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Trading Cards

Postby Jezter » Fri Jun 17, 2016 4:47 pm

Does anyone know if Funko has ever tossed around the idea of trading cards?
I think they would be a big hit. I know I'd get packs and packs of them, if they came 5-10 in a pack.
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Re: Trading Cards

Postby Kungfutoys » Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:23 am

I don't know about that being Very popular.

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Postby Battastic » Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:37 am

Maybe if they came with the figures, that might be cool.
Or like a code card that you enter online and after so many points you get a free mystery figure.
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Postby Icetenka » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:49 am

You can say that you get cards when you buy the pop T shirts.
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Postby valorandvellum » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:56 pm

Battastic wrote:Maybe if they came with the figures, that might be cool.
Or like a code card that you enter online and after so many points you get a free mystery figure.


Oh yeah, I think there was something sorta like that with TMNT. If you bought a toy, you would get a code for a free digital card in their iOS TCG-ish type game. I wouldn't be opposed to a Funko TCG and getting download codes from the boxes :D
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Postby davemoseley » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:37 pm

This would be cute and actually a cool way to track your collection... imagine if they added this going forward, but also retroactively gave you digital cards for the Pops you could prove you owned...

Only catch is... you have to take them out of the box.

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Postby Propellarhead9 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:44 pm

I wouldn't be opposed to some concept art cards or something of the sort, but more than likely only if they were packaged with something else.
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Re: Trading Cards

Postby michellepop » Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:42 pm

I'd love this!! Maybe the chase would be artist signed cards or even sketch cards. I collect the Agents of Shield cards now so these would be fun to collect as well!
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Postby Jezter » Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:54 pm

I used to collect a ton of Marvel cards and have them all neatly tucked into binders, so I still think packs of 5-10 cards on the same shelf as Magic and what not would be cool. I know I'd buy a ton myself, especially if they were only a couple bucks a pack. I especially think it would be cool if it was separated out like Funko Cards: Marvel, Funko Cards: Game of Thrones etc, that way we wouldn't get a ton of cards we don't care about. They would be just standing their like the Pops or in action poses like the t-shirts. I'd be down! :D
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Postby zaghawk » Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:38 pm

If they used the art by Amos it'd be really cool but I'm gonna guess the big trading card companies have all the licenses on lock down.
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Postby HowardTheDuck » Fri Aug 19, 2016 5:05 pm

It would be cool if every pop came with a card that had some nice art on it of the character in pop form. Variants can come with special cards. This encourages the buying of variants.
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Postby nyel24 » Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:05 pm

HowardTheDuck wrote:It would be cool if every pop came with a card that had some nice art on it of the character in pop form. Variants can come with special cards. This encourages the buying of variants.


Good idea. I hope this comes to fruition.
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Postby StarWarner » Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:32 pm

HowardTheDuck wrote:It would be cool if every pop came with a card that had some nice art on it of the character in pop form. Variants can come with special cards. This encourages the buying of variants.

They could just replace the advertising cards that are in the back of some Pops like the Star Wars and Marvel lines. They could put artwork cards in instead. That would be so cool.

I would also buy trading cards. I collected baseball cards, Garbage Pail Kids, and Marvel cards when I was younger. I would love Funko cards.
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Postby Mister Piggy Wiggy » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:03 pm

Personally, I feel like Funko should had included cards with all of their products.
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Postby ljthetoyaddict » Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:09 pm

I think this is an awesome idea! I would buy them by the case load lol! Concept art, Artist Sketch cards, Foils, puzzle cards, Signed cards, mystery card for a chance to win a proto and other cool contests from run to run, Chase cards, physical cards that can be scanned to show off your digital collection, man the options could be limitless! I really hope this happens and soon.
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Postby kickinit » Sun Jan 01, 2017 11:26 pm

I agree, they should include cards in all their products. Shouldn't be too hard, since they make Funko playing cards.

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Postby TriFeckTa » Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:30 am

I wouldn't mind it if they included it with each Funko product, but as a standalone thing, i can't see it having much success.
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Postby sdcccrasher » Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:02 am

Battastic wrote:Maybe if they came with the figures, that might be cool.
Or like a code card that you enter online and after so many points you get a free mystery figure.


Baseball cards, Hallmark ornaments with Trading Cards, Star Wars Cards ... I don't think Funko Trading cards would be that popular. Personally, I think those days (concerning popularity) have come and gone. The uniqueness of Funko products are in their form and presentation. I would much rather save for Pops/Dorbz than a Trading Card.
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Postby allcutethings2 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:54 am

I think it's an interesting idea. If they used existing concept art, box art, design art, the cost to produce would seem negligible. It's more the distribution that would increase cost. I like trading cards, still pick up a few packs now and then. Used to have thousands (I say I used to, as they are all packed away and haven't seen the light of day in years). I just can't see myself buying packs of them; but if they were to include some in the sub boxes, I wouldn't complain! I think they could make a profit, just not as much so as on the figures. I could see those who are card collectors picking up a few packs, current Funko fans picking up packs here and there. There's been an increase in the card supply and sales at a lot of stores in my area (Target, bookstores, local comic shops). Not sure if it's a passing trend or an increase in market sales.


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Postby Mister Piggy Wiggy » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:16 pm

This. I'd be happy if Funko released cards and shiny stickers with each Pop.
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Postby Mister Piggy Wiggy » Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:17 pm

Even better. An actual card game. Knowing Funko, there will be chase cards,too.
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Postby jloc17 » Sun May 14, 2017 2:52 pm

It'd be awesome if they had cards with the exclusive pops. Just like any other expensive item (watches, purses), they can have a card that authorizes that it is 1 out of 500.

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Postby Treblemdk » Mon May 15, 2017 2:30 am

jloc17 wrote:It'd be awesome if they had cards with the exclusive pops. Just like any other expensive item (watches, purses), they can have a card that authorizes that it is 1 out of 500.

The Hakari do have those
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Postby akagalar » Thu May 25, 2017 2:33 pm

I am not sure if they could include cards in pops only because boxes are not sealed and that would turn into a headache for retailers and Funko.
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Postby NCDS » Thu May 25, 2017 2:53 pm

I'm honestly not in love with the idea. However, I don't collect cards and anytime I get them they end up in the trash. However, they would be better than the socks. I love socks but they literally picked the worlds smallest socks. So they could do them in the boxes.
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Postby MikeySanz » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:57 pm

Damn! I was just thinking the same thing the other day and you have been wanting this for 2 years now! I would get so lit for these! Pop art on collectible cards would be so awesome, I could see myself buying “booster packs” & “booster boxes” all day!!

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Postby imbatgirlpop » Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:32 pm

having collected baseball and basketball cards....and garbage pail kids cards and minnie and friends cards....and pogs in hawaii....i agree with some of the folks that not sure if these will do so great. but that one beerus pop had a special game card...maybe that could work?

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Postby Jdawgdaddy » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:36 pm

They have made playing cards with pops on them, granted not trading cards. But they are cool. I have a set or two somewhere.

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Postby mactds » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:10 pm

Partner with Upper Deck to release a box, include some artist sketches 1/1, some signatures. Even a Marvel Upper Deck Funko product would be cool.
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Postby Krazydave2000 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:58 am

I'm sure Brian will do this one day.. I like the artist sigs as LE cards
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Postby Classier » Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:02 pm

mactds wrote:Partner with Upper Deck to release a box, include some artist sketches 1/1, some signatures. Even a Marvel Upper Deck Funko product would be cool.

Not trading cards, but still an Upper Deck product, I think it’d be neat to see Funko variants for Marvel Legendary. I love that game to no end.
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Postby Stitch626 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:14 pm

I really like the cut outs that come with the t-shirts. If they made those in packs and I could use the little stands to display them, I would buy soooo many!!
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Postby Greymom » Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:56 am

I would probably buy more Pops if they came with exclusive trading cards.
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Postby Bushmaster51 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:29 pm

I wouldn't be into the trading cards unless it was inside the figures and looked cool.
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Postby Stitch626 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:02 am

I would love if they brought Boxos back but this time sold them individually packaged like trading cards so you didn’t know which one you were getting. I would buy cases to make a Boxo army lol lol
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Postby Eman185 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:14 pm

I definitely like the idea of trading cards. I still have binders full of Marvel and DC trading cards from the 90s lol
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Postby Shinfo13 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:28 am

I'm a sucker for card collections so this would be dangerous. I always thought they should include a card inside the pop box so you can build a collection just by buying Pops.
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Postby meangene » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:35 pm

A few years ago when I went to Toy Fair a different company had some Funko cards on a wall. I'm guessing those never got made.
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Postby fulcaire » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:33 am

Funko trading cards would be pretty cool!
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Postby funkosundae » Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:31 pm

Battastic wrote:Maybe if they came with the figures, that might be cool.
Or like a code card that you enter online and after so many points you get a free mystery figure.


Now that is a great idea. I would give it a try.


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