Figure of the Day: Day 724
4/29/2008 8:46:07 PM | Reported by Adam

OBI-WAN KENOBI with Sandtrooper
Galactic Heroes TSC-era
Item No.:
Asst. 85208 No. 87139
Manufacturer: Hasbro
Number: n/a
Includes: Sandtrooper
Action Feature: n/a
Retail: $4.99 & up
Availability: 2006
Appearances: Star Wars

Bio: Obi-Wan Kenobi, later known as Ben Kenobi, was a legendary Jedi Master who played a significant role in the fate of the galaxy during the waning days of the Galactic Republic. (Stolen from Wookieepedia.)

Image: Adam Pawlus' toy room.

Commentary: Hasbro has made a few versions of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Galactic Heroes line, specifically three unique versions based on the original trilogy. One has a hood up, the other is this one, and there's also a spirit repaint of this one. This particular figure is meant to represent the character in the Cantina sequence, and he s ports limited arm articulation-- and that's it. The detail is about what you'd come to expect from this line, and the likeness is pretty obviously that of Obi-Wan Kenobi. With big hands and a huge head, it's a fairly pleasant looking take on the character from the movies, and the added arm articulation makes it a little more fun to futz with than other figures in the line. If you get this one, it'll be right at home on top of your computer monitor.

Collector's Notes: This one has popped up in at least one other multipack, and he seems to be in constant rotation at retail. As such, you should have little to no trouble getting one, and I'd say you should get one. It's probably the best figure in this line based on old Ben.

--Adam Pawlus



Day 724: April 29, 2008



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