Celebrate Love with io9's Superior Star Wars Valentines

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This weekend is Valentine’s Day, which is a celebration of beekeeping, plague and epilepsy, according to my research. Accordingly, we here at io9 have some valentines for you, our favorite readers.

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We’ll admit off the bat that we were really stuck on Star Wars: The Force Awakens for inspiration. Mostly because the official ones are so bad. They range from the plain and weirdly dogmatic:

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to the deeply confusing:

Illustration for article titled Celebrate Love with io9s Superior iStar Wars /iValentines

No, we don’t know why Phasma’s idea of a valentine is to just announce her employer. If I ever send a valentine that says “Gawker Media, my valentine!” get me help immediately. Our four are infinitely better:

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Illustration for article titled Celebrate Love with io9s Superior iStar Wars /iValentines
Illustration for article titled Celebrate Love with io9s Superior iStar Wars /iValentines
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Illustration for article titled Celebrate Love with io9s Superior iStar Wars /iValentines

Also, we have one bonus Mad Max: Fury Road valentine because we just can’t help ourselves:

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Art by Sam Woolley

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Contact the author at katharine@io9.com.

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They started selling these last year. We are all insignificant next to the marketing powers of Disney.