Boba Fett & His Favored Slave…

ILM’s 1970’s Concept Drawings Are Epic!

These are Art Directors Joe Johnston & Nilo Rodis-Jamero’s drawings from 1978 / ’79. Iconic artist Ralph McQuarrie did contribute to Boba Fett’s design but Joe Johnston is widely credited with creating the look of the iconic bad ass and Nilo Rodis-Jamero with designing Fett’s incredible ship, my favorite starship design from the Original Trilogy, the Slave 1. Click each image for a bigger version.

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Originally, George Lucas planned for Darth Vader to be an intergalactic bounty hunter, but when Darth Vader became a fallen Jedi instead, Lucas recycled the “bounty hunter” concept for Boba Fett.

-From mashable.com

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He didn’t socialize. He rarely spoke. None of his bounties ever saw his face. Thus Boba Fett encouraged fearful speculation about his past.

-From bobafettmp.com

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There is no scene put into Star Wars that firmly establishes Owen and Beru’s killer(s). The murders can actually be reasonably deduced as the work of bounty hunter Boba Fett.

-Fan theory from cracked.com

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