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Suvudu

The Evolution of the ‘Star Wars’ Stormtrooper Costume


I always wanted to be Luke Skywalker when I was a kid, but I loved—and continue to love—the bad guys of Star Wars. They’ve just got the cooler costumes, maybe with the exception of the Rebel X-Wing fighter pilot jumpsuits. I liked those, too. Anyway, I love the Stormtrooper costumes most of all, whether they’re [...]

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501st Legion Stormtrooper’s Armor Protects Him From Snakebite


It may have all of the protective value of wet newspaper when it comes to blaster bolts, but a suit of stormtrooper armor seems to have saved Star Wars fan Scott Loxley from a potentially deadly snakebite.
Loxley, currently hiking across Australia in the iconic white armor to raise money for a children’s hospital, encountered an [...]

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Yes, There Were Black Stormtroopers


I find it incomprehensible that any real Star Wars fan would be concerned with such things – or why anyone would care, honestly – but there have been a few mewling voices in the backwoods of the internet registering their outrage that British actor John Boyega may be playing a Stormtrooper in Star Wars: Episode [...]

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Cool Documentary on the Creation of Stormtrooper Armor


Via the official Star Wars subreddit comes this fascinating look into the work of Scotty Graham, a man who creates Stormtrooper armor:

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Suvudu Gateway Series: Jump Into The EU With Allegiance


Suvudu Gateway Series: Jump Into The EU With Allegiance

The second installment in Suvudu’s Star Wars Expanded Universe Gateway series in which writer Eric Geller suggests an ideal book for readers new to the EU to jump in on. This month Eric examines Star Wars: Allegiance by Timothy Zahn and features an original painting for Suvudu from Dark Horse comics artist Chris Scalf..

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Cosplayer Brings Joe Schreiber’s “Death Troopers” to (Un)Life!


Check out this awesome Death Trooper costume! I’m actually scared to see what’s under the helmet, but if you’d like to take a closer look, pick up Joe Schreiber’s Star Wars: Death Troopers, his Star-Wars-meets-Dawn-of-the-Dead novel – available tomorrow in mass market paperback – and look for the prequel Star Wars: Red Harvest in December.

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Suvudu

Geeking Out with Stormtroopers in Dumbo


Two girls, one Star Wars event, and dozens of geeky men. Could a lady’s chances get any better? Yeah, actually. Much better. Turns out they’re not a bunch of socially awkward, clammy-handed, scared-of-talking-to-women-types. Lots of those guys who spend thousands of dollars on Star Wars costumes, who can name every planet in that galaxy far, [...]

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