Adam Savage wowed fans with his Chewbacca cosplay, and now, he’s taking fans behind the scenes with Tom Spina Designs on how the mask was built.
I don’t know how many models, LEGO sets, and other kits that are sitting in the Nerd Room of Doom that are unbuilt. Apparently Adam Savage has the same problem, and he’s doing something about it in this One Day Build of the Iron Giant Bolt.
Every year, Adam Savage walks the floor of Comic-Con incognito, hidden in plain sight. This year, he’s mixing things up with a joint-incognito walk with special guest Astronaut Chris Hadfield! Appropriately, Adam and Commander Hadfield cosplay as 2001: A Space Odyssey astronauts, complete with working active water-cooling systems in their spacesuits. And on the show floor, they unexpectedly run into a mutual friend…
In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Dr. Jones and his companions were tasked with retrieving the Sankara Stones that had been stolen by a evil cult. While Indiana was successful, turns out the stones have been stolen again.
If you got your picture taken with Admiral Ackbar at the San Diego Comic Con, there’s a really good chance it was Adam Savage in disguise. Very impressive work! Even more impressive is there are good indications that this mask was made from the original mold. How do we know that? Adam shared more information about the making of the mask, and you can see more, after the jump.
Over the course of 24 days, people from Stan Winston Studios and Legacy Effects were able to build this 9’9″ robot in time for San Diego. Presented by WIRED, YouTube, Stan Winston Studios, Legacy Effects, and Conde Nast Entertainment. You can see just how impressive this mech is in two videos after the jump.