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Funko Marvel 80 Years GameStop Exclusive Advent Calendar
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Marvel 80 Years GameStop Exclusive Advent Calendar
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Ideal for Marvel Lovers
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Celebrate the holiday season and eight decades of Marvel comics with this Funko Advent calendar that's perfect for kids and the young at heart.

Pros

A good choice for superhero fans, as each of the 24 days leading up to Christmas conceals a Marvel character. Includes several characters that are exclusive to this calendar. Makes a nice early gift for Marvel collectors.

Cons

Occasional quality control issues are possible, as a few customers report missing or repeat figures and damaged packaging.

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Funko Dragon Ball Z Advent Calendar
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Dragon Ball Z Advent Calendar
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Amazing Anime
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A fun Advent calendar for Funko and Dragon Ball Z fans, even though duplicates are possible.

Pros

Contains popular Dragon Ball Z characters, 24 in all. Figures are cute and colorful and resemble those from the animated series. Also great for anime enthusiasts. Nice price.

Cons

Some customers gripe about duplicate characters - a few received as many seven in one calendar.

Funko The Nightmare Before Christmas Advent Calendar
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The Nightmare Before Christmas Advent Calendar
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Most Versatile
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This versatile Advent calendar is a good option for many types of fans - Disney, Funko figures, Halloween, and of course Christmas.

Pros

Calendar is packed with 24 miniature characters based on Disney's "The Nightmare Before Christmas." Owners brag about the details. Could even be used as a countdown to Halloween.

Cons

Duplicates are possible. Compartments can be a little difficult to open. A few reports of calendars that were damaged when they arrived.

Funko Harry Potter Advent Calendar
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Harry Potter Advent Calendar
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Best for Harry Potter Fans
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If you are looking for a fun way to countdown the days until Christmas with your favorite Harry Potter fan, this Advent calendar is a must-have.

Pros

Praised by those who love Harry Potter, thanks to the 24 figures that include Harry, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and more. Lots of unique characters and few repeats.

Cons

Although rare, several Advent calendars arrived with at least one missing figure.

Funko Fortnite Advent Calendar
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Fortnite Advent Calendar
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Best for Games
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From Funko enthusiasts to avid gamers, this Advent calendar is an exciting way to honor December 1st through the 24th.

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Contains an exciting collection of Fortnite characters for each of the 24 for days before Christmas. Fortnite lovers rave about the authentic appearance of the figures.

Cons

A few calendars had damage or missing figures, whiles others had some duplicates.

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