NIKTO

Source:
  (Return of the Jedi)


Date Stamp: 1983

Release Date: 1984

Carded Availability:
  Return of the Jedi
  Tri-Logo

Assortment No. : 71190

Retail: $2.99

Weapons and Accessories: 

  • Skiff Guard Battle Staff


  • Point of Interest: 
      Originally available in the 1983 Jabba the Hutt Dungeon playset, this figure first appeared carded on the Return Of The Jedi 77 back card in the United States, but can also be found on the Emperor offer Canadian Return Of The Jedi 65 Back card.

    Comments: Despite how simplistic the vintage Nikto figure appears to be, it is one of the most faithful sculpts to be found in the Kenner line. As a matter of fact, save the yellow lines that were on the character’s pants, this figure proves that the people at Kenner were not only very concerned with making top quality toys that best represented the film, they wanted to make toys worthy of the children that they made the toys for. There is little doubt that Kenner ‘really did care’ about more than the bottom line and it showed.

    Major Variations: Though all vintage figures have minor variations, the Nikto action figure has no documented major variations.



    Text & Photography by D. Martin Myatt.


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