The official blog interviews I-Wei Huang, the fan behind R2-S2, the steam-powered Artoo.
This is the thread where our last steampunk Star Wars link originated. Pictured: Miljenko Simic’s steam-powered piston engine.
Don’t miss this – R2-S2, the steam-powered Artoo! Impressive. (Thanks, Bonnie!)
Rifftrax has video samples on Youtube – TPM, AOTC, The Matrix, Daredevil, The Fifth Element, X-Men, LOTR (if you only watch one, watch LOTR) and more. They’re also up on the Rifftrax site.
Someone has put a lot of SDCC masquerade sketches from 2005 and 2006 up on Youtube – including The Modal Nodes, Runaway Bounty, General Grievous and some very familiar pirates
I had no idea Epcot could do that!
Sir Obi Wan Kenobi is the latest in the fan art mashup series that has rocked the web. Also new(ish) are desktops of the first four in the series.
This custom-made steampunk lightsaber is pretty damn cool. But the really important question – what kind of sound would it make? A steam-hiss? (Thanks, Bonnie!)
Eric Poulton has moved on from characters to the Death Star; or rather, the “Massive Solar-Orbiting Electro-Mechanical Analytic Engine, Mark 6,” an “immense analytic engine.”
These three pieces by artist Eric Poulton are taking the internet by storm this week, and with good reason. Nifty, huh? Click the thumbs to see them in their full glory.