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Clone Trooper Officer [Commander] - TLC - Saga Legends (SL 12)

Name: Clone Trooper Officer [Commander]
Collection: The Legacy Collection
Number: SL 12
Source: Attack Of The Clones
Availability: January 2009
License: Hasbro

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Clone trooper armor is marked with color-coded flashes. At the beginning of the Clone Wars, the colors signify rank (red for captains, blue for lieutenants, green for sergeants). By the end of the war, the flashes come to identify specialized units such as the Galactic Marines and shock troopers.

One of the things we were most excited about getting in the 2007 TAC Saga Legends line was the chance to army build so many core troopers from the Star Wars saga. Thankfully, Hasbro has carried this forward in The Legacy Collection Saga Legends line too. We now have a second chance to grab all four Clone Trooper Officers in the revitalized line as Hasbro focuses on The Clone Wars film in the 2008 line look. The newly dubbed Clone Trooper Officer, although coming in one distinct card back, would see three more running changes to include all the ranks of the phase I clone including commanders, captain, lieutenants and sergeants. Now they're coming once again to the Saga Legends sub-line for kids and collectors to army build them for their collections. The paint operations are pretty clean and Hasbro did a great job with making them appear as authentic to the characters in Episode II as possible.

The Clone Trooper Officer [Commander] figure is one of the four clone officials that can be seen clearly during the Battle of Geonosis in the climax of Episode II. That reason alone makes him one of our personal favorites from the film. The bright yellow color flashes against the backdrop of the white plastoid armor is especially eye catching. Yellow is especially visible and the reason why many items like school buses and warning areas are colored in it. It’s a sign of caution and its fitting for the clone commander who leads his troops into battle against the Separatists. In Attack Of The Clones, you can see them directing the generic white clones, communicating with Master Yoda and also battling in the fray of war. They’re memorable and fit the part of the leader quite well. And it’s so nice to know that we have another chance to grab this style of clone after the Entertainment Earth exclusive Clone Trooper sets sold out so quickly.

Hasbro decided to revisit the way that the Clone Trooper Officer [Commander] for The Legacy Collection line just as they did for the 30 (77-07) Saga Legends line. And we’re are certainly glad they did. First and foremost the base plastic used to sculpt the figures is bright white and shows no signs of yellowing. The white plastic is simply gorgeous. So this sterling white palette is met with a revised yellow color flash paint job. The yellow is brighter, the lines are cleaner and the patterns are honestly a bit too thick in spots. But we’ll take this version over all others because it’s easily the best representation of a phase I Clone Commander that your collecting dollars can buy. Sure, we would have loved to see a bit of battle-damage or come carbon-scoring, but this is still the nicest yellow clone you’ll be able to find. A strong winner of the Fans’ Choice poll, the best part is that you can now army build a better version of the Clone Trooper Officer [Commander] figure that once upon a time came in the Entertainment Earth sets!

Collector Notes

Clone Trooper Officer [Commander]

Status: Clone Trooper Officer [Commander] is a straight repack of 2007's TAC Clone Trooper Officer [Commander] Saga Legends figure.

Articulation Count: 23 points (14 areas of articulation)

Articulation Details: ball-socket neck (1), ball-jointed left shoulder (2), ball-jointed right shoulder (2), ball-jointed left elbow (2), ball-jointed right elbow (2), swivel left wrist (1), swivel right elbow (1), ball-jointed torso (2), swivel left hip (1), swivel right hip (1), ball-jointed left knee (2), ball-jointed right knee (2), ball-jointed left ankle (2), ball-jointed right ankle (2)

Accessory Count: 1

Accessory Details: DC-15 blaster

Date Stamp: 2003

Assortment Number: 89103/87995

UPC: 653569359807

Retail: $7.99 USD

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Added: June 20, 2017
Category: Legacy Collection, The
Reviewer: Paul Harrison
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