Star Wars: Episode IV Retold Using Only Icons

Wayne Dorrington retells the story of Star Wars: Episode IV with a little use of data vis and icons. Check out the full story after the jump…

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Gang fight! Knocked out!

Watch this gang fight all the way through, but shit gets real at :23 seconds. (NSFW language)

[via The Daily What.]

The Dark Side of Typography

Evan Travelstead has created his own version of Darth Vader using typography and Vader quotes.

via Gizmodo.

[thanks Greg.]

British Artist Redesigns Star Wars Posters

British poster artist Olly Moss has created a trio of reimagined posters for the Star Wars trilogy for collectible art house Mondo. The new posters show colorful silhouettes of C-3PO, Darth Vader and Boba Fett that are filled in with detailed imagery from Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. They sold at a random time on Monday and were sold out in 3 minutes.

Read the article about this project on WIRED.

[thanks Stan.]

Update: AR Millennium Falcon Gunner for iPhone

You’ve never heard of the Millennium Falcon? It’s the ship that made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs. And the AR Millennium Falcon Gunner for iPhone is up in the iTunes Store for $4.99.

AR Millennium Falcon Gunner for iPhone

Don’t get cocky, kid. The Star Wars Arcade: Falcon Gunner is an AR mobile game that puts you into the gun turret of the Millennium Falcon and allows you to blast TIE Fighters around your city. Developed by Vertigore Games and published by THQ Wireless and will be available for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4th Gen later this month.

Read the full article on Gizmodo.

[thanks Robyn.]

Fictional Star Wars artifact: Boba's Invoice

Laser Bread (Brock Davis) is an artist for Wired, the New York Times, and other outlets. He brings us a detailed invoice between Boba Fett and Jabba the Hutt.

[via Boing Boing.]

Recording for TomTom GPS Yoda is

Here’s latest spot for TomTom GPS Star Wars Voices. No roundabound in this one, but its still good.
[via Unnecessary Umlaut.]

And if you haven’t seen the Darth Vader one, here it is:

1950s Empire Strikes Back

1950s 3-D space opera version of Empire Strikes Back. Recipe includes Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, and The Outer Limits. Oh, and Princess Leia is still hot. [thanks Tyler.]

What Stormtroopers Do On Their Day Off

Between not finding droids and going through another drill, what do Stormtroopers do in their spare time? Stéfan has captured it all in a one-a-day photo project. View his entire collection on his Flickr page. And read the article on Wild Ammo. [Thanks Mike.]