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Star Wars: New 'DROIDS' inspired action figures revealed

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Star Wars: New ‘DROIDS’ inspired action figures revealed

So much 1980s animated goodness…if you can find them.

On Thursday, Mat Elfring of Gamespot revealed that Hasbro will be releasing a series of action figures based on the 1980s animated series Star Wars: Droids. The series is currently available on Disney+, although that likely hasn’t done much to increase the number of people who’ve seen it. At least we’re getting a surprise toy release out of it, though.

Let’s take a look at the lone 6″ Black Series release before getting to the 3.75″ scale Vintage Collection items.

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Boba Fett

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You gotta love that 1980s animated coloring.

What you don’t have to love is that the figure is a Target exclusive, meaning that it’ll retail for a slightly higher than normal price point ($26.49) and preorders will be lucky to last 5 minutes after the scalper bots do their work.

If you’re willing to try, however, then the figure is expected to go up for sale tomorrow at 9:00 AM EDT.


The next three figures are also Target exclusives that will be available to order at 9:00 AM. They’ll set you back $15.99, but each comes with a collector coin. It’s not much, but it takes a bit of the sting out of getting overcharged for nostalgic packaging (which admittedly looks great).

Star Wars: New 'DROIDS' inspired action figures revealed

Also, the figures themselves are surprisingly cool. I had absolutely no intention of buying these, but now I’m going to at least try (and likely fail) to get the Boba Fett one.

R2-D2 may also be worth picking up just for the novelty of how different he looks from his other iterations. C3P-0, on the other hand, is definitely reserved for the completists.

Boba Fett

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R2-D2

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C-3PO

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