One of the highlights of last year’s Batman V. Superman, Gal Godot’s Amazonian warrior has her own movie in June, Justice League in November and a whole slew of toys, statues and collectibles shown at the 2017 New York Toy Fair to fill the space between.
In pursuit of their plans for utter world domination, Funko has revealed their next acquisition in their Pop! Vinyl line: the new Ghostbusters.
Earlier this month, ThreeZero revealed they were making some beautiful, 1:6 scale figures based on the post-apocalyptic RPG series Fallout. But if your budget doesn’t quite stretch to “ridiculously cool/expensive toys”, these new figures might just fit the bill: A fraction of the cost, but still completely awesome.
Of all Kaiju, it’s only natural that Godzilla gets the premiere treatment. After all, he’s the most famous, and has long held the title of “King of Kaiju”. That royalty now extends to Funko’s ever-expanding line of vinyl toys, as Godzilla’s is pretty damn fantastic.
I mean, after all, it’s a movie about normal people turning into tiny little people punching the everloving crap out of each other. Why not make tiny, cutesy toys out of them? If anything, Funko hasn’t gone far enough in miniaturising Scott Lang and Darren Cross.
Pop! Vinyl's slow war of attrition with my wallet continues with a second run of figures based on World of Warcraft - and this time, the legends of Azeroth come backed by the cutest fallen Aspect of Earth you ever did see. D'aaaw!
The latest additions to Funko's Pop! vinyl toy line are these figures from Big Hero 6:
Funko seemingly announces a new batch of toys every day. This time it's the blind-boxed Science Fiction Mystery Minis, featuring characters from Robocop, Predator, and more:
Funko seems to have a cheat code for toymaking, churning out great-looking figures for one seemingly-niche property after another. Today they revealed new figures based on the upcoming Day of the Dead-inspired Book of Life, produced by Guillermo Del Toro. There's also action figures based on the film:
Magic: The Gathering has, over the years, lured some of the best fantasy artists on the planet to draw some of the coolest fantasy characters on the planet. So this line of action figures based on some of the best are a no-brainer.
If I may speak hyperbolically, there is nothing I want more in this life than a quality action figure of the Guardians of the Galaxy's anthropomorphic raccoon person. Judging by the showing at Toy Fair, this is going to be my year.
Excitedly I pasted this picture of Funko's Game of Thrones vinyl figures into our site chat, eager to share what I thought was absolutely adorable with my fellow editors. "Yuck" said Luke Plunkett, breaking my heart.
5th Cell's inventive puzzle-platformer Scribblenauts will be coming to vinyl toy and plushie form later this year, thanks to bobblehead and action figure experts Funko. Maxwell in fabric and vinyl form is now available for pre-order at fine toy resellers.
Somewhere in the crowd of Funko's Wacky Wobbler bobbleheads (and lamps) at Toy Fair 2010 were familiar gaming faces. Sonic is a prototype. Also new for 2010 are the Lord of the Rings and Star Wars ones. No shaking, please.