Funko Pops are vinyl figurines created by a Washington-based company called Funko Inc. The company was established back in 2011. Funko Pops are based on the most-loved characters from video games, TV series, books, music, and blockbuster movies. What’s more, they are made from quality Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and painted with a great level of detail. They have a cartoonish appearance, with a small body and a big head.
And these pop culture action figures are very cute and robust. They are fast becoming the hot collectible on the market. Here are some of the most valuable (and expensive) Funko Pops in the world.
1. Alex DeLarge Clockwork Orange Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $13,300
Alex DeLarge Clockwork Orange is the most expensive Funko Pop Vinyl in the world with an estimated price tag of $13,300.
It arrives in a window display box and stands 3 3/4″ tall. In 2017 and 2016, some people have sold this Funko Pop figurine for $13,000 on eBay. Alex DeLarge is the protagonist and narrator of the movie A Clockwork Orange.
A Clockwork Orange is based on the novel of the same title by Anthony Burgess. It is a 1971 crime film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick. The movie uses disturbing images to comment on youth gangs, juvenile offending, and psychiatry in Britain.
Alex, the main character, is an antisocial person whose interests include committing ultra-violence and listening to classical music. While Alex is very violent to everyone, his charisma and personality make the central character a cult classic favorite.
Furthermore, this movie received criticism as well as praise for the use of aversion therapies and violence.
2. Jaime Lannister Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $9,310
You will love this Funko Pop Vinyl figure if you are a fan of Games of Thrones. In the past, some people have sold this action figure for $13,500 on eBay.
This vinyl figure features Jamie Lannister, a fictional character in the television show Games of Thrones.
He is a son of a powerful and rich Tywin Lannister, the former Hand of the King. Also, he is a knight of the Kingsguard. Although Jaime first appears to be unethical and immoral, he later proves to be far more kind and respectable. Jamie’s complex character development has been highly praised by critics and fans of the Games of Thrones.
This Funko Pop figure is great for your shelf or desk.
3. Dumbo (Clown) Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $7,430
The Dumbo Clown is the third most valuable Funko pop on our list. It premiered at San Diego Comic-Con in 2013. Based on past sales, the estimated value of this Pop Vinyl figurine is $7,430.
Dumbo (Clown) Funko Pop Vinyl is based on a scene in the movie Dumbo where the baby elephant is dressed like a clown and forced to entertain people in a circus.
Walt Disney Productions produced the animated movie Dumbo. The film was released back in 1941. The main character is Jumbo Jr., a small elephant who is nicknamed Dumbo. The cute little elephant is mocked for his large ears; however, he can fly by using his huge ears as wings.
4. Stan Lee Signed Funko Pops
Estimated Value: $6,100
This Funko Pop has been hand-signed by Stan Lee. It would be a great addition to your Funko Pop collection. Lee was an American book writer, editor, and producer. He was also a publisher of Marvel Comics.
Lee, along with artists Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby, co-created many famous fictional characters, such as Doctor Strange, Black Panther, the Fantastic Four, the Hulk, and Iron Man, to name a few. The American writer created realistic and meaningful superheroes.
5. Boba Fett Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $3,990
The Boba Fett Funko pop comes in a colorful and beautiful window box. It will look great on your desk. This Funko Pop figure was first introduced at San Diego Comic-Con in 2014, and just 24 were produced of this bounty hunter.
Boba Fett was a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise made by George Lucas. He is known for never taking off his helmet and speaking very few words. With his dangerous weaponry and Mandalorian armor, Boba Fett was one of the Galaxy’s most dangerous bounty hunters. Other than that, Fett is a genetic clone of his father Jango Fett, a well-known Mandalorian bounty hunter. He mastered combat and martial skills at a very young age.
6. Tony Stark Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $3,500
This Funko Pop was introduced at San Diego Comic-Con back in 2012.
Tony Stark is known as Iron Man. He was a philanthropist, a billionaire, and an ingenious scientist. Tony was the former CEO of Stark Industries and one of the founding and lead members of The Avengers, a team of superheroes.
7. Ghost Rider Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $3,390
Ghost Rider comes in at number seven on our list of the most expensive Funko Pops. It premiered at San Diego Comic-Con in 2013. A few years later, someone sold this action figure for $5,600. However, the estimated value of Ghost Rider Funko Pop is $3,390.
Ghost Rider (also known as Johnathon Blaze) is a fictional character with superpowers who appear in comic books. These books are published by a comic book publishing house Marvel Comics.
Johnny Blaze is a motorcycle rider who is changed into the Ghost Rider when he sells his soul to the Devil to save the life of his surrogate dad. With his mystical powers, he seeks revenge as the Ghost Rider.
8. Planet Arlia Vegeta
Estimated Value: $3,120
Planet Arlia Vegeta comes in at number eight on our list of the most expensive Funko Pops.
Planet Arlia Vegeta was first introduced at New York Comic-Con in 2014. It is a delightful take on the beloved character of the Dragon Ball Z franchise. Those who are Dragon Ball Z fans will definitely enjoy this Funko pop. However, according to collectors, Planet Arlia Vegeta is one of the hardest Funko Pop Vinyls to find. The average value of this Funko pop is around $3,120.
9. Buzz Lightyear Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $3,050
This Funko Pop was modeled on the charming astronaut Buzz Lightyear from the Toy Story movies. It made its debut exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con in 2011.
Buzz Lightyear is a superhero toy in the Toy Story films. He is a wonderful man and a space ranger who is on a mission to save the galaxy. In fact, he is one of the main characters in all Toy Story films.
Collectors and fans of all ages will surely love this Funko Pop.
10. Darth Maul Funko Pop
Estimated Value: $3,020
Darth Maul comes in at number ten on our list of the most expensive Funko Pops.
This Funko Pop is based on a Star Wars character called Darth Maul. It premiered exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con in 2012, and 480 were produced of this Pop Vinyl figurine. The present average value of Darth Maul Funko Pop is around $3,020.
Darth Maul is one of the most dangerous warriors in the Star Wars animated universe. He is a talented saber fighter with the ability to use a lightsaber, an energy sword that can cut through almost anything.