The Vintage Collection Action Figures
Item No.: Asst. E0370 No. E1639
Action Feature: n/a
Availability: August 2018
Appearances: Solo: A Star Wars Story
Bio: Han Solo, formerly known only as Han until being given the surname Solo by chief recruitment officer Drawd Munbrin, and also known as Cadet 124-329 when serving as a Imperial cadet, was a human male smuggler who became a leader in the Alliance to Restore the Republic and an instrumental figure in the defeat of the Galactic Empire during the Galactic Civil War. (Stolen from Wookieepedia. Packaging has no bio.)
Image: Adam's photo lab.
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The figure sculpt is similar in both figures, with deco that's nearly identical. The Vintage figure has dark grey in the shirt, while Force Link 2.0 is all black. Vintage has some painted silver rivets, while Force Link 2.0 only has 2 on the front and the back of the belt is completely undecorated. The differences are minor enough that I would not call them overwhelmingly significant.
This is, arguably, the superior figure. The likeness isn't quite there, but I still believe the figure was made without that as a consideration. It's a good Han Solo, and it's not really Alden Ehrenreich. I guess we can say the same about a lot of human figures. I like it packaged a bunch, but it might not be your cup of tea. I liked the movie for what it was, so I'm glad to have it - and I hope you snag one if you see and want one. You won't be disappointed, but you won't be impressed either. Vintage figures rarely exceed their mandate.
Collector's Notes: I got mine from Entertainment Earth.
Day 2,538: November 29, 2018