See How 'Jabba The Hutt' Could Have Looked In RETURN OF THE JEDI

Before they settled on the slimy space-slug appearance of the villainous gangster from Return Of The Jedi, Jabba went through a few drastically different looks. Check out some unused concept designs and early comic book sketches of the character after the jump.

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 2/5/2014










Some interesting designs for sure, but I think they went with the best one in the end. Jabba is one of the characters that has been rumored to be the focus of a planned Star Wars Episode VII spin-off, although in fairness, who hasn't been at this stage? Do you like that idea..or do you think they should focus on the actual humanoid characters that would be played by an actor?
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SuperCat - 2/5/2014, 7:05 AM
Doo-Doo Man!
Pasto - 2/5/2014, 7:06 AM
I need to brush my teeth.
SuperCat - 2/5/2014, 7:07 AM
FirstAvenger - 2/5/2014, 7:08 AM
gross
MexicanSuperman - 2/5/2014, 7:08 AM
That is so nasty looking. I am glad with the design they chose.
SuperCat - 2/5/2014, 7:09 AM
DefcoN - 2/5/2014, 7:16 AM
The last one could very well give you nightmares.
ClobberPot - 2/5/2014, 7:18 AM
Jabba could've been more than a rip off of Duke Leto Atreides II.
KindredMac - 2/5/2014, 7:18 AM
So information from 30 years ago is news today? Gotta be a slow day...
IDKwhatToChoose - 2/5/2014, 7:22 AM
@supercat doo doo man needs a movie. Screw Star Wars and Avengers it would be the movie of 2015!!!
ruadh - 2/5/2014, 7:22 AM
I guess someone finally got a copy of the Art of Return of the Jedi, from 1983?
Doopie - 2/5/2014, 7:26 AM
this ain't news
RorMachine - 2/5/2014, 7:30 AM
These designs are new to the site, and no it isn't news..it's what it says it is : "See How 'Jabba The Hutt' Could Have Looked In RETURN OF THE JEDI". If that doesn't sound like something you wanna see, don't click on it.
BackwardGalaxy - 2/5/2014, 7:37 AM
Is it me or are some of these horribly racist?
Pasto - 2/5/2014, 7:38 AM
Not just you. I see it to.
Pasto - 2/5/2014, 7:40 AM
CorndogBurglar - 2/5/2014, 7:40 AM
Silly Jedi. Silly Jedi! Oh ho ho ho ho hooooo
CaptShipwreck - 2/5/2014, 7:43 AM
Lol those are terrible
Doopie - 2/5/2014, 7:49 AM
It should be in 'Features'
SuperCat - 2/5/2014, 7:49 AM
(Clears throat) Don't f@ck with ror!
SuperCat - 2/5/2014, 7:50 AM
LOL @ IDKwhatToChoose

I'm down for a Doo Doo Man movie!
Pasto - 2/5/2014, 7:51 AM
Remember that time when Gusto went in black face?

veror - 2/5/2014, 7:54 AM
CorndogBurglar - 2/5/2014, 8:07 AM
Star Wars has always been racist.

Crazy black Darth Vader with all his white slaves. Its very offensive.
Pasto - 2/5/2014, 8:08 AM
lmfao Corn.
Celotom - 2/5/2014, 8:10 AM
If this was the final one, cosplays of Jabba would be a lot more frequent...
monkeyballs - 2/5/2014, 8:19 AM
LOL @Doo Doo Man!
SKetCH - 2/5/2014, 10:01 AM
Old news. All of these but 1 are in the giant Lucasfilm BTS book.
Masterpace - 2/5/2014, 11:06 AM
So the goblin king from hobbit.
RolandD - 2/5/2014, 11:13 AM
@Ror-Was the third one down from the Marvel Comic adaptation?
Nomis1800 - 2/5/2014, 11:31 AM
Imagine how Chewbacca and Jabba would look like if they were made now (yes if done with make-up, not mo-cap). Great.
Melkaticox - 2/5/2014, 2:53 PM
Aww, I actually like the third one! I've yet to see a single good looking Hutt...
mgeoff88 - 2/5/2014, 7:34 PM
Wow... I'm happy with what we got in in ROTJ. Some of these concepts are creepy as hell.
darthballz - 2/5/2014, 11:33 PM
LMAO. I think that 2nd one i used to mow her lawn.
RolandD - 2/6/2014, 7:01 AM
Answered my own question. My memory served me well. Googled Jabba. When Marvel did it's first adaptation of Star Wars, before it was known as A New Hope, Jabba had not yet been designed by Lucas and company. They made up version three for the comic.

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