CHEWBACCA

Source: (A New Hope)

Year: 1995

Collection: 1

Retail: $4.99

Assortment: Basic Figures

Assortment Number: 69570/69578

UPC Number: 7628169578

Packaging Variations:

  • .00 Orange
  • .01 Green Collection 1
  • .01 Green Collection 1 (holo)


  • Weapons and Accessories:
  • Bowcaster
  • Heavy Blaster Rifle
  • Height: 2.28 meters
    Status: Rebel Co-Pilot, Starship Mechanic
    Classification: Wookiee
    Affiliation: Rebel Alliance
    Weapon of Choice: Wookiee Bowcaster Rifle

    Comments: As Han Solo's partner, Chewbacca the Wookiee (or Chewie, as Solo calls him) distinguished himself as a talented pilot, starship mechanic and smuggler. After being rescued from Imperial slavers by Solo, Chewbacca pledged a life debt to the rogue pilot and followed him to several different planets as their relationship grew and the two became close friends and partners. When Solo acquired the light freighter Millennium Falcon, he and Chewbacca began their career as intergalactic smugglers. Chewbacca's reputation as a brawler gave him a distinct advantage in shady business negotiations, and it was he who initiated the deal to transport Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker from Tatooine to Alderaan.

    Chewbacca aided in the rescue of Princess Leia, posing as a prisoner to allow Solo and Skywalker (disguised as stormtroopers) entrance to the Death Star's detention area. After their daring escape, Chewie convinced his friend Han Solo to assist the Rebel assault on the space station, which gave Luke Skywalker the chance he needed to destroy the Empire's dreaded Battle Station.

    Point of Interest: This same figure was released with a slightly different paint job in the Millennium Minted Coins line. A slightly different-posed version of this figure can also be found in the Death Star Escape cinema scene.



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