Dave Myers is a “Star Wars” fan down to his telephone number.
Dave Myers poses as the Mandalorian Ti’Meshla Akaan, a character of his own creation. Myers custom-made his own armor and weapons. The Mandalorians are a fictional warrior group with in the “Star Wars” universe. The most notable Mandalorian from the “Star Wars” films is the character Boba Fett.
A detail photo shows the chest plate of the Darth Vader costume worn by “Star Wars” enthusiast Jon Toepp.
Jon Toepp, dressed as iconic movie villain Darth Vader, is a member of the 501st Legion, a worldwide organization whose members dress in authentic “Star Wars” Imperial costumes.
A few Billings-area “Star Wars” enthusiasts enjoy wearing costumes of the movie film series’ iconic characters for appearances at charitable events. They are, from left to right, Dave Myers as a Mandalorian, Jon Toepp as Darth Vader, Tina Currey as a Jedi knight and Monica Franklin as a Tato…
Jon Toepp’s Darth Vader costume cost $3,000 and features a voice modulator that allows Toepp to replicate the “Star Wars” villain’s distinctive voice. The belt, top left, houses batteries that powers the lights and modulator. The chest plate is strictly for show.
A replica of a thermal detonator, a grenade-like weapon in the “Star Wars” universe, was custom-made by Dave Myers. The device was used by Princess Leia to threaten Jabba the Hutt in the film “Return of the Jedi.”
Monica A. Franklin, left, dresses as Tatooinian moisture farmer Meeka Tu-sala. Tina Currey dresses as Jedi knight Corrin Sorrel. The characters are creations of Franklin and Currey and not part of the “Star Wars” universe. Franklin wields a replica of a DL-44 pistol that Dave Myers crafted b…
Jon Toepp, dressed as Darth Vader, and Tina Currey, dressed as a Jedi knight, stage a mock “Star Wars” battle.
Billings-area fans of the "Star Wars" films bring a faraway universe a little closer by dressing as the iconic characters from the films.
BUTTE — The Empire apparently struck again when a man wearing a Darth Vader mask robbed a convenience store in Butte early Monday.
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Director Bobbi Kay Kupfner describes “The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged” as a love letter to the Bard.
It doesn't fire lasers or knives or lob spitballs at students texting in the back of my writing class at Montana State University Billings.
Carla Ova begins the tour of her home by describing the first Christmas tree visitors are likely to see as they walk in.
Oh, Star Wars. When did you turn into that guy?
OK, this is the most awesome thing I have heard in a while.