Posts Tagged Canada
Description: Celebrate the legendary Star Wars saga that changed the universe forever by taking us to a galaxy far, far away! Iconic Star Wars heroes and villains are captured with incredible detail and premium features. May the Force be with you!
Comments: This the same as the first Canadian VC08 Darth Vader, but with a corrected “Boba Fett” offer sticker. The first sticker offered customers a “Bobba Fett”.
Description: Now a Sith apprentice, Vader rejects Obi-Wan’s plans to turn away from the dark side. Instead, he attacks Kenobi in a devastating lightsaber duel on Mustafar.
Description: Anakin completes his conversion to Darth Vader after his lightsaber duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi on Mustafar. Palpatine brings the gravely wounded Vader to a rehabilitation center, where a 2-1B surgical droid and a Galactic Chopper rebuild him with cyborg implants and enhancements to keep him alive. He rises to his feet, encased in the black armor that the galaxy will soon come to recognize — and fear.
Description: (from the back of the US card since the Canadian cardbacks were generic rather than character specific): Darth Vader has waited many years to confront his former master. But Obi-Wan has one last lesson for his former Padawan, the Force transcends time and space. As Vader witnesses Obi-Wan become one with the Force, his victory is bittersweet, for he is deprived of the satisfaction of seeing Kenobi’s lifeless body at his feet!
Species: Human, from the parched desert world of Tatooine
Status: The most powerful person in the Empire next to the Emperor
Weapon of Choice: Lightsaber and the power of the Force
Characteristics: Hungers for revenge on those who he feels betrayed him
Comments: This is the Canadian version of the US carded figure. Both the US and Canadian figures had a subset of 12 which had gold highlights on the card and a gold coin rather than a standard silver coin.
Description: Anakin Skywalker, hero of the Republic, turns to the dark side of the Force and joins the evil Sith. After nearly dying in combat, one final change erases all traces of his former self. No longer Anakin, he is now Darth Vader.
Comments: The description above is from the US carded version. This Canadian carded version has a generic cardback shared between Revenge of the Sith Deluxe figures of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, General Grievous, Chancellor Palpatine and Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Description: Now a Sith apprentice, Vader rejects Obi-Wan’s pleas to turn away from the dark side. Instead, he attacks Kenobi in a devastating lightsaber duel on Mustafar. Destruction is Vader’s only thought, but in the end, he is the one who lies near death on the black sand shores.
Description: Celebrate the legendary Star Wars saga that changed the universe forever! This collection brings to life the incredible story of good versus evil that captured our imagination and took us to a galaxy far, far away. Iconic Star Wars heroes and villains are captured with incredible detail and premium features to commemorate each epic tale in the Star Wars saga. May the Force be with you!
Comments: This is the Canadian packaging variation, with multilanguage text on the front and rear plus a multilanguage “Bobba Fett” offer sticker.
Description: After he is gravely wounded in a climactic duel, Anakin is rescued by the Emperor and becomes part man, part machine. The mechanical parts that now keep him alive also finalize his transformation to Darth Vader.
Comments: OK, so this text doesn’t actually appear on the Canadian version. It does appear on the US and other versions, but all Canadian deluxe figure cardbacks were generic showing Vader, the Clone Trooper, Yoda and the Vulture Droid.
Description: The evil Imperial Lord Darth Vader is ordered by the Emperor to crush the heroic Rebels. Vader tracks the Rebels to the planet Hoth and launches an attack to capture them and destroy the Rebel base. He is furious when the Rebels discover his forces are coming, and the Rebels are able to escape the base before the evil Empire can capture it.
Comments: This is the Canadian version of OTC #29, with a starburst background and generic cardback found on all Canadian OTC figures.
Description: Darth Vader is part of the evil Empire. He is powerful in the ways of the Force but uses his skills to do terrible things. He helps the Emperor control the galaxy. When he meets Luke , he tries to convince Luke to join him and together rule the galaxy, but Luke resists and eventually helps Vader see that the galaxy needs to be saved from the Emperor.
Comments: This is the Canadian version of OTC #10, with a starburst background and generic cardback found on all Canadian OTC figures.