Don’t get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoyed The Force Awakens, but there was a moment where I thought “come on guys, why do you still believe that your actually capable of building an indestructible planet-sized space station?” I mean for the “rebels” it’s like “What you’ve built a planet-sized weapon of mass destruction which doesn’t have a weakness? Challenge accepted!”
Hope you all enjoyed May the Fourth be with you yesterday!
The true identity of Darth Vader (aka CooCaa) is one of the closest kept secrets in our household. I have no memory of the pivotal ‘No. I am your father moment’, I’ve always known that Darth Vader and Anakin are one and the same as long as I can remember. So I’m making a conscious effort to protect my son from the truth until he’s old enough to watch Episode V! (Although difficult it will be). But sometimes I come close to slipping up… as illustrated above. Ha, it was a close one! If I’m successful I’ll get a good reaction video out of it one of these days 😉
Being one of the most iconic scenes in cinema history, it’s also one of the most parodied. The problem with this is the fact that it’s SUPPOSED to be the biggest shock reveal… ever! In 1980 I’m sure it was, but nowadays everybody knows the ‘No I am your Father’ line before Vader even says it. What I wouldn’t give to have my Star Wars memory wiped and be allowed to sit down and watch Episodes IV-VI again and see how I actually felt when Vader’s true identity was revealed… oh never mind!
In any event, this (the comic) actually happened to someone I know and because of it, I know it’s harsh but, my children are not allowed to watch Toy Story until they’ve seen Star Wars. Hahaha, not really, my 2yr old loves Toy Story… but I have contemplated it.
I suppose this is the Star Wars equivalent of Frodo and Gandalf just using a giant eagle to fly to Mt Doom and destroy the ring… I know there’s some sort of deep canonical reason that this couldn’t happen that some well-versed, knowledgeable, Star Wars nut will inform me of, but if only Obi-Wan and Luke had thought of this it would have saved them a lot of problems (plus I wanted to do this, because a) it’s one of the coolest Obi-Wan scenes and b) I enjoyed drawing the Emperor so much for my Ep III comic I couldn’t resist… the Storm trooper was pretty fun too)