Mark Hamill has let it be known — on numerous occasions — that he has little love for our current commander in chief. And over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, he once again demonstrated that opinion, via a disguise that mocked the president in amusing Star Wars fashion.
Everyone knows that Darth Vader wears black, but in an effort to ridicule President Trump, Hamill wore an orange Vader mask and boots while walking around Comic-Con. As if that hue weren’t enough to underscore Hamill’s point about Trump’s fondness for Evil Empire-ish authoritarianism, he also sported a lightsaber golf club and wore a white polo shirt that featured, on its back, the message “Make the Death Star Great Again.” And last night, Hamill confirmed that said outfitted figure was him:
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) July 23, 2018
Fans were quick to post their own sightings of the erstwhile Luke Skywalker in full Darth Trump gear, via the hashtag #OrangeVader:
— Tyler (@tgarcia996) July 22, 2018
— Brendan Bajillioz (@WillHunting562) July 22, 2018
— Charlie Brown (@cbpeanuts) July 23, 2018
— Itzel Segura📷 (@itzel_segura) July 23, 2018
Hamill’s orange Vader getup wasn’t his only costume at the con, however; he also greeted unsuspecting fans while decked out as a stormtrooper:
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) July 22, 2018
#SDCC DAY 3 WISH LIST: A) Don't arouse any suspicions it's me because I'm too short for this costume B) Find that ultra-rare comic book I need to complete my collection C) Get @NathanHamill's autograph (if I can find Booth #1415) D) Find the perfect nacho 👍 pic.twitter.com/xXsViybWwc
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) July 21, 2018
The cosplaying force, it’s clear, is strong with this one.
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