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1983 RETURN OF THE JEDI Admiral Ackbar: Trilogo Update

In 1984, new packaging for Star Wars figures was introduced for the European market. A cost containment initiative, the new packaging sported three languages of the Return Of The Jedi logo for a “one size fits all” approach. Although a “three-logo” design was created for The Power Of The Force line (as evidenced on some ‘boxed’ toys), it wasn’t carried over to the basic figure line’s card design. They continued to use the three Return Of The Jedi logos instead. Although the word “Trilogo” is found nowhere on the packaging, the term is universally adopted by all Star Wars collectors to describe this line of figures.

Today we revisit Admiral Ackbar. The first mail-away figure from the Return Of The Jedi line, not much changed from the 1983 ROTJ Kenner card art to the Trilogo card art. See the full card art and additional notes by revisiting 1983’s RETURN OF THE JEDI Admiral Ackbar figure HERE.

Admiral Ackbar

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We have another Visual Guide update from the new The Black Series [Phase IV] line. Click below to check out Admiral Ackbar (ROTJ01). We also have a full review of this figure in our review database right here.

Admiral Ackbar (ROTJ01) - The Black Series

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Review: Admiral Ackbar - TBS6 [P4] - ROTJ01

We should have fallen in love with Admiral Ackbar, but we didn’t. It has a near-perfect sculpt, but the articulation is wonky, and the deco is off. Hasbro brought back that awful “open mouth” feature which means no head movement again. Also, why is the head so much darker than the arms? And the waist articulation makes it difficult to pose the figure. But if you just pose the figure out of the box, you probably won’t care about the issues. (more….)

Admiral Ackbar

Thank you for reading Research Droids Reviews: Season 12!

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Let’s move forward with JTA’s The Power Of The Force “2” Silver “Jubileap” Celebration! We’re looking at some of the better “green” repacks! Next up is Admiral Ackbar which is a collector-favorite! See more in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Admiral Ackbar

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Review: Admiral Ackbar - POTF2 [R] - Collector Series

After two months of Triple Force Friday products it’s time to return to the Collector Series line. Let’s start it up with Admiral Ackbar again. He’s the focus of our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or comment about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

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Vintage Kenner RDRs Redux: Admiral Ackbar - ROTJ - 1983

Review: Admiral Ackbar - ROTJ - Vintage Kenner

Our “Jabba Don’t Preach” marathon begins with the fan-favorite Admiral Ackbar figure. It was the first figure in the Return Of The Jedi line and started off as a mail-away figure. Relive your memories of this classic 1982 action figure in our Research Droids Reviews today. Be sure to add your own experiences to the conversation! Reminisce your own childhood stories of this figure in our comments. Share your life-changing vintage Kenner adolescent experiences with us!

Admiral Ackbar

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Carded TCW [R] Nahdar Vebb On eBay With FREE Shipping!

An eBay seller has quite a few of the beautiful The Clone Wars [Red] Nahdar Vebb mail-away figure for cheap and FREE shipping. Special thanks to JTA reader Mike B. for the heads up!

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We have another 6-Inch The Black Series [Phase III] Visual Guide update tonight. Click below to have a look at our guide page for the Toys R Us exclusive Admiral Ackbar/First Order Officer set. We also have our detailed review of this set right here.

Admiral Ackbar/First Order Officer - The Black Series [Phase III] - 6 Inch Figures

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The Toys R Us exclusive Admiral Ackbar/First Order Officer two-pack turned out to be better than we first thought. See why, although not perfect, it looks amazing in our Research Droids Reviews today! Be sure to leave your own thoughts in our comments section, vote in the poll or even leave comments about it on our Facebook page. Click the banner below for the direct link to the review! As always, you can also send your own personal review requests via email if you’d like to see something that we didn’t cover yet.

Admiral Ackbar/First Order Officer

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Remember Nahdar Vebb? This awesome character from The Clone Wars television show was produced as a mail-away exclusive in The Clone Wars [Red] line. I just found multiples of this figure available for $15 shipped (which is great because of its aftermarket value as well as having to pay $7 shipping and handling to Hasbro just to get the figure in 2009). If you’re interested, get it for a decent price and FREE shipping on eBay. Limited quantities are available.

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