Funko Announces Bob Gurr Pop and Induction into the Funko Celebrity Hall of Fame
Anaheim, CA - March 26, 2023 - Funko, the renowned creator of pop culture collectibles, delighted fans at the annual Wondercon convention with an exciting announcement. The company proudly unveiled the upcoming release of the highly anticipated Bob Gurr Funko Pop figure, alongside the induction of Bob Gurr himself as the first inductee in the Funko Celebrity Hall of Fame.
The surprise announcement unfolded at the Anaheim Convention Center Arena, in front of an extra enthusiastic audience of thousands. Attendees were treated to a momentous occasion as Funko's founder, Mike Becker, and CEO Brian Mariotti took the stage to honor the legendary Bob Gurr.
Bob Gurr, an iconic figure in the world of family entertainment, is renowned for his exceptional contributions to the theme park industry. Having played a pivotal role in designing some of the most beloved Disney attractions, including the Monorail and Matterhorn Bobsleds, Gurr's influence has left an indelible mark on the theme park landscape. Recognizing his outstanding achievements and contributions, Funko has chosen to commemorate Bob Gurr's remarkable career with this highly coveted Funko Pop figure.
Scheduled for a limited release in the spring of 2024, the Bob Gurr Funko Pop is expected to captivate interest fans worldwide. With meticulous attention to detail, the figure perfectly captures Gurr's likeness, making it a must-have for collectors and enthusiasts alike. The limited availability of this exclusive Funko Pop figure will undoubtedly make it a treasured piece in any fan's collection.
Commenting on this extraordinary honor, Bob Gurr expressed his gratitude, stating, "I am deeply humbled and grateful to Funko for this incredible recognition. I hope this Funko Pop figure brings joy to fans around the world and serves as a reminder of the magic we create together."
Funko has consistently thrilled fans with their imaginative and intricately designed collectibles, and the addition of Bob Gurr's Funko Pop figure further solidifies their commitment to celebrating the icons of pop culture.