This Jek Porkins action figure was released in
2012 in the Movie Heroes toy line.
It was exclusively available at Toys'R'Us.
Hasbro gave the figure 14 points of articulation and included
two accessories (blaster, helmet).
Here is what we noticed when we took a closer look at the figure:
- Jek Porkins was released in August 2012 as part of a 5 pack titled "Yavin Pilot Pack"
- The other figures in this set were R5-D8, Tiree, Davish Krail and Mauler Mithel (Tie Fighter Pilot)
- Jek Porkins is all new and looks quite different from the previous POTJ Jek Porkins from the year 2000
- The helmet is a nice fit and covers the back of the head nicely
- The yellow visor covers the eyes perfectly
- The chin strap on the helmet is hanging down loosely, just the way it was seen in Star Wars
- The chest box and the chest box cable are not removable
- The included blaster is too small to fit properly into either hand
- There are no balancing problems
- Unfortunately, the chest box seems to be painted incorrectly
- The head is sculpted nicely, but the POTJ version seems to almost capture the actor's likeness better
- At Celebration VI, Hasbro mentioned that the figure was made slimmer on purpose, so that it would fit better into a X-Wing fighter cockpit
- Overall, this super articulated version of Jek Porkins is a welcome upgrade!
The articulation details are as follows: ball-jointed neck, 2 ball-jointed shoulders, 2 ball-jointed elbows, 2 swivel forearms, ball-jointed waist, 2 swivel legs, 2 ball-jointed knees, 2 ball-jointed ankles
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Re-enact the ultimate Star Wars dogfight between Imperial and Rebel forces with this awesome YAVIN Pilot Pack! These Rebel pilot figures are ready to take to space with their Droids for an assault on the Death Star.
The pack also includes R5-D8, your JEK PORKINS figure's Droid!