The press release follows:
Media Release — Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of comics, graphic novels, and pop culture merchandise, is pleased to announce that it has been named as a premiere distribution partner for Funko. Beginning on May 15, Diamond will serve as a key distributor and platform to order all Funko products.
Established in 1998, Funko is one of the leading creators and innovators of licensed pop culture products for a diverse range of consumers. With a motto of “Everyone is a Fan of Something,” Funko aims to provide tangible ways for consumers to take their fandom offline with a range of products including action toys, plush, apparel, housewares and accessories, and, of course, their hugely popular Pop! vinyl figures.
Diamond’s selection as a premiere distribution partner serves as a natural next step for the companies, who have frequently partnered to develop and promote exclusive product lines. Clients who choose to order their Funko products through Diamond will gain direct access to Diamond’s best-selling PREVIEWS Exclusive Funko Pop! figures, in addition to Funko’s full range of products.
“We’re thrilled to expand our partnership with Funko. Their product lines resonate with customers across all channels of our business and their continued sales growth through Diamond over the years has been impressive,” said Tim Lenaghan, Chief Purchasing Officer for Geppi Family Enterprises. “We are excited to see what new opportunities this creates for both Diamond and Funko as we begin the process of reaching out to new retailers.”
Retailers interested in opening an account with Diamond can find more information online or contact Diamond’s New Accounts Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS (DCD) — Diamond is at the nexus of comics and pop culture merchandise. Based in Baltimore, MD, DCD is the world’s largest distributor of English-language comic books and pop-culture related merchandise, servicing thousands of specialty retailers worldwide. For more information, visit Diamond on the web at www.diamondcomics.com.