It might be nearly mid-September but Funko is in the holiday spirit early with the announcment of a Dorbz Ridez and Pop!s from the Grinch Who Stole Christmas.
The Dorbz Ridez features the Grinch, Max and a sleigh full of stolen Who-ville Christmas goods…the smiles on their faces imply that this takes place after the Grinch’s heart grew.
Pop!s on the way include the Grinch, a 1-in-6 chase Grinch color variant and Max. Books-A-Million will offer a flocked Grinch, Calendar Club will offer a flocked Max, and the Grinch with Roast Beast will be found at BoxLunch.
These will all be available this fall.
Wonder Woman is a global hit and Funko has a second wave of product on the way.
A Dorbz Ridez is on the way of Wonder Woman on her horse. This should be available in November.
A second wave of Pop!s will be coming including Diana in her cloak, Etta Candy wielding the God-Killer and Wonder Woman’s shield and Antiope. Hot Topic will offer and exclusive Diana with ice cream.
Please note – these images are preliminary and subject to change.
Justice League is set to hit theaters in November and today Funko announced some of the product they’re releasing in support of the movie.
A series of Mystery Minis is set for release in August with exclusive figures being included in the assortment for Hot Topic and GameStop.
Available Justice League Dorbz include Cyborg, Flash, Aquaman, a chase ‘casual’ Aquaman, Batman and Steppenwolf.
Pocket Pop! keychains of Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg and Batman are available.
On the Pop! front, look for a Hot Topic exclusive Mera, and Wonder Woman with Mother Box and Cyborg with Mother Box avaialble at Walmart. FYE! will be offering a Batman and Aquaman 2-pack, available in September.
Funko has offered up a new wave of horror themed Dorbz and Pop! vinyl. The upcoming Dorbz figures are: Beetlejuice, Pennywise the Dancing Clown from Stephen King’s IT (1990) and Jack Torrance from the Stanley Kubrick psychological horror film The Shining.
There will be a chase version of Jack Torrance (frozen) a Hot Topic exclusive flocked Gizmo, and a plaid shirted Bettlejuice available at Books-A-Million.
The fourth series of horror Pop!s have also been annoucned and it includes Carrie in her iconic bloody prom dress, Norman Bates, dressed as mother; Tiffany, Chucky’s frightening partner incrime from Bride of Chucky and Annabelle from the Conuring. Look for a Bride of Chucky bloody variant with a 1-in-6 rarity.
Funko has shared their first wave of Pop!s and plush from the upcoming Marvel series Inhumans.
Starting with plush, the teleporting dog Lockjaw is being released as a 5″ plush and a Toys R Us exclusive 12″ plush. Lockjaw will be available in September.
On the Pop! front Lockjaw and Maximus will be released to all retailers and a Medusa Pop! will be exclusive to Hot Topic. Inhumans Pop!s will be released in August.
Funko’s specialty series puts exclusives into comic and specialty shops everywhere and each month a new Pop! and Dorbz are announced. Today the October releases were announced with the Pop! being Leatherhead from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and a Superman Dorbz reflecting his appearance in Superman #1.
See them both below and find them in your local comic shop in October.
Funko today announced their 8th wave of SDCC exclusives – all themed around the Wonderful World of Disney. All of these will be available at SDCC, many of these will be available at a number of retailers that are sharing the exclusives. Today’s new announcements are:
- Pop! Disney: Chip & Dale 2-pack (Flocked)
- Pop! Disney: Winnie the Pooh – Bouncing Tigger (Flocked)
- Pop! Disney: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride – Mr. Toad (1500 LE)
- Pop! Disney: Moana – Hei Hei
- Pop! Disney: Disneyland Resort – Jolly Roger (Glow-in-the-Dark 1000 LE)
- Pop! Disney: Darkwing Duck – Negatron (Glow-in-the-Dark)
- Dorbz Ridez: Aladdin – Aladdin & Abu with Magic Carpet
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.
The most iconic face from the demolition derby game Twisted Metal is coming to Pop! vinyl.
A psychotic murderous monster that hides behind a vicious clown mask, Sweet Tooth features his head of flaming hair and mischievous grin. This devilishly fun Pop! will be available in January.
Funko is bringing the Netflix Original Series Stranger Things to collectors and fans in 2017! Coming in early next year, fans of this amazing show will be able to take home Pop! vinyl versions of their favorite characters, including Eleven, Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, Barb, and, of course, the terrifying Demogorgon from the Upside Down!
In September, Funko posted two concept images of Eleven and Barb in an effort to gauge the interest of fans and customers. The images – which were shared on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – resulted in a huge amount of interest from fans around the world with everyone saying one thing: “When can we get these?!”
“Bringing Stranger Things to Funko is symbolic of our connection to our customers as mutual fans of pop culture”, said Mark Robben, Funko’s Director of Marketing. “We feel grateful for the privilege to create our version of these wonderful characters, but we never forget it starts with the collectors. These figures would not have been possible without every single share, like, and comment from you. Friends don’t lie.”
The Stranger Things figures are available for pre-order now and should hit retail shelves in early 2017 with an MSRP of $9.99 USD. Pop! vinyl figures are sculpted vinyl collectibles, approximately 3-4” inches high and packaged in a windowed display box.
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!
It wouldn’t be a weekday without an update from Funko. Today’s update included a Q-Bert Pop! (he’s from an old video game kids) which is due in November and Bill and Ted (from Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure – that’s a movie) Pop!s which will be available in December.
Also shared today is a series of My Little Pony (they’re ponies, but little) Mystery Minis which are available now. With twelve characters the Ponies are evenly packed and all super-heroed up to defeat Mane-iac.
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.
Funko has introduced the newest set of Harry Potter Pop!s. Set to be released in October, the new Pop!s include: Harry Potter holding the famed prophecy from the Department of Mysteries, pranksters and Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes founders Fred and George Weasley, Hogwarts professors Minerva McGonagall and Dolores Umbridge, Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody, and Death Eaters Lucius Malfoy and Bellatrix Lestrange.
There are also a number of exclusives – Hot Topic will have Harry Potter and Ron Weasley in their Christmas sweaters, Lucius Malfoy in his Death Eater mask, and Bellatrix Lestrange, recently escaped from Azkaban.
Target will feature Harry Potter in his Triwizard Tournament robes.