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Star Wars Black Series, Carbonized Darth Vader

On Friday the 1st of May, Hasbro held a live stream on their Hasbro Pulse Facebook channel hosted by Patrick Schneider and Eric Franer. The 55 minute show was a mix of unboxing of product that is about to hit shelves - mostly around The Child - as well as reveals for the Star Wars lines for Autumn 2020.


The Carbonized line will get a new Darth Vader, re-purposing the upcoming Empire Strikes Back Vader sculpt. The metallic coloring on this figure is a darker blue and inspired by some of the original Ralph McQuarrie Vader designs.


Pre-orders on this via Amazon are via the following link

Amazon US link (paid link)



STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CARBONIZED COLLECTION 6-INCH DARTH VADER Figure (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available: Spring 2020) The STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CARBONIZED COLLECTION is treated with a sleek metallic finish for a premium figure that really stands out in any STAR WARS fan’s collection. Fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS Galaxy with this STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CARBONIZED COLLECTION 6-INCH DARTH VADER Figure, inspired by STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and featuring quality detail, multiple points of articulation, and a metallic finish. This highly poseable (4 fully articulated limbs) figure, featuring premium deco, can be displayed in any action figure and vehicle collection. Includes figure and accessory. Available for pre-order exclusively at Amazon.







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