• Biography: One of the first new characters to be designed for The Empire Strikes Back by conceptual artist Ralph McQuarrie was Boba Fett. The origins of the character can be traced back to early Darth Vader concepts the depicted the Dark Lord as a rogue bounty hunter. Boba Fett's first appearance was ina 10-minute animated segment from 1978's "The Star Wars Holiday Special." Another pre-Empire appearance feature the bounty hunter in a syndicated Star Wars comic strip story-arc entitled [sic] "The Frozen World of Ota."
This highly-detailed mini bust, based on the original Lucasfilm costumes and props, was sculpted and painted by Gentle Giant Ltd. We hope you enjoy it.
• PARTS/ACCESSORIES (2): Alternate/switchout head/helmet, certificate of authenticity
• ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: March 2009
• RELEASE DATE: July 2009
• EDITION SIZE: 2800
• PRICE: $64.99