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This handmade leather purse features Jabba’s pet, the annoying little Salacious Crumb. From the product page:

This purse is hand-painted by me (that’s five years at art school working for ya) with professional-quality acrylic paint, and sealed with UV-protective gloss finish coating. Acrylic paint is flexible, water-proof and very durable, but it’s not invulnerable to scratches.

It’s made of leather and has a large center pocket with a zippered side section, two zippered front pockets, and a magnetic pocket on the back.

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ThinkGeek just took their Bag of Holding concept to the next level with the new Backpack of Holding. The canvas bag is giant and full of places and pockets for you to hold all of your gear for classes, for a convention, or for an adventure. Seriously, Bilbo Baggins needed to have this bag with him on the way to the Lonely Mountain.

One of the coolest aspects is that the top flap can be unfolded to give the bag another 1.5 feet of space so you can carry rolled up posters or cosplay props. Here are all of the important specs:

Brown canvas backpack, designed and made by ThinkGeek!
Chrome d20 badge with “Bag of Holding” proudly printed on the flap
2 3/4″ wide shoulder straps with mesh back for wicking adjust from 19″ to 36″
Top handle for easy grab-and-go
Flap doubles as top of bag & can be unfolded to bring bag up to 2 ft. tall
Flap closes with 2 leather-reinforced, nylon quick-release buckles
Snaps on side of flap keep it in check
Edges of flap/bag reinforced with bias tape
External Dimensions: 18″ tall x 16″ wide x 7″ deep (24″ tall with top of bag unfolded)
Main compartment: 17 1/2″ tall x 11″ wide x 5″ deep
Padded tablet sleeve with hook and loop closure (inside main compartment): 12″ tall x wide x 10 1/2″ wide x 1″ deep (if you choose not to use the closure, this compartment could hold an object up to 17″ tall in standard backpack formation or 23″ tall with top of bag unfolded)
Four pockets (inside main compartment) to hold pens, phone, lipbalm, etc. (no closure, for use only when top of bag is unfolded)
1 zippered front compartment: 9″ wide x 6 1/2″ tall x 1 1/2″ deep
2 zippered side pockets: 4 1/2″ wide x 7 3/4″ high x 1 1/2″ deep

See more pics of the epic backpack after the break.

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Go back to school like a bounty hunter with this Boba Fett striped backpack. The minimalist design captures the basics of Fett’s costume, and it’s much lighter than wearing full armor. If you’re not headed back to school, remember that backpacks can come in handy for conventions.

Product Page ($54.99)

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This Mario themed backpack is like two backpacks in one. One side features World 8 Level 4 and the other features Mario climbing the flagpole in World 1-1. The backpack includes one large interior pocket and a smaller zippered pocked on the outside for carrying little stuff like keys or your phone.

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travel boy backpack

Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of the Game Boy, and this TravelBoy backpack is a fantastic homage. It has tons of detail (including raised buttons) and it’s made from PVC and nylon, so the materials are easy to spot clean with a washcloth. There’s also plenty of room inside the backpack to hold everything you need – including an actual portable gaming system.

See more photos of the cool product and full specs after the break.

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While Deadpool isn’t the kind of character you should look up to, he does have an awesome costume. His red and black face mask seems made for designs like the one featured on this backpack from Hot Topic. Take it to school or use it to hold your stuff while you’re cosplaying Deadpool at a convention. It would blend right into your outfit!

Check out the back of the bag after the break.

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She may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts… actually, this Millennium Falcon backpack can’t be called a hunk of junk. It’s a cool new design from Bioworld featuring the iconic spaceship, and it’s even got the Rebel Alliance symbol on the back.

And it’s not their only new Star Wars backpack! They’ve also got a classy Boba Fett backpack and a Chewbacca messenger style backpack. How many bags is too many for me to own?

Check out Boba Fett and Chewie bags after the break.

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Here’s your backward bit of news for the day. When 9-year-old Grayson Bruce told his Mom, Noreen, that he was being bullied for his My Little Pony backpack, she took appropriate action and told the school. The school then took completely inappropriate action and, rather than confronting the bullies, told Grayson that he could no longer bring his backpack to school.

Noreen Bruce understandably took exception to the school’s decision, feeling the show promotes friendship and positive values. They’ve now started a petition and created a facebook page to support Grayson and are using #SupportForGrayson to spread the word about what’s happening at their school. Even conservative radio host Glenn Beck got involved telling Grayson to stick to his guns and not let the kids or the school get him down. So what does the school have to say about the matter?

“An initial step was taken to immediately address a situation that had created a disruption in the classroom. Buncombe County Schools takes bullying very seriously, and we will continue to take steps to resolve this issue.”

Let’s see if they actually do something reasonable, you know, like call out the bullies and let Grayson bring whatever darn backpack he likes to school.

See the Glenn Beck video after the break…

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catbug backpack

Catbug of Bravest Warriors is adorable already but as a backpack he’s irresistible! This backpack has a plush shell and a little costume hood to pull up over your head. You can preorder him now for delivery early next month. There’s also a fantastic Bee (Of Bee And PuppyCat) apron that’ll be the perfect thing to keep you looking cute in the kitchen.

See the apron after the break…

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If you spotted someone sporting a backpack like the one pictured above, you’d give them instant respect. It’s one of the most badass bag designs I’ve seen because dragon! Having a dragon on your back is so much worse than a monkey. The wicked leather design is by the Bob Basset workshop. The sad news is that the backpack was made in 2009, and you can’t buy one. You could try to take it Targaryen-style though – with fire and blood.

Check out more angles of the backpack after the break.

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