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Doctor Aphra Gets a Unique 'Star Wars' Action Figure

Doctor Aphra
(Image credit: Marvel Comics)

Doctor Aphra, former "Darth Vader" supporting castmember and star of her own upcoming ongoing comic book series, is the most recent winner of a fan poll to determine which "Star Wars" character will get an action figure in 2018.

Doctor Aphra will be included in Hasbro's Vintage Collection 3.75 inch line in 2018. No designs for the figure have been revealed, though Hasbro did release concept art. ['Star Wars' 40th Anniversary Gift Guide]

(Image credit: Hasbro)

The figure will be unique in that it will be the first to be based on a character created entirely as part of the current line of Marvel Comics. Whether this could open the door to adaptations of other "Star Wars" comic book characters remain to be seen.

Original article on Newsarama.com.

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George Marston
Newsarama Writer

George Marston is Newsarama's resident Marvel Comics expert and general comic book historian since 2011. George has also been the on-site reporter at most major comic conventions such as Comic-Con International: San Diego, New York Comic Con, and C2E2. Outside of comic journalism, I am the artist of many weird pictures, and the guitarist of many heavy riffs. (They/Them)