Darth Vader is one of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars saga and has frequently been regarded as one of the greatest villains in cinema history. Following the release of “The Circle is Now Complete’ teaser earlier last month, Star Wars fans have already been eagerly waiting for the official reveal of the Sith Lord!
And now Hot Toys is welcoming fans to the dark side and officially introduce the highly-detailed and amazingly-crafted Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope: 1/6th scale Darth Vader Collectible Figure complete with the Sith Lord’s iconic breathing sound effects and LED lighted functions!
The movie-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. It features a sophisticatedly-crafted Darth Vader armor and helmet, specially tailored suit, built-in sound effect function with Darth Vader’s breathing sound, LED-lighted lightsaber and belt, a finely-made Interrogator Droid, and a specially designed figure stand.
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Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece Series MMS279 Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope: 1/6th scale Darth Vader Collectible Figure specially features: Authentic and detailed likeness of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Approximately 35 cm tall Body with over 30 points of articulations, Built-in sound effect function playing Darth Vader’s iconic breathing sound, Nine (9) pieces of interchangeable gloved palms including: One (1) pair of fists, One (1) pair of open palms, One (1) pair of palms for holding lightsaber, One (1) pair of posing palms, One (1) Force choking right palm
Costume: One (1) specially crafted Darth Vader armor and suit, One (1) black cape, One (1) system function belt with LED light-up function (white light, battery operated), One (1) pair of black boots
Weapons: One (1) LED-lighted red lightsaber (white light, battery operated), One (1) lightsaber hilt
Accessories: One (1) Interrogator Droid, Specially designed figure stand with Darth Vader nameplate and movie logo
Release date: Q2 – Q3, 2015
**Figure - Prototype shown, final product may be slightly different
**Interrogator Droid – Prototype shown is not final, pending licensor approval
**Product details could be subjected to change without further notice
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You can pre-order this Hot Toys Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - 1/6 Scale Darth Vader at BBTS (link HERE)