Funko Pop store opens in Weston
PUBLISHED: 12:00 31 July 2016
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 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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