Padme Amidala, General Grievous, and the Battle Droid were all insanely welcome additions to round out the Prequel Trilogy roster and now we've got Mace Windu, another prominent Jedi to add to the ranks. Mace Windu was one of the first Prequel based toys ever released (he was a "Sneak Preview" mail away) and now, here we are at the 20th anniversary of Episode I, and I'm still getting excited over Mace Windu figures. While this Mace Windu is based on Episode II (based on the length of the sleeves of his robe), my guess is that most fans will be OK using this as an all around Prequel Trilogy as everything else is pretty similar. How crazy that thus far in 2019 there have been two figures of younger Samuel Jackson, huh? This one and the artificially de-aged version from the Captain Marvel toyline. Let's check this incredible Mace Windu figure out after the break...
Height: 6 3/8ths inches
Articulation: Swivel/hinge ankles, double hinged knees, swivel thighs,
ball jointed hips, ball jointed abdomen, butterfly pecs, swivel/ hinge shoulders,
swivel/hinge elbows, swivel/hinge wrists, a balljointed neck, and a ball jointed head.
Accessories: Lightsaber (blade and hilt) and robe.
Non-Scalper Price: $20 dollars
* Mace Windu is another slick looking figure in this line. Every time I pick up a new Jedi in this line I'm amazed that Hasbro isn't just cranking out figures of the Jedi left and right because they turn out so well. Mace is easily the best Jedi in the line at this point. His robes look excellent with appropriate textures on each piece and accurate details on his belt.
* The portrait is excellent as well. It's definitely an accurate depiction of Samuel L. Jackson from the films, meaning it's an accurate depiction of Samuel L. Jackson from between 2001-2005. The face printing and sculpt are excellent, conveying a very uncanny realism for a 1/12th scale figure. Hasbro just keeps doing better and better with these!
* Not only is Mace's outer tunic a separate piece over the torso (it looks great and adds to the Jedi's layered look) but it allows for better movement of the shoulders.
* Mace's articulation is awesome. Not only is he as solid and durable as any other Black Series figure but he has butterfly pectoral joints in addition to swivel/hinge shoulders and a balljointed neck and head. He moves great and is mega fun to pose.
* Mace has a robe! A robe! One of the most baffling decisions about the Prequel Jedi figures is that they haven't included robes. That's essentially like not giving a superhero figure a cape! Mace's robe seems to be his Episode II robe as the sleeves are long, but not crazy long (the Episode III robe has some crazy, crazy long sleeves). The fit is great, he's still perfectly poseable with the robe on, and it looks fantastic.
* Who doesn't love Mace Windu's purple lightsaber? Jango Fett; that's who! Everyone else digs it. It's a great looking saber with the standard detachable blade. The paint and sculpting on the hilt is excellent.
* The only negative I have on this figure is hard to see here but it involves the paintwork between the boots and the pants. The lower legs have a lot of brown showing through underneath the cream colored paint of Mace's pants. It's just a bit messier than I'd like.
It turns out that this is the first toy of Mace Windu I've reviewed on the site. For more Star Wars: The Black Series figures check out the following:
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