Chapter 1 of the Star Wars Comic
So: this is where the other Star Wars comic adaptation of 1977 begins! And it’s like no other.
- Learn how 9 year olds – despite being prevented from watching slasher movies – are probably the people best qualified to make them »!
- See how sarcastic a shipload of camp rebel hairdressers» can be when placed in a tight and perilous situation.
- Improve your word-power and add some fascinating new words to your vocabulary »
- See how the famous Flash Gordon-style scroller » doesn’t make for a particularly exciting visual introduction to a comic. Especially when done badly.
- Marvel at how even in comics, a SHURE SM55 microphone » can serve perfectly well as a spaceship after only seeing the actual film once. A tribute to the Blakes 7 model department?
- Be amazed at the felt-tip pen and smudged spit technique » of airbrushed special effects emulation. That’s copyrighted and Trademarked incidentally. (In the best Star Wars tradition of sticking TMs on everything).
- See how Princess Leia was really just far too dainty in the Lucas version. A well-aimed gob of spit » would have worked so well.
- Plenty of great anatomy lessons for beginners ». So, biros and paper at the ready kids! If, that is: you really want to do anatomical drawings like beginners.
- Learn how sticking-in photo stills » from the film can save you a LOT of drawing work. (but can also ruin all those collectable bubble-gum cards).
- See some ambiguous-looking lovemaking. Just who is Luke kissing »?
- All will be revealed, in the version you’ve been bloody-well gagging for since 1977. Popcorn ready? Let’s go
Thanks for reading! Please keep the comments coming. John White