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Star Wars Reimagined as a Muppets Comic: A 1983 Mashup

Two of pop culture’s greatest cults, together at last.

If you love The Muppets and love Star Wars spoofs, you’re in for a treat: In the summer of 1983, shortly after the original release of Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Muppet magazine — the same issue that gave us Isaac Asimov on curiosity, taking risk, and the value of space exploration — published a “summer spoof special,” adapting the Star Wars saga as a Muppets comic. Enough said — enjoy:

Published May 1, 2013




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