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Friday, January 12 2018 01:04

Funko's HeroWorld Vinyl Figures are the Latest Pop Culture Collectible You May Become Addicted To...

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Funko just continues to surprise, constantly rolling out new scales and series that you didn't expect to want or need. This week comes news that they've got an all-new line called HeroWorld, and that it's launching exclusively at Target and Target.com this month. These 4" vinyl figurines are available in five-packs and two-packs, and the initial wave features five distinct series' - DC Comics, Five Nights at Freddy's, Teen Titans GO!, Power Rangers and Scooby-Doo! Check out a preview below...

Series 1: DC Comics - Featuring Flash, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Hawkgirl and Hawkman

Funko HeroWorld DC Comics Figures

 Series 2: Five Nights at Freddy's...

Funko HeroWorld Fivce Nights At Freddy's Figures

Series 3: Teen Titans GO!

Funko HeroWorld Teen Titans GO! Figures

Series 4: Power Rangers and Series 5: Scooby-Doo!

Funko HeroWorld Power Rangers and Scooby-Doo! Figures

From the looks of things, the 5-packs should run around $15, with 2-Packs around $8. Keep in mind, as these are Target exclusives, anyone selling them on sites like Amazon or eBay will be third-party sellers that will be asking a price much higher than retail. Knowing that our kids tend to love the figurine multipacks from the likes of Disney Store and Just Play, I expect that these will do pretty well. It's surprised me, but smaller kids don't seem to mind when their figures lack articulation, and from a collector standpoint, these look great!

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade as Publisher of The Rock Father Magazine, he joined Adventure Publishing Group as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider—a destination for all things pop culture. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 25 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

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