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Everything Funko from NY Toy Fair 2018

Funko has a gargantuan booth every year at Toy Fair, and this year was even bigger than before! Here is everything we saw in their booth during NY Toy Fair 2018.

Funko was in full force at NY Toy Fair 2018, and brought many new products for the hit Netflix series “Stranger Things” along with a multitude of more horror movies. Included here are action figures, mystery minis, funko pops, bobbleheads, and a new line of classic Mattel He-Man style action figures with some familiar slashers of the 80’s.

Check out the new sports pops from Funko, including items with current roster and legendary players. Featured here are funko pops from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, and WWE.

Funko’s enormous booth also had a ton of movie licenses for their Funko Pop figures and mystery minis. Shown in this video are products from characters in Harry Potter, Ready Player One, Jumanji, Wonder Woman, Princess Bride, Jurassic Park, Home Alone, James Bond, Lord of the Rings, Thor: Ragnarok, Elf, Mad Max: Fury Road, Super Troopers, Tommy Boy, La La Land, Bright, and more.

Funko’s massive colossal booth included funko pops, mystery minis and bobbleheads from loads of TV show licenses, including Riverdale, Gossip Girl, Golden Girls, Bob Ross, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, Game of Thrones, SMallville, Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Tick, The Walking Dead, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Funko fanatics love Funko pops based on characters from modern and nostalgic cartoons. At NY Toy Fair 2018, the company showed off many new Pops of beloved licenses, including Nickelodeon, He-Man, Thundercats, The Jetsons, Care Bears, Rick and Morty, and Disney properties like Frozen, Winnie The Pooh, Aladdin, The Emperor’s New Groove, and Moana.

Funko Pops look especially great when they capture video game licenses, and NY Toy Fair 2018 debuted a massive amount of new products from these properties.

Included are Funko Pops and Mystery Minis Blind Boxes from Marvel Comic’s Contest of Champions, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Cuphead, Monster Hunter, Destiny, Hello Neighbor, Horizon Zero Dawn, Minecraft, Overwatch, and more.

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Image Comics creates variants for Pride Month, all proceeds to go to charity

Image Comics is pleased to reveal the first six of eleven variants planned for June’s 25th anniversary theme—“Pride Month.” The variants will serve to celebrate the LGBTQ community and the progress made by the Gay Liberation Movement in promoting inclusivity and support for all. 100% of the proceeds made from these June Pride variant covers will be donated to Human Rights Campaign.
“We are so thankful for the opportunity to support the LGBTQ community during Pride Month this year by partnering once again with the Human Rights Campaign,” said Eric Stephenson, Publisher at Image Comics. “It’s never been a secret that Image Comics is supportive of creative freedom, but it’s important that we also make it clear that we stand for inclusivity, diversity, and equality, now more than ever. We hope these variants will serve as a positive display of that ongoing commitment.”

Each month of Image’s 25th year will boast a theme for special anniversary variants.

Available in stores on Wednesday, June 7th (Final order cutoff deadline Monday, May 15th):

THE WALKING DEAD #168 by Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard, cover art by Sina Grace, cover colors by Tamra Bonvillain (Diamond Code MAR178612)
THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA #1 by Howard Chaykin, cover by Chaykin (Diamond Code MAR178603)
Available in stores on Wednesday, June 14th (Final order cutoff deadline Monday, May 22nd):

BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE #1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro, cover by De Landro (Diamond Code MAR178611)
ROSE #3 by Meredith Finch and Ig Guara, cover by Guara (Diamond Code MAR178609)
Available in stores on Wednesday, June 21st (Final order cutoff deadline Monday, May 29th):
CROSSWIND #1 by Gail Simone and Cat Staggs, cover by Staggs (Diamond Code MAR178608)
GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #4 by Jim Mahfood, cover by Mahfood (Diamond Code MAR178610)
THE OLD GUARD #5 by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez, cover by Fernandez (Diamond Code MAR178604)

Available in stores on Wednesday, June 28th (Final order cutoff deadline Monday, June 5th):

BLACK MAGICK #6 by Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott, cover by Scott (Diamond Code MAR178605)
DEADLY CLASS #29 by Rick Remender and Wes Craig, cover by Craig (Diamond Code MAR178607)
SHUTTER #29 by Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, cover by del Duca (Diamond Code MAR178606)
REDNECK #3 by Donny Cates and Lisandro Estherren, cover by Ed Luce (Diamond Code MAR178737)

“The Walking Dead” Whisper War Demands Second Printing

Image/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to announce that THE WALKING DEAD #157 by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard will be fast-tracked to a second printing in order to keep up with the overwhelming customer demand.

The mind-blowing new story arc to the New York Times bestselling series and pop culture phenomenon—THE WHISPERER WAR—launched to much fan buzz and featured the first in a sequence of connecting covers by Arthur Adams with colors by Nathan Fairbairn. Fans of THE WALKING DEAD and comics collectors flocked to stores for an opportunity to get their hands on the hot new issue.

In THE WALKING DEAD #157 the time has come. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he’s built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this… there will be a cost.

THE WALKING DEAD #157 remains available for purchase across all digital platforms, including the Image Comics website (imagecomics.com), the official Image Comics iOS app, Comixology’s website (comixology.com), iOS, Android, and Google Play.

THE WALKING DEAD #157, 2nd printing Cover A (Diamond Code JUN169197) and Cover B by Arthur Adams with colors by Nathan Fairbairn (Diamond Code JUN169198) will be available in stores on Wednesday, September 7th. The final order cutoff date for retailers is Monday, August 15th.

THE WALKING DEAD #158 Cover A (Diamond Code JUL160789) and Cover B by Arthur Adams with colors by Nathan Fairbairn (Diamond Code JUL160790) hit stores on Wednesday, September 7th and the final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, August 15th.

 

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NY Toy Fair 2016: McFarlane Toys video tour – The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Spawn

NY Toy Fair is almost at a close, and our massive video coverage continues as we look at the latest toys, statues, and construction sets from an original trendsetter in the high-end action figure world, McFarlane Toys!

The Toddfather himself, Todd McFarlane, gave us a walking tour of the booth. We get a glimpse at their new figures from Assassin’s Creed, The Walking Dead, NBA and NFL, and HALO line. Unfortunately, due to an issue with my microphone (AKA it’s eventual death during this event), a good portion of the interview was lost due to that snafu. This was the only section I was able to recover, so please excuse the occasional audio issue in this video.

With so many items from The Walking Dead, we had to give it a video all to itself. This highlight reel checks out their upcoming figures, statues and construction sets from the hit show on AMC, along with a new item from Fear the Walking Dead. Best of all, the Negan statue gets a spotlight and we get up close and personal with the Daryl Dixon statue, which is so new that it is not even painted yet and still has a long way to go before being finalized, according to Todd himself. Daryl has never looked better, and this is going to be tough to pass up for any serious TWD collector.

In this video, we get an overview of some of the awesome stuff in the public booth like their Game of Thrones construction sets as well as the latest Spawn statues, plus some secrets that were only accessible in the press area like their newest Game of Thrones and Five Nights at Freddy’s construction sets, their new anime line, and some additional Walking Dead products, including collectible mini-figures.

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“The Walking Dead” offers incentive cover for issue #150… if you don’t pre-order it

Image Comics/Skybound is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for any comics retailer who orders at least zero copies of THE WALKING DEAD #150.

Participating retailers who meet the minimum of zilch orders will receive one free variant featuring art by series artist, Charlie Adlard.

This very special Retailer Appreciation variant will be a black and white version of Adlard’s Cover A and will grace the cover of the landmark, anniversary issue of THE WALKING DEAD, which will feature 30 pages of pulse-pounding story for only $2.99. In this 150th issue, Rick Grimes finds himself… betrayed.

THE WALKING DEAD #150, Cover A by Adlard & Stewart (Diamond Code: NOV150561*), Cover B sketch variant (Diamond Code: NOV150562*), Cover C by Latour (Diamond Code: OCT158896*), Cover D by Moore (Diamond Code: OCT158897*), Cover E by Ottley (Diamond Code: OCT158898*), and the Retailer Appreciation Cover F by Adlard (Diamond Code: NOV158259) will hit comic book stores on Wednesday, January 13th. The final order cutoff deadline for comic book retailers is Monday, December 21st.

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“The Walking Dead” Minimates Enlist Abraham and Eugene for Series 5

They’re coming! The newest assortment of The Walking Dead Minimates, based on the hit comic book by Robert Kirkman, is almost here, and Toys R Us will have an exclusive assortment of the 2-inch mini-figures, featuring an array of all-new characters and zombies!

Four two-packs will be exclusively available at Toys “R” Us and on toysrus.com as part of Series 5, available this spring:

– Traveler Rick Grimes and Business Zombie
– Riot Gear Michonne and Hitchhiker Zombie
– Abraham Ford and Military Zombie
– Eugene Porter and Emaciated Zombie

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Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall and features a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories, including weapons for all the human characters and decomposing parts for all the zombies!

And keep an eye out for the comic-shop-and-specialty-store exclusive assortment of Series 5:
– Maggie Greene and Riot Gear Glenn
– Tyreese and Prison Michonne
– Survivor Morgan and Geek Zombie
– Caesar Martinez and Geek Zombie (rare variant)

New York Toy Fair 2013: “McFarlane Toys” Booth

“McFarlane Toys” has been thrilling kids and collectors alike for about two decades, and 2013 looks to continue the trend. The company brought out a ton of new figures and prototypes at NY Toy Fair 2013, and we have the scoop for you.

Debuting at the show were tons of prototypes from “The Walking Dead”. McFarlane announced their fourth series of “Walking Dead” figures based on the AMC drama series, which includes Carl, Andrea, The Governor, Riot Gear Zombie and Riot Gear Gas Mask Zombie. There were also some prototypes on display for the second comic book based comic series which includes Penny Zombie, Riot Gear Glenn, The Governor and Michonne’s Pet Zombie Mike.Also unveiled at the show were some brand new Spawn statues, “Halo” figures, and all new figures from the video game “Assassin’s Creed III”. Joining their video-game line up, the Raving Rabbid’s are also getting a line of action figures of themselves in various costumes and facial expressions.

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‘The Walking Dead’ Comic Series 2 Figures Announced

McFarlane Toys is announcing the second comic series inspired by the highly acclaimed, Eisner Awarding-winning The Walking Dead comic book series from creator/writer Robert Kirkman.

The Walking Dead, the top-selling graphic novels of 2011 and 2012, from Kirkman’s Skybound imprint at Image Comics, tells the story of the months and years that come after the zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by Rick Grimes, who travel in search of safety and security, all while fending off the hordes of undead and even deadlier humans they encounter on their journey.

The character list in series 2 includes:

GLENN
Glenn, an original Atlanta survivor, has become crucial to the survival of Rick’s group due to his ability and agility at getting in-and-out of zombie-infested areas in order to search for food and supplies. Glenn, in full riot gear, features 28 points of articulation and is equipped with two pistols, riot shield, baton, gas can, and removable helmet with flip-up visor.

THE GOVERNOR
Zombies are not the only threat to Rick and his band of survivors, the Governor is truly the first human antagonist that the group encounters within the comic series. The Governor features 28 points of articulation and includes a kitchen knife, pistol, and alternate mutilated head & right arm.

MICHONNE’S PET ZOMBIE
It’s not until Mike, Michonne’s boyfriend, is bit by a zombie that Michonne discovers the true nature of the zombie epidemic. A bite is a death sentence! Michonne quickly realizes that Zombies don’t attack other Zombies and uses Mike as camouflage and protection against the hordes of the undead awaiting her in this new world. Michonne’s Pet Zombie features 17 points of articulation and includes a neck collar & chain, tear off arms & jaw, and push in/ pull out intestines.

PENNY, THE GOVERNOR’S DAUGHTER ZOMBIE
Nothing is stronger than a father daughter bond, as we see with The Governor and his daughter Penny. Infected early on with the zombie virus, Penny has been cared for and fed by her unconditionally loving father. Penny features 12 points of articulation and includes a bucket of fresh body parts (severed leg, severed foot, severed hand, intestines, heart and Rick’s severed hand) that the Governor feeds to her. Figure also includes a fish tank with trophy heads collected by her father. One of the heads can be used as an alternate head for Michonne’s Pet Zombie Mike, allowing you to build Michonne’s 2nd pet and Mike’s best friend, Terry.

BLOODY BLACK & WHITE THE GOVERNOR
WITH ZOMBIE DAUGHTER 2-PACK

Staying true to the comic, this blood-splattered black & white version of The Governor & Daughter Zombie is the perfect addition to any The Walking Dead collection. This box set still includes all the articulation and gory accessories included with the standard figures.

All of these The Walking Dead Comic Series 2 figures will be available in June of 2013.