Expanded Universe Airspeeder (1997)

I'm amazed that the 90s Star Wars series started dipping into pre-production sources for inspiration so early in its life. The Airspeeder is based on designs by Ralph McQuarrie, and the toy is a bear-perfect representation of its two-dimensional counterpart. The lines and deco are pure McQuarrie, and one can spot the future Snowspeeder throughout …

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Luke Skywalker Snowspeeder (2007 Transformers)

How crazy was the Star Wars Transformers concept? Maybe not a crazy as the Star Wars Customs series featuring SW characters on themed choppers. If you're a collector of oddities, you can't go wrong with mash-ups like this. The best Transformers toys find a balance between robot and alternate modes. Most fans don't want too …

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