Wizard-Exclusive Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Light-Up Spirit of Obi-Wan Kenobi Mini-Bust
Limited To 2,000 Pieces
(Congers, NY, October 9, 2007) Wizard Entertainment announced today the sale of a Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Light-Up Spirit of Obi-Wan Kenobi Mini-Bust from Gentle Giant Ltd. The bust which goes on sale on Thursday (10/11) is available exclusively at wizarduniverse.com and is limited to 2,000 total pieces.
Obi-Wan Kenobi, legendary Jedi Master and mentor to Luke Skywalker, is now immortalized in polystone resin. The bust depicts the spirit of the character after he became one with the force at the hands of Darth Vader during their dramatic lightsaber duel in A New Hope. The exclusive piece (http://wizarduniverse.stores.yahoo.net/aug079003.html) is a 1/6 scale mini-bust and was created from original scan data of Sir Alec Guinness from the Lucasfilm archives. The unique piece comes with a special light-up feature that creates the spirit aura of the wise old master.
The piece stands 6 1/2 inches tall, retails for $59.99, and it comes with a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity.
“Star Wars holds a place in the hearts and minds of an entire generation of moviegoers, and this remarkable piece—of one of the film series’ most beloved characters—makes a fine addition to any fan’s showcase,” said Scott Gramling, Editor-In-Chief of Wizard Magazine. “The high level of craftsmanship from the team at Gentle Giant Ltd. coupled with the unique light-up feature makes this limited edition piece a must-have for any Star Wars fan.”