Funko Inc. adds to its original line of Pop! Monsters with a second wave of characters, custom video content, and a new dedicated retail space.
The Wetmore Forest branded collection features three product lines including Funko’s Pop!, plush, and keychain categories. In conjunction with the new line, Funko Animation Studios will produce and release a series of proprietary online videos and other media content to showcase the characters of the Wetmore Forest world.
On Aug. 18, Funko will host a Wetmore Block Party to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Funko’s flagship store, along with the city of Everett, Wash.’s 125 year anniversary. Funko CEO Brian Mariotti and Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin will kick off the event by unveiling the newly expanded Wetmore Forest area inside Funko’s flagship retail location. Fans will get to experience an in-store Wetmore Forest-themed game and interact with their favorite monsters in their natural habitat.
Funko’s second launch of Pop! Monsters include Sapwood Mossbottom, Mulch, Grumble, FoxPaw, Liverwort, Magnus TwistKnot, Angus Knucklebark, Smoots, and Slog with Grub. Each Pop! Monster has its own customized storyline that helps tell a piece of the Wetmore Forest story. Funko will also launch an interactive online experience.
Wetmore Forest Pop! Monsters are available to purchase at Funko’s flagship retail store, online at www.funko.com, and at specialty retailers.