July 31, 2007
The Darth Vader design is a cheat? Stolen from history? It can't be!
Ever since I was a kid, I've always loved the way that our favorite bad guy looked like a Samurai knight. During a recent visit to a weapons museum, I spotted a Samurai helmet that almost had me joining the dark side! (yes Darth, we can rule the galaxy as father and son!!!)
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OK, now you have to let us know *which* weapons museum.
Posted by: BWJones | Jul 31, 2007 1:58:07 PM
Half Samurai and half Rocketeer... I wonder which was first on the latter...
Posted by: Benjamin Jancewicz | Jul 31, 2007 9:06:20 PM
Lucas interviewed on Darth Vader. The helmet is mentioned a couple times.
Posted by: ChrisG | Aug 10, 2007 5:10:09 PM