This is a good update to the 1999 Darth Maul from the speeder bike, but that's all it is, an update. This figure doesn't have nearly as many points of articulation as modern figures. The legs look too skinny and long for the character (although fortunately they do bend at the knees). The head paint looks better and neater than the original figure. One reason Hasbro has reissued this figure so many times is because it fits well in the Star Wars Starfighter Vehicle Sith Infiltrator. Still, I really hope Hasbro issues a new Darth Maul in their vintage line so we can have a Darth Maul figure worthy of his epic battle in Episode I.
When "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace" was about to hit theaters for the first time, it seemed that no matter where you looked, you would see the face of Darth Maul. I became so tired of seeing his face that I genuinely became disgusted of his image when he would pop up. When I finally saw him in the film, I immediately thought that George Lucas was attempting to force him upon the audience as the "Boba Fett" of the prequels. His screen time was limited, his look was exotic, and … more
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