star wars “the return of the copycats”


the original is on the left and the copy cat is on the right.

To demonstrate the extent of plagiarism that took place the two illustrations where submitted to an overlay test which revealed the following  image!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Source:        T-Shirt-Plagiat: Areadesign vs. Junk Food    

 

copycat is a person that mimics or repeats the behavior of another. The term is often derogatory, suggesting a lack of originality. The expression may derive from kittens that learned by imitating the behaviors of their mothers. – Wikipedia.


Plagiarism: The abuse of another’s original work by copying it and passing it off as one’s own. As defined in Alastair Campbell book titled The Designer’s Lexicon. Page: 293 ISBN: 0-304-35505-4.


“Imitation is the sincerest form of thievery” excerpt from a book by Capsule titled Design Matters. Page: 84. ISBN -13:978-1-59253-341-1.

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