AT4W: The Star Wars #2

A saga of heroes, of villains, and of punching people who won’t do what you say.

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39 Comments on "AT4W: The Star Wars #2"

darkwynd
Guest

That specific red cross is the portuguese Military order of christ cross, the sucessors of the Knights Templars. It’s still used nowadays by several organisations and sports teams, like the Portuguese Air Force and the National Football team, among others. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_Christ_(Portugal).
Also, “Sweet Christmas”? Let me guess, Luke Cage?

Heart-Lightning
Guest
It’s called a Space Station because a lot of ships from the Imperial fleet land there. If it wasn’t a space station, it would not be possible to land even a fraction of a fraction of those ships. 5:25 Even in earlier drafts, George Lucas still sucked at romance for Anakin. 7:05 I don’t think it’s “runeasonable” for Anakin to hit Leia given how Anakin was trying to get her to safety as ordered by his father, they don’t have time for Leia’s petty whining and that she hit him first. I say I’m on Anakin’s side for this. (Plus… Read more »
Heart-Lightning
Guest

Sorry, I misspelled “Unreasonable”

Alaster Boneman
Guest

I think their is a difference between lightly slapping a dude and pouching someone in the face, thier was no need for escalation. But this is Annkin the guy isn’t known for his self control.

Heart-Lightning
Guest

I don’t think that was “lightly slapping him” on the image. I’ve seen lightly slapping someone. It definitely did not look like that Alaster. What Leia did looked like it it was far harder and must have hurt more than a light slap.

Lightice
Guest

“Space station” refers to a, well, stationary structure. Something that is on a stable orbit around a planet, an artificial satellite. It has nothing to do with the size. The Death Star is actually a space ship that travels freely in outer space. It’s essentially a giant version of an aircraft carrier mixed with a nuclear submarine IN SPACE.

RedDwarfIV
Guest

Actually, a space station could easily be a place that spacecraft go to _be_ stationary. “bus station” and “railway station” refers to the places that buses and trains stop, not to those places’ lack of movement.

Besides which, the ISS is moving at 17,000 mph. Even if you don’t count orbiting, it has reaction thrusters to allow it to avoid objects.

ToastyMozart
Guest

Really, in space NOTHING is “stationary.” What’s important is the lack of a Δv, as you said.

Spider-boyN2Jesus
Guest
I never really saw it as him punching her when I read it; I mean, Leia was flailing around being a prissy, unreasonable idiot and he just instinctively lashed out to knock some sense into her to calm her down. I mean seriously, she was being hideous royal brat and he was trying to follow orders and get her to safety as quickly as possible. He didn’t have time for her crap. She’d likely be dead by now if not for him striking her. As for him hitting on the redhead, I chalk that up to unclear facial expressions in… Read more »
happymel
Guest

Your screen crawl was a little too fast. I had to rewind a few times. LOL. Good video besides that. Your jokes were on point.

999hell
Guest

Darth Vader looks like Chris Chan in this issue.

Byere
Guest

Credit acknowledgement…

Stark Trek?

Goat Boy
Guest

9:03: Ah, our first preview of JJ Abrams’ Star Wars. Seriously, watch his two Star Trek movies; seems to be a thing with him.

RockmanX3
Guest

I AM A JEDI!

*punch*

MidnightScreeningsman2014
Guest
MidnightScreeningsman2014
I like how in this comic Luke punches anakin for being too horny but doesn’t get him for punching a women because punching the princess the senate doesn’t mind(well Luke will probably get him in the next issue but too bad I have to wait or the senate will do something). Good episode the more I watch your show the more I enjoy it(so your getting me more interested). I like the New York cab driver accent you gave r2d2 I personally like r2s blue on the middle of his head but that’s just me. I kinda like that they… Read more »
SpeedyEric
Guest
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, and in an alternate universe… 4:17- And people make fun of Anakin from the Prequel Trilogy for the way HE talks and acts. 4:38- Because it’s WAY bigger than a Star Destroyer and can hold almost a million people onboard. 7:27- Anakin only Force choked Padme in anger in Episode III. He never punched her. He may have been too emotional, but he’s not a dick. At least the hillbillies were change into the Tuskin Raiders. Also, the vehicle they’re riding on is an AAT Battle Tank used by the… Read more »
Jonathan Gillispie
Guest

Wait how’s 11:25 Order 66?

SpeedyEric
Guest

The “mutilated dead bodies” part reminded me of the scene during the Order 66 sequence where Aayla Secura gets riddled with blaster fire by her own troops.

DantéSolablood
Guest

It’s already been confirmed to a certain degree, but the etymology of the word “station” in battlestation does not lie in it’s being stationary but in the old French word estacion (which itself comes from the latin stationem)… a place/position to which people are assigned, such as a port or military camp.

Though to be honest, a space station would have to have the ability to move anyway… partially to maintain it’s geosynchronous orbit & also avoid incoming debris or comets.

ToastyMozart
Guest

Plus nothing is actually “stationary” when you’re talking about space.

Raptor Rex
Guest

Writers, I must ask… why have a central character as your intended protagonist, when you have him do crap like molesting and beating his partners?

Having a protagonist act like a jerk to the end is never endearing to the audience, it’s hard for us to root for him/her. It never works.

And I’m certain people are gonna bring up examples of how it “CAN” work, but I’ll just point out how those examples completely differ from instances like this one.

Mr. Winters
Guest

Is it me or does C-3PO have a female body shape in this?

CyborgPrince
Guest

Well obviously Anakin punches Leia because HE IS A MAN!!!!

Though a very weenie looking one, judging by the artwork. Explains why he acted the way he did in the prequels. Seems George Lucas had always planned him that way.

Though I have to say, Princess Leia looks odd without her signature cinnamon bun hair. How long has it been since you reviewed the first comic? I don’t even remember it.

SSJ3Michael
Guest

Is there a reason why the Sith use red lightsabers? I always tough it was because red looked intimidating.

Spider-boyN2Jesus
Guest

It’s because they use artificial focusing crystals. The Jedi generally use naturally occurring crystals that come in a variety of colors. It’s much more difficult to make differing colors with the artificial crystals–especially if you want them to be stable ;P.

ToastyMozart
Guest

That’s the real-world reason. The cannon reason is something about using artificial crystals, since the Jedi are basically force-crystal De Beers.

Rief
Guest

Screencrawl was a little fast, but as always, great Review.
But i wonder, when will the Storylines return?

Professor A
Guest

That opening was very well done Lewis.

TheEmeraldDragon
Guest

Are you going to do anymore arches like you used to at the end of episodes? I miss all the characters you used to play.

Jonathan Gillispie
Guest

It appears (and when say “appears” I mean OBVIOUSLY) that many elements and plot points of the original draft for A New Hope made it into all the other films in the saga.

Devlerbat
Guest

So wait…did they kill of Chewbacca? 🙁

ToastyMozart
Guest

A full-on backhanded fist to the face was a bit excessive, but I can’t say it was entirely unreasonable given the situation.

It’s like if someone was trying to run back upstairs to get their phone in a burning building.

mattwo
Guest

R2 actually DOES have arms, but he usually keeps them inside his frame.

NeuroManson
Guest
I definitely need to read these just for a giggle. In the earlier drafts, the light sabers weren’t that unique, everybody carried one. Kinda screwed up the whole “uniqueness” of being a Jedi vibe. “I am a trained martial artist, see? Glowy sword!”, “So? I have one too.”, “Me three, might as well consider yourself in the elite with a space butter knife.”. Of course, if everyone was carrying a lightsaber, it would make finding the Jedi a little more difficult (literally, that’s the plot of much of the EU, the one thing that always broke their disguise while in… Read more »
Someoneelse
Guest

Seriously you’ve been advertising coins of Macguffin for months when are you gonna make an episode already your meant to make the show first then advertise it

ErichoTTA
Guest

C-3PO appropriately looks like a girl.

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