Get ready for the Funko Forecast! This is where we’re going to be showcasing all of the cool new announcements and reveals from Funko! With all of the awesome that consistently seems to be flowing out of those guys, it shouldn’t be hard to keep this section alive each and every week!
“Feed Me Funko!”
Fans have been asking for quite a while, and the team at Funko are rarely ones to let us down! This week Funko has officially announced an all-new wave of POP! Vinyls based on the classic musical film adaptation ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’! This new line will include most of your favorite characters including Seymour Krelborn, Audrey Fulquad, Orin Scivello D.D.S., Audrey II (with Bloody Chase variant!), and a Target exclusive Baby Audrey II!
In addition to the POP! Vinyls line, Funko has also announced a 12″ Audrey II Plush is also on the way when this line hits stores in August!
Venom is invading the Funko POP! Marvel Universe with an all-new wave of Venom themed POP! Vinyls! On top of new versions of Venom and Carnage that are halfway unmasked, collectors can also look forward to Venom-ized versions of some of their favorite heroes like Captain America, Iron Man, and The Hulk! There will also be a number of retailer exclusives including Venom-ized versions of Black Panther (Gamestop), Ghost Rider (Walmart), Loki )Target) and a special new version of Carnage with blade hands at FYE. These are all expected in stores this September!
Spider-Man Gets His Game On
This fall everyone’s favorite wall-crawler Spider-Man is getting an all-new video game exclusively on the Sony PlayStation 4! From what we have seen of the game so far, it looks to be a fantastic new take on this iconic hero that borrows bits and pieces of the best incarnations that have released over the. The team at Funko certainly seem to think the game looks good too because they just announced an entire wave of new POP! Vinyls based on the upcoming game! currently set to be included in the wave are Spider-Man (unmasked), Miles Morales, Mary Jane, and Mr. Negative! These are all set to drop into stores this September!
Mother Is Calling
Funko has announced plans to bring characters from the fan favorite stop-motion animation hit ‘Coraline’ to their ever-growing POP! Vinyls line! The line will include Coraline (with Cat), Coraline (in Raincoat, also with a Chase Variant wearing a Hat), The Other Mother, Mr. Bobinsky (with Mouse) and a Coraline Doll (sporting button eyes!)! Be sure to keep an eye out for the entire ‘Coraline’ series of POP! Vinyls from Funko when they hit stores this fall!
Champion The Cause Of The Innocent
Start your engines, because Funko is diving back into the 1980’s for the latest addition to their POP! Rides line! Speeding down the highway to save the day is the all-new Knightrider POP! Rides set that includes a Funko POP! Vinyl of David Hasselhoff’s Michael Knight and his trusty sentient car K.I.T.T.! You can keep an eye out for this new POP! Rides set from Funko this when it hits stores August!
And with that, we bring this week’s Toy News Tuesday to a close! What do you think about the new items announced this week? Do you plan on picking up anything we mentioned in this week’s column? Are there any lines or brands you’d like to see more coverage of? Let us know in the comments section below!