BOOK: Who are the 2 characters in this painting? Why it's Dr. Cornelius Evazan and Ponda Baba. Those names may not be familiar to you, but these are the two individuals who hassled Luke Skywalker in the Mos Eisley cantina. Eventually, Obi-Wan Kenobi stepped in and ended the skirmish by severing Baba's arm. For the complete back story on Evazan and Baba, be sure to click the picture!