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Funko Partners with Sesame Street on New Pop! Series

Funko.SesameStreetFunko has a new license with Sesame Workshop to create a series of Sesame Street Pop! Vinyl figures. The partnership will launch at this month’s New York Comic Con with the first to market release of a Super Grover Pop! Vinyl figure, which stands 3.75 inches tall and comes in a window display box. The Super Grover Pop! Vinyl figure will be available for sale at Toy Tokyo’s New York Comic Con Booth.

A complete Sesame Street Pop! series will follow next year. The Sesame Street Pop! series will include Bert, Ernie, Big Bird, Oscar, The Count, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Grover.

“As a company, we feel that the Sesame Street license is a fantastic way to bring our older customers back to their youth, while at the same time introducing our fun new line of collectables to younger generations,” says Andrew Perlmutter, vice president of sales.

IMG Picked as Sesame Workshop’s Korea Rep

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Sesame Workshop has named IMG as its licensing representative for Korea. IMG will oversee the Sesame Street brand in categories such as apparel, accessories, stationery, home décor, books, video, and audio.

Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures, a claymation series following the best friends, currently airs on Korea’s Educational Broadcasting System (EBS).