Celebrate Star Wars Day With These 40th Anniversary Empire Strikes Back Hasbro Figures

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40th Anniversary Black Series Empire Strikes Back Figures

On May 21, 1980, arguably the best Star Wars movie was released in theaters, The Empire Strikes Back. The Star Wars film features some iconic scenes and the return of all our favorite characters–plus, the introduction to a few as well. And what better way to celebrate one of the most enjoyable sci-fi/fantasy films from the ’80s than with new toys in classic packaging?

Hasbro’s Black Series line has a new set arriving this Spring featuring figures whose looks are based on that from Empire Strikes Back. Additionally, these toys come in retro Kenner packaging. Back in the ’80s, Kenner originally put out the Star Wars toys before Hasbro took over in 1991.

With this new set, you’ll find all of your favorites: Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, and more. However, all of their looks are inspired by different outfits the characters were wearing or the different locales they were in. All of these figures will be sold separately at most major retailers and will be available this Spring. Hasbro sent us a box of the new toys to check out, and you can find all of them below along with links to purchase them if you need them in your collection.

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R2-D2 (Dagobah)

Price: $20

Available: August

Dagobah may be strong with the force, but it’s pretty muddy, and there’s not really a good place to get yourself clean. This R2-D2 figure is covered in mud.

Yoda (Dagobah)

Price: $20

Available: May

This Yoda figure is as tall as the R2-D2 toy. He comes with a lightsaber, cane, and that snake that Luke removed from Yoda’s hut.

Princess Leia Organa (Hoth)

Price: $20

Available: May

Leia comes with goggles and a blaster. Also, this is undoubtedly her best outfit in the Star Wars series. This figure does a pretty good job at capturing Carrie Fisher’s likeness.

AT-AT Driver

Price: $20

Available: May

Trying to destroy the rebellion on Hoth, here’s the AT-AT driver. He comes with a blaster.

Rebel Soldier (Hoth)

Price: $20

Available: August

While the Empire has Stormtroopers and other foot soldiers, the Rebels has… well… Rebel Soldiers. This Black Series figure comes with two blasters and a mask to cover his face.

Luke Skywalker (Snowspeeder)

Price: $20

Available: August

This incredibly detailed Luke figure in his Rebel pilot suit. He comes with his lightsaber. The helmet technically comes off, but it doesn’t seem like it’s meant to.

Lando Calrissian

Price: $20

Available: August

This Lando figure looks fantastic. The cape isn’t cloth–it’s vinyl–but that’s not a huge deal. He also comes with a blaster.

Han Solo (Bespin)

Price: $20

Available: May

Han Solo is looking pretty slick here–moments before he was frozen in carbonite. He comes with a blaster, and the face matches Harrison Ford exceptionally well.

Imperial Tie Fighter Pilot

Price: $20

Available: August

While this Tie Fighter Pilot may not be getting out of the cockpit, it still comes with a blaster.

Luke Skywalker (Bespin)

Price: $20

Available: Spring

Finally, this second Luke figure comes with a blaster and a lightsaber. The blaster also fits into the holder on his side.

Source: Game Spot Mashup