Han Solo (Kenner - Vintage - Star Wars) - JediTempleArchives.com

Name: Han Solo

Collection: Star Wars

Status: Han Solo is an all-new figure.

Source: A New Hope

Availability: 1978

License: Kenner

Retail: $2.49 USD

Accessory Details: rebel blaster

Notes: A running-change to Han Solo's head size was made after his release on the 12-back card. Later releases have a larger head. These are commonly called "Small Head" and "Large Head" Han Solo.


Additional Resources

Figure Information:

Major Figure Variations (loose):

  1. small head
  2. large head

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

Small head [original picture]

  1. SW-12A (pictured above)
  2. SW-12B
  3. ESB-31A


Large head [original picture]

  1. SW-12C (pictured above)
  2. SW-20A
  3. SW-20E
  4. SW-20G
  5. SW-21A
  6. SW-21B
  1. SW-21C
  2. ESB-21A (pictured above)
  3. ESB-31A
  4. ESB-32B
  5. ESB-41A
  6. ESB-41B
  1. ESB-41D
  2. ESB-45A
  3. ESB-47
  4. ROTJ-48 (pictured above)
  5. ROTJ-65A
  6. ROTJ-65B

Large head [new picture]

  1. ROTJ-65C (pictured above)
  2. ROTJ-77A
  3. ROTJ-79A



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

Palitoy Card Back Release Information (confirmed to exist)

Small head

  1. SW-12A (pictured above)


Large head

  1. SW-12A
  2. ESB-30B
  3. ESB-41B
  1. ESB-45AD
  2. ESB-45B
  3. ROTJ-45C (pictured above)
  1. ROTJ-65D
  3. TRILOGO-70CC (pictured above)

Palitoy Card Back information derived from Mr. Palitoy's Card Back Guide and confirmed samples

Visual Guide Credits

Image Composite: Chuck Paskovics
Photography: Chuck Paskovics
Graphics, Page Layout & Design: Chuck Paskovics
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