We’re Accepting Nominations for the First Annual PV Awards!

It’s time to let your voice be heard! The first annual Pop Vinyls.com PV Awards will be virtually handed out in January 2015. We need your help though in compiling the most deserving nominees!  Let us know who your favorites are!  All of these awards must be for Pops that were released in the 2014 calendar year. (Basically, you can’t nominate the 01 Batman but you could the Arkham Asylum Batman!) Help us by leaving comments below with your choices of the following categories! ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE IN BY  January 15th 2015. Only Nominations listed in the comments will be considered EXCEPT for the custom section which has an email below where artists can submit photos for consideration!

Categories for Pops!


Pop of the Year (What you consider the best pop released this year)
New Pop Series (or license) of the Year
6″ Pop of the Year
Combo Pack/ Set of theYear (can be multiple Pops, Pop and a DVD, etc)
Exclusive of the Year
Chase of the Year
Freddy of the Year

 

Categories for Mystery Minis

*Mystery Minis Series of the Year
*Mystery Mini of the Year

 

Category for Hikari

*Hikari of the Year

 

Category for Legacy

*Legacy Figure of the Year

 

Category for ReAction

*ReAction Figure of the Year

 

Additional Awards

*Funko Stories of the Year (This could be new product line announced, a controversial decision, SDCC Funko Booth stories, etc)

*Celebrity Interaction of the Year (Photos of Celebrities with Pops. Could be ones they own or a photo you had taken with the celebrity and your pop. We need a link to the photo please)

 

We also want to acknowledge the great CUSTOM ARTIST that exist in our community. We’re going to accept nominations a bit differently. Artists or owners of a custom piece may submit entries but make sure to choose the right category. There are different types of custom artists and I want all to be recognized. We need links to the custom so we can make sure they are eligible. MUST HAVE BEEN MADE IN 2014! (Funko Employees are Excluded from this category) You can email submissions for the custom artist part to admin@popvinyls.com if you would rather do that than leave a comment.

Custom Artist Awards

*Custom Repaint of the Year (No additional sculpting. Just a new paint job)

*Custom of the Year Using Existing Pops and Additional Sculpting (Using a Pop but adding your own sculpting to make it better)

*Custom DIY of the Year (Using a DIY and major sculpting. NO official Pop pieces allowed)

*Custom Artist of the Year (Choose a custom artist who you think deserves to be Custom Artist of the Year due to their amazing body of work this past year. 3 Customs minimum to be eligible)

26 comments

  1. Pop of the Year: Dancing Groot
    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year: POP Movies Book of Life
    6″ Pop of the Year: Smaug
    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear : HBO Exclusive Game of Thrones Dragons Pop!
    Exclusive of the Year: La Muerte Hot Topic
    Chase of the Year: Chase Smaug

  2. Pop of the Year: Dead Gus from Breaking Bad
    New Pop Series (or license ) of the year: Breaking Bad
    6″ Pop of the Year: Smaug
    Combo Pack/ Set of the Year: Marshmallow Covered Ghostbusters 4-pack (SDCC)
    Exclusive of the Year: Gold Smaug (Hot Topic)
    Chase of the Year: Vampire Spike

  3. Pop of the Year : DANCING GROOT
    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year : GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
    6″ Pop of the Year BAYMAX ( AMAZON EXCLUSIVE )
    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear : SPONGEBOB/NINJA TURTLE + PLANKTON ( SDCC EXL. )
    Exclusive of the Year PLANET ARIA VEGETA
    Chase of the Year VAMPIRE SPIKE
    Freddy of the Year ???

  4. Categories for Pops!

    Pop of the Year: Groot
    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year: Guardians of the Galaxy
    6″ Pop of the Year: Smaug
    Combo Pack/ Set of the Year: Marshmallow Covered Ghostbusters 4-pack (SDCC)
    Exclusive of the Year: Gold Smaug (Hot Topic)
    Chase of the Year: Yellow-eyed Smaug (As you can see, I am a huge Hobbit fan)

    Categories for Mystery Minis

    Mystery Minis Series of the Year: Classic Sci-Fi
    Mystery Mini of the Year: Predator

  5. Pop of the Year: Day of the Dead Manolo (The Book of Life)

    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year: American Horror Story

    6″ Pop of the Year: Colossal Tita
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    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear: Luke Skywalker and Wampa SDCC Set

    Exclusive of the Year: Entertainment Earth Exclusive Bloody Gogo Yubari

    Chase of the Year: Yellow Eyes Smaug

  6. Pop of the Year: Slimer, the only known Funko Pop that substitutes legs for transparent ectoplasmic goo.
    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year: Breaking Bad
    6″ Pop of the Year: As much as I hate to say it, the clear winner is Smaug.
    Combo Pack/ Set of the Year: Gonna have to go with Luke Skywalker and the 6″ Wampa
    Exclusive of the Year: Headless Hershel, easy.
    Chase of the Year: I’m actually going to say Vampire Spike here, because he’s a completely different mold and making him a chase instead of an exclusive (or, hell, his own individual figure) was ballsy and badass.
    Freddy of the Year: Green Slime Ghostbusters Freddy

    *Mystery Minis Series of the Year: I’m going to have to say the Game of Thrones In Memoriam series. Nothing short of spoileriffically-brilliant

    *Hikari of the Year: As much as I doubt he’s going to win, I need to show some lovin’ to the Metal Mix Spider-Man. One of the most badass-looking Spider collectibles out there.

    *ReAction Figure of the Year: As much as I wanted this to go to Trick’r’Treat’s Sam, I have to give it to the “Invisible” variant Invisible Man. I loved it so.

  7. pop of the year- Heisenberg
    new pop series of the year-kill bill
    6” pop of the year-stay puft marshmellow man
    exclusive of the year-joker batman batman loot crate exclusive

  8. Pop of the Year – Killer Croc

    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year – Does Big Trouble in Little China count if it’s not out yet? They licensed it this year. If not, then Arkham Asylum

    6″ Pop of the Year – Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear (can be multiple Pops, Pop and a DVD, etc) – Drogon, Rhaegal, and Viserion HBO Combo Pack

    Exclusive of the Year – Entertainment Earth Exclusive Green Hazmat Suit Walter White

    Chase of the Year – Yellow-eyed Smaug

  9. Pop of the Year –Day of the Dead Manolo from Book of Life
    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year–Arkham Asylum
    6″ Pop of the Year– Toasted Stay Puft
    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear –Marshmallow covered Ghostbusters 4 Pack
    Exclusive of the Year–SDCC Exclusive Headless Hershel
    Chase of the Year–Chase Smaug
    Freddy of the Year–Heath Ledger Joker from SDCC

    *Mystery Minis Series of the Year–Classic Sci Fi
    *Mystery Mini of the Year– ET

    *Hikari of the Year–Jiangshi Hopping Ghost

    *ReAction Figure of the Year–Chase Creature

    Additional Awards

    *Funko Stories of the Year–“Unretirement of Penguin, Two Face and Riddler

    *Celebrity Interaction of the Year WWE’s Zack Ryder with his custom Pop Vinyl from Bethany Norris

    Custom Artist Awards

    *Custom Repaint of the Year — Tom Shultis Drogon

    *Custom of the Year Using Existing Pops and Additional Sculpting — Elaine Walker’s Jeweled Belle

    *Custom DIY of the Year (Using a DIY and major sculpting. NO official Pop pieces allowed) –Bethany Norris’s Kevin Smith

    *Custom Artist of the Year (Choose a custom artist who you think deserves to be Custom Artist of the Year due to their amazing body of work this past year. 3 Customs minimum to be eligible) Joe Reid

  10. 6-inch Pop of the Year: Wampa
    Combo Pack: Luke and Wampa
    New Series: Breaking Bad Pops!
    Exclusive of the Year: Headless Hershel

  11. I only want to vote for Custom Artist Awards:
    (not to be biased but talent deserves to be awarded in my opinion)

    *Custom Repaint of the Year (No additional sculpting. Just a new paint job) Custom 6″ Drogon by Tom Shultis

    *Custom of the Year Using Existing Pops and Additional Sculpting (Using a Pop but adding your own sculpting to make it better) Jack the Pumpkin King by Tom Shultis

    *Custom Artist of the Year (Choose a custom artist who you think deserves to be Custom Artist of the Year due to their amazing body of work this past year. 3 Customs minimum to be eligible) Tom Shultis

  12. *Custom Repaint of the Year (No additional sculpting. Just a new paint job): Blueprint Oswald by Ryan Branoff

    *Custom of the Year Using Existing Pops and Additional Sculpting (Using a Pop but adding your own sculpting to make it better): Gizmo Duck by Ryan Branoff

    *Custom Artist of the Year (Choose a custom artist who you think deserves to be Custom Artist of the Year due to their amazing body of work this past year. 3 Customs minimum to be eligible): Ryan Branoff

  13. Pop of the Year – Flocked Rocket Raccoon
    New Pop Series of the Year – Dragon Ball Z
    6″ Pop of the Year – Smaug (Gold, Chase, and regular lol)
    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear – Luke and Wampa
    Exclusive of the Year – Planet Arlia Vegeta
    Chase of the Year – GITD Jason Voorhees
    Freddy of the Year – Freddy Heimdall

    Mystery Minis Series of the Year – My Little Pony
    Mystery Mini of the Year – Clear Discord (Hot Topic Exclusive)

    ReAction Figure of the Year – The Alien from Alien

  14. Pop of the Year (Headless Hershel)
    New Pop Series (Guardians of the Galaxy)
    6″ Pop of the Year (Stay Puff – Toasted)
    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear (Wampa & Hoth Luke Skywalker)
    Exclusive of the Year (Glow Groot – Lootcrate Exclusive)
    Chase (DDark World Thor with Helmet)

  15. 6″ Pop of the Year: Smaug
    Exclusive of the Year: HT Gold Smaug
    Chase of the Year: Smaug w/Dragon eyes
    (Hmm I noticed a theme with my selections…)

  16. Categories for Pops!

    Pop of the Year (What you consider the best pop released this year): Grell from Black Butler
    New Pop Series (or license) of the Year: Buffy The Vampire Slayer
    6″ Pop of the Year: Deathwing
    Combo Pack/ Set of theYear (can be multiple Pops, Pop and a DVD, etc): Slimed Venkman and Metallic Slimer
    Exclusive of the Year: Glow white Lantern Batman
    Chase of the Year: Vampire Spike
    Freddy of the Year: Glow Dark Knight Joker Freddy.

    Categories for Mystery Minis

    *Mystery Minis Series of the Year: Sci- Fi
    *Mystery Mini of the Year: Rocketeer

    Category for Hikari

    *Hikari of the Year: Candy Corn Freddy

    Category for ReAction

    *ReAction Figure of the Year: NES Jason

    Additional Awards

    *Funko Stories of the Year (This could be new product line announced, a controversial decision, SDCC Funko Booth stories, etc): Toss up between Arrow and Doctor Whoo

    *Celebrity Interaction of the Year (Photos of Celebrities with Pops. Could be ones they own or a photo you had taken with the celebrity and your pop. We need a link to the photo please): Felicia Day with Charlie proto.

  17. Looks like a lot of fun!

    Pop of the Year: Killer Croc
    New Pop Series (or License) of the Year: Attack On Titan
    6″ Pop of the Year: Wampa
    Combo Pack Set of the Year: Luke and Wampa
    Exclusive of the Year: Flocked Rocket Raccoon
    Chase of the Year: Vampire Spike
    Freddy of the Year: Fredpool

    Mystery Mini Series of the Year: Sci-Fi
    Mystery Mini of the Year: Glow-in-the-Dark Phoenix

    Hikari of the Year: Ice Freeze Batman

    Legacy Figure of the Year: Ajani Goldmane

    Reaction Figure of the Year: Jayne with Hat

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