@BoxLunch #NYCC Shared Exclusives – Funko Collectibles
October 5, 2017

Not going to NYCC this year, but still want some of those sweet, sweet Funko exclusives?  Not to worry because this year the team at BoxLunch has picked up three shared Funko Pops that will only be available at NYCC and BoxLunch!   And remember, for every $10 spent in-store or online, BoxLunch will help provide a meal for a person in need through our partnership with Feeding America so each collectible will donate at least one meal!

  • Funko Pop! Buffy The Vampire Slayer Buffy & Faith Vinyl Figure Set 2017 Convention Exclusive
    • Description: Funko Pop! presents a stylized vinyl collectible figure set of the slayers Buffy and Faith from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Five by five!
    • Retail price: $25.00 – will donate 2 meals to Feeding America

  • Funko Pop! Westworld Dolores (Robotic) Vinyl Figure 2017 Fall Convention Exclusive
    • ​Funko Pop! presents a stylized vinyl collectible figure of Dolores in her robotic form from Westworld.
    • ​Retail price: $15.00 – will donate 1 meal to Feeding America

  • Funko Hikari Disney Mickey Mouse Mini Hikari Vinyl Figure Set 2017 Fall Convention Exclusive
    • Hikari, which means ‘light’ in Japanese, is a highly collectible line of clear Sofubi Vinyl Figures from Funko. This set of  figures contains two different Mickeys; one red and one yellow, and can only be found through BoxLunch. Includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
    • ​Retail price: $18.90 – will donate 1 meal to Feeding America

Get a great collectible or two AND help feed someone in need!  It doesn’t get much better than that!

Daniel Pickett

Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since.

In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features.

He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced.

In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com.

Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s
“Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com,
Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official
Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many
others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows.

But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.

Read other articles by Daniel Pickett.

 

 

 

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