"Star Wars" has always had one of the most dedicated fanbases in all of geekdom. There are tomes of fan fics, hours of homemade movies, and galleries of art to prove that, but the news of "Episode VII" has once again brought them out in full Force.
We've been covering all of the news surrounding "Episode VII" on MTV News and over here on MTV Movies Blog, but let's use this wondrous occasion to look back at some of the wildest fan creations in recent years.
Click past the jump to see everything from a galaxy far away.
The Worth1000 user DaemonDCLXVI created this Pixar-"Star Wars" mash-up long before the Disney buy.
Back in 2009, a strand of your favorite wookie's hair made its way onto the online auction site.
Tyler Edlin painted this masterwork of art that needs no commentary. This is art, ladies and gentlemen.
It was a dark day for the Rebel Alliance, when a leader of the Empire rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
Before he became Snoop Lion, there was a period of time where the rapper could have been known as Darth Dogg, as when he promoted "Star Wars" sneakers in Times Square.
Lucasfilm has always been relaxed when it came to fan adaptations, the ultimate of which, "Star Wars Uncut," recreated "A New Hope" shot for shot.
An elaborate Improv Everywhere had multiple people dressed as Storm Troopers ride the subway and preview what live under the Empire will be like.
Another fan video took "The Empire Strikes Back" and made the convincing jump to silent film.
In 2010, we had the honor of debuting a look at a poster from Shan Jiang, which features a Sand Trooper overlooking the desert city.
We're still not completely sure what this work from artist Will Wilson is supposed to mean. All we know is that we can't stop staring.
To celebrate the release of the "Complete" Saga Blu-ray, these desert wanders made a pit stop in Times Square to deliver a copy.
Nothing says "Merry Christmas" like the warmth of a tauntaun's insides.
A friend over at Reddit posted this masterpiece of Nic Cage as every "Star Wars" character.
This is our highest hope for a Disney-Lucasfilm team-up. The artist of the piece is James Hance, who is using proceeds from his artwork to benefit his sick 7-year-old daughter. Visit his website here.
A clever "Game of Thrones"-"Star Wars" mash-up seems like a natural fit for both series.
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