Funko Pop store opens in Weston

PUBLISHED: 12:00 31 July 2016

John Tancock selling lots of Funko Pop collectables.

John Tancock selling lots of Funko Pop collectables.

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Collectable figurines from films, TV shows and comics are now on sale in Weston-super-Mare, after a shop-owner opened a store in just a few days.

John Tancock selling lots of Funko Pop collectables.John Tancock selling lots of Funko Pop collectables.

John Tancock has opened Poptastic Collectables in Orchard Street.

He is selling Funko Pops, which are toys from famous franchises.

Mr Tancock said: “I originally refused to buy them because they are so collectable.

“For my birthday, I got a Buffy vampire, and I started my collection.

“At the beginning of this year, I thought about selling them and started an online shop.

“It got to the point the week before last where there was too much stock for a one-bedroom flat.

“So I decided to go big or go home. I saw the shop on the Saturday, came in on the Sunday, and with help from quite a few friends, we were open by 11.30am.”

Mr Tancock is also offering Pokémon Go players somewhere to charge their phones.


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