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Bobby is Vader for tricks and treats! Halloween 1978

Bobby is a little Vader, and a little KISS concert. Both are amazing costumes, but combined is truly a FORCE to be reckoned with! …

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Craig and his Jedi friends! 1978

Craig recalls, “Found this gem going through old pictures. Probably 1978 with the old inflatable flashlight tube lightsabers!”

After some debate, it was argued that these awesome sabers were SST, or Force Beam sabers! Classic unauthorized sabers that really set …

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It’s all fun and games until the lightsaber gets pulled out! Bob 1977

The Force Beam was a great toy! I never had one, but Bob seems to know how to handle one just fine. Watch that back swing Bob!…

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David and his Lightsaber! 1978

David stands ready with his Lightsaber, er…Laser Sword! A bootlegged toys from Star Wars. But who cares about that trivial stuff, let’s whack some other kids over the head! 🙂

David remembers,”Enjoying my brand new lightsaber. The year is 1977/1978. …

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Darran brandishes his Force Beam, Santa approves! Christmas 1977

Darran seems mesmerized by his new Force Beam! The power of the Force Beam must be used for good, not evil, Darran. No matter what the huge floating Santa head says!…

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Ward as Luke Skywalker on Halloween

Ward, er I mean Luke rocks his awesome weapon of choice! The amazing Light Saber…erm…The Force Beam! Close enough. At any rate, the young Jedi to be is ready for tricks or treats.…

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Ward and his Star Wars Halloween…or something. 1977

By the end of 1977, Star Wars mania was in full effect! Halloween of ’77 must have been mayhem! Ward and friends illustrate that point in this photo. I’m pretty good with descriptions, but an effective description of what’s happening …

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What Lightsaber?!?! Mike, Doug, and Shirley have no idea what you’re talking about!

Find the “Light Beam” Lightsaber knock off toy in this photo gang! Can you find it? Well neither can Mike, Doug, and Aunt Shirley by the look of it……

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Martin poses with his Star Wars treasures! 1979

Martin poses with his Star Wars treasures! 1979…