A lot of new rumors about Episode VII are hitting the Internet, but the most solid of them appears to be the upgraded armor that at least some of the new Imperial troopers might have.
Indie Revolver explains some of the differences between the new helmets and those of the original trilogy stormtroopers, including the asymterical design and the more compact and flared shape. The “cheeks” aren’t as prominent in the new design, and the larger eyepieces appear to be separate from the rest of the helmet, but give the illusion of being one piece.
Compare the new helmet to the original.
What do you guys think of this new design?
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Michelle, a.k.a. Stormraven, is what can only be described as an eclectic nerd. Her interests and expertise range from Doctor Who to Lord of the Rings, cosplay to comics, and Bollywood to opera to name just a few. When not raving about her “fandoms”, she can be found working on projects as an Associate Editor at Haven Publishing and adding to her ever-growing list of Things to Cosplay. She can currently be found searching for more material to feed her newfound obsession with Star Wars.