“Come and play with us, Danny … forever … and ever.”
The Funko Pop! line’s newest slightly twisted toys were revealed on Thursday with the stars of Stephen King‘s The Shining among the toys coming from the Everett, Wash.-based company next month.
The 1980 Stanley Kubrick-directed psychological horror film starred Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, the caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, which has a persona of its own that overcomes Torrance and his family as they are alone there for the winter.
Funko Pop! is coming to the stadium.
Everett, Wash.-based Funko revealed a stadium giveaway to come in September with its popular Pop! toy line going into the hands of fans of the Seattle Mariners.
“There’s no ‘i’ in Vynl. because there’s always two of them!”
No, it’s not a typo — and that explains it for the naming of a new line of vinyl figures launching from Funko that’s making its debut at San Diego Comic-Con later this month.
“Funko is proud to introduce Vynl., a brand new line of stylized vinyl collectibles created with pop culture fanatics in mind,” the company said in a statement. “Vynl. will take a new approach to collecting by showcasing the intricate relationships between beloved characters through a playful new aesthetic … every Vynl. release will contain two figures in order to highlight the connection between both characters and play off of their respective storylines.”
This year’s San Diego Comic-Con is about a month away and Funko has already started to tease its exclusive toys that will be for sale at the show of all shows for pop culture and entertainment.
The Everett, Wash.-based company is releasing its previews in waves with iconic characters from Star Wars, Scott Pilgrim, Marvel, cartoons, DC Comics and TV shows already among those teased.
Metallica is ready to rock the toy aisle.
Funko revealed plans for its latest Pop! Rock toys on Thursday and they’ll feature the metal band that has sold more than 150 million albums.
Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long … and this is Hour 3.
The case: 2016 Funko Suicide Squad Mystery Minis vinyl figures
The cost: $12
Original cost: $83.88
What’s inside this one? Keep reading …
The “cheap pop” is coming to Funko.
In wrestling terms a “cheap pop” is something made famous by Mick Foley — a mention of the hometown crowd to get a cheap reaction during a moment with a microphone — but in this case he’s among the new wave of WWE Pop! toys.
These popular — and, yes, affordable — toys will be hitting stores later this month.
The next batch of Funko Pop! toys will rock — well, at least two of them will.
Funko revealed on Monday three new toys coming in June with two of the artists found in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Heritage is King …
This past week’s big winner was the arrival of 2017 Topps Heritage, which took us all back to 1968. Here’s our catch-all gallery of short-printed variations and big hits — and there’s a checklist found in there, too.
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You may know Funko Pop! figures from the toy aisle, but in May there will be a reason to hit the comic book shop if you’re a fan of the big-headed and pint-sized stars.
May is Funko Universe Month — and there will be a number of variant covers and one-shots where the iconic stars of a few franchises will be found as Pop! figures on comics from IDW Publishing.
It’s a simple twist but it’s one that should get the attention of a new collectors.
The next Spider-Man movie is on its way this summer and we’ll have plenty of collecting options from Funko leading up to the film.
And there will be surprises for Spider-Man Homecoming, too.
Funko Pop! toys aren’t just for collectors and this unboxing video from WWE‘s Xavier Woods (aka Austin Creed aka Austin Watson) and a member of The New Day offers a closer look at things.
“It still strange that I have a Pop!” he says in the video. “Certain things you want to reach — goals and everything. And I wanted to be a wrestler on TV and I wanted to work in video games but … things I didn’t even know that I wanted in life.”
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There would be a rhyme here but there’s no time here — the Funko news must be passed.
Simply put, Dr. Seuss is coming to toy stores soon thanks to the Everett, Wash.-based company as part of four lines unveiled Wednesday that help celebrate The Cat In The Hat, Sam I Am and so many more of the memorable characters from the children’s books that have sold millions of copies worldwide.
The stars of Space Jam are coming to the toy aisle later this year.
Well, at least the iconic non-humans.
Funko revealed its plans for the newest basketball toys this week as it has unveiled six Funko Pop! toys for the 1996 film.
They’re just preliminary drawings but all eyes — or is it ears? — are on the latest nugget of news from Funko coming out of the London Toy Fair.
The Reservoir Dogs are on the way as Funko Pop! toys.
One of TV’s cult classics is making a comeback — and Funko toys will revisit the mysteries that surrounded the series.
It’s Twin Peaks and even Laura Palmer has a couple of toys on the way in both its Pop! and Action Figures lines.
A pair of TV and movie icons are headed to the toy aisles soon.
Funko revealed today its plans for Pop! toys for Baywatch and The Godfather which are set to arrive next month.
The Bombshells are coming to a toy aisle near you.
Funko is readying a series of eight World War II pinup-style takes on iconic DC Comics characters that we have seen elsewhere but now they will be found as Pop! toys.
Collectively, they’re known as the the DC Bombshells.
It’s going to be a blockbuster and Funko has the toys to prove it.
The Everett, Wash.-based company unleashed its plans for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 toys on Wednesday with 40 different items across six brands for fans to chase beginning in February.
The follow-up to Guardians, which made $333 million at the box office world-wide, is set to arrive on May 5.
Pop? Funko might need to rename the line.
Guns N’ Roses is coming to the Funko Pop! line of vinyl toys in December, according the Lynnwood, Wash.-based company that revealed its toys on Wednesday.
The iconic stars of the DC Comics universe are coming to the toy aisles once again with additions to three lines from Funko arriving next month.
There will be new Funko Pop! toys, a new line of Mystery Minis and new Dorbz — some with glow-in-the-dark capabilities — on shelves very soon.
Harry Potter gets another wave of Funko Pop! toys this month and the Lynnwood, Wash.-based company teased them all on Wednesday for fans of the movies and books to examine before their arrival.
The upcoming Disney animated movie Moana gets a heavy toy push from Funko and there’s one name in the sports world who’s going to help it come to life.
The lead is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who voices Maui as part of a tale set to arrive in theaters on Nov. 23.
A pair of pop culture classics are getting the Funko Pop! treatment.
A total of 15 figures for cartoon icons from Scooby-Doo and video game legends of Street Fighter are on the way soon from the Lynnwood, Wash.-based company.
Funko is ready for the next NHL season with a new wave of Pop! figures for hockey’s notables.
The company unleashed the details on a line of 15 figures heading collectors’ ways in November, which includes some Canada-only variants.
The next Star Wars movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, tells the back story of how the plans for the Death Star came into the Rebel Alliance’s hands for the events we saw back in the original Star Wars.
And it’s the next wave of Funko toys will help tell us who the players are in this new (old) tale.
San Diego Comic-Con is almost here and the crew at Funko has prepared more than 70 different toys, T-shirts and more that will only initially be available at the show this week.
There will be pieces from Star Wars, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Disney, The Walking Dead and so much more in the company’s Pop! line, Dorbz and, well, so much more.
It’s been nearly 30 years since their final episode, but collectors will soon get another look at an iconic team of the 1980s.
Funko is all set for the arrival of the Suicide Squad movie and has new releases coming in several lines coming to prove it.
The Lynnwood, Wash.-based company revealed pieces in seven lines on Wednesday afternoon, including several of the characters in the DC Comics-created film coming on Aug. 5.
For starters, there will be a Vinyl Vixens figure for Harley Quinn and … keep reading to see them all.
Funko will be getting in on the Star Trek Beyond action with a series of toys for the upcoming movie to arrive in July.
A line of nine toys will spotlight the main crew of the Enterprise for the film along with two new alien characters to be part of the new tale.
Two memorable movies and one hit TV show are officially on the way as Funko Pop! toys soon after the company recently unveiled images of several forthcoming toys from the popular line.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, The Golden Girls and a number of new D.C. Comics characters will soon be found in stores.
Beginning this month, Funko has several waves of new Pop! vinyl figures coming for some big franchises in film and TV from the past and the present.
The new Ghostbusters, Aliens, Flash Gordon, Mean Girls, Willy Wonka, DragonBallZ, Through the Looking Glass and Harry Potter are just some of the properties with figures coming between now and August.
Oh, and it’s also got the likes of UFC stars Ronda Rousey and Connor McGregor on the way along with the fighters in the political world — Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — scheduled to become toys, too.
Funko has four new lines of figures and accessories coming later this year for NFL fans and there’s one way to know that these are a bit different than their past releases.
The company teased its third series of Pop! figures as well as Wobblers, Dorbz Minis and keychains this week — two of those are new additions to the company’s lineup.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens will spawn 11 more Funko Pop! figures later this year as the preliminary drawings of 11 more toys have arrived.
Coming in June will be a new new-look figure for Luke Skywalker (above) as well as other notables from the film.
Funko‘s line of vinyl Pop! figures has included plenty of surprises in the last few years as movie and television franchises have had memorable characters re-imagined as small, minimalist vinyl toys.
But the latest Funko Pop! figures slated for later this year? Well, they might have generational appeal.