Kenner released more than action figures in their Star Wars range between and After the debut of an action figure, details in the packaging, in the shape of the action figure and the name of the action figure were subject to change. No one characteristic name, shape or product number completely defines the list, rather all the characteristics taken together form a clear list. There are 96 action figures listed below, though the final card-back promoted a full line of 93 action figures. This is because when Kenner produced new versions with new, unique product numbers of R2-D2 and C-3PO action figures, they discontinued previous versions.
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The last figures in the series were released during the Power Of The Force series in , before Kenner released figures based on the Droids and Ewoks cartoon TV shows. After that there was a ten year break until Hasbro started to produce Star Wars figures again in Here is an alphabetical list of Star Wars figures released on a Star Wars cardback. Following figures were packed-in with playsets. The Droid Factory playset from was the very first build-a-droid set ever released.
The Kenner toy company produced a line of Star Wars action figures based on characters in the original Star Wars movie trilogy. The license for Star Wars action figures was offered in to the Mego Corporation , which was the leading company in action figures in the s. Mego refused the offer and the license was subsequently picked up by Kenner , a division of the General Mills Fun Group, a subsidiary of General Mills. Star Wars: A New Hope was the first film to successfully market toys based on the movie. In fact, they were so successful that George Lucas independently used the funds to finance the next two movie chapters, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.