Tag: Episode V

The Card That Almost Ruined Star Wars For Me

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Card That Almost Ruined Star Wars For Me

Warning: Spoilers Ahead for “The Empire Strikes Back” If only we had spoiler warnings like that when I was a kid. Sure there was a what everybody considered a bigger spoiler for Episode 5 of Star Wars, but Han’s state at the end of the movie is what got me. I was really into Star […]

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AT-AT Microfighter (LEGO)

July 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
AT-AT Microfighter (LEGO)

The AT-AT (All Terrain Armored Transport) is one of the more memorable vehicles from the Star Wars movies and even though I never got one as a kid, toy companies have been producing different versions suitable for any kind of space requirements one would have.

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Darth Vader (Bespin Encounter)

June 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Darth Vader (Bespin Encounter)

Well, not surprisingly, Hasbro did include yet another version of Darth Vader in the first wave of 3.75 inch figures from the Star Wars Black Series Collection.

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Luke Skywalker (Hoth Outfit)

June 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Luke Skywalker (Hoth Outfit)

Hasbro had been promising a cold-weather Luke ever since they first announced a newly sculpted Taun Taun, over a year ago, and they pretty much delivered with their latest Luke Skywalker (Hoth Outfit) figure, numbered as 95th in the Star Wars Vintage Collection and released as part of the third wave of figures from 2012.

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Han Solo (Bespin Outfit)

February 4, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Han Solo (Bespin Outfit)

My very first General-Purpose Han Solo was precisely the Bespin Outfit version, and while it lacked the iconic feel of the ANH scoundrel, at least it did fit in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon alongside Chewbacca, which was something the Hoth Gear Han could not do. Hasbro decided to release a Han Solo (Bespin Outfit) as part of their Star Wars Vintage Collection (VC50) and it is a pretty good figure, although not precisely a groundbreaking release.

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Wampa (Vintage)

December 10, 2011 | By | 11 Replies More
Wampa (Vintage)

Long before the Special Editions, there was a toy version of the Wampa released. As part of the vintage line, the Wampa was released in a box similar to the Taun Taun. He even got his own commmerical. Appearance: Things here are a little sketchy. Back before his digital enhancement, the Wampa didn’t get much […]

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