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UPDATE – A New Star Wars Funko POP Spotted Online!

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Fans of The Empire Strikes Back should get ready for a new Star Wars Funko POP release! The latest POP found online via website Popcultcha.com is the medical droid 2-1B! Unfortunately, those of us in the US and Canada cannot order this one from their website. No other information has officially been released from Funko about this one, so no release date has been given.

UPDATE – We now have confirmation that this will be a Walgreens exclusive.  Happy hunting!

Check out the official glam shot below!

Funko Star Wars 2-1B POP

Funko Star Wars 2-1B POP

Remember when the Wampa brutally attacked Luke Skywalker on Hoth? Or when Darth Vader sliced Luke’s arm off during their lightsaber battle on Bespin? Well now you can own the incredible droid responsible for putting back together with Funko’s new Star Wars – 2-1B Medical Droid Pop! Vinyl Figure!

2-1B had long experience with humans, giving him a caring bedside manner. It was thanks to this that Skywalker specifically requested 2-1B’s treatment following the loss of his hand.

This Pop! features the 2-1B Medical Droid with a stunning, shiny blue finish, making him the perfect addition to any true Star Wars collection.

You can build your Star Wars Funko POP collection with a selection of guaranteed mint-in-mint-box POPs from our Affiliate Entertainment Earth.

About Funko:

This company really puts the fun in gift buying, giving, and receiving! Whatever the occasion that drives you, you’ll find something from Funko at Entertainment Earth that will be a big hit with anyone lucky enough to receive it… especially if that anyone is you!

Funko was originally conceived by Mike Becker and founded by Frank Malone as a bobbleheads company in 1998 and sold in 2005 to its CEO, Brian Mariotti, who significantly expanded the firm’s licensed lines. In addition to selling millions of its Wacky Wobblers, Funko has delighted the world with a broad range of playable and collectible merchandise that includes such diverse items as plush, Pop! Vinyl figures, vehicles, mugs, water bottles, key chains, lanyards, USB drives, lamps, and headphones inspired by a vast number of films, TV shows, video games, and more.

A Star Wars fan since 1978, he has a passion for all things Star Wars and wonders why May the 4th is not a national holiday. He lives in the wastelands of middle Georgia with his wife, two girls, and two dogs.

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Funko Announces Wave 2 of their Star Wars: The Last Jedi Pop Vinyl Figures!

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Funko has just announced a new wave of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Pop vinyl figures. This wave includes new characters and variants! Gaze into the big eyes of a sad Porg, Poe Dameron’s wingman C’ai Threnalli, a caretaker from Ahch-To and Roses sister Paige join Pop! Rounding out the series comes a Vulptex and Luke Skywalker from the final battle scene with Kylo Ren!

We also will be getting Pop Star Wars Movie Moment figures from Star Wars: The Last Jedi as well! Kylo Ren and Rey’s epic battle scene with the Praetorian guards are now two different movie moments! Display them back to back to recreate the scene!

While no specific release date was given, checking in with our friends at Entertainment Earth, they indicate an August 2018 release date. Check out the images as well as pre-order links below!

Funko Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wave 2 Pop Vinyl Figures

Funko Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wave 2 Pop Vinyl Figures

Funko Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wave 2 Pop Vinyl Figures

Funko Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wave 2 Pop Vinyl Figures

Pre-order from our friends at Entertainment Earth!

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About Funko:

Funko was originally conceived by Mike Becker and founded by Frank Malone as a bobbleheads company in 1998 and sold in 2005 to its CEO, Brian Mariotti, who significantly expanded the firm’s licensed lines. In addition to selling millions of its Wacky Wobblers, Funko has delighted the world with a broad range of playable and collectible merchandise that includes such diverse items as plush, Pop! Vinyl figures, vehicles, mugs, water bottles, key chains, lanyards, USB drives, lamps, and headphones inspired by a vast number of films, TV shows, video games, and more.

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Funko Announces 10″ Porg!

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Porg fans unite! Funko has just announced plans for a Target exclusive 10 inch Porg. The upcoming 10″ Pop vinyl figure was not given a price yet, so we will have to wait on that. We do know that it will be available at Target and Target.com in late April.

Stay tuned for more information. Until then, check out the glam shot from Funko below!

10" Porg

10″ Porg

About Funko:

Funko was originally conceived by Mike Becker and founded by Frank Malone as a bobbleheads company in 1998 and sold in 2005 to its CEO, Brian Mariotti, who significantly expanded the firm’s licensed lines. In addition to selling millions of its Wacky Wobblers, Funko has delighted the world with a broad range of playable and collectible merchandise that includes such diverse items as plush, Pop! Vinyl figures, vehicles, mugs, water bottles, key chains, lanyards, USB drives, lamps, and headphones inspired by a vast number of films, TV shows, video games, and more.

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Photo Gallery – Smuggler’s Bounty Mystery Minis Darth Maul

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One of my favorite modern Star Wars collectibles has to be Mystery Minis from Funko. Mystery Minis are basically figures packaged in a small box that looks exactly like every other box in the case. The idea is that the identity of the figures are kept secret until you open the box. While Funko POP have taken a nice section of my display room, the Mystery Minis are quietly building their case as my favorite Star Wars Funko product.

#Note – Funko provided a sample Smuggler’s Bounty box for the purpose of this review.

Upon opening the newest Smuggler’s Bounty box from Funko, I was pleasantly surprised to find another Mystery Mini in this box. Last month’s box contained a Star Wars: The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker Mystery Mini! Unlike last month’s box, there is only one available figure (there were two different versions of Luke).

We will review the entire box during next week’s podcast, but this piece was just too cool not to share. Darth Maul is one of fandom’s top Star Wars villains, even though his theatrical appearance lasted all of about six minutes. The overall look of the character immediately made him one of interest to collectors and fans.

The overall sculpt of the piece fits right in line with the rest of Funko’s Star Wars Mystery Minis. He comes with the same base that all of the figures come with, so he can interlock with the rest of your  figures. The paint application is also spot on. My only complaint is one that I have with this entire line. Figures with lightsabers always seem to have them bent, due to the packaging process. I doubt this is something that can truly be fixed, but a little hot water will probably allow you to bend it back in place.

Check out the photo gallery below!

This figure is well worth the price of the Smuggler’s Bounty box!

The only problem I have now, is deciding where to put him. To this point, Funko has only released Star Wars Mystery Minis based on Star Wars: A New Hope, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I guess he will be the official start of my Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Mystery Minis collection.

About Smuggler’s Bounty from Funko:

Each box costs just $25. With that $25, you get $50 in value of exclusive, high-quality collectible products including but not limited to apparel, accessories, toys and memorabilia. No fluff, no filler!  You can pre-order your box at smugglersbounty.com!

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