Greedo's Last Shot

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Greedo's Last Shot

He who shoots first shoots last.

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Poor guy couldn't hit a womp rat with a photon torpedo
Also: DVS BSTrD shot posted first!

lerning to shoot like a storm trooper? Oh, you!

Is there an actual reason to post a comic about the whole "Solo shot first" thing again or is todays gaming news situation just not inpiring to you guys?

DVS BSTrD:
Poor guy couldn't hit a womp rat with a photo torpedo
Also: DVS BSTrD shot posted first!

*Makes a joke about how dirty pictures are an excellent method for killing something*
I'm really interested to know how a Photo Torpedo works. Or is it just a submarine filled with paparazzi?

OT: Though I found the book titles to be slightly humourous, the rest of the potential hilarity of the comic has completely missed me. Like Greedo did. (Or didn't he?)

Nile McMorrow:

DVS BSTrD:
Poor guy couldn't hit a womp rat with a photon torpedo
Also: DVS BSTrD shot posted first!

*Makes a joke about how dirty pictures are an excellent method for killing something*
I'm really interested to know how a Photo Torpedo works. Or is it just a submarine filled with paparazzi?

OT: Though I found the book titles to be slightly humourous, the rest of the potential hilarity of the comic has completely missed me. Like Greedo did. (Or didn't he?)

My first post has now been rereleased and digitally enhanced. :P

The best version I read was in one of the "Tales" series, where he's a hopped up twit trying to do a shakedown to prove himself to Jabba. The whole thing was a setup though, Greedo had a price on his head (can't remember offhand why), and the bounty hunter who steered him towards Han knew he would shoot his mouth off and get blasted.

DVS BSTrD:

Nile McMorrow:

DVS BSTrD:
Poor guy couldn't hit a womp rat with a photo torpedo
Also: DVS BSTrD shot posted first!

*Makes a joke about how dirty pictures are an excellent method for killing something*
I'm really interested to know how a Photo Torpedo works. Or is it just a submarine filled with paparazzi?

OT: Though I found the book titles to be slightly humourous, the rest of the potential hilarity of the comic has completely missed me. Like Greedo did. (Or didn't he?)

My first post has now been rereleased and digitally enhanced. :P

Curse you DVS Lucas! In the original release the guy made a mistake and another guy made a relevant Quip! Give us back our original footage, fuzzy shots and all! :D

I would really love a new box set that had all of the digital enhancements but none of the story changes Lucas made.

I really hope Disney does the right thing and kick Lucas in the balls with each new Star Wars project and make the franchise good again.

Greedo's story in the "Tales" book is pretty damn tragic. He's an asshole, but the way everybody exploited him makes you feel really sorry for the guy.

Lucas' balls are protected by a shield made of pure money.

I think I saw a edited video on youtube where he shoots around 12 different times during his conversation with Han and missed every time. It was hilarious.

Nile McMorrow:

DVS BSTrD:

Nile McMorrow:

*Makes a joke about how dirty pictures are an excellent method for killing something*
I'm really interested to know how a Photo Torpedo works. Or is it just a submarine filled with paparazzi?

OT: Though I found the book titles to be slightly humourous, the rest of the potential hilarity of the comic has completely missed me. Like Greedo did. (Or didn't he?)

My first post has now been rereleased and digitally enhanced. :P

Curse you DVS Lucas! In the original release the guy made a mistake and another guy made a relevant Quip! Give us back our original footage, fuzzy shots and all! :D

You don't want the originals, You want PREQUELS! WITH ANNOYING WHINNY CHARACTERS THAT HAVE NO PHYSICAL PRESENCE, MAKE A HORRIBLE FIRST IMPRESSION AND THEN ARE HARDLY EVER SEEN AGAIN!

erttheking:
I think I saw a edited video on youtube where he shoots around 12 different times during his conversation with Han and missed every time. It was hilarious.

I saw the comic version:
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Thank god for Disney.

I don't believe I can think of a single more useless book than "How to shoot like a Storm Trooper."

I want to know how you slam an automatic door.

I never understood how "shooting first" makes Han so ruthless as to "require" Lucas to revise the whole thing to make him look like a good guy. Greedo basically walks up and says "I'm going to kill you and turn you in for money Solo" and then Han shoots him... seriously... it's not THAT amoral...

I own the 499th edition of "Practical guide to bounty hunting", do you believe it would be worth it upgrading to the 500th?

On topic: poor Greedo really deserves a hug... I am sure in the future there will be a version where he gets just that. Even if Lucas is gone, his will shall remain... FOREVER! *insert evil laugh here*

'Cute Artist and Ideas Man Know They Are Better Off Without You'

Without your loyal fans and readers? How's that possible?

Also, not a fan of star wars, so i can't really comment, sorry.

PedroSteckecilo:
I never understood how "shooting first" makes Han so ruthless as to "require" Lucas to revise the whole thing to make him look like a good guy. Greedo basically walks up and says "I'm going to kill you and turn you in for money Solo" and then Han shoots him... seriously... it's not THAT amoral...

Shooting anyone is still pretty ruthless, especially considering Greedo hadn't actually done anything yet except threaten. If you went around shooting every person who threatened you, you would be considered a bit of a dick. :p

I like the Special Editions... *Continues post from bunker*

I like how he made the lightsaber special effects better so they weren't clearly sticks with 70s glow effects superimposed. I like how the Emperor Palpatine scene in Empire was changed so he actually looks and sounds like he does in the other movies. I like how Moss Eisely looks like a bustling trade center. Aaaaand it never mattered to me whether Greedo shot first or not. Han is a badass regardless of blaster timing.

All that said, I feel adding the "Noooo!" added at the end of Return of the Jedi was unnecessary and kind of spoils the moment.

Probably not who it's supposed to be, but why is Skwisgaar Skwigelf teaching people to shoot first?

When I was little, I've heard people talk about this scene a lot and I never really got what the big deal is.

Of course, thinking about it now, it does seem kinda silly that Greedo would miss at point blank range.

Least discussed? The whole "who shot first" thing is one of the most hotly debated...actually you can't really call it a debate, since 9 out of 10 Star Wars fans all agree Han shot first. But it's one of the most contentious of all the changes Lucas made to the original trilogy.

That said, I -suppose- it could be argued it's almost always discussed from the angle of "would Han have shot first or not" and rarely "why would Greedo have missed?"

Everyone wanna know the dumbest part of Greedo Shooting first. In the original it wasn't Han shot first, it was Han shot only. The reason for this is that Greedo was NEVER gonna shoot Han it wouldn't make sense for him to do so. Greedo had a gun on Han so that he could take him captive back to Jabba. Han's bounty was for him to be brought in alive. Greedo was only going to shoot if Han tried something, and he didn't see the gun that he was pulling. That Was The Point!!!

Remember BobaFett's line to Vader.
" He's no good to me dead. "

If Greedo had shot first and killed Han then there would have been no reward.

Mike Fang:
Least discussed? The whole "who shot first" thing is one of the most hotly debated...actually you can't really call it a debate, since 9 out of 10 Star Wars fans all agree Han shot first. But it's one of the most contentious of all the changes Lucas made to the original trilogy.

That said, I -suppose- it could be argued it's almost always discussed from the angle of "would Han have shot first or not" and rarely "why would Greedo have missed?"

Yeah. This was my feeling exactly. It's one of the biggest beefs I have with the changes. However, the idea of what that means about Greedo is actually a fresh perspective for me.

VanQQisH:
I don't believe I can think of a single more useless book than "How to shoot like a Storm Trooper."

"The Jedi Council's Advice for Discovering Evil Government Conspiracies!"

"Maintaining a Loving Happy Family, By Anakin Skywalker"

Fasckira:

PedroSteckecilo:
I never understood how "shooting first" makes Han so ruthless as to "require" Lucas to revise the whole thing to make him look like a good guy. Greedo basically walks up and says "I'm going to kill you and turn you in for money Solo" and then Han shoots him... seriously... it's not THAT amoral...

Shooting anyone is still pretty ruthless, especially considering Greedo hadn't actually done anything yet except threaten. If you went around shooting every person who threatened you, you would be considered a bit of a dick. :p

To be fair, Greedo kinda had a blaster pointed right at Han's head. At that point we've gone a bit beyond just threatening I'd think.

jurnag12:
Probably not who it's supposed to be, but why is Skwisgaar Skwigelf teaching people to shoot first?

Went back and looked at comic then lol'ed. That's pretty awesome. I do believe that it's supposed to be Dog the Bounter Hunter though. But now I have a bunch of lines of Skwisgaar saying Dog the Bounty Hunter lines in my head, haha. "Donts makes me come and hunts you down, bro."

Edit: Now imagining a Dethklok cover of the Dog the Bounty Hunter theme... this is going to be stuck in there for a while.

TripleDaddy:
Lucas' balls are protected by a shield made of pure money.

To quote Lucas paraphrase Yahtzee, "I'm sorry, I can't hear you over the sound of all my MONEY!!!"

Am I the only one who thinks the guy on the magazine looks like Skwisgaar Skwigelf?

jurnag12:
Probably not who it's supposed to be, but why is Skwisgaar Skwigelf teaching people to shoot first?

JimHawking:
Am I the only one who thinks the guy on the magazine looks like Skwisgaar Skwigelf?

... not skinny enough, but there's a resemblance. Pretty sure it's supposed to be

Winnosh:
Everyone wanna know the dumbest part of Greedo Shooting first. In the original it wasn't Han shot first, it was Han shot only. The reason for this is that Greedo was NEVER gonna shoot Han it wouldn't make sense for him to do so. Greedo had a gun on Han so that he could take him captive back to Jabba. Han's bounty was for him to be brought in alive. Greedo was only going to shoot if Han tried something, and he didn't see the gun that he was pulling. That Was The Point!!!

Remember BobaFett's line to Vader.
" He's no good to me dead. "

If Greedo had shot first and killed Han then there would have been no reward.

*WARNING: STAR WARS NIT-PICKING NERD INCOMING!

Now I could be wrong on this (going off of memory here) but Greedo wasn't going on the orders of Vader; he was going on the orders of the fat slug. I didn't think Jabba cared about dead or alive. Vader wanted him alive to test his human Popsicle maker (though why he couldn't just shove a storm trooper in there is beyond me); Jabba didn't care either way (though he'd prefer alive I would guess).

Tippy2k2's brain broke there. Nothing to see here...

tippy2k2:

Winnosh:
Everyone wanna know the dumbest part of Greedo Shooting first. In the original it wasn't Han shot first, it was Han shot only. The reason for this is that Greedo was NEVER gonna shoot Han it wouldn't make sense for him to do so. Greedo had a gun on Han so that he could take him captive back to Jabba. Han's bounty was for him to be brought in alive. Greedo was only going to shoot if Han tried something, and he didn't see the gun that he was pulling. That Was The Point!!!

Remember BobaFett's line to Vader.
" He's no good to me dead. "

If Greedo had shot first and killed Han then there would have been no reward.

*WARNING: STAR WARS NIT-PICKING NERD INCOMING!

Now I could be wrong on this (going off of memory here) but Greedo wasn't going on the orders of Vader; he was going on the orders of the fat slug. I didn't think Jabba cared about dead or alive. Vader wanted him alive to test his human Popsicle maker (though why he couldn't just shove a storm trooper in there is beyond me); Jabba didn't care either way (though he'd prefer alive I would guess).

You appear to have misread the post. Of course Greedo wasn't working for Vader, he was working for Jaba same as Boba Fett. Jaba was the one who put the bounty on Han Solo. and the bounty was for them to bring Han in alive so that Jaba could take care of him personally. Which is WHY Boba Fett was so adamant of Han not getting killed in Vader's little trap. He brings it up more than once in Bespin.

Winnosh:
snip

Oh yeah....

Yup. You're right :)

Bobba did keep saying he needed Han alive. For some reason, I had it in my mind that it was on Vader's orders but that's wrong.

tippy2k2:

Winnosh:
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Oh yeah....

Yup. You're right :)

Bobba did keep saying he needed Han alive. For some reason, I had it in my mind that it was on Vader's orders but that's wrong.

It's Boba Fett reminding Vader that if Han dies, he doesn't get paid.

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