For Tyeth’s Comic Con 2 – “It’s a Trap!” (pic heavy)

Hello Everybody! Wow! Oh Wow! What a day I had yesterday (Sunday 17th). I received a HIGHLY IMPORTANT SECRET COMMUNICATION from the Jedi Council, who wanted me to take on another mission. This mission involved top secret documents, an Imperial Droid, a Sith Apprentice and a Sith Lord…a Princess plus a SUPER SPECIAL GUEST….but do you know what? I will tell you the story instead it will be easier! (But please stick with this post it is four pages long ok!)

I received the mission briefing early in the morning and I was instructed to go to my local Comic Con to gather intel – yes it was that time of year when my local comic con takes place. Well, what better place to hide and blend in than with a lot of Star Wars fans? I was told an Imperial Droid that belonged to Darth Vader had some really vital information stored within him and I had to get it!

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That’s the Droid I’m looking for!! Quick Tyeth move!

Upon arriving I met up with an old acquaintance called Takamatsu to get my first lead on the droid’s whereabouts. Takamatsu is well known as and I think IS the best Bossk the Bounty Hunter cosplayer in the UK. But this time he wasn’t dressed as Bossk, oh no…he was “Edrio Two Tubes” this year! What a costume…and all hand made by himself…unbelievable!

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Takamatsu as “Edrio Two Tubes”…this guy is amazing!

Edrio told me that news of my arrival was already known and forces had been sent out to stop me. And Edrio wasn’t kidding…take a look at these Imperial troops!

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Yikes! Stormtroopers, Biker Scouts and a Tie Pilot!

They seemed determined to stop me but hadn’t detected my presence yet so I had a chance to meet up with my second informant…and you can meet him too on page two, just click the page link below!

13 thoughts on “For Tyeth’s Comic Con 2 – “It’s a Trap!” (pic heavy)”

  1. Brilliant. Looks you had a really fun time there. Some cool costumes and nice folk. Last time I went to a convention in the UK was way back in 2009 I think, where I got to meet Darth Vader who luckily didn’t force choke me, R2-D2 (such a friendly chap) and a trio of Tusken Raiders.

    1. Thanks TVTA, it was a real treat but hard work. There were a lot of youngsters that thought they were Darth Vader and all of them tried to take me on in saber combat! I had to take it easy on them LOL but I think I have a few more bruises. For a local Con it is amazing and was better attended this year. I hope to go all out next year and have a costume too.

      1. Cool. There seems to be a lot of interest now in local cons and the bonus is they attract good cosplayers. Were there any merchandising stalls? What is your proposed costume for next year? I would love to cosplay one time but don’t have the skill, dedication or time that cosplayers have in creating their costumes.

      2. There were a lot of merchandise stalls which concentrated on comics, figurines and collectables – Funko Pop figures ect. A lot of the things were vintage but unfortunately unboxed. I am hoping to put a Qui-Gon Jinn costume together as I recently got a Q-G Jinn replica I am installing electronics in. Plus some folk have said I have a passing resemblance to the Jedi!

      3. Haha thanks, I am sure I posted a side by side “Look-a-like” image of myself and Qui-Gon. I will have to dig it out and post it again!

    1. Thanks Paul, yes it was an amazing day. Sadly I only have a cheap mobile phone/camera so didn’t get many good pictures but there was plenty to do, see and buy. I just have to recover from all the lightsaber battles I had ready for next year!

  2. Read you post on my phone earlier. Can see the images better on my pc. I really must go to a convention myself some-when it looks like loads of fun. Glad you had a good day. Always wanted to build a R2 unit – and a Dalek – I do not have the time or the space sadly. Love the photos – the force is strong in this one-

    1. Thanks Neo the day was brilliant and I wish I could have gotten beter pics but my camera is in storage. The Astromech droids were fascinating and surprisingly bare and empty inside! I think a lot of servos and Teensy boards were used. The “pilots” of the two droids, Artoo and R2-PHT, had all the moves too, I will have a look and see what cons are in your area and let you know.

  3. What’s up buddy! Looks like a great time! I’ve got to make it to one of these some day. Those were some sweet pics you got, my kids especially liked the one where you battled it out with Darth Maul!

    1. Hello my friend! Great to hear from you. Yes it was an awesome day (exhausting with all the battles but I came through it all!). The strange thing was during the day I felt energised, it was when I got home I tired. The photo with Maul was my best picture I think too, but as I was in the picture I can’t take credit for it …Princess Leia took that photo! MTFBWY and your younglings!

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