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Star Wars Zombie Stormtroopers by Robert-Shane Star Wars Zombie Stormtroopers by Robert-Shane
Don't be afraid - no actual Stormtroopers were harmed in the making of this picture!

I was contacted by :iconlodgeboy: - who asked whether I'd be interested in drawing a picture for his Left 4 Dead 2 Mod which he's calling ZombieTroopers. He said it would be based on the book Deadtroopers and feature Boba Fett, Aurra Sing, IG-88 and Bossk - all battling some Zombie Stormtroopers in a destroyed city that looks like Corusant.
(Find out more at: [link] )

I liked the idea very much (I like drawing Stormtroopers - even if they are all ickey and bitey) - so I took the brief and turned out what you see here!

I originally drew this in pencil, then scanned it and coloured it in Photoshop using a Wacom tablet. This is a web-optimised version of the image (it is a 100mb bitmap at 600dpi!)

Hope you like it... and please don't have nightmares!
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:iconcolin6969:
colin6969 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014
Great Idea and great work on this piece !
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:iconzombiejimc:
ZombieJimC Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
Very Cool!
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:iconthe-darkwolf:
The-Darkwolf Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
Zombie stormtroopers..... :nod: (now at least they've got an excuse for being able to shoot straight! :D )
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:iconrevan005:
Revan005 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
Cool idea.
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DARTHTURDER12 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
Death Troopers vs bounty hunters
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:icontherage1993:
TheRage1993 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
Nice art, there is also a whole book out there about this theme. Star Wars Death Troopers i think it was named. It was a very creppy book.
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I didn't come up with the concept of the Death Troopers - but I sure enjoyed drawing them! :)
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ParadigmFallen Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Professional Artist
They've got IG-88B (or is it D?) with them, so he's already got contamination/decontamination things that could easily wipe the death troopers out no problem. Probably why the only one who's nervous is Bossk.
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
?you got me - sorry I don't know if it's IG-88B or D - I just drew it intending it to be the version seen in Empire.
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ParadigmFallen Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Professional Artist
Eh, it's probably D. B has a lot more spokes and odd things on his head.

I'm a retired Star Wars nerd. The memories fade slowly.
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol:
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DollarsFilms Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
Dear rhymesyndicate

I am the Admin to the Facebook Campaign Who Else Wants Star Wars Battlefront III ? And I would like to ask for permission to use your Picture for the Campaign's inspirations album. So your art work would be posted up with a link you the for your work. Would you be interested?

[link]

With Kind Regards

Connor
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool - yes. Thanks for taking the trouble to ask Connor - but please do make sure to credit me and you mustn't use my art in any commercial way.

I'd love to see Battlefront 3 (I played the other two to death) - I don't think it'll happen now - but I guess that's what your campaign's for! Good luck! :)
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:icondollarsfilms:
DollarsFilms Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
Also would it be possible to use the following

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Connor
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep. Same as before though - please credit me and please don't use the pictures commercially.
:thumbsup:
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HugoDelire555 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
Wow ! Frightening and excellent ! You seem to have dispositions for survival-horror and science-fiction painting !
This one also reminds me Resident Evil, that I assume you appreciate too !
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol: I didn't intend this to be frightening really - I suppose I still see the cool Stormtrooper costumes and ignore the scary zombie faces!
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:iconmr-illusionist-1331:
Mr-Illusionist-1331 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Student General Artist
This would make a great game or movie:)
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
... or maybe just an episode of the Clone Wars cartoon! :)
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:iconmr-illusionist-1331:
Mr-Illusionist-1331 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Student General Artist
That would be awesome:)
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:iconzim12:
Zim12 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Stormtroopers lose because they cant hit anything even with hands
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol: yeah it would be kinda easy for the bounty hunters I suppose!
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:iconzim12:
Zim12 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Now if it was Vaders Fist...
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:iconbws2k:
BWS2K Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012
For so many reasons, this is Awesome.
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol: thanks! Any particular reasons that you'd like to elaborate on?
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:iconbws2k:
BWS2K Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
Sure! 1) It's Star Wars. 2) It's got zombies. 3) I love when someone makes a sort of crossover where something happens in a mythos that isn't at all expected there. Maybe this actually happens somewhere, I'm not a super hardcore SW fan, but I've never thought about it. I also enjoy that it's bounty hunters doing to surviving here - not what you would typically consider as the "good guys". Makes them more nasty I think. Great piece!
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Many thanks for taking the trouble to explain. I always find it helpful and interesting to get detailed feedback on my work. I agree with you that unexpected crossovers can have the best impact! :thumbsup:
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BWS2K Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
*doing -the- surviving here: I hate typos. :)
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:iconnight-k9:
Night-K9 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012
Wow...I didn't know Aurra had fought zombies before. Yet I can see her doing it.
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:icontoht981:
toht981 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
Bet in Star Wars, they're not using the Z word.
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:iconbroketoon:
Broketoon Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
But why would they go after IG-88??
and if I were Boba...my exact plan of action is this...
1) Jetpack to high ground/saftey
2) laugh at comrads down below as I call in Slave I
3) Head to safe distance
4) Seismic charges galore
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:iconnuhunar:
nuhunar Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I think Fetts probally getting paid if he is sticking around.
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:iconjerard-kal:
Jerard-Kal Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist
That's exactly what Fett would do 'cept for the laughter. He's a practical man.
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sounds like a very sensible strategy! :thumbsup:
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:icondeadrat117:
deadrat117 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011
This is so awesome it hurts. Great job!

IG-88 FTW!
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks Joseph!
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:icondeadrat117:
deadrat117 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011
Most welcome my friend.
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:iconrobbyl9:
RobbyL9 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011
Haha! A Star Wars L4D2 mod. I can just imagine Boba Fett going "Aw man, this one tiiime the Imperial Army bombed ma buddy Keith. He went campin' and didn't botha to read thuh warnin' signs..."
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol:
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:iconrobbyl9:
RobbyL9 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011
"And then this one time I ran outta ammo fer ma blaster so this guy thought he could come out of cover and shoot me. He wasn't expecting ma wrist flamer, though! Third-degree burns over niiiinety percent a his body!"

"BOBA!" *shoots zombie* "Is now the best time?!"
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MandoGirl22 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
BRAIIIIIIINNNNNNS.....BRAAAAAAAIIIIIIINNNNNS!!!....Crap, I just gave myself nightmares!
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:iconweemadaggie:
WeeMadAggie Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome!
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:) I wondered whether this would be your cup of tea... now I know!
Thanks.
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:iconweemadaggie:
WeeMadAggie Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Zombies and Storm Troopers all in one grungy package? What's not to love!!
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:iconjosh-eeewwa:
josh-eeewwa Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011
THIS. IS. THE. BEST.
EVER.
EVVVVERRRR.
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol:
...very kind. Thanks :thumbsup:
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:iconnallaw:
Nallaw Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011  Student Digital Artist
UNBELIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVEBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!=)))))))))))))))OMMMMMMMMMMMMG!!!!!!BRILIANT!!!!! SHOOOK!!!
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:iconrobert-shane:
Robert-Shane Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks very much. :)
I see you are progressing very quickly and impressively with your own artwork :clap:
(you have reminded me to watch Hellboy again! :lol:)
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:iconnallaw:
Nallaw Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
=))))TANK YOU TOOOOO!!!!!!!!=)))))))


(you have reminded me to watch Hellboy again! :lol:) - it is REALLLLLLL COMPLEMENT=))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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Pyrotactick Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2011
...STAR WAS CLONE TROOPER ZOMBIES, NOT YOUR AVERAGE COD NAZI ZOMBIE GAME, CAUSE WERE PUTTING THAT **** IN ANOTHER GALAXY...THAT'S..uh...somewhat far far away. BUT IT DOESN'T MATTER! BECAUSE YOU CAN SHOOT CLONE TROOPERS OVER...AND OVER...AND OVER AGAIN...well if you really want to waste ammo, but go ahead.
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