Star Wars Year 2008 Dark Horse Comic Packs "Shadows of the Empire #4" Series 2 Pack 4 Inch Tall Action Figure -LEIA ORGANA with Blaster Pistol and PRINCE XIZOR with Staff Plus Bonus Comic Book "Shadows of the Empire #5"

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As Leia struggles to save the Aliiance from being crushed by the Empire, she learns that bounty hunters are after Luke. She infiltrates Black Sun to find out why that crime syndicate wants Luke dead. The leader of Black Sun is Prince Xizor, who sees … see full wiki

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Great Xizor, horrible Leia

  • Jan 29, 2011
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There hasn't been a figure version of Prince Xizor since Shadows of the Empire first came out in the mid-1990s. That's a shame, and I'm very glad Hasbro remedied that by putting out a great new version of Xizor. First thing's first: this Xizor can stand! Unlike the prior version, which notoriously could not stand because of the plastic cape, this one stood right out of the package - almost no manipulation required! Also, the paint, sculpt, and articulation are all wonderful. I particularly like the color tones, with subdued yellows and purples running throughout. It really gives the air of royalty, where the previous figure just looked like a big bully.

I took a star off of this set because the Leia figure is horrible. This set should have been the ideal time to make a figure of Guri, Xizor's sexy android aid, or a new Dash Rendar. Instead, the Leia is ugly, with thick legs, an unrealistic face, and a shawl that doesn't stay clipped on. Given the price, this set is worth getting for Xizor alone, but it could have been even better.

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