Boba Fett- who he is and how he came to be


A rare shot of Boba Fett, family man

We take the bounty hunter known as Boba Fett for granted these days, but once upon a time he was a mystery rather than a precocious pouting kid with adorable wavy air. Created by Joe Johnston (of Captain America – The First Avenger fame), Boba Fett was a new character who fans of Star Wars back in 1978 were excited to see thanks to the mail away promotion.

Here he is in 1980, finally made available for the shelf.

But what’s the real secret origin story of Boba? To coincide with his anniversary on June 28th (yes, I am late), here is a candid glimpse of the character’s big reveal in his glory, beach towel cape and all.


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Star Wars Scum and Villainy Boba Fett Prototype Armor Sixth Scale Figure by Sideshow Collectibles
Item # 100136
Regular Price: $179.99
Our Price: $165.59 – You Save $14.40 (8%)!
Availability Preorder – February 2014

‘Meet Boba Fett’ In 1978 Joe Johnston designed an early prototype of the infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett, for Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. The original ‘Supertrooper’ design featured striking all-white armor and the first prototypes of Fett’s trademark weapons.
Sideshow Collectibles proudly presents the Boba Fett (Prototype Armor) Sixth Scale figure. With a fully articulated body, detailed accessories and unique armor, the Boba Fett (Prototype Armor) Sixth Scale figure is a must-have addition for dedicated Star Wars fans.
The Boba Fett (Prototype Armor) Sixth Scale Figure features:
Boba Fett Prototype Armor
Helmet with Rangefinder
Prototype Rifle
Prototype Blaster
Jet Pack with Grappling hook
Fabric Cape


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