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Mark Hamill Jokes About Luke Skywalker Action Figures From The Past And Present

Mark Hamill’s role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars has helped make it one of the most legendary sci-fi film franchises in the history of cinema. With the immense popularity of the movies growing exponentially since the time of their inception, the next logical step would be the merchandise that would follow.

 

Toy companies, in particular, took advantage of the unique designs of the Star Wars universe, creating action figures and playsets that greatly resembled every cool aspect. Naturally, as the years progressed, the more efficiently the toys would be made to look exactly like their live-action counterparts.

 


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Although Mark Hamill had a few things to say about the progression of his action figure, poking a little bit of fun at the basic designs of the past to the current models in an enjoyable caption filled with self-deprecating humor. The actor posted four separate images on Twitter, comparing Luke Skywalker toys as their designs grew more elaborate throughout the years. His caption begins with the pun-filled tagline, “Luke How Far I’ve Come.” It reads:

 

“Luke How Far I’ve Come:
A) Generic Lemon-Haired Ken Doll Luke
B) Black-Haired Semi-Conscious Adult-Diaper Luke
C) Pumped-Up Roid-Rage With Balcony You Could Do Shakespeare From Luke
D) Senior Citizen Jedi Pension-Plan Future Force-Ghost Luke #CollectEmAll.”

 

The last toy that the actor calls “Senior Citizen Jedi Pension-Plan Future Force-Ghost Luke” is one of the latest releases from HotToys, which Hamill approved of back in October of last year on the Sideshow Collectibles Facebook page. He was presented with the figure at New York Comic-Con 2017 which stands at 1:6 scale (12-inches). Even though the Luke Skywalker himself has joked a bit about his action figures, it appears that he’s impressed by the high-quality craftsmanship of these recent releases by toy companies like Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys.

 

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Hamill is a collector of toys himself, hosting a web series entitled Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest, which centers around collectibles, so his “critique” of each figure in his Twitter post was clearly in jest. Luckily for Hamill, Solo: A Star Wars Story will be coming out on May 25, 2018, and Star Wars: Episode IX (December 20th, 2019) by director JJ Abrams, promising even more accurately created figures and playsets that are sure to wow sci-fi fans and collectors everywhere.

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