NHL’s young stars invade toy stores in upcoming Funko Pop! series

Some of the biggest young names in the NHL are coming to the toy aisles soon — but some of the biggest ones will only be found in Canada.

Funko released the rundown of its second series of NHL Funko Pop! toys on Friday and it includes Auston Matthews, Johnny Gaudreau and plenty more among a lineup of 16 new toys — and that’s not all.

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Funko’s Rock Candy focuses on three infamous females from Disney

She’s not bad, she’s just sculpted that way.

Jessica Rabbit from Disney‘s iconic Who Framed Roger Rabbit is on the way to the toy aisle as part of Funko‘s Rock Candy line this fall.

She’s also not the only Disney baddie on the way as there are a total of five new figures to come.

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Oh what a day! ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ toys coming from Funko

One of cinema’s most-visceral films ever made is hitting the toy aisle.

Funko revealed on Thursday that it’s preparing toys for Mad Max: Fury Road in several lines to come this winter.

There are Funko Pop!, Rock Candy and Mystery Minis to come for the film with a number of characters from the ensemble cast taking shape in toy form.

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Funko intends to be a force during Star Wars Force Friday II

We’re still a few months away from the arrival of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but we’re mere hours away from Force Friday, the day where the film’s merchandise is first unleashed upon the universe.

Although it’s just one of the many licensees, Funko will have plenty of potential pieces for collectors beginning at midnight tonight in many locations as it has revealed more than 50 pieces across several brands that will document the film in toy form and beyond.

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New wave of NBA Funko Pop! toys set to arrive in September

The new NBA Funko Pop! lineup has been revealed and it includes The Brow and plenty more.

A total of 14 new toys were revealed by the Everett, Wash.-based company on Monday with some of the biggest names in the game beyond just Anthony Davis. 

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Blade Runner 2049 gets Funko Pop! and Dorbz toys with film’s release

Funko is hoping Blade Runner 2049 prompts a run or two to the toy store.

There will be toys for the stars of the upcoming film, a sequel to Blade Runner which was a cult classic from 1982 that starred Harrison Ford. He’ll be back in this one, though it’s Ryan Gosling who takes the lead in the story as Officer K.

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NFL stars get Funko Pop! treatment in new wave of toys coming this fall

The fourth wave of NFL Funko Pop! toys are coming this fall and the stars of the rookie class of last year as well as many mainstays of the league are in play.

The Everett, Wash.-based company revealed the lineup of more than 20 toys on Tuesday with Dallas Cowboys stars Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott leading the way among a pack of players that also includes exclsuives and variations.

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‘The Shining’ gets Funko Pop! treatment beginning next month

“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.

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Funko readies King Felix stadium giveaway with Seattle Mariners

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.

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Funko launches new line of ‘Vnyl.’ toys at San Diego Comic-Con

“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.”

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Funko’s SDCC exclusives include plenty of collecting heavyweights

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.

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Nothing Else Matters: Metallica Funko Pop! toys coming in August

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.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2016 Funko Suicide Squad Mystery Minis vinyl figures case (Hour 3)

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.

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The cost:
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Original cost: $83.88

What’s inside this one? Keep reading …

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Funko gets in ring with WWE for new wave of Pop! toys coming soon

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.

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Jimi Hendrix & Joey Ramone will soon be found as Funko Pop! toys

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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Weekend Update: Check out 10 top items on The Buzz this week

It was a busy one on The Buzz this past week. Here are 10 stories worth a look if you missed out. Check ’em out & hit the subscribe button at right if you want email updates.

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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.

Keep reading for more …

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Funko & IDW Publishing team up for Funko Universe Month comic books

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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.

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Funko has next Spider-Man movie covered — with some surprises

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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.

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Watch a guy who is a guy with a Funko Pop! open up about opening up a Funko Pop! (Or something … )

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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Legendary Dr. Seuss characters coming to Funko toy lines

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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.

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‘Space Jam’ coming to toy aisles once again thanks to Funko

space-jam-taz-regularThe 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.

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‘Reservoir Dogs’ coming to Funko Pop! toy series later this year

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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.

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Mystery of ‘Twin Peaks’ is coming to two Funko toy lines later this year

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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.

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Baywatch & The Godfather coming soon as Funko Pop! toys

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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.

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DC Bombshells will be landing in Funko Pop! collections soon

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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.

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Funko readies massive wave of toys for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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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.

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You could be mine: Guns N’ Roses comes to Funko toys next month

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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.

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Funko readies hefty lineup of Batman: The Animated Series & DC Comics toys coming next month

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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.

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Funko readies hefty lineup of Harry Potter Pop! toys coming this month

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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.

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Disney’s ‘Moana’ will get heavy wave of Funko toys in November

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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.

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Scooby-Doo & Street Fighter coming your way as Funko Pop! figures

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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.

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Upcoming wave of Funko Pop! toys figure to heat up ice for NHL fans

jpeg-5Funko 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.

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Funko ready to unleash big wave of Star Wars Rogue One toys

jpeg-17The 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.

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Funko readies dozens of exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con

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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.

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