Stormtrooper (Kenner - Vintage - Star Wars) -

Name: Stormtrooper

Collection: Star Wars

Status: Stormtrooper is an all-new figure.

Source: A New Hope

Availability: 1978

License: Kenner

Retail: $2.49 USD

Accessory Details: imperial blaster

Notes: The name on the card pill changed to Imperial Stormtrooper for figures released on The Power of the Force card backs.

Additional Resources

Figure Information:

Major Figure Variations (loose): None


U.S. Card Back Release Information (confirmed to exist)

  1. SW-12A
  2. SW-12B (pictured above)
  3. SW-12C
  4. SW-20A
  5. SW-20B
  6. SW-20C
  7. SW-20E
  8. SW-20J
  9. SW-20K
  10. ESB-21A
  1. ESB-31A
  2. ESB-31B
  3. ESB-32A
  4. ESB-41A (pictured above)
  5. ESB-41B
  6. ESB-41D
  7. ESB-45A
  8. ESB-47 (pictured above)
  9. ESB-48A
  10. ESB-48B
  1. ESB-48C
  2. ROTJ-48
  3. ROTJ-65A
  4. ROTJ-65B
  5. ROTJ-65C
  6. ROTJ-77A
  7. ROTJ-77B
  8. ROTJ-79A (pictured above)
  9. POTF-92 (pictured above)

U.S. Card Back information derived from the Kellerman Book Matrices and confirmed samples

Palitoy Card Back Release Information (confirmed to exist)

  1. SW-12A (pictured above)
  2. SW-12B
  3. SW-12C
  4. ESB-30B
  5. ESB-41B
  1. ESB-41C
  2. ESB-45AB
  3. ESB-45B
  4. ROTJ-45C (pictured above)
  5. ROTJ-45CN
  1. ROTJ-65D (pictured above)
  2. TRILOGO-70B (pictured above)
  4. TRILOGO-70C

Palitoy Card Back information derived from Mr. Palitoy's Card Back Guide and confirmed samples

Other International card back releases (These are Known Samples, but not a complete listing)

Kenner Canada
  1. SW-12D
  2. SW-20B
  1. ESB-41B
  2. ROTJ-77
Meccano (France)
  1. GDE-12A
  2. GDE1-20A
  1. RDJ1-45A
  2. RDJ2-65A
Clipper (Netherlands) – Available on Clipper Card Backs, or Palitoy/Kenner Card Backs with Clipper stickers as noted
  1. SW-12
  2. SW-Kenner-21
  3. ESB-45
  1. ROTJ-Kenner-65
  2. ROTJ-Palitoy-65
  3. ROTJ-Kenner-77
  1. Trilogo-70
General Mills (Germany)
  1. ESB-45
Harbert (Italy)
  1. SW-12 (pictured above)
Top Toys (Argentina)
  1. ROTJ-17A (pictured above)
Lili Ledy (Mexico)
  1. ROTJ-30B (White)
Takara (Japan)
  1. SW-12B (sculpt A)
  2. SW-12B (sculpt B)

Kenner Canada Card Back information derived from Star Wars Canada Cardback Archive and confirmed samples

Meccano Card Back information derived from the book The French Touch and confirmed samples

Clipper Card Back information derived from and confirmed samples

Visual Guide Credits

Image Composite: Chuck Paskovics
Photography: Chuck Paskovics
Graphics, Page Layout & Design: Chuck Paskovics
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