Baywatch and Godfather Pop!s Coming From Funko

Funko has announced another pair of properties to get the Pop! treatment – 90’s TV classic Baywatch and The Godfather. Both series of Pop!s will be available this February.

One the Baywatch front both Mitch Buchannon and C. J. Parker will be available to protect your other Pop!s from drowning. They are, of course, in their iconic red uniforms.

The Godfather Pop!s include Mafia Don Vito Corleone, and his sons Michael, Sonny, and Fredo. There will be an FYE exclusive Michael Corleone is also available in his gray suit and a Barnes & Noble exclusive Michael Corleone in his gray suit and hat.

See these below and pick them up soon at all your favorite Funko spots.

New This Week From Diamond Select Toys – Beetlejuice, Black Canary, Mall Rats, Odin

It’s another Wednesday, and that means new toys from Diamond Select Toys! Already at your local comic shop, DST has shipped their latest Marvel Select action figure, Odin the Destroyer, as well as the first two Mallrats Select action figures! Plus a new DC Gallery PVC figure of Black Canary, and their first Beetlejuice product, a cool pint glass. Find a shop at, and reserve yours today.

Beetlejuice Movie Reelware Pint Glass

A Diamond Select Toys release! Troubled by the living? Is death a problem, and not the solution? Unhappy with eternity? Then pour yourself a drink in this movie-inspired pint glass, kick back and call Beetlejuice! This pint glass features the original advertisement that prompted Barbara and Adam Maitland to call the revered bio-exorcist in an attempt to reclaim their home, and kicks off a new line of merchandise based on the classic Tim Burton film Beetlejuice. Packaged in a full-color window box. (Item #AUG162571, SRP: $10.99)

DC Gallery Justice League Black Canary PVC Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! The heroines of the DC Animated Universe are expanding their roster! As seen on Justice League Unlimited, this 9-inch scale PVC figure of the Black Canary depicts Dinah Lance unleashing a sonic scream at her opponent, wearing her classic, comic-inspired leather jacket and tights. Figure is in scale to all Gallery and Femme Fatales PVC figures, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Varner Studios! (Item #AUG162555, SRP: $45.00)

Mallrats Select Action Figures Series 1 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! They’re not here to shop, they’re not here to work, they’re just here! Finally, after 22 years, fully poseable action figures of the cast of Kevin Smith’s sophomore(ic) masterpiece Mallrats have arrived! Jay and Brodie are the first two in the series, each with character-specific accessories – sock full of quarters and baseball bat for Jay; chocolate pretzel and giant cookie for Brodie – as well as diorama bases depicting different stores in the mall! Each figure features approximately 16 points of articulation and the actor’s likeness. Packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with spine artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Patrick Piggott! (Item #JUN162385, SRP: $149.94/case)

Jay Figure (Item #JUN162386, SRP: $24.99)

Brodie Figure (Item #JUN162387, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Select Odin the Destroyer Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys Release! Prepare to be destroyed! The next 7-inch-scale Marvel Select action figure is the Destroyer, the massive Asgardian automaton that regularly menaces the Mighty Thor! Measuring approximately 9 inches tall with 16 points of articulation, this spiked powerhouse comes with the powerful Odinsword, as well as an interchangeable head, revealing the one-eyed face of the All-Father, Odin, from the times he has worn the armor in battle! Whether you choose to display him as the Destroyer or as Odin, he’s more than a match for your Marvel Select Thor, or Hulk, or even Juggernaut! Packaged in the display-ready Select packaging, with spine artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean! (Item #JUL162624, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Animated Minimates Series 4 Revealed; Series 3 Now Available at Walgreens

Diamond Select Toys recently released Series 3 of its Marvel Animated Minimates collection, the latest assortment in an exclusive mini-figure line only available at Walgreens stores. Now they’re ready to officially announce the next assortment in the line! This upcoming fourth series of figures features all-new two-packs from Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers Assemble, including new variations on your favorite Super Heroes and five new Super Villains!

Series 4 will hit in Spring of 2016, and will include four different two-packs, each containing two 2-inch Minimates mini-figures. The assortment includes:

  • From Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man, Deep Immersion Spider-Man faces off with Anti-Venom! Spider-Man wears the suit he wears for underwater and outer space missions, with a removable dome helmet.
  • Also from Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man, the Scarlet Spider goes up against the Green Goblin! Spider-Man’s clone comes with a web line, plus two interchangeable hands with stingers extended.
  • From Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, Speed Force Hulk chases down Speed Demon. This Hulk figure glows in the dark, to mimic the episode when he absorbed speed energy from the super-fast Squadron Supreme member. This is the first Marvel Minimate ever made of Speed Demon.
  • Also from Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, the Iron Skull (a.k.a. the Red Skull in stolen Iron Man armor) teams up with the last member of the Squadron Supreme, Doctor Spectrum. This is the first Marvel Minimate ever made of Doctor Spectrum!

Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features fully interchangeable parts, so you can trade accessories and create custom looks. Minimates also feature a standard 14 points of articulation, to strike a variety of poses, and each Minimate comes with a clear disc base that pegs into the character’s foot to support dynamic poses.

Look for Series 4 to arrive in all Walgreens stores in Spring 2017. Series 3 is shipping to stores now, with Jetpack Spider-Man and Squirrel Girl, Spider-Man Noir with Itsy-Bitsy Spider-Man, Captain America with Hyperion, and Ant-Man with the Falcon! Find your nearest store at!

Funko Announces ‘Silicon Valley’ Pop!s

Funko today announced a seris of Pop!s based on some of the most popular characters from  the Emmy®-winning and Golden Globe®-nominated show Silicon Valley! Characters being released include:

  • Richard, founder of the buzzy start-up Pied Piper
  • Erlich, owner of Hacker Hostel that serves as Pied Piper HQ
  •  Dinesh, the company’s code writer
  •  Gilfoyle, the systems architect
  • Jared, head of business development.

These Pop!s will be available in February.




Funko Announces New Cap and Iron Man Wobblers, GwenPool Pop!s

Funko has shared some new entries in their Marvel collectibles earlier this week with the reveal of new Wobblers and GwenPool Pop!s. The new Marvel Wobblers feature Captain America and Iron Man in a 6″ format that straddles the line between classic bobble head and a Pop! vinyl. These will be available later this month.

GwenPool is the latest Marvel character to get featured as a Pop! vinyl – with three different versions available. Her standard release is her with her mask and katana with Toys R Us having an exclusive version of her masked with her cell phone and Walgreens getting an unmasked version. GwenPool will be available in February.


Diamond Offers Exclusive Statues of The CW’s Flash and Arrow

The Scarlet Speedster and Emerald Archer come alive from The CW’s critically acclaimed primetime television shows Flash and Arrow as Diamond and Icon Heroes present three PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Statues.

These Flash and Arrow statues are exquisite, standing at 7 3/8” and 8 5/8” tall respectively. Made of high-quality resign, each feature highly detailed and expertly painted likenesses of actors Grant Gustin and Stephen Amell. The Arrow Statue Bookend stands at 9” tall and features Oliver in his original “Hood” costume with his bow drawn. Fans and collectors won’t want to miss these beloved characters decorating their desks and shelves.

All three PREVIEWS Exclusive figures are featured in the January issue of Diamond’s PREVIEWS catalog. Both character statues carry a suggested retail price of $50.00, while the Bookend carries a suggested retail price of $135.00. All will be available at local comic shops in February 2017.


Fans can order and purchase their own DC-inspired statues at their local comic book specialty shop to ensure they get these exquisite figures. To find a comic shop near you and order, visit

Dark Horse Reveals Limited Edition “The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts”

In late 2016, Dark Horse announced the next installment in their legendary partnership with Nintendo® would be The Legend of Zelda™: Art & Artifacts. Today, Dark Horse is excited to reveal a limited edition of The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts!

Fans who purchase The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts limited edition will experience the thrill of finding and unsheathing the Master Sword! The cover features a 3D embossed sword hilt sculpt with a metallic foil finish. The sword hilt is life size to give the reader the satisfaction of unsheathing the very realistic sword from the acetate sleeve that encases the book. The cover’s background features the Lost Woods (a maze of mystifying forests that has appeared throughout the franchise) in a custom-mixed deep purple ink with a soft-touch lamination and spot-gloss UV, framed with metallic foil. The book’s pages are gilded as well.

Both the regular and limited editions of The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts have over 400 pages of fully realized artistic masterpieces, exclusive interviews with the artists behind the beloved video game franchise, the official pixel art of the early series, and rare promotional art never before published in this format.

The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts limited edition is available for preorder from Amazon, Penguin Random House, Things From Another World, and more. The limited edition retails for $79.99 and goes on sale February 21, 2017.

Funko x Playmobil Figures Coming Soon

Announced at Toy Fair last year, the Funko x Playmobil figures are heading into stores with first figures available later this month. Included in these first figures are Ray Stantz and Peter Venkman from Ghostbusters, Willy Wonka, an Oompa Loompa, the 11th Doctor and 4th Doctors, Back to the Future’s Doc Brown and Marty McFly.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will also get a focus with Leonardo, Michelangelo and Shredder on the way. Entertainment Earth will offer a black and white Raphael.

Check them all out below and find them all for pre-order at Entertainment Earth and other fine retailers.


New Transformers Reveals From Hong Kong Toy Fair

Hong Kong Toy Fair is underway and our friends at Hasbro wanted to share two new Transformers items that made their debut at the show. Both from the movie verse these toys will be hitting shelves over the next few months.

This is just the start of the Toy Fair season – stay tuned for more news, including reports straight from New York Toy Fair next month. Check out the new Transformers below!


Transformers: The Last Knight Premier Edition Leader Shadow Spark Optimus Prime

(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $69.99/Available: April 2017)

The explosive Transformers saga continues with Transformers: The Last Knight, and this Asia-Edition Premier Edition Leader Class Shadow Spark Optimus Prime figure allows fans to bring the action home with them. The large-scale figure features incredibly intricate space deco and purple eyes inspired by the movie and converts between robot and truck mode in 20 steps. This 9-inch Optimus Prime figure also comes equipped with two space weapons.

Masterpiece Movie Series Bumblebee MPM-3 Figure

(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $79.99/Available: July 2017)

This premium movie Bumblebee MPM-3 figure from the Transformers Masterpiece series brings the 10th anniversary of the 1st Transformers movie to life with this film-version of the iconic Autobot scout. This figure includes stunning intricate detailing and 33 steps of articulation, as well as a flip-down battle mask and Chevrolet Camaro design. Whether he’s cruising the highway as a slick Chevrolet Camaro or facing Decepticons in battle, Bumblebee is one of the bravest bots in the universe.

Saban Announces “Mighty Morphin Meower Rangers” Series Premiere for January 10th on YouTube

I’ve been running AwesomeToyBlog for several years now and I may now have an all-time favorite announcement. Earlier today Saban announced the Mighty Morphin Meower Rangers, an original series where five cats with “cattitude” morph into Power Rangers to save the animal world! The series that cat lovers and Power Rangers fans alike will love and LOL at will launch on Tuesday, Jan. 10 on the Power Rangers’ YouTube channel. Check out the teaser trailer below!


Diamond Offers Previews Exclusive Luke Cage and Iron Fist Pop! Vinyl Figures

Luke Cage and Iron Fist—two stars of Marvel’s Netflix series—make their way to your local comic shops in their classic outfits with a new line of Marvel PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures.

You’ll find two excellent depictions of Marvel Comics’ Luke Cage and kung-fu master Iron Fist in their 1970s uniforms from the hit series Heroes for Hire and Power Man and Iron Fist. These figures stand at 3 ¾” tall and sport the urban, stylized design that has made these characters so popular with fans and collectors.

Also available is the Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2017 exclusive variant of the Iron Fist figure. Whereas the standard figure has the classic costume, the FCBD 2017 figure sports the white costume worn in the comics to symbolize his status as the current and most powerful Iron Fist.

These two PREVIEWS Exclusive figures will be featured in the January issue of Diamond’s PREVIEWS catalog. Each figure will carry a suggested price of $11.99, and will be available in stores late January 2017. The FCBD 2017 exclusive variant will be available in stores on Saturday, May 6 th , 2017 with a suggested price of $11.99 as well.


Fans can pre-order their own Marvel PX Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures at their local comic book specialty shop to ensure they get these marvelous figures. To find a comic shop near you and order, visit

Diamond Offering Exclusive Black Bolt Pop! Vinyl

The Midnight King screams into comic shops as Diamond Comic Distributors and Funko present a new line of Marvel PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures. Fans will find two regal figures of Marvel Comics’ Black Bolt, the leader of the Inhumans and star of the upcoming television series, with two designs: his classic Black costume and the redesigned Blue costume designed by artist Steven McNiven for Uncanny Inhumans. Both figures stand at 3 ¾” tall within the standard Funko window box packaging.

These two PREVIEWS Exclusive figures will be featured in the January issue of Diamond’s PREVIEWS catalog. Each figure will carry a suggested price of $11.99, and will be available in stores late January 2017.


Fans can pre-order their own Marvel PX Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures at their local comic book specialty shop to ensure they get these marvelous figures. To find a comic shop near you and order, visit

Funko’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Plans Detailed

Funko has revealed their product for the next entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. All the product is expected to hit shelves in February.

On the Pop! vinyl front Funko is releasing Star-Lord,  Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot,
as well as Nebula, Mantis, and Taserface. A number of exclusives are also slated which included Rocket with dual guns (available exclusively at GameStop), Groot in jumpsuit (only at Walmart), Groot with patch (only at Hot Topic), action pose Star-Lord (only at Toys R Us), and a special super-sized 10″ Groot, only at Target. There is also a Star-Lord’s masked chase variant, a 1 in 6 rarity.

Next, the Dorbz line features Mantis, Taserface, Rocket and Groot. Two versions of Groot will be available with Groot with Eye being exclusive to Walmart and Groot with Patch being exclusive to Hot Topic.

Also coming are a series of Pint Size Heroes, Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot Keychains, Gamora and Mantis Rock Candy statues and several plush.

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