In the 100 days leading up to STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, I am counting down my 100 favorite things about Star Wars. Here is today’s entry:

#52: Bootleg “Imperial Gunner” action figure

I think this is my favorite bootleg action figure. I always felt that the early Imperial Gunners looked more like a figure from The Black Hole than Star Wars. And then there is the picture: the Imperial Gunner at the controls of the…er…Imperial Calculator!!! (Sadly, I don’t have any bootlegs in my collection, but you can see this one and much, much more at Rancho Obi-Wan

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