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10 Reliable Funko Pop Retailers Outside of Big Box Stores

Miss a Funko Pop drop from the big box stores? These retailers got you covered! (Yes, even for store exclusives and con pops!)  When buying Funko Pops, we typically go to big-box retailers such as Target, Walmart, and BestBuy.  Except now more than ever, small businesses or online eCommerce stores need our support. You’ll be surprised how many deals you are missing out on if you only rely on the big-box retailers.  Here’s a list in alphabetical order of 10 Best Funko Pop Retailers that should be on every collector’s browsing list.  1. badger collectibles  A Milwaukee based company slowly growing their online base, Badger Collectibles LLC sells guaranteed mint condition pops. The responsive owner makes this company’s customer service top tier, and customers can expect prompt updates on when their pops will ship. You’ll find the following Funko products: Funko Pops, Funko Pop Pins, Funko Sodas,  and Wave Bundles. …

Do Vaulted Pops Increase in Value Over Time?

The answer may seem obvious because it is,  vaulted pops or most funko pops increase in value over time. Funko pops increase in value when demand exceeds supply, more specifically vaulted pops can increase significantly in price when signed by a famous/celebrity actor or voice character. Prices increases when these become one-of-a-kind. Chase or rare funko pops also increase in value, only when the fandom or market sees fit. What are vaulted funko pops? They’re pop vinyl’s no longer available/produced from Funko the company. When Funko vaults a figure (stop producing it), the price skyrockets. Stores stop stocking the vaulted pop, yet the market’s demand continues to increase. Here’s an example of how demand vs. supply works! When supply is low, and demand is high, we see a high price. When supply is high and demand is low, we see a low price.  You’ll find demand and prices increase, when…

12 Best Funko Pop Instagram Influencers in the Toy Community

As you know, the funko pop community continues to grow as new collectors discover the joy of buying pops. Keeping up with the latest funko news when new upcoming funko pops get released is hard. Not to mention, when a virtual funko con goes live! What we’ve found works well is following funko collectors on social media. The Instagram funko community loves toy photography, selling/buying toys, and sharing funkos. Join all the hashtags such as #PopFunko, #FunkoFamily, #FunkoCommunity and #Funkofunatic. Let’s have some fun by sharing some of the best funko pop influencers Instagram has to offer! Which Instagram accounts should you follow in the toy community? Here’s a list of the best Instagram influencers in the Funko Pop World! (sorted by followers) @originalfunko (2.2M follower count) @funkoboss (122K follower count) @funkofinderz (119K follower count) @Dis.pops (116K follower count) @funkopop.news (90K follower count) @Funkopopsnews (52.2 K follower count) @toppopsyt (44.6K…

5 Best Soft Pop Protectors For Collectors

 Can you think of anything worse than a damaged Funko Pop box? It devalues your figure, it’s much harder to sell, and it turns a beautiful Funko Pop display into a cluttered one. That’s why it’s essential to invest in a Soft Funko Pop protector. Yet, like with the actual Funko Pop figures themselves, there are a ton of Soft Pop Protectors on the market. Therefore, finding the best Funko Pop Soft Protectors can be rugged. Today, we’re going to discuss the best Funko Pop Soft Protectors available on the market, offer some tips on how you can use them, and give you all the information you need to buy the right one for your figures today! Picking a Good Soft Pop Protector To pick the right Soft Pop Protector — a good one — one must first know what makes a Funko Pop Protector suitable. There are three major areas to…

How to Find Cheap Funko Pops and Save Money When Buying Them

Buying Funko Pops is an expensive hobby, and for some, this can be off-putting. Yet, with a bit of know-how, you can find your favorite figures, both in-stores and online, for a low price.  Mastering the art of finding cheap funko pops comes down to patience, persistence, and knowing where to look. When you visit a retail store, you have to get your “Funko Pop App” up and ready via your phone, to catch the right deals.  It’s okay to spend a lot of time scanning bar codes of the Funko Pops available on the retail store shelves because it answers two essential questions:  “What value is the funko pops right now?”  “Is collecting this funko pop worth it?” A cheap funko pop can be a funko pop that’s on sale, heavily discounted due to being damaged or unpopular, or undervalued.  For example, the “My Hero Academia Katsuki – Bakugo…

How much do Funko Pops weigh?

A funko blog worth bookmarking – thank you! The majority of collectors have the following two questions ‘How much do Funko Pops weigh?’ and “What are the standard Funko Pop box dimensions?”  Here’s the answer… Funko Pops weigh differently depending on the pop; however, your standard size is 4 inches (10cm), with the Funko Pop box dimensions being: 11.5cm x 16cm x 9cm. The difference between a Funko Pop in and out of the box is ~1cm.  funko Pop box dimensions you could expect to see  Since weight largely depends on the type of funko figure; Here’s a breakdown of the different sizes and weights of a funko Pop. Pocket Pop (1.5 inches/3.8cm), Standard Size Pop  (4 inches/10cm) Supersize Pop (6 inches/15cm, 10 inches/25.4cm,  (16 inches/40.64cm) First, let’s talk about Funko Pop’s weight. Many factors can influence value — the first and most obvious — whether it’s a Pocket Pop…

How to Pick the Best Funko Pop Gifts for Collectors

The holiday season is approaching fast, and when buying for a loved one, friend, or family member, what better gift is there than a Funko Pop? We understand it can be difficult, and so today we’re looking at how to pick the best Funko Pop Gifts for collectors For some, shopping for a new figure is a simple case of going down to the local store and choosing a toy. Others, however, may have a more challenging time. Your partner might be a passionate collector, for example, and already own most of what you see on the shelf. In these situations, what do you buy them? WHY THE BEST fUNKO POP GIFT ARE EXCLUSIVES, Chases or based on someone’s interest Here are the top 10 best Funko Pop gift ideas for the holidays! Eleven – Stranger Things (Hot Topic Exclusive) Jon Snow, Bloody – Game of Thrones (Hot Topic Exclusive)…

How to Deal With Running Out of Space for Funko Pops

Your collection is looking great! It’s neat, organized. Yet, there’s one problem. Your shelves are full, and you’ve cluttered your glass cabinets to the breaking point. It’s overwhelming. You’re running of space for funko pops and that’s a real problem.  With new POP figures coming out every day, your collection will continue to grow. Yet, you find yourself staring at your displays with a furrowed brow, telling yourself, “what on earth do I do now?” Fear not! Here are some questions to ask yourself when facing this common problem (don’t worry, all collectors face this reality). And here are some fantastic tips that will help make your POP figure display look remarkable while you collect, collect, collect! First, let’s declutter and make space for more funko pops. You guessed it! We’re not talking about throwing away your POPS. Instead, trim the unnecessary. You’re likely to have a few collectibles you’re…

What Are Chase Pops? And Why Should You Collect Them First

Chase Pops are funko pops that have some variation to it compared to others in the same batch. It is unique and quite rare. The rarity comes from the randomly added shipments when retailers order their pops. There have been a few speculations on what ratio of standard Pops to Chase Pops sent, but it all leads to the fact they are scarce and vital to snatch up.  Why are chase pops so important? If you are starting out on your Pop collection journey or are a seasoned collector, you know how addicting it can be to start buying all your favorite characters. Especially just starting, you notice funko pops everywhere you go and start grabbing them as you see them. Trying to complete a collection is fun, but soon you will realize there is more to it than grabbing any and everyone you find.  Retailers only produce a limited…

5 Uncommon Ways to Sell Funko Pops

The first time I sold a funko pop was extremely unconventional. How to make money selling funko pops comes down to picking the best marketplace or platform where you want to find collectors ready to buy. Then picking the right price and shipping, to make the most desirable offer. Funko Pops are vinyl figures inspired by characters from movies, pop culture, and real-life that have oversized heads and eyes. There are more than 8,000 different figures and dozens of categories on the market, and the number is growing each day. Funko became popular worldwide in the last few years. There are communities around the world that share the pictures of their collections with each other. There’s far more to the Funko craze than fans spending hard-earned cash on their favorite fictional and real-life heroes – they’re a big business, especially with serious collectors. Funko Pops aren’t something most of us…