has posted a interesting article on how they designed The New Black Series 6" Darth Vader, definitely worth checking out.

Steve Evans:
"When it came to making a certain Sith Lord’s 6-inch action figure for Star Wars‘ 40th anniversary, design director Steve Evans and Hasbro had a simple, if powerful, idea."

"We took the principle of, ‘Let’s do a Vader without any gimmicks,'” Evans says. “Let’s just do Vader."