DARTH VADER

Source:
(The Empire Strikes Back)

Collection:
Bespin Confession

Year: 2006

Number: SAGA-038

Assortment: Basic Figures

Retail: $5.99

Assortment Number: 87167/85770

UPC Number: 6 53569 17189 8

Weapons and Accessories:

  • Lightsaber
  • Conduit Spool
  • Large Storage Crate
  • Small Storage Crate
  • Display Stand
  • Mission: Lure Luke into Carbon-Freeze Chamber
    Thinks Luke's Skills Are "Most Impressive."
    Tells Luke: "I Am Your Father.""
    Comments: Darth Vader has sinister plans to use Cloud City?s carbon-freeze chamber. Reluctant to try this crude process on the Emperor?s prize, Luke Skywalker, Vader decides to test it first on Han Solo. The process works, and although Luke finds his way into the chamber, Vader?s plans fail as Luke escapes and confronts him in heated lightsaber combat. At the end of this dramatic battle, Vader confesses to Luke the secret that has burned within him: He is indeed Luke?s father!







    Points of Interest:
  • This Darth Vader was previously released as: This time around, the right shoulder is painted with more "battle damage" and the helmet is glued on. For some reason, he'ss also a little bit shorter.
  • The Large Storage Crate is a repaint of the accessory from 2002's Hoth Survival Accessory Set.
  • The Small Storage Crate is a repaint of the accessory originally from 2003's Obi-Wan Kenobi (Kamino Showdown) deluxe set.
  • The Conduit Spool is a repaint of the accessory that was planned for the cancelled Yavin Hangar Accessory Set.
  • While the cape is removable, since the helmet is now glued down, the elastic doesn't stretch far enough around the helmet without damaging the cape.
  • The display stand is incorrectly embossed with the Star Wars logo, and not the The Empire Strikes Back logo.
  • Photography by Dan Curto

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