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2:00 PM on 08.19.2014

Funko's Book of Life Pop! and Legacy figures are sure to liven up a dead room

Funko has released images for its Book of Life Pop! and Legacy figures. While the Pop! figures (which includes both versions of Manolo, Maria, Xibalba, and La Muerte) are cute, it's the Legacy figures which steal the show. Th...


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Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.

Here there be an Elder Dragon: Funko's Pop! Magic: The Gathering Series 2 available for pre-order photo
Here there be an Elder Dragon: Funko's Pop! Magic: The Gathering Series 2 available for pre-order
by Scarecroodle

Funko's Pop! Magic: The Gathering Series 2 is now available for pre-order. The selection includes the absolute must-own over-sized (6-inch) Elder Dragon Nicol Bolas, Elspeth Tirel, Kiora Atua, Sarkhan Vol, Gideon Jura, and the freakish-looking Tezzeret.

Other than Nicol Bolas, one of the famed Elder Dragons (who premiered back in the Legends expansion in 1994 and has apparently since become a Planeswalker), I can't say that I recognize any of the characters which is unsurprising considering I haven't followed the franchise that closely since the creature-exclusive Le-Gi-Ons! expansion (although I played in a local Planar Chaos release sealed-draft tourney where I top 8'd in my first and only tourney outing). However, even if you're as unfamiliar with these guys as I am, some of the figures like Elspeth and Kiora. More importantly, you have that over-sized Nicol Bolas which you know you want.

Funko's Pop! Magic: The Gathering Series 2 is slated for an October release. The standard figures have a US$10 MSRP while the larger Nicol Bolas will run you US$15.

[ Pre-order Nicol Bolas | Elspeth Tirel | Kiora Atua | Sarkhan Vol | Gideon Jura | Tezzeret at Entertainment Earth ]

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Attack on Titan is getting their own Funko Pop! series photo
Attack on Titan is getting their own Funko Pop! series
by Vanessa Cubillo

So we know that Funko has been branching into making Pop! figures from Japanese licenses. They came out with Vocaloid, Black Butler, and Dragon Ball Z figures. Well now they’re making a Pop! series for anime hit, Attack on Titan.

There will be four figures included in this series; Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackerman, Eren Jaeger Titan Form, and a six inch Colossal Titan. I’m sure fans will be really excited for this, but there’s a catch. There’s always a catch when Funko comes out with something really cool.

So yes, the Attack on Titan series will be a Hot Topic exclusive. It will be  available online at in stores starting in October, and ending in December 2015. 

[via Funimation]

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Cowabunga, dudes! The Party Wagon has joined Funko's Pop! Rides line photo
Cowabunga, dudes! The Party Wagon has joined Funko's Pop! Rides line
by Scarecroodle

Funko has released an image of its upcoming Pop! Ride Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Turtle Van (a.k.a. the Party Wagon), which will include an Pop! pizza Michelangelo.

The Pop! Ride Turtle Van is based on the van's appearance in the original cartoon, which was somewhat more plain than the original toy (which featured an orange door and a "Foot Stinks!" sticker on the side). It's a cute rendition of the iconic Turtles ride and maintains much of its original look (rather than the more stylistic look seen with the Pop Ride! Ecto-1).

The top flips down so you can place the Michelangelo variant inside. Should he be driving with a slice of pizza in his hand? Probably not. Is it a silly variant? Sure, but you know you still want it.

Funko's Pop! Ride Turtle Van can be pre-ordered for US$25 and is slated for a September release.

[ Pre-order at Entertainment Earth ]

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Entertainment Earth shares their exclusive Kill Bill Gogo Pop! photo
Entertainment Earth shares their exclusive Kill Bill Gogo Pop!
by Vanessa Cubillo

We already know that Funko will be releasing a Kill Bill Pop! series. Those five figures will be available in September. Now Entertainment Earth has shown that they will have an exclusive from this movie.

It feels like lately, Entertainment Earth has been having some awesome exclusives. Their Breaking Bad Pop! figures have been a favorite of mine, and a hot seller. So now they will have a Bloody Gogo Pop!

As seen in the movie, Gogo will come with blood coming out of her eyes. Available in October, you can pre-order this now for US$12.99. 

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Funko heading to Gen Con Indy, bringing an exclusive flocked Pop! Ajani Goldmane photo
Funko heading to Gen Con Indy, bringing an exclusive flocked Pop! Ajani Goldmane
by Scarecroodle

Funko has announced plans to attend Gen Con Indy 2014 and will be showcasing (and selling) its collectibles at booth 153 (across from the Family Fun Pavilion) from August 14th through the 17th.

Gen Con will offer fans their first chance to pick up Funko's Magic: The Gathering Legacy figures as well as the ONLY chance to own a show-exclusive flocked Pop! Ajani Goldmane. The flocked Ajani will be on sale for US$15.

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More Supernatural Pop! Exclusives will be coming to Hot Topic photo
More Supernatural Pop! Exclusives will be coming to Hot Topic
by Vanessa Cubillo

This weekend we saw a fan take their Supernatural Pop! needs into their own hands. Now it looks like there will indeed be more figures in this series. However, before you get too happy, you should know that these will be Hot Topic exclusives.

So that means you will probably have a hell of a time trying to get your hands on them. Yes, I remember the fury fans were in trying to find a Castiel Pop!  I guess Funko saw that as good business, because they are again offering another Castiel figure as an exclusive.

This time the Castiel Pop! figure will have his angel wings. Hot Topic will also be offering an exclusive pre-release of Felicia Day’s character, Charlie. This is the first female character to get a figure and has been made with her wearing her earphones and bag.

These Supernatural figures will be available at Hot Topic soon, so if you want one, be ready!

[via Pop Vinyls]

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8:00 AM on 08.09.2014

Custom Delights: Funko Pop! Supernatural Crowley

Funko’s Supernatural Pop! series is a little sparse for a show that’s been on for 10 years. So instead of waiting around for Funko to release more figures, one fan decided to create her own custom figure for the ...

Vanessa Cubillo

6:30 PM on 08.07.2014

Funko takes to the gridiron with Pop! Football

It's been a while since we've discussed sports figures on Tomo, but it's about to be actual football season. With Funko having incorporated just about every other popular franchise into its line of Pop! figures, it's about ti...

Andres Cerrato

Loot Crate will have an exclusive Funko figure for August photo
Loot Crate will have an exclusive Funko figure for August
by Vanessa Cubillo

Many people have asked if I signed up for Lootcrate. It makes sense. I like toys and I love getting mail, especially mystery packages. Well if you needed any more incentive to sign up, the month of August will feature a very special figure for Funko fans.

Lootcrate will have an exclusive Pop! figure that will not be available anywhere else. What the figure will be is of course a secret. The only clue we have is that the theme for this month’s package is Heroes.

Well…that narrows it down! Wouldn’t it be something if that exclusive Pop! figure was Sailor Moon? Now I’ve made myself paranoid, I have to order Loot Crate! If you’re signing up this month, use the code HEROES and get 10% off. 

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Oohhh yeah! Funkomania is running wild with Pop! WWE Series 2 photo
Oohhh yeah! Funkomania is running wild with Pop! WWE Series 2
by Scarecroodle

Whatcha going to do, brother, when Funkomania runs wild on store shelves with Pop! WWE Series 2?

Series 2 consists of "The Immortal" Hulk Hogan, "The Game" Triple H, "The Phenom" The Undertaker, Yes-Man Daniel Bryan, and Randy "Snap into a Slim Jim!" Savage.

Series 2 is slated to release in October. Get them before they get tested for steroid use.

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SDCC 2014: ThinkGeek photo
SDCC 2014: ThinkGeek
by Natalie Kipper

The majority of ThinkGeek's San Diego Comic-Con booth was dedicated to upcoming goodies with a smaller vending section to the side. The company's con-exclusive goods included a Bee and Puppycat inflatable sword, Star Wars R2-D9 car charger, and light-up D20s. A brand-spanking-new version of their Bag of Holding was also sold at the con. The aptly-named Con-Survival Edition is now available for purchase on ThinkGeek's website. I had mine since day zero of SDCC and can't say enough good things about it. It has just the right amount of good-sized pockets to fit pens, chargers, and business cards. And I dig all the extra touches like capacitive touch pocket for my iPad. I hear add-on kits are being planned for the bag, with portable chargers, additional organizers, and who knows what else.

Going back to the previewed items, the biggest buzz was centered around the Star Trek Phaser Remote Replica (US$149.99). This gesture-based television remote was made using 3D scans of the last known screen-used prop and has all sorts of functions to make any Trekkie giggle with delight. Beyond controlling your entertainment system, it has tons of different sound and light effects taken from the original show, including the Phaser Overload sequence. The Mega Man Buster Gun Replica (US$79.99) that Pedro mentioned from Capcom's SDCC booth was also on display here. The replica will have a trigger inside with lights on the side and in the front. The Back to the Future Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger (US$24.99), which began its life as an April Fool's joke, has evolved into a real product and will soon be available for purchase. My personal favorite amongst the upcoming products was the Star Wars Lawn Ornament (US$39.99), featuring one of the downed AT-ATs from the battle on Hoth. The remainder of the future merchandise had Game of Thrones fans in mind with their Map Marker Salt and Pepper Shakers (US$19.99) and Dragonclaw Glass Replica (US$29.99).

Additional new items exclusive to ThinkGeek were the Funko Pop! Khal and Khaleesi set (US$19.99) and Funko Guardians of the Galaxy Mystery Minis blind boxed figures (US$6.99 each).

You can check out ThinkGeek's previewed offerings here.

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