NEW 20th Anniversary LEGO Star Wars Sets Revealed
January 31, 2019

 

This morning, in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the LEGO® Star Wars™ line, the LEGO Group announced five new special edition sets featuring iconic ships from across the galaxy including Slave 1™, Anakin’s Podracer™ and more. Available later this year, each set also includes a 20th Anniversary collectible minifigure as a tribute to the history of the product line.

75262 – Imperial Dropship™-20th Anniversary Edition

125 pieces | Age 6+

19.99 (USD) | 24.99 (CAD)

 

Deploy the troopers with the LEGO® Star Wars™ Imperial Dropship! Load them onto the platform and store their stud blasters for the flight. Then sit the Shadow Trooper in the cockpit, fire up the engines and blast off for another exciting battle against the Rebels!

 

75258 – Anakin’s Podracer™-20th Anniversary Edition

279 pieces | Age 7+

29.99 (USD) | 39.99 (CAD)

 

Speed to victory in Anakin’s Podracer! Sit young Anakin Skywalker in the cockpit and lower his goggles ready for the race. Then fire up the huge engines, grab the play handle and zoom through the canyons of Tatooine… or your living room! With Anakin at the controls, victory is yours!

 

75261 – Clone Scout Walker™-20th Anniversary Edition

250 pieces | Age 6+

29.99 (USD) | 39.99 (CAD)

 

Protect the Wookiee warrior with the armored Clone Scout Walker! Sit the Kashyyyk Trooper in the seat of the armored AT-RT Walker and stride in battle. Turn and fire the stud shooter before the Dwarf Spider Droid destroys the trench with its own stud shooter. The Clone Army must win at all costs!

 

75259 – Snowspeeder™-20th Anniversary Edition

309 pieces | Age 7+

39.99 (USD) | 49.99 (CAD)

 

Sound the alarm, Echo Base is under attack! Win the Battle of Hoth with Luke and Dak Ralter in their amazing LEGO® Star Wars™ Snowspeeder from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Speed over the ice and launch the spring-loaded shooters. Then fire the rear stud shooter and harpoon with string. On the ground, help the Rebel Trooper take aim and fire the gun tower stud shooter. Those Imperials must be defeated!

LEGO® Star Wars

75243 – Slave I™-20th Anniversary Edition

1007 pieces | Age 10+

119.99 (USD) | 159.99 (CAD)

 

Build Boba Fett’s personal Slave I starship and travel with him through the LEGO® Star Wars™ galaxy in search of fugitives! Grab the handle and fly him around. Pull the triggers to fire the spring-loaded shooters. Load Han Solo trapped in carbonite into the hold and deliver him to collect your payment. It’s another exciting day in the life of a bounty hunter!

 

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.com Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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