My First Funko POP Proto – Ivan Drago

As you’ll see and/or hear in the upcoming months, Steve and I are big fans of the Funko Pop! figures.  I’ve been collecting for just a little over a year and in that time I have learned quite a bit about the Funko world.

About three or four months ago I stumbled onto a MUST OWN series of Pop! figures – the ROCKY collection.  As a child of the 80s I simply couldnt pass up on owning Rocky Balboa, Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang and (of course) the one-and-only Ivan Drago (I wrote that with a Russian accent – did you hear it?).  These were a great addition to my growing collection.


The Ivan Drago Proto via Gemini Collectibles


But the story doesn’t end there – Two weeks ago I was making the rounds on the interwebs and found the Funko Protos section on Gemini Collectibles.  Since these gems are very limited (some sources say only 6-8 are ever produced) I like to check the site often in hopes of coming across something spectacular.  Well, I did.  There he was – the Ivan Drago white proto.

Sure, the prototypes are a little expensive ($50 and up, depending on the figure), but how cool is it to own something so rare? There might not be another one like it out there anywhere.


The rest of the story goes like this: add to cart > purchase > accept delivery > the end

Ivan Drago Pop Proto Close-Up-Front
Ivan Drago Funko Pop! Proto arrives

About Sully

Co-founder of Nerd Fu. TV and TiVo fanatic, movie buff, collector of Pop!'s, part-time gamer.

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  1. I love the Funko Protos – can’t wait to pick up on a few more!

  2. Creed. All the way.

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