Time flies when you’re having fun, and few things are more fun for Star Wars fans than enjoying their saga favorite. It is normal that, after more than 45 years since the first film was released, some find it dizzy to look back.
This month of May, for example, it will be 40 years since we were able to settle our buttocks in the cinema (in Spain in November) to see Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, a movie that came after the great revelation of Darth Vader to Luke Skywalker in The Empire Strikes Back.
To commemorate four decades, which is said soon, of Return of the Jedi, Funko has prepared a very special line of figures with the characters from the third film in the saga created by George Lucas.
Funko Pop! They are, of course, one of the most popular elements today when it comes to collecting franchise figures of all kinds, and Star Wars is no exception.
Funko celebrates the 40th anniversary of Return of the Jedi
The collection of figures announced by Funko via Twitter are now available for pre-order and will be available throughout the year, although they will not enjoy a simultaneous release.
Among the classic figures we have Luke Skywalker in his black outfit, Leia with the Endor camouflage kit, Bushh (Leia), Wicketthe all mighty C-3PO on his throne, and Darth Vader with his helmet removed so he could see Luke with his own eyes.
From a galaxy far, far away…comes these all-new @OriginalFunko Star Wars Pop!s – including our Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 40th Hologram Luke Glow-in-the-Dark Pop! Vinyl Figure! https://t.co/ueijmTLz0v pic.twitter.com/a6U9T6okoO
— Entertainment Earth (@EntEarth) February 1, 2023
There is also a holographic figure of Luke Skywalker that glows in the dark, a diorama of the duel between Darth Vader and Luke and another with Jabba the Hutt with the party mode activated and accompanied by Salacious Crumb.
In addition, among the exclusives of certain retailers there are figures such as the Emperor Palpatine o Max Rebogiving everything in the percussion.
Whether you are related to the Jedi or the Sith, forty years is a lot. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi It is still a reference that ended the original trilogy of the saga, although it always had to deal with the long shadow of Episode V.
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