Thursday, August 18, 2011

R2-D2 - Learnt From The Best - Matt Duarte

R2D2 in “Learnt From The Best” by Matt Duarte

Panel 1

Description: Obi-Wan, Anakin Skywalker, R2D2 and C3PO are aboard a ship. R2D2 is connected to a wall outlet, in the background we can see a big door. The characters look sort of like they did around The Clone Wars, as this takes place shortly before those events. (Look, I'm a fan of Star Wars, but not a HUGE one, so this might not exactly fit in with the canon, bear with it). They look slightly worried about their situation.

ANAKIN: Hurry, R2, reinforcements could be here soon.

OBI-WAN: Patience, Anakin. I am confident we will avoid a confrontation.

Panel 2

Description: Same as before, except the door has opened to reveal a huge battalion of droids waiting on the other side. They haven't reacted to the intruders yet, but Anakin and Obi-Wan are reaching for their lightsabers.

ANAKIN: So much for that.

R2D2: Bee Bee Bop Beep

C3PO: Oh dear, he says wait! Wait!

Panel 3

Description: Same as before, except the droids have turned around and kept marching in a different direction. Obi-Wan and Anakin have relaxed their stance.

R2D2: Beep Beep Bop Bop

OBI-WAN: See? It all worked out.

ANAKIN: Well done, R2. What did you do?

Panel 4

Description: A close up on R2, still working connected to the wall.

C3PO: Master Anakin, I do believe he told them: “These are not the Jedis you are looking for”.

The End.


  1. Yeah, that's pretty good. It's one page for one line but so totally worth it.

  2. Despite the fact that this story took place in the DARK era of the unmentionable prequels, it still made me smile.

  3. Solid page with a nice pay off at the end. Also a nice reversal on that classic line.

  4. Ahahaha - great work Matt. Loved it.


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