Drawing Star Wars aged 9
ONE Saturday afternoon in 1977, a nine-year-old boy came home from seeing Star Wars for the first time – and started drawing.
Like children the world over, John White, of Ballymore Eustace, County Kildare in the Republic of Ireland, was desperately trying to preserve that life-changing experience in his memory, aware that it might be years before he saw the movie again.
In the ensuing months, those initial drawings turned into a full comic strip adaptation of the film. The amazing thing is that John finished it. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…