Every year Star Wars fans celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4th And every year companies reveal new collectibles and toys inspired by this galaxy far, far away IGN can reveal in exclusive to this latest Star Wars poster from Mondo, one that recreates an iconic Tatooine moment from A New Hope
Check out the slideshow gallery below to see artist Mike Sutfin’s new design, nicknamed “We Must Be Cautious” “
As the title suggests, “We Must Be Cautious” is inspired by the arrival of Luke and Obi-Wan at the Mos Eisley spaceport and Obi-Wan’s iconic words of warning about this miserable hive of foam and wickedness The poster features other memorable Tatooine dwellers including Boba Fett, Greedo, Garindan, Ponda Boba, Arleil Schous, Momaw Nadon, R5-D4, and the franchise’s true hero, the power droid GNK.
This poster measures 36 by 24 inches and will be offered in no less than four variations The good news is that the standard version is a timed exclusive rather than a limited edition It will be available to order at the official Mondo store at starting May 4 at 11:00 p.m. PDT and ending May 7 at 11:59 p.m. PDT The three variants (a sky blue version, a gold and silver leaf version, and a black and white) will each be limited to 175 copies, with release dates to be announced later All four versions are priced at $ 100
Star Wars fans may recognize Sutfin’s name in Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters from 2002, a reference book with illustrations of countless Star Wars characters big and small. This is the first time Sutfin has made an official Star Wars poster, however
“Faced with the vastness of the Star Wars universe and the fact that the hardware inside had been covered to the point of redundancy, I felt an immense responsibility to bring something different,” said Sutfin said in a press release “I started to think about the visual origins of Star Wars and the concept paintings created by legendary artist Ralph McQuarrie Many of his pre-production designs were not plot specific, but they introduced a unique environment. to set the tone and arouse curiosity With this in mind, I started sketching a poster not based on the frames from the finished film, but from an imaginary page that fell out of Lucas’s notebook or an extended scene yet to be revealed.
Sutfin continued, “When I think of A New Hope, the most important point of the film is when Luke Skywalker commits to join Obi-Wan Kenobi on the path to fighting the dark side and the action at his words My first viewing of this film as a child was transformative, and I walked out of the theater with a strong sense of direction and optimism. This piece is meant as a reminder to all fans to trust their instincts and do what they think is right (of course) when going out and fighting their own battles.”
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In other Star Wars collectibles news, Hasbro is celebrating Lucasfilm’s 50th anniversary with a new wave of vintage Kenner-inspired action figures, as well as a comic-inspired line that features a Jaxxon figure long overdue
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