Articles for October, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
Pop Comics: Saga Saga, the epic space opera/fantasy comic book series created by acclaimed writer Brian K. Vaughan and award-winning artist Fiona Staples, is coming to Funko! Saga depicts two lovers from long-warring extraterrestrial races, Alana and Marko, as they flee authorities from both sides of a galactic war. Traveling with their newborn daughter, Hazel,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
The Mighty Morphin Meower Rangers are back in action today with Season 3 – just in time for National Cat Day (10/29) and Halloween. In an all new Meower Rangers 6-episode season featured on the YouTube Kids App and YouTube, cat and Power Rangers fans alike will love this purrfect Halloween-themed storyline (and inspo for last minute Halloween costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
Today, a new champion enters into Kabam’s Marvel: Contest of Champions – the Daywalker Blade himself! Some details on Blade’s backstory: When Eric Brooks’ mother was killed during his birth by a bloodthirsty vampire, the newborn Brooks’ blood was infused with vampiric enzymes.This event turned him into a Dhampir, a hybrid human/vampire, possessing the powers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
Berkeley Breathed’s Magnum Opus Collected Like Never Before San Diego, CA (October 25, 2017) – Debuting in 1980, Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed has become a cultural cornerstone of the comics medium. For nine years readers reveled in the exploits of Opus the Penguin, Bill the Cat, Steve Dallas, Milo Bloom, Cutter John, and many…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
Hillside, NJ – October 25, 2017 – Wizkids, the industry leader in pre-painted, highly detailed miniatures, proudly presents the Pathfinder Battles: Maze of Death figure series — now available in North American game stores The award-winning Pathfinder Battles line continues with 52 characters that are sure to add a new level of life to your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
“Ehh….What’s up Doc?” Some beloved characters from Warner Bros.  Looney Tunes are joining the Plush and Pop! Vinyl collections. Plush – Looney Tunes This series of plush features Daffy Duck, the adorable Tweety, Bugs Bunny, and Taz! Coming in January! Pop! Animation: Looney Tunes This series features animation icons such as Bugs Bunny – munching…

 

by Abby Pickett
October 26, 2017
Entertainment Earth Exclusive – From Disney’s animated classic The Lion King comes one of Disney’s most lovable felines – flocked! Capturing an iconic look, The Lion King Simba Leaf Mane Flocked Pop! Vinyl Figure will bring a smile to any Disney fan. Packaged in a window display box, The Lion King Simba Leaf Mane Flocked…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
Merlin Entertainments Chief Executive Officer Nick Varney officially declares the launch of the Park GOSHEN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merlin Entertainments Chief Executive Officer Nick Varney officially announced that LEGOLAND® New York is being built. The gathering took place at the Palacio Catering and Conference Center in Goshen today, Oct. 25, with more than 250 people attending. After…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2017
THE FLASH FUNKO POP Starting November 16, 2017, receive an exclusive unmasked The Flash Funko Pop figurine when you purchase two RealD 3D tickets to Justice League from Regal Cinemas. Exclusively at Participating Regal Locations. While Supplies Last. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
EVERETT, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Funko, Inc. (“Funko”), a leading pop culture consumer products company, announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 13,333,334 shares of its Class A common stock, approximately 11,606,216 of which are being offered by Funko and approximately 1,727,118 of which are being offered by certain selling stockholders. The underwriters will…

 

OK, this one took us all by surprise at Comic-Con this year.  Those of us who grew up collecting the old Toy Biz Marvel Super-Heroes 5″ line immediately recognized the card backs and obvious homages to that great line that started a revolution.  Using (mostly) existing bucks and tooling, Hasbro has tugged at our nostalgic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
UDON to publish ROBOTECH VISUAL ARCHIVE: THE MACROSS SAGA TORONTO, ONTARIO – October. 25, 2017 –  Robotech is a sweeping science-fiction anime epic in which humans use a vast arsenal of transforming robotic mecha to defend the Earth against alien domination. The franchise has captivated fans for over 30 years, and is widely credited with popularizing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
The All Treats No Tricks Mystery Box is back! Each $66.60 box will contain at least $130.00 worth of terrifying treats! The exact contents of each box will vary but all them them will feature an assortment of ghoulish goodies. Some of the items in the boxes may be: 12inch figures Stylized figures Living Dead…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
JUSTICE LEAGUE MAFEX FIGURES Batman and Cyborg from the Justice League film join the MAFEX team from Medicom! They’re highly posable, painstakingly sculpted to capture every detail of their bodies, and include weapons, accessories, and a stand. GAME OF THRONES TYRION LANNISTER FIGURE Tyrion Lannister has faced an unsteady and turbulent journey thus far and…

 

by AFi Admin
October 25, 2017
It was 3 years ago this week that I went to war with the “Florida Mom” and Toys R Us over Mezco Toyz Breaking Bad toys being removed from stores. She got 9,000 signatures on her petition. We got almost 50k on our counter petition. #adultscollect #neverforget (photo credit @thesuperneumanns ) Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by AFi Admin
October 25, 2017
Stopped by @3dretro in #burbank today for the first time. Great store. Cool stuff. Friendly staff. AND they were giving away free ice cream on this 100 degree day! Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
Pop! TV: Mr Bean – Bean Funko is excited to announce the British icon Mr Bean is coming to Pop! He’s a man of few words but don’t let that fool you, Mr Bean is full of unusual yet brilliant schemes. The hilarious Mr Bean can now be your favorite collectable! With this best friend…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
New from PPW Toys: Introducing Star Wars Nesting Dolls featuring your favorite members of the Resistance and members of the First Order!  Each set sold separately and includes five plastic nesting dolls. These plastic nesting dolls range in size from 2″- 4.5″ and fit inside each other. Perfect for learning-play, or to proudly display!  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
“This thing bled acid..” Something sinister is stirring on LV-426……WARNING!…ALIENS are here! The iconic 1979 science fiction thriller ALIEN launched not only a new franchise of space-terror, but created one of the most amazing toys ever made! The infamous 1979 Kenner Alien giant-sized action figure captured the imagination of a generation – many of whom…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2017
The adorable cats from Bananya hide in bananas, but that’s not all –  They are now Funko Pens and Pop! Keychains! Pens – Bananya S1 You can now write lists and take notes with Long Hair Bananya, Daddy Bananya, Black Bananya, Bananyako, and Bananya! Coming this Winter! Pop! Keychain: Bananya Take your favorite Bananya cat…

 

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