How fitting! This performance of Star Wars Burlesque, featuring a Stormtrooper striptease by Courtney Cruz, has been on show at the Los Angeles club Bordello, which opened on the site of an old Los Angeles whorehouse. Other characters in the performance include a risque Princess Leia, a sparkling C-3PO, and a rather revealing Jabba the Hutt. [Photos by Shannon Cottrell]
French photographer Sacha Goldberg is at it again, putting his own spin on superhero pop culture. Previously, he turned his then-91-year-old grandmother into a superhero. Recently, he’s re-imagined the costumes of our favorite characters as if they were living in the Elizabethan era.
An art workshop based in Milan, Foto Marvellini’s creators Carlo Marvellini and Andrea Marvellini produced this series of altered antique portraits of what could possibly be the ancestors of the superheroes and iconic people we know today. From Batman to Star Wars characters, these images are sure to make you smile.
As sick as I am of all things Star Wars, this series of images by French photographer Cedric Delsaux, in which he adds Star Wars characters, droids, AT-ATs, and spaceships into his photographs of real-life, lonely and apocalyptic-looking cityscapes, is done really well.
DeviantART user and Australian artist ‘DrFaustusAU’ reimagines some of the creepiest characters in film and video games in the adorable and totally non-traumatizing style of Dr. Seuss. He gives iconic titles like The Last of US, Bioshock, Evil Dead, Slender, and Silent Hill child-friendly book covers and posters.
The moss is strong with this one. At first, you might think these terrariums are your plain, old coffee table décor, but take a closer look and you’ll see lightsaber duels and wizard battles taking place!
Before you think this kind of lego masterpiece is irreverent or disparaging, just know that the work here is being given ‘pride of place’ at Bessels Green Baptist Church in Sevenoaks, Kent. And why shouldn’t it? These lego creations are fantastic, depicting the birth of Christ like never before. And with never-before-seen characters, too. Like […]
If you’ve been wanting to play the next Luke Skywalker, you’re in luck. An open casting call has been issued from the Walt Disney Company for Star Wars: Episode VII and auditions are being held in the UK and US throughout the month. There’s two parts you can audition for: ‘Thomas’ or ‘Rachel’, with both characters requiring athleticism, good looks and smarts.
We found this really cool collection of graphics from Giulia Villa on The Super Slice that we just had to share. Featuring some of our favorite movies, Milan-born (and London-based) Villa treats us to a very colorful mix of characters from the likes of The Big Lebowski, Borat, Kill Bill, Star Wars, Juno, and A […]
The ever-prolific Olly Moss, who has done too many cool projects — like the Star Wars poster and these fantastic silhouettes — also claims to be on a ‘continuing quest to ruin super heroes for everyone’. There are only two in the series so far, but the English graphic designer has already ruined Spidey for […]
I have a hard time buying gifts for my brother. But I knew I had found something special last year when I stepped into Billy Galaxy in Portland, Oregon. This small toy store is filled, floor to ceiling, with vintage toys and comic books from the 1980s. Do you need Star Wars figures or an […]
We’re digging mimoco’s 15 new mimobot releases – the Core Series 2 and Happy Tree Friends Series 1. The Core Series 2 characters, designed by NY-based illustrator Dino Alberto, are the first original mimoco characters to be released since the original Core Series in late 2005. The Happy Tree Friends series is the second licensed series, following up on the Star Wars Series 1, released earlier this year.