Tuesday, December 30, 2008

New McQuarrie figs

From plasticandplush, Here's something cool for Star Wars fans. Hasbro will release two more figures (Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda) based on Ralph McQuarrie's concept drawings. The set will be a SDCC exclusive and run $14.99.

In his sketches, concept artist Ralph McQuarrie evokes the graceful power of a ninja master or samurai warrior in his drawing of Obi-Wan. The diminutive Yoda appears leaner and more whimsical than he will ultimately appear in the films, yet he still exudes mystical strength. This collectible two-pack of figures celebrates the vision that would later become known as two of the most memorable characters in the Star Wars saga. Obi-wan and Yoda figures come with exclusive collector coin.

1 comment:

Octopunk said...

SDCC is Comic-Con, right? I'd gripe but I doubt I'd ever get this two-pack.

These McQuarrie figs are awesome, and although I've passed on the Snowtrooper and Chewbacca so far, I'll probably get them in later Vault runs. The humans, as usual, I can take a pass on. And probably Darth, as well, since he's not that different from his final version.

I thought Joe Johnston designed the Snowtroopers (?)