TGON visits the new Funko Head Quarters in Everett, Washington

Saturday August 19th I was lucky enough to enter the brand new Funko Headquarters in Everett Washington, though that is not when the adventure began, that started on Friday August 18th. Without getting into to much detail, sometimes plans change and you have to make adjustments on the fly, so when I arrived into Seattle on Friday, I had to get my car, check into my hotel, and go hangout outside in a line around 9:15 pm to 7:15 am Saturday morning. I was not lucky enough to get a ticket time before hand, so instead of spending hundreds of dollars to go up north and end up with nothing I waited with other friends in line, we had some rotating through the night. With an event like this you need to have a trustworthy group and work together, luckily we had some locals that gave me a blanket and I used a chair. I ended up staying up for 23 hours straight, and the mentioned 10 hours lined up outside in the elements to make sure to attend and to bring pictures back to share with you all. With that said lets get started.

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Funko pulled out all the stops, including large Hulk figure for the street! Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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Hulk was upset he lost his head. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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A couple of the over sized pieces overlooking everyone at Funko HQ. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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Owner Brian Mariotti and the town Mayor cutting the ribbon for the store opening, not pictured Kevin Smith also helped cut the ribbon. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds

Funko announced some things that weren’t up and running for the opening. First is Pop! Factory, which is a way to customize and make your own Funko or vision a the facility.

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Tubes and tubes of different color bases for the customized pops. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds

In addition, it was also announced that a couple of the artists have decided to volunteer time on the weekends o teach local children all about drawing and art and the business. I have a feeling this will be a great thing for the locals and might end up being a favorite.

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Funko University could end up being one of the best and favorite attractions at the Head Quarter. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds

So besides all sorts of loot to buy, regular common pieces, exclusive pieces to the event and or the store, the place was brimming with all sorts of display pieces, and secret crowns to find. I’ll include a few pieces from the different categories, but not everything in case you do get a chance to check it out you can still be surprised.

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Members of Harry Potter making sure you don’t steal. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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Of course Disney will be represented, Belle is happy to see everyone. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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Don’t be like a Star Wars Storm Trooper and miss the mark if you are in the area and don’t visit. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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I’m sure you can find over 9000 reasons to attend this place. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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Marvel’s Deadpool was easily chilling the most. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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The girls are running the DC section. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds
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I am sure people will ask, this was my loot from Day 1. I got loot day 2 as well but forgot to take a picture before I packed it and shipped it home. Photo Credit: Jon Hicks The Game of Nerds

Funko Head Quarters is located at 2802 Wetmore Ave, Everett, WA 98201.

Hours of Operation

MONDAY: CLOSED
TUESDAY-FRIDAY: 11 AM – 7 PM
SATURDAY: 10 AM – 7 PM
SUNDAY: 11 AM – 6 PM
If you have a chance I do recommend taking a trip, maybe I’ll post more pictures up later.
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Author: Jon Hicks

I am a wise cracking avid gamer, drawn more to the role playing games with the vast stories and characters. I collect Funko pops, my name is Riddler3 on the Funatics board. I’m a big DC fan, none bigger than Green Lantern as evidenced by my leg tattoo. My biggest fandom is zombies, namely all things Walking Dead. I love everything about zombies and can talk about it for hours. I enjoy Game of Thrones, sports, basketball, and football at the forefront. I support my hobbies as an office manager at a sign company. Please don’t be afraid to reach out and talk about all sorts of topics.

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