“It is useless to resist.” – Darth Vader
In Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader attempted to convert Luke Skywalker to the dark side by luring the young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin. In the midst of a fierce lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord, Luke faces the startling revelation that the evil Vader is in fact his father, Anakin Skywalker…
Now Hot Toys is very excited to explore this iconic and memorable scene from the cinematic masterpiece and officially introduce the 1/6th scale Darth Vader collectible figure from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back!
The movie-accurate collectible figure features a newly crafted Darth Vader helmet with detachable outer helmet to reveal the back of Lord Vader’s battle damaged head, all-new body armor and sophisticatedly tailored leather-like body suit, LED light-up chest panel and belt boxes, an LED light-up lightsaber, a variety of interchangeable hands of Darth Vader’s iconic poses, and a Cloud City theme diorama figure base with light-up function!
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Hot Toys MMS452 Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back 1/6th scale Darth Vader Collectible Figure features: Authentic and detailed likeness of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back | Newly crafted helmet with detachable outer helmet to reveal the back of Darth Vader’s battle damaged head | Approximately 35 cm tall Specialized body with over 30 points of articulations | Nine (9) pieces of newly redesigned interchangeable gloved hands including: pair of lightsaber holding hands, pair of hands for holding belt boxes, Four (4) pieces of gesturing hands, Force-using right hand
Costume: newly crafted Darth Vader armor and suit, black cape, chest panel with LED light-up function (red light, battery operated), system function belt with LED light-up function (white light, battery operated), black boots
Weapons: LED-lighted red lightsaber (red light, battery operated), lightsaber hilt, red-colored lightsaber blade in motion (attachable to the hilt)
Accessory: specially designed Cloud City theme LED-lighted diorama figure base (yellow light, battery operated)
Release date: Approximately Q3 – Q4, 2018
Review of Sideshow Collectibles 1/6th scale Star Wars Episode VI: ROTJ Darth Vader Deluxe figure posted on my toy blog HERE and HERE
Comparing Sideshow Collectibles 1/6th scale Star Wars ANH and ROTJ Darth Vader action figures (pics HERE)