Rex Freitas

Honolulu, Hawaii

What Funko lines do you collect? How many pieces are in your collection?

Wacky Wobblers, Pop!s, Dorbz, Vynl., Funko Force, Nodniks, Spastik Plastik, Fantastic Plastik, Keychains, Funko Visions. I collect them ALL, as long it says Funko. I currently have around 1600 pieces in my collection.

How long have you been a collector?

Since 1998, almost 20 years!

What are your favorite fandoms?

Hanna-Barbera, Ad Icons, Warner Brothers, Marvel, DC and Disney.

What was your first Funko item?

Wacky Wobbler - Bob's Big Boy

What is your favorite Funko piece in your collection?

My favorite is my giant Frankenberry, he's 6 feet tall and is a bobblehead!!

Tell us your favorite Funko story!

It all started that one fateful day while I was dining at Bob's Big Boy. When I was about ready to pay my bill, I looked up and saw Bob's Big Boy in bobblehead form sitting on the shelf. I thought it was great piece and picked him up. I went to Tower Records one day and saw Wacky Wobblers and started buying. A few months went by and my classmate Dan came over my house, commented on my Wobbler collection, then said he saw a lot at Razor Concepts. I had to go check it out, and from that day forward I was triple Funko hooked- they had all the Wobblers of my favorite characters from my childhood cartoon days and soon my collection grew.

I made some friends along the way, and have had influenced others to start collecting Funko products. Here in Hawaii I knew 5 collectors, then I met Eric Young who started Pop Funko Hawaii on Facebook only a couple years ago. My family of 5 collectors grew into over 1200 Funko Funatics today. I don't call them members, I'm proud to call each and every one FunkoOhana, which means my Funko Family. I'm proud of each and every one of these Funatics.

I want to send a big Mahalo (thanks) to everyone at Funko HQ for making such a fantastic lineup of products and hope to continue to expand my collection! Most of all to Mike Becker and his team who started Funko and now Brian Mariotti who just blew all us collectors away, A BIG MAHALO NUI.

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