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Star Wars Postage Stamps

You want to ship Han Solo? You’ll have to cover that entire block of carbonite in these stamps designed by Stefan van Zoggel. View the rest at his gallery. I love R2′s hat. Not everyone looks good in a hat, but R2 always looks sharp in any hat from a sombrero to a porkpie. Gallery and Article [...]

12 Awesome Han Solo Tributes

If there’s anything cooler than a hidden door, it’s a hidden door that features Hans Solo in carbonite on the inside. For more awesome tributes to the rebel hero, be sure to check out this great Oddee article. Link

Steve Jobs in Carbonite

Society6’s Greg Koenig created the Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone case, but got a Cease and Desist letter from Apple’s lawyers. So from now on, this piece of awesomeness will live only as images on countless blogs and websites. Too bad. Via FireWire

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite in Firefly

There’s a rumor going around that a little model of Han Solo frozen in carbonite appears in every episode of the space western Firefly. Supposedly, actor Nathan Fillion (Capt. Malcolm Reynolds) is a big Star Wars fan, so the set technicians sneaked the model into the background whenever possible. Amy Ratcliffe has already found several [...]

Get Yourself Frozen in Carbonite

Three years ago, Alex mentioned that an artist created a replica of himself frozen in carbonite, like Han Solo was in The Empire Strikes Back. If you looked upon that image with envy, you can now get a similar sculpture featuring your own face and body shape. It’s not a full-size replica, but one that [...]