A quick rundown of some recent Funko news as I missed yesterday’s update.
Fans of the classic sci-fi property Planet of the Apes are in for a treat as Funko is releasing a line of Dorbz vinyl figures based on the original movie. Due out in May, look for George Taylor (two versions, the space suit version is a 1:6 chase), Corenelius and a limited edition Zira. Zira has an edition size of just 5000.
in June, you’ll be able to keep your keys on Pocket Pop!s based on the Netflix hit Stranger Things. Eleven, Demogorgon, Dustin and Barb are on the way.
Funko’s WWE product lines continue with a blind bag Pint Size Heroes assortment coming in June. Kevin Owens, Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Randy Savage, Nikki Bella and the members of The New Day are among the wrestlers included in the series. Toys R Us will offer special exclusive characters including Stone Cold Steve Austin, Ric Flair and Finn Balor.
Finally a new wave of WWE Pop!s are hitting shelves as soon as this month. Characters included are: Finn Balor, Mick Foley, Goldberg and AJ Styles. A masked version of Finn Balor is available as a 1:6 chase and FYE will have an exclusive “The Demon” version.
Funko today shared details of the April release of their Dorbz Ridez Ghost Rider and a series of Fallout Vault Boy Dorbz.
Marvel’s spirit of vengeance, Ghost Rider, is getting the Dorbz treatment and is bringing his flaming motorcycle along as his ride.
A series of Fallout Vault Boy Dorbz is also on the way with Mysterious Stranger, Grim Reaper, Rooted and a chase version of Rooted – Sneak (with a 1 in 6 rarity) included.
See all these in the gallery below.
Funko announced a pair of debuts today – Looney Tunes Dorbz and Captain Underpants Pop!s.
On the Looney Tunes front Dorbz will be released of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Pete Puma. Chase versions of Bugs and Daffy will be available with a rarity of 1 in 6. The Bugs Bunny chase holds a carrot while the Daffy Duck chase features him in his Stupor Duck costume. Look for these in stores this April.
The Captain Underpants movie is being released this June and it’s release will be preceeded by the April release of three Pop! vinyls. The titular character as well as Professor Poopypants will be released along with a FYE! exclusive pink suited Professor Poopypants. Look for the Captain Underpants Pop!s this April.
Funko’s Specialty Series continues with two new exclusives that will only be available at your favorite specialty or comic book store. This month’s new exclusives are Marvel’s Iceman Pop! and an Iron Fist Dorbz. If you’re interested in picking up either of these pieces be sure to let your local store know.
The characters of Dr. Seuss are the latest to get the Pop! and Dorbz treatment from Funko.
Available Pop!s include the Cat in the Hat, Sam I am, Sam’s Friend, Fox in Socks, the Books-A-Million exclusive Cat in the Hat with fishbowl, the Barnes & Noble exclusive flocked Cat in the Hat, the Box Lunch exclusive Cat in the Hat with umbrella and cake hat, and a Barnes & Noble exclusive flocked Sam I Am. A 6″ super sized Pop! of Horton will also be available.
Upcoming Dorbz include the Cat in the Hat, a chase Cat in the Hat with umbrella, Sam I Am, a flocked Cat In the Hat exclusive to Hot Topic, Thing 1 and Thing 2 (both flocked and normal) and a Dorbz XL Horton.
Pen toppers and Pocket Pop! keychains will also be available.
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.
Our friends at Funko today shared a number of new Marvel products on tap for early next year – a Dorbz Ridez Deadpool featuring Mr. Pool in a Chimichanga truck, a blindbag series of Marvel MyMjois and a pair of Marvel lanyards featuring Thor and Hulk. These should all be out in January and check them out below.
Funko’s take on the Might Morphin’ Power Rangers will continue early next year with brand new Pop!s, Dorbz, Pint Size Heroes and Pen Toppers on the way.
The new Pop! vinyl series features the Red, White, and Pink Rangers in unique action poses. Exclusives are planned for several of the figures including Metallic Pink and Red Rangers at Hot Topic! and Alpha 5 at Walmart.
Dorbz of the entire gang are also slated with metallic chase versions of the Red Ranger and Yellow Ranger available with a 1 in 6 rarity. Planned exclusives include Rita Repulsa at Toys R Us, and a glow-in-the-dark Pink Ranger, only at Walmart.
Also slated is a full range of Pint Size Heroes, with 24 characters to collect and a line of pen toppers.
Funko has announced the ‘Specialty Series’ – special Funko exclusives that will only be available to qualified retailers. Each month, two exclusives will be announced, one Pop! and one Dorbz that will only be available through this program.
Funko’s kicked off this program with a Batgirl Pop! vinyl, and the Adamantium Skeleton Dorbz from Fallout both of which will be available in February. Stayed tuned for future announcements in the Specialty Series.
Funko today announced a slew of classic X-Men Pop!s, Dorbz and Mystery Minis. The Pop!s on the way include Cable, Archangel, Quicksilver, Psylocke, Sabretooth and Storm (with her epic mohawk). A Pocket Pop! of the Master of Magnetism, Magneto is also on the way. These are coming your way this November.
On the Dorbz front Cable, Cyclops (his Dad), Emma Frost (including a Diamond variant), Dark Phoenix, Storm, Psylocke and Sabretooth are on the way. These will be in stores this November.
A series of Mystery Minis is also on the way and includes Professor X, Magneto, Cyclops, Wolverines and many of your other favorite X-Men in one of your favorite blind-boxed formats. This series of Mystery Minis will also be available in November.
Finally a Dorbz Ridez of the Beast with the Blackbird is a Walmart exclusive and is due in December.
Check all this mutant mayhem out below!
Funko today revealed a new batch of Disney goodness with brand new Pirates of the Caribbean Dorbz and Pop!s from The Little Mermaid and A Bug’s Life.
The Pirates of the Caribbean Dorbz will be available soon and features Captain Jack Sparrow, Barbossa, Davy Jones and a GameStop exclusive Elizabeth Swan. There will also be a 1:6 glow in the dark chase Barossa.
The Little Mermaid and A Bug’s Life Pop!s will be released in November and include Flounder, Sebastian, Flik, Princess Atta and Heimlich.
Look for these in all your favorite Funko shops!
Today Funko shared a number of new DC releases across their Pop!, Dorbz and Mystery Minis formats. On the Pop! side of things they debuted brand new Batman: The Animated Series Pop!s including Batman, Robin, Batgirl, The Joker, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy. These are expected in November.
November will also see the release of new DC Dorbz. On the way are Green Lantern Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash and Sinestro. Limited chases will also be released with a 1:6 rarity. The Chases include White Lantern Batman, White Lantern Flash and a glow-in-the-dark Green Lantern. Finally there will be a GameStop exclusive Blue Lantern Flash with a chase glow-in-the-dark Blue Lantern Flash.
Finally there will be a DC Superheroes series of Mystery Minis featuring some of your favorite characters and their pets.
Disney’s Moana is set to hit theaters in November, and Funko has prepped products across their most popular product lines. On the Pop! front, they are releasing Moana in several variations: Moana with her pet pig Pua, with her spear (only at Target), in her voyager outfit (exclusively at Walmart), as a young girl, and as a seated young girl (only at Hot Topic).
You can also collect Maui with his magical hook, and Moana with Kakamora in a 2-pack.
A pair of Pocket Pop! keychains is planned – Moana and Maui.
Three Dorbz are planned, Moana, Maui and a Hot Topic exclusive Voyager Moana. A Dorbz Rides will be released with Moana and Heihei.\
A series of Mystery Minis will be released, twelve different characters in what should be an equal case pack.
Finally, Moana will be released in the Rocky Candy 5″ stylized vinyl figure format.
These all should be on shelves in time for the movie release this November.
Over the past few days, Funko’s shared the details of their 7th and 8th waves of SDCC exclusives. I was on a plane flying back from Asia, so here are both waves bundled together. Details on their booth procedures for the year will be shared next week. The newest exclusives are:
- Dorbz: X-men 3-pack – Wolverine, Ice-Man & Colossus
- Pop! Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Han Solo with Chewie Bowcaster
- Pop! Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Thumbs Up BB-8
- Pop! Disney: Indiana Jones – Indy with Idol
- Pop! Rides: Freddy Funko in Red Buggy (500pc LE)
- Pop! TV: Game of Thrones – 6″ Mag the Mighty
- Pop! Disney: Pete’s Dragon 2-pack – 6″ Invisible Elliott with Pete
- Pop! Movies: Suicide Squad – Underwater Batman
- Pop! TV: Peanuts – Patriotic Snoopy
- Pop! TV: iZombie – Olivia Moore
- Dorbz: Stan Lee
- Book: World of Pop! Volume 5
Funko’s slate of SDCC exclusives continues to grow with this fifth set of reveals. Details on this year’s booth procedures are still unknown but should be released soon. The newest reveals are:
- Pop! Disney: Nightmare Before Christmas – Pajama Jack Skellington
- Pop! Animation: Hair Bear Bunch – Hair Bear (Brown – 750pc LE)
- Pop! Animation: Hair Bear Bunch – Hair Bear (Blue – 750pc LE)
- Pop! Animation: Hair Bear Bunch – Hair Bear (Purple – 750pc LE)
- Pop! TV: Arrow – Malcolm Merlyn
- Dorbz: Marvel – Chef Deadpool (1000pc LE)
- Pop! Movies: Batman v Superman – 6″ Doomsday
The next set of reveals will be shared soon!