FOTW #37 Luke Skywalker X-Wing

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Agreed. It rocks MOC ESB 21 back.

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QFT!

Was the first SW figure I ever received as a kid (and the only one I had for quite some time) - so it is at the very centre of my SW awareness / impact for me! Extremely formative and prolly my favourite toy / figure of all time.

I still have my loose HK figure, with its distinct plastic odour (which I absolutely love!).

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Luke Skywalker: X-Wing Pilot-2SW-21B

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For years I always wondered why they gave Luke black hair with this figure. I eventually worked out it was supposed to represent his visor but it never quite worked for me because his visor was yellow in the movies.

Still a cool figure though!
 
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It always perplexed me also - so much so, I actually thought there were a lost Luke adventure where he had dark hair for a time - lol!

Then when I discovered it waa his visor, I remember thinking it must be like the NASA Astronaut helmet - which has a double visor - one glass and another gold plated (to protect against UV rays) at least something to that effect.

So the black visor was a clear visor reflecting the black of deep space… etc.

Whatever rationale for it, it still makes for a fantastic figure - after all these years!
 
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Agreed. It rocks MOC ESB 21 back.

I prefer LXW on SW card , but ESB and ROTJ are still great. The card art on LXW I think is great, in that Luke technically did fly the X-wing in all three movies. I'll post my cardback run / focus at some point, hopefully by end of summer . If anyone has a clean POTF cardback to sell, please message me info /specifics !!
 

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Here's my late addition: A real survivor and I'm glad it's still around. This Luke cardback has the Australian 4-LOM sticker offer applied to it. I think the sticker is the only thing still holding it together :)

4LOM Luke 41 back.jpg

Apologies for the terrible image size on this one, it's the only pic I have easily to hand. This is the New Zealand 21 back cardback with the pyramid bubble, plus below it is the rectangular bubble variant that can also appear on the 21 back card.

NZ 21back Luke X-Wing.jpg
 
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I prefer LXW on SW card , but ESB and ROTJ are still great. The card art on LXW I think is great, in that Luke technically did fly the X-wing in all three movies. I'll post my cardback run / focus at some point, hopefully by end of summer . If anyone has a clean POTF cardback to sell, please message me info /specifics !!

Besides its popularity, my affinity for the LXW ESB 21 back is likely because the ESB movie was arguably the best of the OT. :)
 
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It was a Kenner / Lucas film action to keep the same photo-Art image on LXW action figure ( recycled image into ESB -ROTJ) , smart move as they know Luke would have some X-wing time in each movie. I agree about ESB , however A New Hope grows on me as I get older ( in good ways). The ending Death Star battle trench scene has to be the most iconic action X-wing / LXW related scenes in the OT. Plus, if A New Hope would have failed at the box office , then ESB / ROTJ wouldn't have been created !!
 
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