Star Wars and comic book fans out in force

STAR Wars chants will be heard in cities and townships across the globe today as fans celebrate the 1980 cult film classic.

tormtrooper Nick Bishop, Jedi Dan Chugg, Sith Anita Gillman and Jawa Tee Kay gear up for May the 4th in Launceston today.

tormtrooper Nick Bishop, Jedi Dan Chugg, Sith Anita Gillman and Jawa Tee Kay gear up for May the 4th in Launceston today.

It is no different in Launceston, as Star Wars fans gather in costume to celebrate tomorrow's Star Wars Day ``May the 4th Be With You''.

Rob Lukas as V, Mia White, 10, as Catwoman and Ryan McCarthy as The Joker at Guf Goodgames Launceston today.

Rob Lukas as V, Mia White, 10, as Catwoman and Ryan McCarthy as The Joker at Guf Goodgames Launceston today.

Stormtoopers, Qui-Gon Jinn, and another character that looked like Sebulba are currently patrolling the streets from their base at EB Games on Brisbane Street.

On the another side of town at Good Games Launceston the Joker and Catwoman were blowing up balloons and painting the faces of patrons to celebrate Free Comic Book Day. 

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