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STAR WARS: Anakin Comic-Con Exclusive Doesn’t Disappoint

If you are both a fan of the Star Wars prequels and a collector, I have some great news for you.

The San Diego Comic-Con has already established itself as one of the premier Comic-Cons for some of the best cosplay around; in recent years it’s also become the go-to Con for collectors. Fans have come to expect great things in San Diego when it comes to Con exclusives, and this year, especially if you’re a fan of the Star Wars prequel trilogy, you’re going to be excited.

Hot Toys has officially announced its Star Wars Con-exclusive: A sixth-scale, Dark Side Anakin Skywalker figure as the character is seen in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

Never one to disappoint, Hot Toys captures Hayden Christensen’s likeness with near perfection, including screen-accurate eyes, hair, expression and over thirty points of articulation to recreate any scene of your choosing, from the attack on the Jedi Temple, to his force-choking encounter with Padmé, to his ultimate duel with Obi Wan.

Standing at over twelve inches tall, the piece includes: nine interchangeable hand pieces; highly detailed Jedi garb including robe; and multiple light saber variants, one of which is an LED, battery-operated, light-up saber.

Giving this exclusive, collectible figure its finishing touch is a specially designed diorama base featuring the Mustafar panning droid from which Anakin would leap to confront Kenobi and make his journey to the Dark Side complete.

This must-have collectible will be available at the Sideshow Collectibles booth (#1929) at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, July 19-22, 2018, together with other, notable prequel collectible figures of Count Dooku and a lightsaber-wielding Yoda!

Even at the wallet-denting price of $265.00, this Anakin Skywalker Con-exclusive is likely to go fast. Thankfully, you can view and pre-order the piece from Sideshow Collectibles here:

The only catch is that you must pick it up at the Con in person. See you there!

By JJ Goodman

Lawyer by trade, writer by passion. Author of 'The Deep Space Chronicles' series available at, a rambling blog at, and musings on all things 'Star Wars' here at That Hashtag Show.

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