Were those pics from yesterday’s USAToday.com announcement of the 6-inch Star Wars line just a little too small for your liking? Here’s the official Hasbro images (they are ginormous – just click) and product description.
Is it too early to start the rallying cry for vehicles to accompany these figures? We can’t just let Luke in his pilot gear go without an X-Wing to fly, can we? R2-D2 is in the first wave too, and he needs a ship for astro-mech repairs, right? Are you with me?
STAR WARS ® BLACK SERIES 6-INCH ACTION FIGURES
(Approximate retail price: $19.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: Fall 2013)
In 2013, Hasbro takes collectible STAR WARS action figures to the next level with the introduction of the BLACK SERIES action figure line! For the first time ever, Hasbro is introducing a 6-inch scale of the greatest characters from the STAR WARS universe. This exceptional collection of figures features incredibly accurate design and a high level of articulation. Each sold separately.
There will be 8 Star Wars Black Series 6-inch action figures available in 2013, with the first wave—Luke, R2-D2, Darth Maul and a Sandtrooper—hitting in August.