The purpose of the TI Pop Previews column is to give insight and educate Funko Pop collectors on what is coming up in the market. My aim is not to influence the market but to help collectors navigate on what Funko Pops to buy and collect.
Here’s a bonus look at some pops that were supposed to come out for Wonder Con weekend but instead will be sold as shared exclusives. I particularly recommend the Miguel at Box Lunch and the Red Target Boba Fett exclusive. The pops in these lines have done well in resale value in the past. I also think the cooking apron is a neat accessory for us cooking a lot while we stay at home.
Here we go with my top 5 in no particular order.
Pride 2020 Rainbow Pops
This is a must get set of common pops. It’s yet to be seen if these are translucent but if not they still look so eye popping with color. Rainbow Batman is amazingly done. Definitely a grab for those collecting Batman pops. Hello Kitty is also another must for those Sanrio lovers and it’s a good one to pair with the flocked Target pop of her. Sponge Bob the one I would have least liked, I think is the best one. Rainbow Sponge Bob holding a rainbow, it’s simply genius. With social distancing many won’t be able to celebrate Pride Week with others but you can still honor pride week with these pops.
Hawkeye Deluxe Amazon Exclusive
Whenever I think Black Widow, I think about Hawkeye and the soul stone scene in Avengers Endgame. Sadly, we won’t be able to watch Black Widow in the movie theaters as it has been postponed until later this year. However, we can preorder this Hawkeye pop due out by Amazon July. It’s a cool pop that goes along with Iron Man and Hulk and others to be announced in a big set. I really love Hawkeye and so far I have seen these go for a lot on the secondary market as pre-order is sold out for now. We are likely to see another chance or 2 to get a shot to pre-order one.
Salt N Pepa
We are blessed to recently have these girls make a comeback the last couple years on tour. The R&B/Soul Duo were making noise back in the day bringing the genre from the 80s to 90s. I love the attention to detail from their standout hats to their throwback swag. The color pallets of these two pops mix and match very well.
Meeko With Flit
Box Lunch usually makes great Earth Day Exclusives. What way to celebrate Earth Day by getting these Pocahontas sidekicks. These go well with the Wall-E and Eve Box Lunch Earth Day Exclusive Funko Pops. And of course Meeko’s gotta be holding food and grubbing, while Flit is humming around.
Fast Times At Ridgemount High
Funko is rolling out another classic coming of age line of pops. I am totally reliving the 80’s just staring at this set. Finally you can have a set of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Breakfast Club with these Fast Times At Ridgemount High pops and I am putting this movie on the list of movies to watch and relive while I stay at home.
Hopefully all of you are doing well and staying safe.