Funko has closed out May’s Smuggler’s Bounty box and right on cue, they’ve announced the follow-up for July: Droids! The deadline for this theme ends July 15 but in the meantime, let the speculation begin for what will be included in this release.
There are less than 12 hours remaining in Funko’s deadline for orders for their 40th Anniversary Smuggler’s Bounty subscription box. There are still some surprises to be revealed in this set but the big one can be seen on their site right now. Order yours today and look for the next theme to be revealed tomorrow!
Funko has updated their blog today announcing 4 new POP! figures for Rogue One: Young Jyn, Galen Erso (Eadu), Weeteef Cyubee, and Death Star Droid. Look for them in stores in August.
Funko has updated their blog today officially announcing the retail partners for their shared exclusive merchandise for Star Wars Celebration. Click on through for the breakdown
Collectors looking to acquire the POP! Deluxe Rey with Speeder without having to win a lottery or stand in line at Star Wars Celebration can rest easy. It looks like it will be a shared exclusive released through Walmart leaving only the Exclusive POP! Garindan retail partner to be revealed.
Thanks to @MayTheFunkoBWY for the heads up.
Funko has just revealed wave 2 of their planned exclusives for Star Wars Celebration,
POP! Hoth Princess Leia
POP! Jedi Luke Skywalker (Hooded)
POP! Grand Admiral Thrawn
POP! 442nd Siege Battalion Clone Trooper
Galactic Plushies Jabba and Salacious Crumb 2 pack
Mini Hikari Greedo Two Packs (2 Greedos in each sets, 4 colorways total)
Update: Images added
Target will be featuring an aisle end cap for 40th Anniversary of the Star Wars the week of April 16. The reset should include wave 1 of the 6″ figures on the Vintage style card backs, the 6″ Vader Early Bird/Legacy Pack and more (including that exclusive POP! holographic Qui-Gon Jinn).
Thanks to TargetGod for the intel.
It looks like Grand Admiral Thrawn from Star Wars Rebels will soon be getting the POP! treatment from Funko as a leak from Toys”R”Us has a listing for the blue-skinned Chiss. This figure is also rumored to be shared exclusive with Star Wars Celebration. Look for a possible official announcement later today.
Thanks to MTFBWY’s Facebook group for the alert.
A discovered DPCI (087-06-2181) has confirmed that the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive POP! Holographic Qui-Gon Jinn will be a shared exclusive with Target. It will of course not have the “Star Wars Celebration” sticker. Look for it on shelves April 16.
Thanks to @MaytheFunkoBWY and @cerbes_child for the double confirmation.
Funko has revealed their first wave of exclusives for Star Wars Celebration.
POP! Deluxe Rey with Jakku Speeder
POP! Han Solo (A New Hope – Death Star Escape)
POP! Holographic Qui-Gon Jinn
POP! Chopper (Imperial Disguise)
Funko Wobblers Prototype Boba Fett
Look for an update with full image gallery soon.
UPDATE: Gallery added
Funko has just released (via Twitter) their concept art for their upcoming Bodhi Rook POP! from Rogue One. Soon you’ll be able to add “the pilot” to your collection!
Funko has revealed the next theme for their Smuggler’s Bounty subscription box: the 40th Anniversary of A New Hope! Their site is currently under construction but look for orders to open up for this box soon if you aren’t already a subscriber.
UPDATE: the new site is now live
Rumors are swirling in POP! collector circles that Funko will be introducing limited edition “chase” figures into their retail line of Star Wars POP! figures. It sounds like it will be packed in a 1:6 case ratio starting on Sept. 1 (Force Friday II: Electric Boogaloo) and will be a character from The Last Jedi.