O-O-O And BT-1, The Evil C-3PO And R2-D2 From Darth Vader #3

Consider these the character finds of 2015. Because while the anticipation for the Darth Vader #3 comic book was very much concentrated around the appearance of Dr Aphra, the Indiana Jones of the Star Wars universe….

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Because, you know, Harrison Ford is busy playing another character…

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And now, courtesy of Darth Vader's Phantom Menace-based desire to build robots, a new ally of Darth Vader. But on reading, there are two other characters who stand out even more.

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Welcome to the much desired O-O-O and BT-1. Who look a little familiar. And sound a little familiar too. Sounds like he'd make a much better match for Jabba's palace than C-3PO ever was.

sxtr7And he is matched by his less loquacious fellow.

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A homicidal assassin. Which does seem to visually recall…

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Though this one has a few extra accessories that not even R2-D2 can find within himself.

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The language however, is very familiar indeed…

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Will we get toys by Christmas? Maybe including a Triple Zero torture chamber? Or a Tarkin destruction playset? Bring them on!

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Who, this Saturday, are hosting John Allison for the release of his new series Giant Days from Boom! Studios.

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About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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