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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:32 pm

It seems like out of the Michael Jackson POP! that came out - this is the only one that wasn't created but I Have hard time believing that there wasn't a demand for this. What do you funatics think ? Is this something that you guys would like to see or are you content with your Michael Jackson set how it is? I think that there could be regular Thriller Michael Jackson with a Werewolf Michael Jackson chase and also a Glitter Michael Jackson Thriller FYE exclusive. Anyone else agree?
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Postby zwahelian » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:34 pm

Zombie Michael Jackson Exclusive needed too.
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Postby Funkopoplover91 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:45 pm

There was one planned years ago, the samples were posted but it was canceled for some reason

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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:59 pm

Funkopoplover91 wrote:There was one planned years ago, the samples were posted but it was canceled for some reason


I wonder why it was canceled - There was a whole line that came out but why would you cancel the one that everyone would be the most hyped about. I wonder if funko will ever step up and tell what happened.. ? or confirm if it may come one day.
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Postby bpc908 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:09 pm

Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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Postby Rantt » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:12 pm

bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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I was looking at the pic and was telling myself it will be such a cool pop to have! Hopefully will get a second chance having this to be created!
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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:13 pm

bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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OMG he is in thee iconic pose!!! What happened to these!?!?!!?! - What !!!! Why didn't we get this. omg this is legendary. Can someone figure out what happened?! lol
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Postby TJLAUTERBACH » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:16 pm

I don't know what happened but they would be really cool.
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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:20 pm

Maybe it was a licensing issue with Thriller specifically? - I think that it would be a travesty not to have Thriller. It's actually one of my favorite songs from Michael if not my very favorite. I think that this is something that should definitely be put out! - Hopefully Funko seeing that us as funatics still have a tremendous amount of interest in this will resurrect the idea if they haven't been pursuing it already.
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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:22 pm

One idea that could entirely be possible is what if Thriller was going to be the Hot Topic Exclusive and the Werewolf was going to be the FYE Exclusive for this specific POP! rock - maybe at the time they didn't have the correct contracts in place to make the license happen. I realllllllllly want to own these in my collection though. It's a grail for Michael Jackson fans.
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Postby NCDS » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:23 pm

Thanks for sharing the pictures I had never seen them before! I would hunt down the thriller pop like there is no tomorrow.
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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:29 pm

Haha and this would also open up the door for a Fundays Thriller Freddy! <3!
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Postby FireEmblemZack » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:32 pm

These would be epic if they were released now
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Postby anesh_hernt » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:42 pm

I've been wondering the same, I really would like to see there new take on it since it has been a while since they made the others.
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Postby magicalme » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:44 pm

I would have to have them if they were ever made! I grew up loving MJ and Thriller was the video that I watched over and over - learned all the dance moves! :)
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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:47 pm

It's a possibility that this will surface - I'm not sure about the state of POP! Rock and how they are choosing what properties move forward. It may be a licensing issue or it may be a confidence issue as far as how well the POP! will do.. but I can't imagine anybody @ funko not thinking Thriller Michael Jackson would have a tremendous amount of potential. It almost makes me wonder if it was a demand issue. It seems almost as if they were saving the best for last and they never really got to pull it out. Even now this would be a great thing.
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Postby UrsulaLover » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:54 pm

Those look amazing and I now have Thriller stuck in my head!
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Postby lavery01 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:09 pm

PopPChulo wrote:It seems like out of the Michael Jackson POP! that came out - this is the only one that wasn't created but I Have hard time believing that there wasn't a demand for this. What do you funatics think ? Is this something that you guys would like to see or are you content with your Michael Jackson set how it is? I think that there could be regular Thriller Michael Jackson with a Werewolf Michael Jackson chase and also a Glitter Michael Jackson Thriller FYE exclusive. Anyone else agree?


I agree 100% and I hope that somehow funko will make it happen with these pops. I'd buy them all. lol
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Postby bizzydesigner » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:28 pm

I sure hope one day this can be resurrected
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Postby Boymom4 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:37 pm

PopPChulo wrote:
bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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OMG he is in thee iconic pose!!! What happened to these!?!?!!?! - What !!!! Why didn't we get this. omg this is legendary. Can someone figure out what happened?! lol


They are amazing... I too would like to know if maybe we have a chance of this actually happening.

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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:39 pm

Maybe Brian can come through this thread and shed some light for us all as it seems like we are all pretty interested in this lol
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Postby Lakers » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:55 pm

Will love to see this three Pop come out and also a Billy Jean sparkle will be nice.

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Postby zwahelian » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:58 pm

bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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I’d bet money the asterisks next to the names meant pending licensor approval...and they were not approved. I think enough time has gone by and Funko has grown so much since then, that maybe they could get his estate to approve these now. And please make Zombie Michael too, the set wouldn’t be complete without it!
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Postby PopPChulo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:10 pm

zwahelian wrote:
bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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I’d bet money the asterisks next to the names meant pending licensor approval...and they were not approved. I think enough time has gone by and Funko has grown so much since then, that maybe they could get his estate to approve these now. And please make Zombie Michael too, the set wouldn’t be complete without it!


For some reason this seems as if it is oddly accurate - I also agree that Funko is much larger since then and it probably could possibly be approved now. Maybe this will spark the mind of Funko to possibly reach out and make this a thing.
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Postby Ajc619 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:19 pm

Michael Jackson Thriller would be a great pop.

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Postby Kullekter89 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:46 am

PopPChulo wrote:It seems like out of the Michael Jackson POP! that came out - this is the only one that wasn't created but I Have hard time believing that there wasn't a demand for this. What do you funatics think ? Is this something that you guys would like to see or are you content with your Michael Jackson set how it is? I think that there could be regular Thriller Michael Jackson with a Werewolf Michael Jackson chase and also a Glitter Michael Jackson Thriller FYE exclusive. Anyone else agree?


Agree! Thriller needs to come out!!! Also dangerous Michael Jackson would be stupid awesome! Big MJ FAN SO ID LOVE FOR THAT ONE TO BE MADE! Funko PLEASE MAKE IT HAPPEN!! For the fans!!!!

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PopPChulo wrote:
bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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OMG he is in thee iconic pose!!! What happened to these!?!?!!?! - What !!!! Why didn't we get this. omg this is legendary. Can someone figure out what happened?! lol


If these came out today you know which one is the Chase lol
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Postby hailmary25 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:10 am

bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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Not that I have any of the MJ pops but those would have been sweet
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Postby SithLord » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:17 am

With Halloween around the corner I hope these get dropped by surprise! I really would need these in my collection! These are definitely a must have for me!
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Postby Wario007 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:17 am

I dnt have any MJ pops yet but this thriller pops are awesome and would add to my collection asap
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Postby RSVHockeyDude » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:49 am

I just want them to do a whole new line of MJ Pops

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Postby PigNosePony » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:24 am

I must really be out of the loop. I didn't realize that Michael Jackson had so many pops already. I think thats great. I would be tempted to get them all, but I think I am a little to late to this game.

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Postby cheekylyssa » Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:08 pm

I had read some time ago that MJ was a little disturbed by the Thriller video once it was completed (feeling it was too upsetting and in conflict with his religious beliefs), so it would not surprise me that his licensing at the time would block the iconic “scary” Michael from the video.

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Leaders in Michael Jackson's religion were not so pleased, by contrast. In spite of his disclaimer at the beginning of the video, Jackson made a public "apology" in the pages of Awake!, a magazine published by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. " 'I would never do it again!" says Jackson. "I just intended to do a good, fun short film, not to purposely bring to the screen something to scare people or to do anything bad. I want to do what’s right. I would never do anything like that again." Why not? "Because a lot of people were offended by it," explains Jackson. "That makes me feel bad. I don’t want them to feel that way. I realize now that it wasn’t a good idea. I’ll never do a video like that again!" He continues: "In fact, I have blocked further distribution of the film over which I have control, including its release in some other countries. There’s all kinds of promotional stuff being proposed on Thriller. But I tell them, ‘No, no, no. I don’t want to do anything on Thriller. No more Thriller.’ "[36]

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Postby Detolf » Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:30 pm

These are great, really hope to see them one day.
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Postby alexbeillin » Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:05 pm

PopPChulo wrote:It seems like out of the Michael Jackson POP! that came out - this is the only one that wasn't created but I Have hard time believing that there wasn't a demand for this. What do you funatics think ? Is this something that you guys would like to see or are you content with your Michael Jackson set how it is? I think that there could be regular Thriller Michael Jackson with a Werewolf Michael Jackson chase and also a Glitter Michael Jackson Thriller FYE exclusive. Anyone else agree?


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Postby Lonikins » Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:35 pm

I would love to have the Thriller & Werewolf versions finally come out. It's definitely a favorite song of mine and it would look amazing in my set.

But hard pass on a glittery Thriller version. If you're going to make any Michael Jackson Pop glittery it has to be a Rock With You version because of the outfit he wears. Throwing glitter on Thriller would just taint it.

Unfortunately the Jackson estate is probably incredibly stingy with licensing now after his death. It's been a while since new figures (hot toys/sh figurarts) have come out with anything.
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PopPChulo wrote:It seems like out of the Michael Jackson POP! that came out - this is the only one that wasn't created but I Have hard time believing that there wasn't a demand for this. What do you funatics think ? Is this something that you guys would like to see or are you content with your Michael Jackson set how it is? I think that there could be regular Thriller Michael Jackson with a Werewolf Michael Jackson chase and also a Glitter Michael Jackson Thriller FYE exclusive. Anyone else agree?


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Postby PopPChulo » Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:30 pm

Yeah, but the thing is Michael Jackson loved his fans - adored his fans even. That was one artist that definitely had passion for his fan base - with that being said - I strongly believe that he would definitely be 100 percent for the fact that his fans want a iconic thriller version of him.
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Postby RSVHockeyDad » Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:35 pm

bpc908 wrote:Here's those pics if no one's seen them before
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Oh wow ... those would have been AWESOME!!!!! I've always wanted an MJ pop but never thought I'd want to spend the $$$. But these would be incredible to have ... \:D/
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