Chewbacca, like all members of the Wookiee species, was indigenous to the jungle planet of Kashyyyk. Honorable, intelligent, and friendly, though fierce and dangerous when angered, Wookiees were a proud species who once made contributions to the Galactic Republic. Wookiee senators represented Kashyyyk in the Galactic Senate. Their respectable position changed, however, when the Imperials seized power and began enslaving the extraordinarily strong Wookiees as laborers. In Chewbacca's case, he escaped slavery and death with the help of a young officer by the name of Han Solo, who destroyed his military career to save the innocent Wookiee. A life debt was established, and Chewbacca joined Han in his adventures through the galaxy. Later on, the duo played significant roles in the Rebel victory over the Empire, and the Wookiee species was restored to its position of honor in the galaxy.
I haven’t yet found a Chewbacca I like and I doubt I ever will. The original ones for the 1995 series were all werewolf He-men. They didn’t look like the Chewie we know at all. However, the Hoth flashback version was a better figure then the old ones, not great but still better.
He stands the typical 3.75 inches tall. His sculpt is much better now, he’s not overly huge and actually looks like Chewie. He's featured in his Hoth style which is still basically him but with all his hair blowing one way and covered in snow. He comes with one item, his bowcaster. I cant say for the other bowcasters but I like this one, it fits his hands and its to scale.
One thing that will never change, repackage or not is his coloring. His fur is still brown but now with white patches for snow. His...[See More]
Subseries from Star Wars - Power of the Force (1995) Toy Series
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