These faceless enforcers of the “New Order” they called Stormtroopers were considered an extension of the Emperor’s will, and thus they often use some brutal tactics as a way to keep thousands of star systems throughout the galaxy in line. But some of them can be a little, well….odd! So join me with a capture net and box of straight jackets because we need to stop these rogue Stormtroopers from making the Emperor look like a laughing stock! So without further ado I bring you…
10 – Haters Gonna Hate!
He might be a slightly overweight, slightly unredressed Strom trooper, but he looks very happy-go-lucky indeed and sure to be a good mascot for any imperial war. Not that he would last that long in combat dressed like that, you should always make sure your light sabre isn’t showing.
9 – What do mean you can’t work because your throat is a little horse?!
If my little pony made a StarWars film it would probably not be as popular as it is these days, and Disney would not have paid so much for it. But then again they do look rather mean dressed as storm troopers, so maybe there will be a part of them in the new films.
8 – I don’t remember the planet “Lego” from the films!!!
I have no idea at what point in a Stormtroopers Halloween of fancy dress costumes life it decided it mate with some Lego bricks, but by the looks of it that is what happened! I love the Star-Wars Lego films just as much as the next nerd, but when it comes to cosplay the 2 things Lego and Stormtroopers should never meet.
7 – Meep Meep Meep Meep Meep Meep Meeeeeeeeeep Meep!!!
Beaker from the Muppets always makes me laugh, but as a Stormtrooper he doesn’t have the air of authority needed to pull it off. And besides all that, it looks like he got that costume out of the bin! It’s filthy and would not pass any inspection given by Lord Vader himself.
6 – “And you are 100% sure you have not watched a single episode of ALF!?!”
For those who are a little older, we will remember who ELF is. But for those of you too young to remember him it will just look like a normal Stormtrooper with funny ears. Either way, it looks funny so no matter what age you are you get a smile out of it.
5 – The Empire of Donnie Darko
I loved watching the weird and wonderful Donnie Darko film, but would I have loved it a little more if it was based in space? Yeah probably, I am a nerd after all. But as a Stormtrooper it looks rather silly and why the golden egg just to make it even weirder!
4 – One for all and all for the loony bin!
When you go out with a few friends dressed as Stormtroopers people know you are part of a group. You do not, however, need to add some Musketeer style modifications to the main costume. But I suppose you can get away with it because swordplay and light saber play are the same thing really.
3 – Steampunk in the Darkside.
When your armour has more holes in it than a cheese grater you might not want people to touch you, but at least it would be cool and airy inside! To be honest, I would not like to wear this costume then though I am a big Steampunk fan. It just looks too heavy and cumbersome.
2 – The Amazing Storm-Spider?!?
Combining 2 nerd favourites in one is this quite cool Spiderman style Stormtrooper costume. It does look amazing, but just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. I like it, though, and it is well made after all.
1 – I have to admit, you just don’t meet that many “Super Trooper’s!”
There is just something so likeable about this Super Mario inspired Stormtrooper. Maybe it is the clash of colours or just the mixing of worlds that I love. But if ever there was a Super Mario power up I would love to see it would be an Imperial Mushroom that turns him into this. It does make me wonder what these ten Death Star gift ideas would look like if this guy helped build them!