Funko Pop Reveals Darna To Be The First Superhero To Have A Pop Variant
DARNA – Darna will be the first superhero in the Philippines to get her variant of Funko Pop, a line of collections featuring famous characters.
A report in ABS-CBN News states that albeit the first superhero to be featured, she was the second character to get a Funko Pop version, with Jollibee, the famous fast food chain mascot, as the first.
Funko is a US-based novelty toy manufacturer which features their toyline Pop! where they feature characters from various pop culture properties, such as Marvel Comics, DC, Disney, and many more.
In ABS-CBN’s Twitter account, the reveal was held in ToyCon 2019 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, in the upcoming celebration for the legendary superhero’s 70th anniversary.
As per the report, Darna is made by famous comic book artist Mars Ravelo. She first appeared in a comic published in the 1940s and has since became one of the most famous komiks character in Philippine history, with a number of TV series and movie adaptations featuring some of the famous Filipino artists in local showbiz.
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