Funko, the company known for their big-headed Pop! figures, is releasing a new collectable in the form of legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio
Announced as part of Funko’s 2022 Popapalooza (also styled as Pop!apalooza) lineup, the Ronnie James Dio vinyl figure portrays the BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW and DIO frontman holding a microphone in one hand and doing the rock “devil horns” in the other while wearing a front-lacing shirt and moon-and-stars-adorned jeans.
The new Ronnie James Dio Funko Pop! figure is approximately four inches tall and will retail for $12. It can be pre-ordered at Funko.com.
Some other notable artists who have had Pop! figures released ion the past include KISS, IRON MAIDEN, METALLICA, GUNS N’ ROSES, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, DEF LEPPARD, Rob Zombie, SLIPKNOT, SLAYER, GHOST, MOTÖRHEAD and Joan Jett.
A Funko vinyl Pop! figure, or popularly known as a “Pop!”, is packaged carefully inside a box with a transparent front. The figurine is made out of vinyl and may come as a bobblehead.
Based in Everett, Washington, Funko designs, sources and distributes merchandise based on some of the world’s most coveted licenses across multiple categories, including vinyl figures, board games, action toys, plush, apparel, housewares, NFTs, vinyl records, posters and accessories.
Funko products are created for consumers who seek tangible ways to identify and connect with their favorite pop culture brands and characters.