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General Madine - ROTJ - Basic

General Madine

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General Madine

General Analysis

Although I thoroughly enjoyed his tactical speech for the plan of attack against the Galactic Empire in RETURN OF THE JEDI, I didn’t know what to do with him when I received him as an action figure for Christmas in 1983. It’s not like I had too many other characters to interact with him. And Kenner didn’t make a Home One playset either. So, although a speaking character of relevance in Episode VI, General Madine was more of an obligatory action figure than a necessary one. The gray-haired action figure didn’t look all that much like the onscreen character. General Crix Madine in the film seemed a little younger than his action figure counterpart. Kenner copied his costume accurately, and his signature baton, while a bit big, was accurate too. If you didn’t have Admiral Ackbar or a Rebel Commando or any other character present on the Home One with him, General Madine makes very little sense for the basic figure line. But as adult collectors, we’re glad that Kenner took a chance on him in 1983, because we’ve only had one modern update of the character from Hasbro (in 2004), and the sculpt is obsolete now. It’s time to see General Madine promoted to a definitive status once and for all!

Hasbro's Most Definitive Modern Counterpart: 2004's THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY COLLECTION General Madine (OTC #36) figure.

Collector Notes

Name: General Madine

Collection: Return Of The Jedi

Source: Return Of The Jedi

Release: 1983

Status: General Madine is an all-new figure.

Assortment: No. 70780

UPC: N/A

Retail: $1.99 USD

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Figure Release Information

Major Figure Variations (loose): None

U.S. Card Back Release Information (confirmed to exist)

  1. ROTJ-65A
  2. ROTJ-65B
  3. ROTJ-65C
  1. ROTJ-65E
  2. ROTJ-77A
  3. ROTJ-77B

U.S. Card Back information derived from the Kellerman Book Matrices and confirmed samples

Research Droids Data Analysis

Added: October 25, 2018
Category: Return Of The Jedi
Reviewer: Paul Harrison
Score:
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