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This figure was one of the first of the newer batch of Star Wars that I bought. At the time of release, figures were in short supply and there not that many different designs on the toy market. Fans had to make do with a Luke, Vader, an odd looking Leia and a Chewie. A few years down the line, the toy market became flooded with lots more characters. You can now get practically anybody from the Star Wars universe.
This Luke figure was particularly desirable because it was the first time he was presented in his Dagobah fatigues. Luke sports this costume when he goes to the planet Dagabah and trains with Yoda. It always puzzled me why it was never made into a toy the first time around in the eighties, especially if one considers all the other Lukes which were made.
Luke's face is startled looking with a good hair colour match to Hamill's and nice soft boyish features. His torso has taken on a dramatic turn, with a bulky frame and macho arms and pecs, suggesting this is a Luke who has been working out! Possibly a bit too much in the torso department if you ask me, he resembles more of an action man than the Luke from the film.
Pleasing attention to detail on his brown slacks bring him into line though with slimmer legs and neat snug boots which hug tightly. Luke can be posed at the head, arms and legs, allowing you to strike some interesting poses.
He comes with a blue lightsabre and a blaster, both of which can be gripped in either hand. You need to buy Yoda though, so you can strap Yoda onto Luke's back, then they can complete the training together.
A delightful figure with nice detailing and a fair price too, at around five pounds for a boxed edition.