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The History of Funko’s Flash Gordon Collectibles

The History of Funko’s Flash Gordon Collectibles

If there is Science Fiction legend who deserves our respect and admiration, it is without a doubt Flash Gordon. The character who was created to compete with another iconic strip comic, Buck Rogers, was an immediate success. Since his first appearance in 1934, a lot of ink and magnificent colorful stories were created by Alex […]

Funko’s Intergalactic History of Classic Robot Collectibles

Funko’s Intergalactic History of Classic Robot Collectibles
Javier

It is not difficult to think of robots when we talk about Science Fiction. Since the early days of the Seventh Art and Television, they have played a relevant role in different cinematographic productions. Generation after generation, the work of several film directors has been influenced by these robotic characters, with some of them becoming […]

Collecting the Collectors Who Collect Funko and Beyond

Collecting the Collectors Who Collect Funko and Beyond

After being a collector for more than thirty years, the only thing I am clear about is that collecting is not a science. But we have some non-writing rules, keeping in mind one of the most important: condition is everything. It is a long path for which we have been developing different skills that improve […]

Funko’s Journey Through Willy Wonka’s World of Imagination

Funko’s Journey Through Willy Wonka’s World of Imagination
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Fjavirserr

Most people bear Tim Burton’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2005) in mind, when we think about Willy Wonka. However, the work of the British author, Roald Dahl, had its very first contact with the big screen in 1971, with the movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” In this charming and likable film adaptation, […]

The Influence of Japanese Toys on Funko Collectibles

The Influence of Japanese Toys on Funko Collectibles
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Javier Serrano
Fjaviserr

After World War II, Japan became one of the most important toy-producing countries in the world and the story continues on nowadays. The tradition of the Japanese toy industry has a relevant impact on Pop Culture, with its packaging and toy designs being an important part of it. No matter what we collect, there is […]

Guest Blog: Inside Funko’s World of Guillermo del Toro Collectibles

Guest Blog: Inside Funko’s World of Guillermo del Toro Collectibles
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Fjaviserr

Since his childhood, Guillermo del Toro was a fan of comics and classic horror cinema, and loved to sculpt his own play-dough monster figures. As a result, Del Toro’s work has been characterized by a strong connection to fairy tales and horror. As a teenager, he had a large comic and book collection that has […]

Guest Blog: History of Funko’s Early Licensing Partnerships

Guest Blog: History of Funko’s Early Licensing Partnerships
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Javier Serrano
Fjaviserr

It was way back in 2005 when Mike Becker decided to pass on the baton to Brian Mariotti. Funko started a new era, with the goal of expanding the business to new lines of products and licenses. From then on, the company from Everett, Washington, became the monster toy brand we know today. In those […]

Guest Blog: Funko’s Haunted History of Freddy Krueger Pop! Figures and More

Guest Blog: Funko’s Haunted History of Freddy Krueger Pop! Figures and More
Written by
Javier Serrano
Fjaviserr

I had to wait until the early 90’s to watch “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” just because I was seven years old in 1984. This classic which is close to celebrating its 40th anniversary blew my mind from the very first moment and became one of the most successful horror sagas ever. Frederick Charles Krueger, […]

I Have the Power! Funko’s History of Masters of the Universe Collectibles

I Have the Power! Funko’s History of Masters of the Universe Collectibles
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Fjaviserr

I remember it as if it was yesterday when my parents gave me my first Masters of the Universe (MOTU) figure. That Skeletor action figure rocked my world. It was love at first sight. One of the most ironically shaped action figures ever, the vintage MOTU 5.5-inch figures were a staple of my childhood. I […]

Funko’s Global History of Rare Convention Exclusives

Funko’s Global History of Rare Convention Exclusives
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Fjaviserr

Conventions are coming back this 2021 just like they used to be. Step by step, we are recovering an important part of our lifestyle. I could not understand how to be a collector without the face-to-face interaction and the joy of finding limited editions at these events. Funko is pulling out all the stops in […]

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