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Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« on: April 12, 2007, 04:45 PM »


Press Release from Funko:

"Funko, home of the Wacky Wobbler, is proud to announce an agreement with Lucas Films LTD to produce Star Wars Bobblehead products. Funko will take a unique approach with the Star Wars franchise by applying the beloved FunKo style to the lightweight PVC Vinyl bobbles. Look for icons such as Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Yoda as well as cult favorites like Greedo, Jawa, Gamorrean Guard, Tusken Raider, and many many more!

Funko will also be producing the first ever 12" Star Wars Super Deformed Style Bobble Banks, as well as Bobble Ships, Mini Wobblers and much more!

Also, Funko will introduce Chase Pieces into each case. One special limited edition 7" wobbler will be included per case that will surely add some cool collectibilty and fun to the Star Wars Funko line.

So look for Star Wars to be FUNKO-IZED this July!"
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2007, 04:58 PM »
Oh.  Crap.

I already own a couple of Funko Wacky Wobblers; the evil monkey that lives in Chris' closet on Family Guy and a Frankenberry Wobbler. 

Annoying to see they're going with chase pieces too.  1/36 is a pretty nasty ratio when there's only 2 versions in each shipment (presumably). 

Smart company though, only two PT wobblers in the bunch and those are a clone trooper and Yoda with a lightsaber.  Obviously someone is paying attention somewhere. 
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2007, 05:03 PM »
Yeah, these could be trouble for me as well - depending on price and how difficult they are to pick up.  I've always wanted to get a bobblehead for the desk here, so I'd probably try to at least get the Han (and a Chewie, if they make one later).  We'll have to see, these do look kind of neat from the illustrations.

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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2007, 05:26 PM »
Blister has some of these listed, the Wacky Wobbler SW Darth Vader & TIE Fighter lists as 4,800 Yen so $40. US. Reservation price of 3,900 Yen or about $33. US.

Wacky Wobbler SW Boba Fett, Clone Trooper & Darth Vader list as 1,900 Yen so about $16. US. Reservation price of 1,600 Yen or $13.40.

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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2007, 07:31 PM »
Funko usually has distribution in the US pretty thoroughly, so I wouldn't be going overseas for these in a hurry.  I consider those Japanese prices to be kind of scary high.  The $16/13.40 USD for singles is much more in line, as I'd have pegged the wobblers at around $10-12 USD.  I got my convention exclusive Evil Monkey for around $10 CAD, so these things aren't made of gold and retail shouldn't be that high.

Vader & Tie Fighter will obviously be higher, but more than double?  Nuh-uh.
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2007, 07:46 PM »
Yep, US. Just got an e-mail from BBTS.

Wacky Wobblers Preorder BBTS

12" Boba Fett Wobbler Bank $39.99.
Darth Vader In TIE Fighter Wobbler $19.99 US.
Boba Fett, Clone Trooper, Darth Vader, Gamorrean Guard, Greedo, Han Solo, Jawa, Obi-Wan, Stormtrooper & Yoda $9.99 US.   

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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2007, 06:59 AM »
This actually looks like a pretty cool little line. And $10 isn't bad either. Anyone know if these will be available at any brick-and-mortar stores?

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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2007, 02:44 AM »
 these guys go to the SDCC and other cons,they sell limited editions on alot of there stuff...
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2007, 12:10 AM »
these guys go to the SDCC and other cons,they sell limited editions on alot of there stuff...

It appears to be a Red Clone Trooper.  Can't be certain if it's a bobble head, but it's limited to 1000 units. Page 46 of the guide.
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2007, 09:14 AM »
I ended up getting the 7" Vader Bobble TIE Fighter as an early Christmas present from BrentS.  This is priceless and makes a great addition to my Vader collection here at work...
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2008, 04:20 PM »
I've been seeing these quite a bit at our local Targets this year.  I have the Han Solo one, but haven't picked up any others (and likely, other than maybe Chewie, probably won't).  I did see a Gamorrean Guard one today that was kind of cool looking though.  Anyone pick any of these up?  Judging by preorders on BBTS and other places, there are quite a few of these on the way (including larger ones like Han on Taun Taun, Luke in X-Wing, etc.).

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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2008, 10:03 PM »
My mom bought me a Greedo bobblehead yesterday. I really didn't need a new line, but I really like this Greedo so of course I have to get some more so he's not all alone! :) I'll probably only pick up my favorites (Boba and Vader are no-brainers for me), although I rarely see these at retail.
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #13 on: April 5, 2008, 07:36 PM »
I picked up the Boba and Clone, and I fear I am already hooked.

I thought it would be helpful to have a list of what all is out there so far, so I made one based on what I have personally seen or seen pictures of. I could certainly be missing some things though, so please let me know if you notice any such exclusions or if you think any of my edition sizes or release dates are off because those may not be entirely correct.

Darth Vader
+ Holo version (2500, AFX)
Clone (RotS)
+ Utapau version (1500, AFX)
+ Shocktrooper version (1500, SDCC)
+ 501st version (1500, SDCC)
Boba Fett
+ Holiday Special version (2000, EE)
Yoda
Greedo
Han Solo
Stormtrooper
+ Shadow version (1000, AFX)
Gamorrean Guard
Jawa
Obi-Wan
+ Spirit version - April '08 (AFX exclusive?)
Leia - May '08
Chewbacca - May '08
Tusken Raider - July '08
Luke - July '08
C-3PO - July '08
Emperor - Oct. '08
Jango Fett - Oct. '08
Bossk - Nov. '08
4-LOM - Nov. '08
Darth Maul - Nov. '08

Vader w/TIE
Luke w/X-wing - May '08
Han w/Tauntaun - Oct. '08

Clone Wars: - Nov. '08
Anakin
Obi-Wan
Grievous
Asajj Ventress
Ahsoka
Captain Rex
Battle Droid

Blue Harvest:
Darth Stewie
Chewbrian
Quag-3PO

Bobble Banks:
Boba Fett
Vader - '08
Yoda - '08
Stormtrooper - '08
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Re: Funko Star Wars Wacky Wobblers
« Reply #14 on: April 6, 2008, 06:15 PM »
I just bought my first one today at Target, picked up the Jawa.
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