01st May2019

Nerd Buy: Michael J. Fox’s ‘Teen Wolf’ gets a Funko Pop!

by Phil Wheat

I’ve long since stopped buying Funko Pops – in fact I sold a lot of my collection quite recently. But even I, lapsed Pop! fan that I am, cannot resist this latest announcement from the purveyors of plastic, Funko. You see they just had to go and make a pop vinyl of one of my […]

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21st Jan2019

London Toy Fair 2019: Funko reveal new Batman Pops & more Primal Age!

by Phil Wheat

London Toy Fair kicks off tomorrow with press day, but getting a jump on all the news we can expect from the UK biggest toy show here’s a list of just SOME of the new products on the way from Funko… They’ve also announced The Incredibles AND Little Mermaid 5-Star figures ahead of tomorrow too! […]

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22nd Jun2018

Nerd Buy: Funko’s new ’5 Star’ DC figure series

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced the release a new line of figures titled 5 Star – beginning the new Pop-esque line with a new series of 3” figures inspired by your favourite DC characters: Batman, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, The Joker and Poison Ivy. The 5 Star line retains the same personality and style of Funko’s popular Pop! […]

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31st May2018

Nerd Buy: ‘Gargoyles’ Funko Pop! range

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced a new range of Pops based on the beloved Disney animated series Gargoyles coming stores in August 2018. Goliath and Demona will also be available as Funko Pop Keychains too! Add the leader of the Wyvern Clan Goliath, the rookery brothers Lexington, Brooklyn and Broadway, the immortal gargoyle Demona, and the gargoyle […]

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09th May2018

Nerd Buy: “Bullet Club” Funko Pops!

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced the latest addition to their ever-growing Pop! vinyl range – including a reveal that members of wrestling’s Bullet Club are coming to Pop! Yes, you read that right… the Bullet Club! Joining the Pop! line-up are Kenny Omega, Cody and The Young Bucks, who come in in a Pop! 2-pack! The Bullet […]

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27th Nov2017

Nerd Buy: Funko Pop! Contest of Champions vinyl figures

by Phil Wheat

The mobile fighting game Marvel Contest of Champions is coming to Funko’s Pop! vinyl range. As you assemble your ultimate team of champions you can now have Pop! versions of some of your favorite characters… This series includes King Groot, the mystical Guillotine, Civil Warrior, and Venompool; rounding out the series comes a 15cm version […]

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16th Nov2017

Nerd Buy: ‘Tommy Boy’ Funko Pop! Vinyls

by Phil Wheat

“If at first you don’t succeed, lower your standards.” Originally released in 1995, the cult comedy film Tommy Boy, starring the late Chris Farley alongside David Spade, joins the Funko Pop! vinyl range early next year – with Pops of seven-year college graduate Tommy (Farley) and his dad’s sycophantic assistant Richard (Spade). Tommy Callahan Jr. […]

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22nd Sep2017

Nerd Buy: Dorbz Sci-Fi Series

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced a new range of Sci-Fi themed Dorbz, coming to UK stores in December: including Alien, Star Trek, Tron and more! Check them out below: Dorbz: Sci Fi Series – Alien Fox Entertainment’s classic films Alien is now joining Dorbz! The Dorbz’s Science Fiction series features the titular Alien from the Alien Franchise. […]

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15th Sep2017

Nerd Buy: Disney Afternoon Mystery Minis

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced The Disney Afternoon Collection is coming to Mystery Minis! Featuring characters from some of your favorite side-scrolling platform games (recently re-realased to consoles under the same “Afternoon” moniker) including DuckTales,TaleSpin, Darkwing Duck, and Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers. This series features characters such as Huey, Dewey, and Louie, Launchpad McQuack, Baloo, Monterey […]

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14th Sep2017

Nerd Buy: ‘Crash Bandicoot’ Funko Pops

by Phil Wheat

Fresh off the success of the remastered N.Sane Trilogy, the hit platform video game Crash Bandicoot is now receiving the Pop! vinyl treatment! This series features the high-speed, energetic Crash Bandicoot, the short-tempered, and reckless boss Neo Cortex! Look for the black and white Crash Bandicoot – a chase item with a rarity of 1-in-6… […]

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29th Jun2017

Funko unveil D23 Expo exclusives

by Phil Wheat

Funko has unveiled this years selection of exclusives that will be available at the D23 Expo, which takes place at the Anaheim Convention Centre, July 14th to July 16th 2017. Available at the Expo will be a Star Wars Hoth Han Solo with TaunTaun Dorbz Ride; a Star Wars Cantina Dorbz 3-pack containing Greedo, Walrus […]

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22nd Jun2017

Nerd Buy: Funko Pint-Sized Horror Heroes

by Phil Wheat

A brilliant first series of Horror Pint Sized Heroes from Funko features many horror icons, including: Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Gremlin, Pinhead, Chucky, Michael Myers, Pennywise, Beetlejuice, Cthulhu, Carrie, Krampus and Elvira. Pint Size Heroes are a new CDU, blind bagged, mini figure concept which will bring great characters and design to customers at a […]

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23rd May2017

Nerd Buy: ‘Justice League’ Movie Pops!

by Phil Wheat

DC will finally bring their heroes together as the Justice League in the new movie which is due to hit screens mid to late November. Funko are supporting the movie release with a raft of new POP! vinyl releases with many familiar heroes in their movie outfits and a few less well know one, in […]

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12th May2017

Nerd Buy: Funko Sci-Fi Pint Size Heroes

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced a new blind-bag selection of Sci-Fi Pint Size Heroes features 12 figures including – Alien, YM-3 Robot (Lost in Space), Mr. Spock, Zoidberg, Doc Brown, Mars Attacks Martian, Marty McFly, Leeloo (Fifth Elelment), Predator Warrior, Masked Predator, Neo (Matrix) and a Borg. Check out the [pint-sized] cuteness below:

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12th May2017

Nerd Buy: Star Wars Mystery Minis

by Phil Wheat

At long last Star Wars comes to the Mystery Mini collection… The series includes Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, C3P-O, Grand Mof Tarkin, Hammerhead, Snaggletooth, Chewbacca, Greedo, Death Trooper, Obi Wan Kenobi, Jawa, Stormtrooper, Ponda Baba, and Darth Vader. Like everything Funko touches, expect this to be HUGE! And no doubt look for many […]

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03rd May2017

Nerd Buy: ‘War of the Planet of the Apes’ Funko Pop! vinyls

by Phil Wheat

The re-booted Planet of the Apes series really hits high gear with this third instalment, which will be crashing into the cinema in July. And to celebrate the release Funko have debuted the first series of POP! figures from the Apes franchise – and has more releases to come, once War of the Planet of […]

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08th Mar2017

Nerd Buy: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures

by Phil Wheat

The live action, english language, movie version of Ghost In the Shell is due to open in cinema’s around the world from late March. Starring Scarlett Johansson in the lead role of ‘Major’, a field commander in the Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist unit it finally brings to the big screens one of the series that started the […]

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11th Jan2017

Nerd Buy: ‘Silicon Valley’ Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures

by Phil Wheat

Your favourite characters from the hit HBO dramas Game of Thrones and True Blood have already been immortalised as Pop! Vinyl figures – and now it’s time for the dedicated staff at Pied Piper to have their moment in the spotlight. Yes, you read that right, Silicon Valley Funko Pops are coming… and I want […]

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10th Jan2017

Nerd Buy: Funko x Playmobil 6″ figures

by Phil Wheat

Purveyors of fine vinyl toys Funko have partnered with Playmobil to make collectible figures in the Playmobil style, but with that Funko pop culture twist… Yes, we finally have Playmobil based on famous TV and movie characters – including Back to the Future, Turtles, Willy Wonka, Dr. Who and the Ghostbusters! Modelled in the classic […]

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14th Dec2016

Watch Now: The final Marvel Funko short – Chimichangas!

by Phil Wheat

Marvel and Funko have collaborated to create the first-ever Funko animated shorts. Three shorts in total and each one is ninety seconds in length and feature some of Marvel’s most popular Super Heroes and Villains, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Loki, Rocket, Groot, the Collector, Deadpool, and Venom. We’ve already had the first short: Spellbound, which […]

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08th Dec2016

Watch Now: ‘Bait N Switch’ the 2nd Marvel & Funko animated short

by Phil Wheat

Marvel and Funko have collaborated to create the first-ever Funko animated shorts, the first of which was released earlier this month – and the second of which, Bait N Switch, has been released today! There are three Marvel Funko animated shorts in total and each one is ninety seconds in length. Featuring some of Marvel’s […]

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01st Dec2016

Watch Now: Marvel Funko Short ‘Spellbound’

by Phil Wheat

Marvel and Funko have collaborated to create the first-ever Funko animated shorts, the first of which, Spellbound, was released today! There are three Marvel Funko animated shorts in total and each one is ninety seconds in length. Featuring some of Marvel’s most popular Super Heroes and Villains, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Loki, Rocket, Groot, the […]

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