How to Shop for Retro Toys

When it comes to retro toys, nothing beats the pop culture figures known as bobbleheads and thanks to the internet; they are now easier than ever to get hold of. Whether you want to treat someone special to one to cheer them up, to give one as a present or you just want one for yourself, you don’t have to spend days traipsing around toy stores searching for one of these hugely popular vinyl toys, as the internet is home to a large selection to choose from.

Bobbleheads are small vinyl figures, they are made by a company named Funko and they appeal to all kinds of people who are often just big kids at heart and they are ideal for anyone looking for a retro toy. They also appeal to a younger generation of children who are yet to understand the appeal of retro toys and you can look online for these pop culture figures by using words such as “retro toys in America” or “bobblehead Funko Australia” and simply replace the name of the place with the name of the country or specific area you live in.

Shop Online

The internet is definitely the easiest way to shop for these retro style toys and they come in a range of categories, including:

  • Star Wars
  • Freddy Krueger
  • Jack Sparrow
  • IT
  • Godzilla
  • Daredevil
  • Despicable Me
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Agent Carter
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Game of Thrones
  • Robin Hood
  • ET
  • Star Trek
  • Sons of Anarchy
  • Power Rangers
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Suicide Squad

These pop figurines come in everything from characters from classic movies like Pulp Fiction, through to characters from children’s cartoons like Minions or hit movies aimed at teenagers such as Mean Girls.


When you shop online it is vital to find a website that offers the following:

  • A secure payment page
  • The option to deliver to your country
  • Customer reviews

You should also be able to read descriptions written about each of the figures to help you to find the perfect one, whether you want to have it as a decorative piece on your desk at work or you want to stick it onto the dashboard of your car.

Who Are They For?

 Some of these figurines will appeal to the older generation more, such as a Robert De Niro figure from the movie Taxi Driver, while others will appeal to a younger audience such as characters from The Walking Dead or 21 Jump Street. They appeal to both children and adults looking for a retro toy and they work well as a gift for someone on a birthday or Christmas. Part of the reason these retro toys are so popular is that they are available in so many genres, they appeal to people of all ages and you can also buy t-shirts that are printed with the same cool, old fashioned style.