Wacky Wobbler Star Wars History

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got a spring. Come inside and chat about Funko Wacky Wobblers (bobble heads, for the less sophisticated).
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Re: Wacky Wobbler Star Wars History

Postby bb_206 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:02 pm

Thanks for this!

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Postby maythefunkobewithyou » Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:14 pm

Updated to include the ECCC revealed but not yet released TFA style Kylo and Rey wobblers.

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Postby maythefunkobewithyou » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:52 pm

Megacam wrote:great post! I had no idea about the mini wobbler sets. I really need to try and track them down now, lol.

Good luck! Those came with a 5pack (chewie not included), 2 packs, and individual "blind boxes"

Squird wrote:Mini Christmas wobblers. Don't forget those. Sold at Target.

Will add those! Thanks.

TigerLily1276 wrote:Love the history

Glad to hear that.

SuMo wrote:YES! I just saw a picture of this wacky wobbler Boba Fett proto, and absolutely love it. I think the stance and the cape adds to a cool pose.

Indeed, just like the regular Boba Fett wobbler.

kyten wrote:Awesome history post! My boyfriend has gotten into the wacky wobblers and is a huge Star Wars fan. I'll have to try and hunt a free pieces down for him as a surprise. The new Boba Fett looks rad, love the flare on his cape.

Thanks! Good luck with the hunt.

Treblemdk wrote:Thanks for the info, great stuff :cheers:

Happy to hear you enjoyed it.

bb_206 wrote:Thanks for this!

Thanks for checking it out!

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Postby bryan_sato54 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:10 pm

maythefunkobewithyou wrote:Updated to include the ECCC revealed but not yet released TFA style Kylo and Rey wobblers.


you think they will have wacky wobblers star wars sdcc exclusives?
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Postby maythefunkobewithyou » Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:18 pm

bryan_sato54 wrote:
maythefunkobewithyou wrote:Updated to include the ECCC revealed but not yet released TFA style Kylo and Rey wobblers.


you think they will have wacky wobblers star wars sdcc exclusives?


I hope so but seems unlikely; something tells me these are not selling all too well. Also idk if we'll get more SW surprises considering we just had SWCO, D23 is around the corner (Dorbz line) and Force Friday is in 2months (POPs, POP Deluxe, Mystery Minis, etc.). I think the full wave 1 Star Wars might be all we'll see for SDCC (minus Conan jedi + Freddy SW version, of course).

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Postby bryan_sato54 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:19 pm

maythefunkobewithyou wrote:
bryan_sato54 wrote:
maythefunkobewithyou wrote:Updated to include the ECCC revealed but not yet released TFA style Kylo and Rey wobblers.


you think they will have wacky wobblers star wars sdcc exclusives?


I hope so but seems unlikely; something tells me these are not selling all too well. Also idk if we'll get more SW surprises considering we just had SWCO, D23 is around the corner (Dorbz line) and Force Friday is in 2months (POPs, POP Deluxe, Mystery Minis, etc.). I think the full wave 1 Star Wars might be all we'll see for SDCC (minus Conan jedi + Freddy SW version, of course).


dont forget september is the episode 8 pops coming out soon
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Postby maythefunkobewithyou » Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:36 pm

bryan_sato54 wrote:
maythefunkobewithyou wrote:
bryan_sato54 wrote:
you think they will have wacky wobblers star wars sdcc exclusives?


I hope so but seems unlikely; something tells me these are not selling all too well. Also idk if we'll get more SW surprises considering we just had SWCO, D23 is around the corner (Dorbz line) and Force Friday is in 2months (POPs, POP Deluxe, Mystery Minis, etc.). I think the full wave 1 Star Wars might be all we'll see for SDCC (minus Conan jedi + Freddy SW version, of course).


dont forget september is the episode 8 pops coming out soon


Yeah mentioned Force Friday in 2months ^_^

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Postby bryan_sato54 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:31 am

maythefunkobewithyou wrote:
bryan_sato54 wrote:
maythefunkobewithyou wrote:
I hope so but seems unlikely; something tells me these are not selling all too well. Also idk if we'll get more SW surprises considering we just had SWCO, D23 is around the corner (Dorbz line) and Force Friday is in 2months (POPs, POP Deluxe, Mystery Minis, etc.). I think the full wave 1 Star Wars might be all we'll see for SDCC (minus Conan jedi + Freddy SW version, of course).


dont forget september is the episode 8 pops coming out soon


Yeah mentioned Force Friday in 2months ^_^


cant wait for episode 8 pops..
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Postby eljefe81 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:27 pm

Does anyone know if the Darth Vader Wacky Wobbler had a chrome base chase in the blue box?
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Postby ashio24 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:51 pm

Thanks for the excellent history lesson!
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Postby Gothamite » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:12 pm

The Rogue One Wobblers are on 75% off clearance at Barnes & Noble if anyone is looking for them.

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Postby SuMo » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:18 pm

Gothamite wrote:The Rogue One Wobblers are on 75% off clearance at Barnes & Noble if anyone is looking for them.


Thanks! I'll check them out. I think the wobblers are kind of cool looking and always looking to add more (at a deal). :-/
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Postby Dannyfunk » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:20 am

Nice history lesson.

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Postby nightbodega » Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:34 pm

I do love the Star Wars Wobblers. Thanks for the history on them.

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Postby BenLo » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:24 pm

I still like the prototype Boba Fett. I can't remember where one can purchase that from.
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Postby JobaFett » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:10 pm

BenLo wrote:I still like the prototype Boba Fett. I can't remember where one can purchase that from.


The wacky wobbler is a custom in my collection :)
The new wobbler was an exclusive to SWC 2016 in Orlando and I don’t remember if they ever released it anywhere else in the US as a shared exclusive but I think no
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Postby BenLo » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:22 pm

JobaFett wrote:
BenLo wrote:I still like the prototype Boba Fett. I can't remember where one can purchase that from.


The wacky wobbler is a custom in my collection :)
The new wobbler was an exclusive to SWC 2016 in Orlando and I don’t remember if they ever released it anywhere else in the US as a shared exclusive but I think no


Thanks for that info JobaFett! I love the way it looks in wobbler form.
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Postby bug86 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:23 pm

Thanks for the history lesson. Being a somewhat new funko fan I love learning the history of the company.
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Postby JohnnyQwest » Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:15 pm

Gothamite wrote:The Rogue One Wobblers are on 75% off clearance at Barnes & Noble if anyone is looking for them.


Good deal if youre looking to add some to your collection without spending a ton. \:D/
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Postby vrom » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:53 pm

That was really some great history and information I had no idea about most of the Star Wars wobbler. Thanks for the info.

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Postby maythefunkobewithyou » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:13 am

If anyone is interested, we've created a thread covering the History of Star Wars Vynl

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Postby the_bur » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:51 pm

maythefunkobewithyou wrote:If anyone is interested, we've created a thread covering the History of Star Wars Vynl


Thanks for doing this! I saw Jason Swoboda's collection on the Funatic of the Week posting a couple weeks back and could not figure out what the giant Boba Fett proto was. This post solved that mystery.
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Postby maythefunkobewithyou » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:43 am

the_bur wrote:Thanks for doing this! I saw Jason Swoboda's collection on the Funatic of the Week posting a couple weeks back and could not figure out what the giant Boba Fett proto was. This post solved that mystery.


Yeah looks like he has a nice collection of Proto Bobas, including the giant 12” Coin Bobble Bank Boba. Believe it or not, Funko made even bigger Bobas - they have a few 24” Shogun variants.
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maythefunkobewithyou wrote:
the_bur wrote:Thanks for doing this! I saw Jason Swoboda's collection on the Funatic of the Week posting a couple weeks back and could not figure out what the giant Boba Fett proto was. This post solved that mystery.


Yeah looks like he has a nice collection of Proto Bobas, including the giant 12” Coin Bobble Bank Boba. Believe it or not, Funko made even bigger Bobas - they have a few 24” Shogun variants.
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Postby Funkofan21 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:01 pm

Awesome thread! So many great pieces I wish I had in my collection
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Postby StarWarsFunkoGirl » Mon May 13, 2019 9:01 am

Wow, Those Clone Freddy look great & would love to get them
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Postby thefunkohunko » Mon May 20, 2019 12:33 pm

Thank you for the history lesson! Not a huge Star Wars fan, but I love the history of Funko products. I'm a huge fan of the Big Boy picture!
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Postby The1one1 » Thu May 23, 2019 2:13 am

I didn’t really care for them when they first came out but now looking at the pictures I kinda dig the monster mash-ups! I only have the Darth Vader one. The Jawa, Maul, and tusken looked cool!
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