Hot Toys has announced a Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – Darth Vader 1/6 Scale Figure, which will be part of their Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Collection. The figure will be packed in a special classic Star Wars inspired window box. Darth Vader includes multiple interchangeable hands, a light up LED Lightsaber, a swinging effect Lightsaber, a removable helmet, and a special Bespin inspired diorama figure stand.
Pricing has not been announced, and pre-orders are not yet live. The figure is currently set for a release between the Third and Fourth Quarters of the year. More details and official photos can be seen after the jump.
You can now pre-order the figure from Sideshow Collectibles. Darth Vader is priced at $285.
“Impressive… Most Impressive.” – Darth Vader
In Star Wars: 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…
In celebrating Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th anniversary, Hot Toys is excited to introduce a series of throwback collectibles based on this iconic film! Today, Hot Toys is pleased to re-introduce the highly popular 1/6th scale Darth Vader Collectible Figure with a specially designed retro style packaging!
The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted featuring a skillfully crafted Darth Vader helmet with complex interior mechanical details and the back of Lord Vader’s battle damaged head, highly detailed Darth Vader armor and sophisticatedly tailored body suit, LED light-up chest panel and belt, an LED light-up lightsaber, and a Cloud City theme diorama figure base!
Embrace the 40 year legacy of this cinematic masterpiece and don’t miss out on this stunning Darth Vader collectible figure for your The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Collection!
– Product Code: MMS572
– Product Name: Darth Vader™
– Height: Approximately 35 cm tall
– Points of Articulations: 30
– Special Features: Helmet with detachable outer helmet to reveal the back of Darth Vader’s battle damaged head, Special package design with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary logo
The 1/6th scale Darth Vader™ Collectible Figure (The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Collection) specially features:
– Authentic and detailed likeness of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
– Specially crafted helmet with detachable outer helmet to reveal the back of Darth Vader’s battle damaged head
– Specialized body with over 30 points of articulations
– Approximately 35 cm tall
– Nine (9) pieces of interchangeable gloved hands including:
– One (1) pair of lightsaber holding hands
– One (1) pair of hands for holding belt boxes
– Four (4) pieces of gesture hands
– One (1) piece of Force-using right hand
– Special package design with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary logo
– One (1) Darth Vader armor and suit
– One (1) black cape
– One (1) chest panel with LED light-up function (red light, battery operated)
– One (1) system function belt with LED light-up function (white light, battery operated)
– One (1) pair of black boots
– One (1) LED-lighted red lightsaber (red light, battery operated)
– One (1) lightsaber hilt
– One (1) red-colored lightsaber blade in motion (attachable to the hilt)
– A Cloud City theme LED-lighted diorama figure base (yellow light, battery operated)
– Head Sculpted by GOX & Viva Lai
– Head Painted by JC. Hong
– Head Art Directed by JC. Hong