Marvel Collaborates with Mexico’s AAA for Marvel Lucha Libre Funko Pops!
Here’s a fun collaboration between Marvel, Funko and the Mexican wrestling promotion AAA, a wave of Marvel Lucha Libre Funko Pops!
Here’s the official joint statement from Marvel and AAA
This collaboration with AAA represents an opportunity to participate in an iconic part of Mexican culture, such as wrestling and offering attractive content and experiences to the whole family that can be further celebrated with spectacular consumer products inspired by this discipline which is valuable for fans and consumers; says Luis Lomelí, Head of Licensing and Consumer Products area at The Walt Disney Company (Mexico).
While developing these storytelling and content creation initiatives, the premise has been to stay true to the essence of Mexican wrestling at all times by bringing together AAA’s experience in terms of wrestling and Marvel’s experience in terms of story and character development. The potential of wrestling is unlimited. Its quality, color and talent are increasingly valued in the world. Based on this unique and original creative platform, we will develop different product lines such as clothing, footwear and accessories, toys, household and school items”, adds the executive.
In this collaboration, some of Marvel’s popular heroes becomes Luchadors with very Mexican names that still throwback to their abilities and English names.
- The Hulk – El Furioso
- Wolverine – El Animal Indestructible
- Captain Marvel – La Estrella Cosmica
- Spider-Man – El Aracno
- Venom – El Venenoide
- Iron Man – El Hero Invicto
- Deadpool – El Chimichanga De La Muerte
Also expect to see Funko pop keychains of these characters and even special 17.5-inch plushies based on the Marvel Lucha Libre Funko Pops down the road.
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