Wednesday, November 21

Funko teams up with candy dispenser company PEZ

Funko

Funko has teamed up with candy dispenser company PEZ to create a line of dispensers featuring the toy company’s Pop! art style.

PEZ

Featuring Pop! heads on varying dispensers, the line will be available in the US and Canada in the first half of 2018. It will be sold by Funko with PEZ serving as the licensee.

The dispensers will be sold in a collector window box meant for display and the characters will be announced in the coming months.

In another development, Funko has launched another episode from its second season of animated shorts along with Marvel and A Large Evil Corporation that it bought out earlier this month.The newest short entitled Time to Unwind is available now on YouTube.

The second season, that has in all eight episodes features Marvel superheroes and villains like Thor, Loki, Hulk, Black Widow, Doctor Strange, Sider-Gwen among others.

2017 has seen Funko enjoying a great year moving its vinyl figurines beyond specialty stores into mass-market retailers like Walmart and Toys “R” Us besides recently opening a 90,000-square-foot office space that also houses a flagship store and pop-culture events in Everett, Washington.