As May the Fourth shows, "Star Wars" fans have myriad ways of demonstrating their love for the franchise. George Folz has been drawing and posting his "Star Wars" comic panels daily on Twitter since January, and he doesn't show any signs of slowing down.
"I wanted to do something that would strengthen my artistic muscles while showing love for something that's brought me a lot of joy," the Evanston, Ill., told CNET's Crave blog.
"I'd say my drawing style questions here as opposed to informing," Folz told Crave. "The lines in this project are more tossed off and loose. I try to leave a little something for the reader to fill in with their eye, making it more inviting."
Folz does the line work for each comic panel by hand using a red, green or pink pencil. He then inks over those lines with a water brush and uses Photoshop for coloring and toning.
The result? An artistic look at every scene in the "Star Wars" original trilogy of films. While some panels are multicolored, Folz sometimes experiments with single-color panels for an interesting effect.
For fans wondering which versions of the original trilogy Folz is gleaning inspiration from, he's quick to admit that he might make a few controversial decisions with his daily comic.
"I know it may be sacrilege, but I'm going to do a few scenes from the 'Special Edition' releases," Folz said. "I really want to see if I can do justice to Coruscant as seen at the end of 'Return of the Jedi.' That's gonna be trick with a brush, but I like a good challenge."