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Hilarious Napoleonic, Mustachioed Admiral Ackbar Bust is a Comic-Con Exclusive



Following in the footsteps of South Park‘s Terrance & Philip, and Michael “Jefferson,” it’s…Admiral Ackbar dressed as Napoleon with a mustache! It’s derived from a painting by artist Steven Daily, but it also may take the cake as the strangest “Elseworlds”-like take on a character to be specifically endorsed as official merchandise.

I guess Napoleon was so short that he might have been called a shrimp in his day. And Ackbar does have forearms similar to that classic sailor man, Popeye. Indeed, his eyes pop out more than anybody’s this side of Mantenna.

This naval-gazing take on Return of the Jedi‘s favorite raspy trap-recognizer comes in a wooden box, and is avilable for preorder now from Gentle Giant at $175. At that range, it won’t last long against those scalper cruisers.


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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist