Pez and Funko to Dispense Fun at Hot Topic
BoxLunch and HotTopic are unveiling a new line of collectibles from Pez Candy and Funko. The initial collection will feature Marvel characters.
The Pop! Pez dispensers will consist of Funko Pop! Heads atop a Pez candy dispenser shape. The first batch will feature Deadpool, Magneto, Cable, Thor, Hulk, Loki, Star-Lord and Yondu, as well as a piece that pays homage to legendary comic book writer Stan Lee.
The Marvel Pop! Pez series is set to launch at BoxLunch and HotTopic this month, with plans for further distribution later in the year.
On Aug. 25, an exclusive line will become available that includes a black/red Deadpool Pop! Pez dispenser and a gold chrome Star-Lord Funko! Pop, available at BoxLunch and boxlunch.com; while a blue/yellow Deadpool Pop! Pez dispenser will launch at Hot Topic and on HotTopic.com.
To celebrate the occasion, Box Lunch and Funko have teamed to celebrate a fan-focused event at the BoxLunch Irvine Spectrum store on Aug. 25. Event highlights will include a meet and greet and signing with Funko CEO Brian Mariotti, guest appearances by Freddy Funko and members of the Funkast and giveaways including a life-size Deadpool PEZ statue that will be given away to a fan.