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My (late) #FunkoPhotoADay picture – "What do you mean you 'need that guy's leg' Rocket?" Rocket Raccoon was my first Funko purchase…and then I figured I should get the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy. And then a friend gave me a C-3PO Pop…and it was all downhill from there.
I haven’t been a very active writer over the last couple of months. I want that to change, but I’m also realistic enough to admit that it’s probably not going to change overnight.
But I’ve been better about taking photos and sharing them on my Instagram account, and I think Funko’s December Photo-A-Day challenge could be a fun way to get back into the habit of creating content and sharing it here on a regular basis.
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We're hosting our first ever Instagram photo challenge this December! Every day for the month of December, post a photo – using at least one Funko item, of course! – matching the theme for the respective day in the graphic above! On December 1st, post a selfie with your first Funko item, on the 2nd post a photo demonstrating joy, and so on! Interpret each day's prompt as you wish! We'll recap our favorite photos AND someone will win a mystery proto every day! Just be sure to tag us @OriginalFunko and use the hashtag #FunkoPhotoADay!
So if Funko’s December Photo-A-Day challenge sounds like fun to you too, give it a shot. You might even win a prize.
I mentioned last week that my “Rogue Friday” experience on September 30th was kinda hit and miss…Target and Toys ‘R’ Us had new merchandise from Rogue One, A Star Wars Story; Walmart did not.
Well, at some point between Friday morning and Monday afternoon, Walmart finally put out their new display and merchandise. Now at this stage, I was only looking for an exclusive that could only be found at Walmart: Funko’s Pop! vinyl figure of rebel reactionary Saw Gererra.
September 30th, 2016 was #RogueFriday, the official product launch day for the new toys for Rogue One, A Star Wars Story.
Only somebody forgot to tell whoever runs the toy department at the WalMart store I visited…they had no Rogue One product on their shelves at all. But I did end up with a nice consolation prize that unintentionally fit the theme: I finally found a Marvel Legends Rogue figure to finish off as much of the Juggernaut Build-A-Figure series as I intend to complete.
Fifty years ago, Star Trek debuted with a story about a salt vampire…”The Man Trap” is neither the best nor the worst episode of the original series, but it’s one I’m in the mood to watch again tonight.
This weekend, representatives from all the major toy companies are in New York showing all of their new products to members of the media and wholesale buyers. Fortunately for those of us not at the Javits Center, most of the cool stuff can be seen on the internet too.