|Leia & Luke with comic book backgrounds by Randy Martinez|
I couldn't. That simple.
|Dia de Los Muertos Vader by Denise Vasquez|
Denise Vasquez is a toy designer (among many talents), and she brought custom vinyl dolls to the show. The dolls combined Star Wars with Dia de los Muertos sugar skulls for a creepy, yet somehow adorable look.
|Randy & Denise with 501st Stormtroopers|
Really though. Everyone was enthusiastic, even the people that just wandered in without fully knowing what was going on. I heard exclamations like, "Dude. Darth Vader's in there."
Star Wars is universal, and the people who are passionate about the cultural phenomenon that is the Wars are my favorite kind of people. I was thrilled to be walking among them on a real life Saturday night. And by real life, I mean not at a convention.
|Star Wars Topps trading cards by Randy Martinez|
You can catch the show until 9/15 at Hold Up Art.