WICKET Wicket Return of the Jedi
The VC27 Wicket figure is not only one of the finest likenesses of the brave young Ewok ever produced, it was also Hasbro's first stab at a realistic version based on an animated series to be packaged in The Vintage collection line. While it came packed with all the standard gear you'd expect for a film accurate figure, Hasbro also included the green cowl and satchel the character wore in the short lived Ewoks cartoon that ran from 1985 to 1986.

Released in November 2010, the third wave of figures in The Vintage collection focused on characters from Return of the Jedi including the VC21 Gamorrean Guard, VC22 Admiral Ackbar, VC23 Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight / Endor Capture), VC24 Wooof, VC25 R2-D2, VC26 Rebel Commando (first version) and VC27 Wicket action figures. Both Yoda and Wedge Antilles were originally intended to be a part of this wave but both were shuffled to later assortments. Many of the figures in this wave were re-released on chase variant Revenge of the Jedi cards in the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Revenge of the Jedi Death Star Set and later in stores on the same cards, only this time sporting a send away sticker and mail in order form.
U.S. Product Packaging
   
North American Tri-Logo Product Packaging
Product Information
Manufacturer: Hasbro
Year: 2011
Original Retail: $8.99
Assortment Number: 21488/97568
Placement Number: VC27
UPC Number: 6 53569 52900 2
What's In The Box?
  • Wicket Figure
  • Movie Cowl
  • Animated Cowl
  • Spear
  • Animated Satchel
About This Figure
  • Wicket contains no re-used parts.
  • The green cloak and satchel packed with this figure are based on the gear Wicket wore in the Ewoks animated series
U.S. Card Variations
  • There are a total of five card back variations for the U.S. VC27 Wicket. The code below works like this: F = Card Front, B = Card Back, FS = Card Front Sticker, BS = Card Back Sticker, DS = Date Stamp
  • VC27 F2.1 B4.1 FS3.1 BS (N/A) DS02491 - 1st version Rocket Fett sticker, figures pictured to the right of cardbacks
  • VC27 F2.1 B4.1 FS3.2 BS (N/A) DS02701 - 2nd version Rocket Fett sticker
  • VC27 F2.1 B4.2 FS (N/A) BS1.1 DS10411 - UPC sticker (54908), figures pictured to the left of cardbacks
  • VC27 F2.1 B4.3 FS3.3 BS (N/A) DS11851 - Prototype Fett offer, new code on UPC (52900)
  • VC27 F2.2 B4.4 FS3.3 BS (N/A) DS11861 - Revenge of the Jedi, Prototype Fett offer, warnings removed from bottom back side of card, new figures pictured on bottom back side of card
North American Tri-Logo Card Variations
  • There are two card back variations for the North American Tri-Logo VC27 Wicket.
  • The first version, from the line's third wave, featured a Return Of The Jedi logo and the starburst Boba Fett offer sticker.
  • The second version, released in the first quarter of 2012, has a Revenge Of The Jedi logo.
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Photography by D. Martin Myatt

Additional Photography by Suzan Lund

Text by D. Martin Myatt

U.S. Card Variations Catalogued by Vince Zannelli

Canadian Card Variations Catalogued by Scott McDonald

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