Topps - US - Empire Strikes Back (Series I) (1980)

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There were 132 cards in the first ESB series and 33 stickers. Below is a very brief checklist for this card set. Description and information will become more complete as the site develops. While Topps issued a total of five sets for the Star Wars movie, and only three sets for the Empire Strikes Back, an increase in the number of cards and stickers in each sets give collectors a similar number of cards to collect for this second movie.

Card Values
  set value: $20-25
  unopened box: $80
  single: $0.25 - $0.50
  chase: $1

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Card NumberDescription
1Title Card
2Luke Skywalker
3Princess Leia
4Han Solo
8Lando Calrissian
10Darth Vader
11Boba Fett
12The Imperial Probot
13Planet of Ice
14"Where's Luke?"
15Droids on Patrol
16The Hidden Rebel Base
17New Rebel Strategy
18General Rieekan
19Leia's Plan
20Prey of the Wampa
21"Examined: Luke's TaunTaun
22"But Sir, I Mmmh . . . Mffh . . . "
23In Search of Luke
24Frozen Death
25Skywalker's Rescue
26Luke's Fight for Life
27Rejuvenation Chamber
28Surgeon Droid
29Artoo's Icy Vigil
30Metal Monster
31Zeroing In On Chewie!
32Han Solo Aims for Action!
33Destroying the Probot
34Death of Admiral Ozzel
35The Freedom Fighters
36Rebel Defenses
37Armed Against the Enemy
38Joined by Dack
39The Sound of Terror
40Suddenly . . . Starfire!
41Rattled by the Enemy!
42Might of the Imperial Forces
43The Snow Walkers
44Luke . . . Trapped!
45Escape From Icy Peril
46"Retreat! Retreat!"
47Headquarters in Shambles
48Han's Makeshift Escape
50Vader and the Snowtroopers
51Snowtroopers of the Empire
52Millennium Falcon: Getaway Ship!
53Emergency Blastoff!
54Battle of the Star Destroyer
55Fix-it Man Han Solo
56A Sudden Change of Plan
57Misty World of Dagobah
58The Creature Called Yoda
59"Welcome, Young Luke!"
60Journey Through the Swamp
61Yoda's House
62Artoo Peeking Through
63The Secret of Yoda
64The Princess Lends a Hand
65Repairing Hyperdrive
66Star Lovers
67"Pardon Me Sir, But . . . Ohhh!"
68Mysterious and Deadly Chamber
69Attacked by Bat-Like Creatures!
70"Use the Force, Luke!"
71Raising Luke's X-Wing
72A Need Beyond Reason
73A Gathering of Evils
74The Bounty Hunters
75IG-88 and Boba Fett
76Enter Lando Calrissian
77Warm Welcome for an Old Buddy
78Conniving Pals
79"Greetings, Sweet Lady"
80Calrissian's Main Man
81Pretty as a Princess!
82A Swarm of Ugnaughts
83Threepio . . . Blasted to Bits!
84A Pile of See-Threepio!
85Escorted by Lando
86Dinner Guests
87Host of Horror
88Deflecting Solo's Blasts
89Alas, Poor Threepio!
90The Ordeal
91The Price of Boba Fett
92His Day of Triumph
93The Carbon-Freezing Chamber
94End of the Star Warriors?
95Pawn of the Evil One
96"No! This Can't Be Happening!"
97The Fate of Han Solo
98Boba's Special Delivery
99Observed by Luke
100Luke Arrives
101Ready for Action!
102The Search for Vader
103"Where Are You, Skywalker?"
104Dark Lord of the Sith
105Weapon of Light
106The Confrontation
107Duel of the Lightsabers
108Escape From Their Captors
109Lando . . . Friend or Foe?
110Leia Takes Control
111Blasting the Stormtroopers!
112Artoo to the Rescue!
113Spectacular Battle!
114"Embrace the Dark Side!"
115"Hate Me, Luke! Destroy Me!"
116Luke's Last Stand
117"Do You Have a Foot in my Size?"
119Falcon on Hoth
120Snow Walkers
121The Pursued
122Darth Vader
123Swamps of Dagobah
124Cloud City
125Lando's Greeting
126Threepio's Destruction
127Luke Battling Darth
128The Final Stand
130Ion Cannon
131Checklist 1-66
132Checklist 67-132
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2R I
3A E
4B X
5U I
6W U
7M N
8C D
9O U
10H E
11E O
12Y U
13A K
14A V
15E S
16Q L
17A I
18I O
19Z T
20G J
21E I
22A P
23Montage - Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, C-3P0
25Luke with Yoda and Han Solo on TaunTaun
26Stormtrooper and Boba Fett
27Trooper Luke Skywalker and Yoda
28Montage - Too Onebee, Bossk and Lobot
29Montage - Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Chewbacca
30Boba Fett
31Stormtrooper and IG-88
32Montage - C-3P0, Lando Calrissian and R2-D2
33Darth Vader