Rebel Soldier Rebel Commander Switcheroo?

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Just wondering if anyone else has had the thought that the Rebel Soldier and Rebel Commander are mixed up, as in a name swap along the lines of 4-LOM and Zuckuss.
It almost seems as if the heads are meant to be switched around. Does anyone have information regarding the development of these 2?

I don't normally start threads like this, but this has been annoying me since the early 90's and I need closure. :confused:
 
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Rebel Soldier came out first. The heads seem consistent with the bodies to me. Neither is really screen accurate, which is part of why I love them so much: they are truly of the 80's.
 
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It's plausible that he's partly inspired by Luke's costume. No one else has that level of contrast in their snow gear.
 
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Also note that Kenner doubled down on this in the Micro series. We got sets that had 3 or 4 rebel soldiers and 1 rebel commander. They looked just like the action figure costumes, and the ones in almost all white, with brown scarves, were labeled as commanders.
 
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