Some great news from the Funko family which made my day! Funko have officially signed an agreement of licensing with Wizards of the Coast, Inc and will be releasing the Magic The Gathering Planeswalkers Pop Vinyl series. Here is what Brian Mariotti, the CEO of Funko said:
“We are deeply honored and very excited that Wizards of the Coast chose Funko as a partner to develop truly cool collectibles for Magic: The Gathering. I know the fans of Magic have been waiting nearly 20 years to get their hands on some fantastic Action Figures and stylized Vinyl figures. I promise that we won’t disappoint them!”
The first ever series of Magic The Gathering Planeswalkers Pop’s are to be due to release some time in April 2014 which will be featuring Jace Beleren, Garruk Wildspeaker, Chandra Nalaar, Liliana Vess, Ajani Goldmane and Nissa Revane, but all in POP Vinyl form.
Fun Fact: There has been over 10+ Million pop vinyls sold from April 2010 to now, it is by far one of the highest selling collectable products in the entire world.
Funko was excited to break the news that they will be working with one of most talented sculpting companies in the game, Gentle Giant, to produce Funko’s new Legacy Collection of Magic the Gathering, these figures are due to release sometime around August 2014 and will include removable accessories. We will announce its release, we will have them in stock so stay tuned and get excited!