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Funko Launches New “Hero World” Vinyl Figures Exclusive to Target

EVERETT, Wash. , Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Funko, Inc. (FNKO) (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, today announced the launch of HeroWorld, its newest vinyl collectible figures collection. The collection is exclusively available at Target and Target.com and will connect fans of all ages to their favorite iconic heroes.

The new collection includes exclusive figures from multiple, leading pop culture properties, including DC Comics, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Teen Titans Go!, Power Rangers and Scooby-Doo. The four-inch vinyl figures continue in the Funko tradition of creating distinct and whimsical designs that we believe will inspire fans to connect with their favorite pop culture content and build their collections.

“HeroWorld is about expanding our universe of collectible figures across multiple pop culture licenses for younger audiences,” said Andrew Perlmutter, President of Funko. “We are very excited about this new collection and as we continue to introduce new innovative products designed to facilitate fan engagement.”

The HeroWorld collection features curated sets of five or two figures, retailing for $14.99 and $6.99 respectively. In addition to this exclusive new collection, Target has agreed to reveal a new, limited-edition Funko figure starting on January 5, 2018 and continuing every Friday for eight weeks.

About Funko, Inc.

Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Funko is a leading pop culture consumer products company. Funko designs, sources and distributes licensed pop culture products across multiple categories, including vinyl figures, action toys, plush, apparel, housewares and accessories for consumers who seek tangible ways to connect with their favorite pop culture brands and characters. Learn more at https://funko.com/, and follow us on Twitter (@OriginalFunko) and Instagram (@OriginalFunko).