NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A local tribute has popped up for the latest adorable new character in the Star Wars universe.New York City Mayoral Candidates Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa Meet For First Debate
“Baby Yoda” is a new character in the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian.” While the show’s writers have not confirmed the alien infant is Yoda – in subtitles and credits, he simply referred to as “The Child” – he appears to be a being of the same species as the old Jedi teacher, and fans adopted the moniker shortly after the show’s debut.
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Power said he chose to paint “Baby Yoda” because he’s a fan of Star Wars and wanted to create something to make the neighborhood kids happy.
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For more on artist Will Power, check out his Instagram at @theartofwillpower.