POWER DROID

Source:
  (Star Wars)


Date Stamp: 1978

Carded Availability:
  Star Wars
  The Empire Strikes Back
  Return Of The Jedi

Assortment No. : 39090

Retail: $1.99

Weapons and Accessories: 

  • None


  • Point of Interest: 
      This figure first appeared on the Star Wars 20 back card.

    Comments: OK, so there is no argument that the modern collection’s Gonk Droid is far more movie accurate than its vintage counterpart, the Power Droid, but don’t for a second think that it is a better toy. If it weren’t for its super cool sticker-for-a-face, and clicking legs -not unlike the clicking heads on Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2) and Arfive-Defour (R5-D4) - it gets props for a little added feature Kenner’s predecessors haven’t quite figured out yet… A feature called ‘Being able to stand on its own’.

    Major Variations: Though all vintage figures have minor variations, the Power Droid figure has no major variations.



    Text & Photography by D. Martin Myatt.


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