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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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.
If you’re like Buzz, you’ve probably seen Funko‘s ReAction figures in chain stores and marveled at some of the quirky inclusions in the various lines.
It’s an ongoing series of 3.75-inch figures in a distinct style reminiscent of Kenner‘s original Star Wars toys right down to the line’s logo and the clamshell packaging.
The difference, though?
A trio of twisted TV shows and movies will get the Funko treatment in March and April as the Lynnwood, Wash.-based company has revealed some new toys.
Breaking Bad, American Horror Story and American Psycho will be coming to the Funko Pop! and Vinyl Idolz series.
Collectors of Funko Pop! figures will have several new figures on the way in February and beyond as the Lynnwood, Wash.-based company continues to expand its lineups.
Among the figures to come are characters from the Battlestar Galactica TV series, Independence Day, Clueless, a new wave of WWE characters and a deep Harry Potter roster.
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A few famous faces from television and movies are getting the Funko Pop! treatment and are on their way to stores next month.
Characters from Friends, The Hateful Eight, Pirates of the Caribbean, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and a new dose of Star Wars toys are all on their way from the Everett, Wash.-based company.
With the blockbuster Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice less than three months away, we’re just getting warmed up when it comes to the marketing and merchandising — and the latest reveal for the DC franchise is here with a full line of vinyl from Funko.
That means you can get Batfleck and Supes in a few ways — and none of them bleed.
It’s a trend that’s been growing for the last decade, but there are probably more than a few collectors who have walked right by them in the card aisle at retail stores not realizing what can be had inside packs.
They’re generally known as blind-wrapped mystery toys — a small vinyl figure inside a box or mylar pouch. They’re something that’s been popular in Japan for a long time, but have taken off in the United States for the last decade.
Think of them as one part coin vending machine, one part toy and one part sports card.
Oh, and they can be one part fun.