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Star Wars: Attack Of The Clones

December 27th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Movies, Star Wars

There was a time when I wasn’t bothering to pick up any new bootleg toys. It lasted a number of months. When I finally decided to out bootleg toy hunting, I came across some toys that must have gone through their run here in my neck of the woods.
Here’s something for the Star Wars collector. A bootleg toy set that is supposedly based on Attack Of The Clones. I’ve only dug two sets from this series. To be quite honest, I’m pretty sure there are only three sets. I think the other set is hiding somewhere. I just have to dig it out. I have no idea if these bootlegs have ever been shown on the web before. If they haven’t, then here is their debut.

The cards these figures are mounted on are one sided. There is no artwork on the backside of the cards.You can’t see it in the pics, but printed underneath the Star Wars text are the words Attack of The Clones.
It doesn’t look like these characters are based on the Attack of The Clones movie. I mean, there’s Chewbacca as Snoova and it looks like Han Solo is packaged with him.

The second card features I think, Leia and maybe Momaw Nadon. The cards feature a couple of pics from the movie and some artwork featuring space ships (not from the Star Wars universe) attacking a bigger ship.

Here are the figures….

First up is a green haired Han Solo. Yes, I said green. I’ve got to tell you, I am completely impressed at just how bad this figure is. It’s wretched.
If you take a close look at the pic, you can see splotches of paint on the figure’s face. It’s not easy to see, but there are a couple of other spots on the figure where the paint job just isn’t that snazzy. Oh, and just so you’ll know, on the back of the figure, only the pants and hair are painted. The upper torso is all white.

A golden Chewbacca as Snoova. This figure also has a shabby paint job. You can see a good example by checking out the gun holster and the belt buckle.

Han stands about four inches tall. Chewie comes in at almost four and a half inches in height. I have no idea what the accessory packaged with Han and Chewie is.

Here’s Princess Leia on a speeder. Leia also suffers from a poor paint job. There are splashes of paint on the figure’s face and hands. Whoever painted this figure also missed a spot on Leia’s hair.

Last, but not least is probably the best figure of this bunch. This figure is all black except for some white, yellow and a splash of red that you can barely see in the pic. I don’t think I have to mention the loose accessory that’s leaning against Momaw Nadon’s leg, do I?

Now these are classic examples of bootleg toys. The figures feature poor paint jobs and the detail in the molds suffers horribly. To the point that the characters are virtually unrecognizable to anybody who isn’t a fan of the movies or the Star Wars toy line.
The other Star Wars bootleg series that I’m going to post at another time feature the same kind of poor detail and lack of quality.
Whops! Did I say I have another Star Wars bootleg series to post later? Yeah, I did. Didn’t I?


5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ralph // Jan 4, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    haha, these are some bootlegs! i can even recognize that 50% of Hans body is the 1996 Bobba Fett from Kenner/Hasbro. I surely wanna see what that other StarWars bootlegs are! (if it wasn´t the motorcycle Vadercop :D)
    You do a damn fine work here! i wish in my hood would be more bootlegs to buy, but i only discovered PowerRangers, which is a pretty old hat.

  • 2 Joe // Jan 6, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    Yeah, I’ve got another set of Star Wars bootlegs. Actually, it’s mostly the figures shown in this review. But the packaging is dramatically different.

  • 3 D. I. S. B. // Feb 7, 2009 at 8:02 am

    Wow, the star wars universe was closer than I thought. It’s in the same galaxy.

  • 4 Rebojazz // Mar 10, 2009 at 9:37 am

    I love these Episode 2 boots, I just picked up a set of Episode 1 bootlegs with the same style (swoop bike version) packaging as these.. very impressive. I’ll have to keep an eye out for these for my own collection 😉

  • 5 Don // May 10, 2009 at 4:28 pm

    When I was a kid, I gave an extra stormtrooper figure a camouflage paint job with model paint. These look worse.

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