NYCC 2018: HBO brings new wave of ‘Game of Thrones’ merchandises
New York Comic Con is home to some of the hottest exclusives that you will ever see, which begins on a high note yesterday (October 4) and will remain till October 7. Taking place at the Javits Convention Center in midtown Manhattan, it’s already begun welcoming fans from all over the world to take part.
To make it more interesting, HBO is taking to the streets of the Big Apple during New York Comic Con, partnering with Funko for an official pop-up shop throughout the convention.
The collection set to include collectible Funko products such as Pop! Vinyls, Pop! Keychains, Pop! Tees, Dorbz, pint glasses and more, from beloved HBO series Game of Thrones, Westworld, Silicon Valley, Veep, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. This limited time event will be open from 10 am to 8 pm on all the event days.
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Recently, HBO is also commemorating a decade of filming in Northern Ireland by opening up sites featured in the show to the public as attractions including Winterfell, Castle Black, and Kings Landing. In addition to the sets, the plan is also to potentially include a formal studio tour of Linen Mill Studios, which will showcase content from the series spanning all seasons and settings.
In addition, famed scotch maker Johnnie Walker is launching single malt scotch whisky collection inspired by the villainous White Walkers of HBO’s hit series.
Game of Thrones was a big winner at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, taking home the award for ‘outstanding drama series.’
The fantasy-drama will conclude with its eighth season premiering in 2019. The tentative targeted open date is set for 2019.