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Star Wars Episode VII
New Prop and Helmet photos


Stormtrooper

Well its still 15 months before the new Star Wars film but photos of props, costumes and helmets have already started to leak out. So we kick off this new section with the new 2015 version of the Imperial Stormtrooper......and we love it.....

Below a shot from the other side and you can see the curve of the bubble lenses which now look more like goggles as they appear to meet in the middle. From these shots it looks like the older grey and blue detailing have now gone as this more sleeker design has gone for a simple black and white colouring. Note also the asymmetry of the helmet which has only one front "mic" (on the left) instead of two.

With the ear pieces gone, this design is very reminiscent of Ralph McQuarrie's' original 1975 designs (see below) - with a nod to them if you look closely at the ear detailing. This photo and the one of the "Snowtrooper" are from IndieRevolver with thanks.

 

Snowtrooper

Okay, well we're not actually sure if this is a Snowtrooper or not but it certainly looks like one to us....

More info and photos soon....