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C-3P0
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Bio:
C-3P0 was the off-duty "hobby project" of the pre-pubescent Anakin Skywalker. Crafted on Tatooine, C3P0 began life as a gift for Anakin's mother, Shmi. He was ostensibly created to help with household chores. Owing to the fact that Anakin probably based his designs off a common model kit, however, he was very much "overqualified" for that job. Though he clearly still retains some "domestic" programming, C3P0 has a much broader utility as an expert linguist. He also has a personality that seems consistent with what a child would think of as an "appropriate approximation of an adult". A naturally overprotective, overtalkative worrier, C3P0 is often comic relief in the situations of extreme danger into which he's often thrust. His chance meeting with fellow droid R2D2 on Tatooine proves a strong one. After their meeting, they are never shown to have significant periods of separation. They often are shown to be as close to "married" as droids can get.

Unlike R2D2, however, his memory core was erased following the events of Revenge of the Sith, so he doubtless believes himself younger than his actual age, and has a different view of his connection to galactic events than they are in truth. Paradoxically, he thinks himself the "senior" partner of the two, and is often shown to believe himself the "leader" and R2D2 the rebellious "youth"--when it's very clear to the audience that R2D2 is typically the only one of them who really grasps the import of a particular situation.

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First Appearance: Star Wars (1977) #1

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Issue Appearances:
Back Issue (2003)
Blackthorne 3-D Series (1985)
Classic Star Wars (1992)
Classic Star Wars: A New Hope (1994)
Classic Star Wars: Devilworlds (1996)
Classic Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1994)
Classic Star Wars: The Early Adventures (1994)
CRACKED (1958)
Danny Fingeroth's Write Now! (2002)
Dark Horse Comics (1992)
Darth Vader (2015)
Dave Stevens: Complete Sketches & Studies (2011)
Dave Stevens: Covers & Stories (2012)
Ewoks (1985)
Jawa Force (1997)
Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Shattered Empire (2015)
Marvel Comics Illustrated/Marvel Illustrated Books (1970)
Marvel Special Edition- Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Marvel Super Special (1977)
One for One: Star Wars (2013)
Pizzazz (1977)
Princess Leia (2015)
San Diego Comic Con Comics (1992)
Sergio Aragonés Stomps Star Wars (2000)
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars (1984)
Star Wars (2003)
Star Wars (2013)
Star Wars (2015)
Star Wars - Comics Collector (2010)
Star Wars (American Entertainment Exclusive) (1997)
Star Wars [GER] (1999)
Star Wars 3-D (1987)
Star Wars Fan Club Special (2008)
Star Wars Galaxy Magazine (1994)
Star Wars Handbook (1998)
Star Wars Omnibus (2006)
Star Wars Special (1998)
Star Wars Special: C-3PO (2016)
Star Wars Tales (1999)
Star Wars Weekly (UK) (1978)
Star Wars: A New Hope - Manga (1998)
Star Wars: A New Hope - The Special Edition (1997)
Star Wars: AnotherUniverse.com Special Edition (1999)
Star Wars: Chewbacca (2000)
Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures (2004)
Star Wars: Dark Empire (1991)
Star Wars: Dark Empire II (1994)
Star Wars: Dark Empire Trilogy (2010)
Star Wars: Dark Force Rising (1997)
Star Wars: Droids (1986)
Star Wars: Droids (1994)
Star Wars: Droids (1995)
Star Wars: Empire (2002)
Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back - Manga (1999)
Star Wars: Empire's End (1995)
Star Wars: Episode I (1999)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (2009)
Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace - Manga (1999)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge Of The Sith (2005)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2010)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (2010)
Star Wars: Heir to the Empire (1995)
Star Wars: Luke Skywalker: The Last Hope for the Galaxy (2008)
Star Wars: Republic (2002)
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983)
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi - Manga (1999)
Star Wars: Reversal of Fortune (2004)
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996)
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire - Evolution (1998)
Star Wars: Splinter of the Mind's Eye (1995)
Star Wars: Tag & Bink Are Dead (2001)
Star Wars: Tag & Bink II (2006)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Character Encyclopedia (2010)
Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus (2015)
Star Wars: The Protocol Offensive (1997)
Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy (2009)
Star Wars: Union (1999)
Star Wars: Vader Down (2016)
Star Wars: Vader's Little Princess (2013)
Star Wars: Vader's Quest (1999)
True Believers: Shattered Empire (2016)
Wizard Ace Edition (1996)

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Galactic Republic (New)
Galactic Republic (Old)
Rebel Alliance
Resistance (Star Wars)

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