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Sony Pictures Consumer Products reveals Jumanji: The Next Level licensing partners

Lanard Toys, Cardinal Games and Funko have been named among a roster of new licensing partners for the action-adventure film franchise, Jumanji. The full announcement has been made this week by Sony Pictures Consumer Products, the merchandising unit of the global entertainment studio, as it prepares for the cinematic release …

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Forbidden Planet to open Europe’s largest comic book and pop culture store in Glasgow

Forbidden Planet is to open the UK and Europe’s largest comic book and pop culture store when it opens the doors to its new Glasgow location this week. Following a successful 31 years on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, the pop culture and collectables specialist is relocating to Sauchiehall Street, where it …

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‘More people choosing Funko to engage with pop culture’ as Q3 sales boom

Funko has seen its net sales increase an impressive 26 per cent to $223.3 million in the third quarter of 2019, growing from the $179.6 million is hit in the same period 2018. The growth was driven primarily by an increase in the number of active properties, as well as …

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The Energizer Bunny to get Funko POP treatment in exclusive new deal

The Energizer Bunny is to make its debut as a collectable Funko figure, joining the Funko hall of fame and cementing its place as an icon of modern day pop culture. The launch of the new vinyl figure is a result of a licensing agreement between Energizer, known for batteries, …

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Funko eyes Hollywood with Warner Bros film in the works

Funko has made a move for Hollywood with plans of a new film inspired by its popular Funko Pop figurines now in the works. The new title will be developed in partnership with Warner Bros and Warner Animation Group, serving as an extension of a collaboration with the studio that …

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Funko makes move for cosmetics with Disney villains inspired line

Funko could just be carving a new market for pop-inspired beauty products as it launches its first cosmetics collection inspired by a cast of Disney most infamous villains. The collection will be sold at Ulta Beauty’s stores and website exclusively. The makeup line is based on four classic Disney villains …

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Funko smashes Q2 earnings with net sales soaring 38 per cent

Funko has smashed its Q2 earnings and outstripped all expectations of the pop culture collectables specialist with a very healthy net sales increase of 38 per cent. The Washington-based company is continuing to deliver the goods for 2019, having seen second quarter sales grow to $191.2 million for the second …

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Classic Danger Mouse lands global pop scene deal with Funko

Boat Rocker Studios, the content and brands arm of Boat Rocker Media has struck a worldwide deal with the pop culture consumer products specialist, Funko for a range of Danger Mouse collectables. The new line will feature a variety of traditional and digital products based on the original 1980s animation, …

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Funko launches its first board game at San Diego Comic-Con

Funko has launched itself into the world of tabletop gaming, with the grand unveiling of its new board game at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Funkoverse. “It’s thrilling to finally share with fans the debut of Funkoverse, the first pop culture infused board game from Funko Games,” said Brian …

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Funko lands its own mobile game with Universal Games

Funko has partnered with Universal Games and Digital Platforms to launch a new mobile game featuring Funko Pop characters from across popular Universal franchises. Characters from the likes of Back to the Future, Jurassic World, Fantastic Plastik, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, and Universal Monsters can all be found …

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