Funko to Take Over the Official HBO Shop on 6th Ave. with Massive Collection of Fan-Favorite Character Pops from October 4-7
New Wave of Game of Thrones® Line Arrives in October
New York, NY, September 21, 2018 – Fans of HBO programming can soon be surrounded by their favorite Funko figurines and merchandise inspired by on-screen characters as Funko takes over the official HBO Shop, located at 42nd St. and 6th Ave. in Manhattan, October 4th-7th. Prepare to be immersed in a vast array of highly collectible Funko products from Pop! Vinyls, Pop! Keychains, Pop! Tees, Dorbz, pint glasses and more, from HBO series including Game of Thrones®, Westworld, Silicon Valley®, Veep® and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver®.
This limited time event coincides with New York Comic Con, making the pop-up a perfect must-see destination for Con attendees and fans of HBO characters. Additionally, the HBO Shop will feature limited quantities of the NYCC exclusive “Metallic” Game of Thrones Funko Children of the Forest Pop! figure only available at the HBO Shop and shop.hbo.com. The Pop Up shop will also be the first place fans can purchase the next wave of GOT Funko figures before it becomes available at other retailers. The new wave includes the following figures:
For the duration of the Pop Up shop the HBO Shop will be open with extended hours from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday-Friday and from 10:00a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Featuring unique social media-worthy photo opportunities throughout, including an in-store step and repeat for attendees to pose with their newly purchased figurines.
HBO will host an exclusive press preview night on Wednesday, October 3rd from 4-7pm EST. Press attendees at this event will be the first to see the Funko takeover and can enjoy a glass of Game of Thrones Wine by Vintage Wine Estates and/or a Game of Thrones Beer by Brewery Ommegang. Gift bags will be given out on a first come first serve basis!
Guests of the press preview night must be 21 years or older.
HBO Licensing & Retail, a division of Home Box Office, Inc., partners with best-in-class licensees around the world to give HBO’s global audience new and exciting ways to engage with their favorite shows. The division leverages iconic, award-winning HBO programs such as Game of Thrones, VEEP, Sex and the City, Silicon Valley, Insecure, The Sopranos, Big Little Lies, True Blood and more to create officially licensed consumer products, innovative merchandise programs, retail activations and live immersive experiences. HBO Licensing & Retail works across a broad range of product categories, including collectibles, apparel, publishing, live branded experiences, digital gaming, fashion and beauty collaborations, luxury accessories, and beyond. Officially licensed HBO merchandise can be purchased in retail stores around the world, online in the US at http://store.hbo.com, and at the groundbreaking HBO retail hub, the HBO Shop®, located at 42nd and 6th Avenue in New York City.