Funko continues to monopolise your wallet with Sesame Street toys

Coming soon to a Toy announcement near you: Funko announces that it has the rights to everything ever made in Human History, and is making cute 3 3/4" Vinyl toys out of all of it. But for now, Sesame Street!

Yes, hot of the heels of announcing acquisitions of the likes of Firefly, Big Hero 6, Arrow, The Lord of the Rings and more lately, Funko have announced that they're bringing the characters of Sesame Street to their Pop! Vinyl range. Although the first wave - which will feature the likes of Grover, Bert, Ernie, Big Bird and more - won't actually arrive until 2015, an exclusive 'first to market' Super Grover will be on sale at New York Comic Con this week, for $15.

Advertisement

You hear that, Funko collectors? That's the sound of a million wallets crying out, only to be suddenly silenced. Are there even licenses left for Funko to acquire at this point?

[Toy News International]


You're reading Toybox, io9's new blog for all things pop culture. From merchandise to awesome fan creations, TV recaps and critical commentary on the hot topics of the day, you can find it all here!

Share This Story