2009 Legacy Collection Exclusive Boxed McQuarrie Figure Set (1 & 2) C-9
Sold OutA long time ago in a galaxy, well...right here, a young filmmaker named George
Lucas embarked on a quest to bring his vision of a science fiction adventure to
the big screen. But before young Lucas could begin filming his epic, he sought
guidance from a master storyteller, a visual wizard who took the writers
screenplay and fleshed it out in pen & ink and paint. The resulting art from
Ralph McQuarrie formed the foundation of one of Hollywoods most enduring
film franchises: Star Wars.
McQuarries original interpretations of Lucas ideas have long fascinated
Star Wars fans. Portfolios and books showcasing the illustrations are prized possessions
of collectors, who remain intrigued by a Star Wars Universe that might have been.
Now, Kenner/Hasbro has partnered with Diamond and Toys R Us to offer fans action
figure sets based on McQuarries concept art. Each set contains six action
figures, sculpted based on the concept art, giving them both a familiar, yet surprisingly
Set 1 includes McQuarries versions of Han Solo (who bears more than a passing
resemblance to a young George Lucas), Chewbacca, Obi Wan Kenobi & Yoda, C-3PO
& R2-D2, and Boba Fett.
Set 2 features Concept takes on Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Stormtrooper, Snowtrooper,
Rebel Trooper and The Starkiller Hero, a character that evolved into
both Luke Skywalker and his sister, Princess Leia, in the final draft of the first
Highly sought after by collectors, these figures have been previously available
individually some only at Star Wars and pop culture conventions and through
select websites and many fetch high prices in the collectors aftermarket.
Now, this release collects all of the McQuarrie Concept Action Figures in two
convenient sets in one assortment.
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