The Empire Strikes Back Tauntaun (1981) Empire Strikes Back Tauntaun - photos copyright 2006 Earl Green /; special thanks to Andrew WesterI can almost guarantee you that there wasn’t another toy released in 1981 whose box carried the description “Contents: one mammal.” Very much like the dewback creature from Star Wars, the smelly and none-too-smart steeds of the Rebels in The Empire Strikes Back were designed to be “ridden” by the Kenner figures. Continue reading