Ken Lashley Original Star Wars Art (In The Shape Of A VW)
This is a high price for original art– on the other hand, you can drive the artwork home.
Volkswagen of America presents the one-of-a-kind Star Wars edition 2012 Passat TDI® Clean Diesel featuring hand-drawn illustrations from the complete Star Wars saga, drawn by comic book artist Ken Lashley (Justice League of America, The Flash, X-Men, Legion of Super Heroes and the DCnU Blackhawks) which is being auctioned on eBay. In celebration of the September launch of Star Wars The Complete Saga on Blu-ray, Lucasfilm is asking fans to Use the Force for Good to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). SU2C funds groundbreaking cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. As part of that campaign, Lucasfilm has partnered with eBay to create this exclusive auction, allowing fans to bid on rare and exciting Star Wars items and experiences.
Lashley went through about 35 Sharpie markers drawing on the thing, and yes, it’s been covered in sealant. Here’s Ken drawing the VW at SDCC:
Bidding ends today, and is currently around $25000. The biggest drawback? It’s going to be hell to frame. And yes, it even does this: