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Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

A long time ago, in a manger far far away...people were revising their Christian iconography to fit a Lucasfilm agenda. Check out these Star Wars themed nativity sets. Sacrilegious, but crafty.

1. What Rebel Child Is This?

Are these Stormtroopers Mary and Joseph? Or are they inspecting the newborn savior? Made by Stefan Le Du, via Flickr.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

2. Imperial Parade Goes To Bethlehem

Shot by JP Puerta. Not sure what's going on with the Imperial parade arriving at the Nativity. Possibly they are paying homage. Or staging a coup.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away
Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away
Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

3. LEGO Star Wars Nativity

Made by fan Larry Lars. His entry in a contest. Looks like a winner! Read the Official Star Wars Blog's interview with Lars.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

4. Baby Jesus R2D2

R2D2 as the baby Jesus, as conceptualized by Elodie Boutbout. Robots shall inherit the earth.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away
Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

5. Two Wise Droids

"The jawa brought the frankincense, and the gonk droid brough the myrhh," says maker Colonel Loves You.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

 

6. Paper Jesus In A Library Far Far Away

Looks like one librarian got punked. Says Jamie Anderson, "I told the staff at the library that I would not allow any Christmas decorations on my floor except for a Star Wars Nativity scene. Damn, they actually believed me." Never joke about Star Wars nativity sets.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

7. Take Me To Your Leader

There's a story going on in this one by Courge. "Where is the chosen One?" says the stormtrooper, seen here roughing up a villager. Mission Rescue Jesus is in full swing.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away
Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

8. Alien Terror At The Birth of Christ

"Baby Jeebus is somewhat obscured by the screaming woman in the green shirt. And yes, that is Domokun next to Boba Fett," says maker Jim Reynolds. Run, wise men, run!

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

 

9. Jabba On Earth, Goodwill Towards Hutts

"Ganta Baby Jesus chone Wuki!" This one via the Official Star Wars Blog. And you know Jabba is just dying to nom-nom-nom that little lamb.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

10. Ewok Jesus

Here's artist Amanda Visell's Star Wars nativity. Further proof of her greatness. If you haven't heard of Amanda Visell, go look at her work. She's local to Los Angeles.

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

11. No Room At The Inn Under The Tree

Not sure who made this one. Santa?

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

12. Incestuous Star Wars Nativity Scene

Luke and Leia as Joseph and Mary? Gross! They're brother and sister! This is Bethlehem, people, not the deep South. From the collection of Arthur Hu.

13. Lucas Nativity Merchandise Concept Art

Okay, it's not official, but it's awesome. Made by Ben Northern, it looks like it is (or was) available for purchase as a print. That's the holiday spirit!

Star Wars Nativity Scenes: In A Manger Far, Far Away

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