There are several Star Wars items in the latest Profiles in History auction, including Threepio’s feet (above,) a TIE miniature, a Duros latex head cast, an Imperial Officer uniform and X-Wing master molds, all from from A New Hope. The Star Wars items are lots 901-905, but there’s plenty of sci-fi and action film items scattered throughout, including the Holy Grail from The Last Crusade (Lot 916.) You don’t have to be a collector to enjoy paging through the catalog PDF… (Thanks to Rach on the list!)
On StarWars.com, a Threepio character study for The Clone Wars.
A belt buckle is merely the tip of the iceberg in StarWars.com’s Ten Unauthorized C-3PO Collectibles.
Last month, an 11-year old drove off the man who attacked his mother – with a toy lightsaber. (via)
And he can’t even do your laundry. Yes, it’s a diamond-studded Threepio brooch, taking the concept of ‘geek chic’ just a tad too far. (via)
Four types of Star Wars robots – and one from THX 1138 – make the London Times list of fifty best movie robots. What, no Gonk? (via)
C-3P0 Strikes Back! (Warning: language.) Silly and random, but I laughed. My prediction for Episode VIII? Jar-Jar ala Christopher Walken. Watch your back!