The Pop! Heroes Collage Puzzle is produced by Cardinal Industries. Inc. in USA in 2016. The cardboard carton contains a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle, fully licensed by DC Comics, Warner Brothers and Funko. The jigsaw puzzle contains a collage image of several Funko Pops, which includes the Phantom Funko Pop produced in 2014.
Mike Becker a prominent toy collector, originally founded “Funko” in 1998 Snohomish, Washington, USA. Funko’s original success was licensing the rights to Bobbleheads for Austin Powers, which sold 80,000 units, followed by Tony the Tiger and the Grinch just to name a few. The ‘Pop!’ Vinyl figure line commenced in 2011.
The Pop! Heroes Collage Puzzle comes in a cardboard carton measuring 20.07cm x 5.33cm x 20.07cm with vibrant colorful graphics found on all sides.
The 1000 jigsaw puzzle pieces are provided in a clear plastic satchel.
Once completed, the Pop! Heroes Collage Puzzle measures 48.5cm x 67.6cm, with the Phantom Funko Pop seen in the lower right.
A second version of the Pop! Heroes Collage Puzzle was released in the USA, with the title altering slightly to ‘Pop! DC: Heroes Collage Puzzle’. This version came with a ‘Mystery Pocket Bobble-Head’. Graphics on the front and back of the carton altered slightly, with the DC comics logo found on the front. The internal jigsaw puzzle remained the same as the first version.
The Pop! Heroes Collage Puzzle is part of a set of 3 jigsaw puzzles released by Cardinal Industries. Inc. which also includes ‘Pop! Marvel Collage Puzzle’ and ‘Pop! Star Wars Collage Puzzles’, with the Phantom not featured in these puzzles
The Pop! DC: Heroes Collage Puzzle produced by Cardinal Industries. Inc. also came in a smaller mini sized version. This version contains the same collage image of several Funko Pops as seen in the 1000 piece puzzle version, which includes the Phantom, however this version contains 100 pieces and measures 23.1cm x 26.1cm once completed.