What’s better than a homage to everyone’s favorite Star Wars droid?
A whole gallery full of them, of course.
When they’re not making collectible figurines for geeks to enjoy, toy manufacturer Sideshow has an artistic side. It recently invited an impressive array of artists—”over 90 friends and fans”—to remix and reimagine the iconic design of R2-D2 for its new mini-droid figurine exhibit, “R2-Me2.”
— SideshowCollectibles (@collectsideshow) April 19, 2015
The results range from amusing to “woah,” and the best part is that there are nearly a hundred of them. Check out some of our favorites from the convention floor:
Though the hits of the show mixed other pop culture icons (like the Doctor Who Dalek shown above), as you can see from the gallery, sometimes it’s just about getting creative…
Or going full-on Dieselpunk…
Or turning your favorite R2 unit into a killer George Foreman.