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Worst Movies. Best (Future?) Pops.

In this follow-up to “Worst Movies, Best Pops,” we’ll look at some horrendous movies that still would make for cool Pop lines. In many ways, this is a more difficult subject to handle because there are so many bad movies that picking just a few is almost injustice to their …

Mysteri-less Mystery Boxes?

When did the idea of a “mystery” become so corrupted? Ironically, mild spoilers will follow. Let’s better set the stage. Many people who surf to PopVinyls.com have at one point or another signed up for a Funko subscription box – Smuggler’s Bounty (Star Wars related), Collector Corps (Marvel related), or …

Disney Exclusives – US vs. UK

Exclusives aren’t really a rarity in the world of Funko collecting – just walk in to a Hot Topic and count how many exclusive stickers you see. For those collectors in America, we are pretty spoiled because we have access to 99.99% of exclusives. International collectors can’t complain too much, …

I See Pop People

I’ve got a problem that is un-diagnosable. I call it my sixth sense, but the shrink calls it a “mild to severe break with reality.” But she’ll say anything to keep me coming back to pay for lying on her couch. As far as I can tell, there is no …

Do You Have Your Heart Set On Sets?

You know that exhilarating feeling you get when you finally find that one figure you need to complete a set? The excitement of finally having assembled all the Avengers or whatever your particular passion may be is a beautiful thing. If the pieces of the set you’re trying to complete …

Are Exclusive Figures Better?

When Funko announces a new line of figures, fans audibly or silently cheer (depending on their location), gobble up information, and set their favorite glam shot as their desktop or phone background. Along with the common releases are often exclusives that one can find at a particular store – just …

Funko Rivalries

As we all know, collecting Funko’s is super fun. What’s even more fun is to collect in pairs or groups. Stop by Hot Topic sometime and look at who comes in hunting for Funko’s. More likely than not, it’s friends, couples, honeymooners, siblings, etc. Collecting is a very social hobby …

Freddy Funko Overload?

It was way back in 2011 when Funko unveiled the very first Freddy Funko Pops as we know it. Since then, Fun Days have been the go-to event for collectors to get their hands on these limited edition figures. Of course, of the hundreds of thousands of Funko collectors, only …

Mega Pop! Plush Incoming!

With Halloween rapidly approaching, Funko is getting us ready for the festivities with three new Mega Pop! Plush characters from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. You can pre-order these adorable little nightmares by clicking on the images below. But wait. Just when you thought the fun was over, here …

Funko: Space Out

You may be shocked to hear it, but the majority of my problems in life stem from being a Funko collector. When I started to collect my motto was “I just don’t have the money” but over time it has evolved into “I just don’t have the space.” That is …

The Indiana Jones Conundrum

Fans of the archeologist/adventurist known as Indiana Jones were thrilled earlier this summer when Funko announced the release of two exclusive Pops. Released within just days of each other at the latter end of July, both of these figures were in-demand and hard to obtain. Those fortunate enough to attend …

What Your Collecting Style Says About You

It’s an age old battle: inny vs. outie. And no, we’re not talking about bellybuttons. After strenuous unscientific research, here’s the lowdown on in-the-box collectors compared to out-of-the-box collectors. So, you’re in an in-the-box collector. You’re one of “those” people. You examine each box carefully before purchasing – a dent …