that the guy who designed the very first from 1977, , also was the guy at who came up with the see-through "bionic eye" for the doll.

According to this month's Star Wars Insider, Swearingen was brought in to head a new team looking specifically for licensing opportunities. He read the Star Wars script and told his boss, "Shut your office door for a couple hours and read this. There's a toy on every page."

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