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‘Magic the Gathering’ Series 2 Funko POP Figures Revealed!

Last week, a popular blog dedicated to Funko POP products called ‘Funkorific’ maintained by a Mr. TJ Norris (about TJ Norris), revealed the next wave of the popular Magic the Gathering Funko POP vinyl figures to be released. In addition, Mr. Norris’ blog post credits an Australian e-commerce website called as the original source.

Included in Series 2 will be the iconic Magic the Gathering characters Sarkhan Vol, Tezzeret, Elspeth, Gideon Jura and Nicol Bolas. No release date was mentioned.

With out any further ado, check out what these amazing figures will potentially look like and rest assured, that Battleground Games & Hobbies will order them just as soon as we’re able to.


Nicol Bolas Funko POP Series 2


Sarkhan Vol Funko POP Series 2


Tezzeret Funko POP Series 2


Elspeth Tirel Funk POP Series 2


Gideon Jura Funk POP Series 2







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Funko Announces Licensing Agreement with Wizards of the Coast


Funko, makers of the popular POP! series vinyl collectible figures, has announced at Toy Fair an agreement with Wizards of the Coast to produce Magic the Gathering Planeswalkers! You can check out the press release in it’s entirety below. In addition, here’s a link to Wizards of the Coast announcement, as well. Thanks to Frank Lepore of for posting this on Facebook.






LYNNWOOD, WA – February 16, 2014 – Funko is excited to announce a new licensing agreement with Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) to produce Magic: The Gathering Planeswalker figures for their popular Pop! Vinyl Figures and new Legacy Collection Action Figures lines.


“We are deeply honored and very excited that Wizards of the Coast chose Funko as a partner to develop truly cool collectibles for Magic: The Gathering. I know the fans of Magic have been waiting nearly 20 years to get their hands on some fantastic Action Figures and stylized Vinyl figures. I promise that we won’t disappoint them!” said Brian Mariotti, CEO of Funko.


The first series of Pop! Vinyl figures, set to release in April, will feature iconic Magic: The Gathering Planeswalkers Jace Beleren, Garruk Wildspeaker, Chandra Nalaar, Liliana Vess, Ajani Goldmane and Nissa Revane. Funko Pop! Vinyl figures are 3.75 inch tall super stylized vinyl figures. With over 10 Million sold since 2010, it is the world’s largest line of collectible stylized vinyl in the world.


Funko is also excited to announce that we have teamed up with talented sculptors at Gentle Giant to create Funko’s new Legacy Collection line of deluxe action figures featuring 20+ points of articulation and removable accessories for ages 14+. Set to release in August, the Magic: The Gathering Planeswalkers will be among the first Legacy Collection figures released, and you can expect the same iconic Planeswalkers as those released in Pop! Vinyl.


‘We are excited to bring the world’s best strategy game to life with these figures,’ said Elaine Chase, Brand Director for Magic: The Gathering at Wizards of the Coast. ‘Funko has been a great partner, and we’re looking forward to giving players yet another way to enjoy Magic: The Gathering.’


Funko products are available nationwide at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Toys R Us, Hot Topic, Target, Walmart, 7-Eleven, specialty toy retailers, and online at


About Funko

Funko is a pop culture licensed-focused toy company located in Lynnwood, WA.  Funko’s Pop! Vinyl is the number one stylized vinyl collectible in the world with over 10 million units sold in the last three years. Funko prides itself on being purveyors of all things pop culture. Funko has licenses with over 150 television shows, movies, and video game and pop culture titles. For more information, visit


About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards’ players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at”


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