The Shadows Of The Empire action figures were released in August of 1996. This toy line, purely based on a new storyline set in the Star Wars universe, was given its own unique packaging and consisted only of a handful of action figures.... please click to expand
In 1996 the SOTE line was interesting because it contained Star Wars action figures that had never been done before, including main characters such as Luke Skywalker in Imperial Disguise, or Chewbacca as Bounty Hunter "Snoova".
In 2009, 13 years after The Shadows Of The Empire debuted, Hasbro released two new figures based on this storyline in their The Legacy Collection. The two figures included in the comic 2-pack were a newly sculpted Prince Xizor and a newly sculpted Princess Leia.click to close