on it that did not work.
It is made up of transparent layers, and the stubble hairs are done one at a time.
Inspired by this brilliant vector: [link]
Download the A2 image if you like. I am feeling generous.
As I got a job and start Monday.
Please view my other Heroes vectors in my gallery!