Review: Star Wars Boba Fett Action Figure | The Empire Strikes Back | Hot Toys

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” can be said to be the favorite classic work of countless Star Wars fans. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Empire Strikes Back, Hot Toys specially presents 2 amazing 1/6 scale action figures: Boba Fett and Lando Calrissian. These 2 action figures are really full of details and also full of sincerity. Let me first introduce this action figure that is known as one of the deadliest bounty hunters in the galaxy: Boba Fett. And the Lando Carrisin action figure will be introduced in the next topic.


Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

This Boba Fett Action Figure‘s size design is also 1/6 scale commonly used by Hot Toys, and the overall height is approx. 30cm. And there are as many as 30 points of articulations, allows you to display this action figure into many poses.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

The styling design of this Boba Fett action figure faithfully recreates the character settings in the movie.
Especially the costumes are very particular, and strive to be consistent with the costumes in the movie.
A one-piece gray space suit, whether it is material texture and cloth pattern, are all based on the original movie costume style, which makes it more realistic.
The upper sleeves and leg parts of the space suit have also been treated with stains. It reflects that Boba Fett, as a bounty hunter, constantly fought in various bad environments.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

Boba Fett’s Mandalorian helmet and armor are all dark green as the main tone. There are various dents and abrasion scratches on the surface with special distress effect treatment.
It gives the audience a visual impact and shows the unique temperament of this bounty hunter.

In addition, some small costume accessories are also particularly eye-catching, such as the unique articulated rangefinder on the helmet, the leather-like brown belt with pouches, the green gauntlets with rocket ejector and rope launcher, and the beige and brown braids on the right shoulder, all make Boba Fett’s character image much fuller.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

Boba Fett’s legs have a pair of yellow knee guards, and the knee guards are also concealed with rocket dart launchers. The brown boots also have metal sharp points, which increase the lethality of the boots to a certain extent.
In addition, the pockets of the trouser are filled with weapon accessories, includes a survival knife, a sonic beam weapon, an anti-security blade, and a jetpack adjustment tool.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

At the same time, this Boba Fett action figure is also equipped with a yellow cape and a green jetpack on his back. According to Hot Toys’ introduction, the jetpack has a built-in magnet that can be easily attached to the back of this action figure.

Besides, the blaster rifle held by the Boba Fett action figure in the picture above is a classic weapon in the movie, which greatly improves the overall playability of the action figure.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

This action figure’s weapon also has a blaster sidearm with leather-like holster.
In terms of other accessories, in addition to 7 different blue-colored interchangeable gloved hands, there is also a specially designed figure stand with Boba Fett’s nameplate and Star Wars logo.


So at this point, do you think the introduction is over?
No, there are more exciting contents below.

Hot Toys also provides an alternative version of Boba Fett’s another character style.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

You can see that the stuffs are circled by the yellow line in the picture above, are another character style’s accessories of Boba Fett.
Hot Toys calls it “Alternative Version Boba Fett Armor“.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

Hot Toys made special reference to the styling design that during the 1979 “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” movie promotion events, and recreates the appearance and equipment accessories of the original Boba Fett.

Gives the audience a different visual experience and relives the grand occasion of the movie promotion at that time.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

Looks from the front, the biggest change in this Alternative Version is the helmet with unique markings, the weapon in the hand is replaced with a blaster pistol with stock, and the cape is replaced with a green colored cape.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

The stock part of this blaster pistol also has a strap, which can be hung on the shoulder when not in use.
The original uniform green gauntlets on the arms are also replaced with red rocket ejector and yellow colored rope launcher.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

This action figure can be displayed as a pose of operating the rope launcher on the left arm and preparing to launch the rope.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

In addition, there are two more pouches included, one is light brown and the other is red. They all can be attached to the belt.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

This new jetpack is indeed a highlight, its colors are more vivid and bright, including blue, yellow, white, and red. The surface also has obvious fading and stain effects, which very attract the audience’s attention.
In addition, a built-in magnet allows the jetpack also can be attached to the back.

Hot Toys Boba Fett action figure

Looks from this direction, the cape has obvious weathering effect, and there is also a pair of spats on the ankles. The details are very delicate and thoughtful.
With these accessories, you can display this Boba Fett action figure in many funny poses.


One action figure can show two different character styles of Boba Fett, makes the collection and enjoyment value of this Boba Fett action figure more vivid. At the same time, the retro-style packaging box is also printed with the 40th anniversary logo of “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back“, which has a high collection value.

If you have always wanted to collect a Boba Fett action figure from Hot Toys but haven’t bought it yet, this work is worth considering!

Ps:Click here to check out the review of Star Wars Lando Calrissian Action Figure


ADDITIONAL DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
Where to buy:sideshow
Product Size
Height: 11.81″ (299.97 mm)
Brand
Star Wars
Manufacturer
Hot Toys
Type
Action Figure
Release Date
Jan 2021 – Mar 2021

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