The Funko Forecast
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!
Marvel-ous New Funko Products
Once again Funko is delving into the Marvel Universe for an infinite number of new collectibles you won’t want to miss! First up we’ve got a new wave of POP! Vinyls based on this summer’s blockbuster smash hit ‘Avengers: Infinity War’! The new wave includes a 6″ super sized POP! of Eitri The Dwarf (who is an Amazon exclusive), plus new versions of Groot (with Stormbreaker), Young Gamora, Bucky Barnes, and Bruce Banner (Hulking Out)!
In addition to these new POP! Vinyls, Funko also announced a new Black Widow Rock Candy figure as part of the ‘Marvel Studios: The First 10 Years’ line. This Black Widow figure appears to be based on her appearance in ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’.
Later this month Funko will be venturing off to the great white north for Fan Expo Canada 2018 from August 30th through September 2nd! This week they announced the full run of convention exclusives including new POP! Vinyls, Rock Candy, and Vynl figures! Some of these will be shared with major retailers, but at least two are strictly exclusive to the convention so be sure to keep track of where to find the ones you want!
This year’s exclusives include POP! Vinyls of Snowy Bigfoot (Flocked, shared with Funko Shop), Marty McFly with Guitar (‘Back To The Future’, shared with FYE), Lucas Lee (‘Scott Pilgrim’, shared with Funko Shop), Dudley Do Right (‘Dudley Do Right’, shared with Grosnor, Auston Matthews (NHL Toronto, Away Jersey, shared with Grosnor), and a POP! Rocks 3-pack of ‘Rush’ band members Geddy, Alex, and Neil (exclusive to Fan Expo Canada 2018). There will also be an 8-Bit POP! of Megaman (Gyro Attack, shared with Gamestop), an Amy Pond Rock Candy (‘Doctor Who’, shared with Barnes And Noble), and a Bob and Doug McKenzie Vynl 2-Pack (‘Strange Brew’, exclusive to Fan Expo Canada).
Frightful New Funko Reveals
You’re in for a scare with Funko’s latest horror themed POP! Vinyl reveals! This week they’ve got a number of awesome new horror POP! Vinyls for us including a Black and White Pennywise (Rhode Island Comic Con exclusive), Blood Splattered Michael Myers (FYE exclusive), Neon Green Cthulu (Books A Million exclusive), Bag-Mask Jason Voorhees (Walgreens exclusive), and the legendary master of suspense himself, director Alfred Hitchcock! These are all hitting stores this fall (save for Pennywise, who will be at Rhode Island Comic Con exclusively).
This Is Halloween
The Halloween season is just around the corner, so Funko has decided to take a trip to Halloween-Town with their new 5 Star line of action figures! Coming to the Funko 5-Star line this September is a whole new wave of ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ themed figures including your favorites like Jack Skellington, Sally Doll, Oogie Boogie, Lock, Shock, and Barrel! Each figure comes with character specific accessories and will be available in stores next month!
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!