CONCEPT DARTH VADER
(McQuarrie Signature Series)

Source: Expanded Universe:
(Concept for A New Hope)

Collection: 4

Year: 2007

Number: 30-28

Assortment: Basic Figures

Retail: $6.99

Assortment Number: 87302/87500

UPC Number: 6 53569 20662 0

Weapons and Accessories:

  • Lightsaber
  • Blaster
  • Cloth Cape
  • Alternate Mask
  • Collector Coin
  • Artist Profile: The vivid imagination of conceptual artist Ralph McQuarrie brought to life the characters and worlds envisioned by George Lucas. McQuarrie’s paintings and drawings were instrumental in the push to bring Lucas’s saga to the big screen, giving shape and form to a multitude of fantastic individuals, creatures, planets and technology encompassed in this epic tale. Developed in collaboration with McQuarrie himself, this remarkable action figure series pays tribute to the man whose art defined some of the most memorable characters in film history.

    Comments: Darth Vader was not originally supposed to wear a facemask. Ralph McQuarrie's concept drawing of Vader boarding the Tantive IV was based on the idea that Vader would fly through space to reach the ship, requiring him to wear a breathing apparatus. The facemask remained and has become a modern-day icon of chilling doom.










    Points of Interest:
  • This Darth Vader figure also includes an alternate mask.
  • Photography by Dan Curto
  • Also included with this figure is a folding pamphlet that shows other toys in The 30th Anniversary Collection.

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