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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Funko unleashes Suicide Squad toys across several new product lines

jpeg-25Funko 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.

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Funko readies Pop! toys for upcoming Star Trek Beyond movie

Funko-pop-Star-Trek-beyond-toy-2Funko 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.

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Ferris Bueller, Scott Pilgrim & Golden Girls on way as Funko Pop!

unnamed-6Two 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.

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Gallery: Funko Pop! toys coming to a store near you in coming months

2016-funko-pop!-coming-soon-6Beginning 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.

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Funko readies four new toy lineups for football collectors

Funko-2016-NFL-figures-4Funko 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 hair.

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.

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Next wave of Star Wars Funko Pop! figures includes Luke Skywalker & new Kylo Ren, Rey fighting poses

FK9611-2TStar 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.

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The Golden Girls coming to Funko Pop! universe later this year

sophia-golden-girls-funko-popFunko‘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.

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Funko’s ReAction figures bring retro style and memorable TV/movie characters to toy aisles (gallery)

NEW_Pulp_Fiction_MIA_Reaction_GLAM_1024x1024If 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?

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Funko readies new figures for Breaking Bad, American Horror Story & American Psycho in March/April

jpegA 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.

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Funko Pop! Preview Gallery: A sampling of what’s coming soon …

jpeg-17Collectors 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.

Keep reading to check out our gallery.

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Funko brings a few TV & movie franchises to toy shelves in February

rachel-green-friends-funko-pop-15A 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.

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Funko reveals Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice toy lineups

jpeg-5With 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.

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Funko Mystery Minis pack toys, fun & chase into little boxes for little price

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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.

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Business Buzz: Funko Pop! maker sold to investment group

FunkoPop-ClarkGriswoldFans of Funko Pop! figures may not see a change in their seemingly always-arriving collectibles, but there was a change in ownership for the Everett, Wash.-based company that makes them earlier this month.

Funko, which was founded in 1998, was acquired by ACON Investments for an undisclosed sum. Its CEO, Brian Mariotti, and management team will continue to lead operations.

“We are excited to be partnering with Brian and the entire Funko team,” said Ken Brotman, Founding Partner of ACON, in a prepared statement. “Funko has established itself as a fore-runner in the pop culture space and we look forward to building value in a business that is very well positioned for continued growth.”

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Of course J.J. Watt’s upcoming Funko has a bloody nose …

jpeg-5The newest wave of Pop! Football figures arrives in December from Funko with one of the NFL’s biggest defensive stars sporting one of the littlest iconic details.

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt comes with a bloodied and bandaged nose.

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