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Game Of Thrones roundup: New funko pop figurine and an enamel pin collection, character impressions, and a visit to Cersei’s World

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There are only 9 days left for the premiere of Game of Thrones Season 8. Talking about some news this week, where we got two TV promos and an official tease called ‘Aftermath‘, we’ve got other new updates as well. Today in this post, we share with you the weekly roundup: a new Funko pop figurine, new shop-exclusive enamel pin collection, a new Game of Thrones impressions video, and much more.

Starting off with the Night King figurine, it was released recently by Funko and HBO recently. This figurine shows Night King seated upon the Iron Throne like the one we saw in one of the posters released for the new season of Game of Thrones. This one is made out of pure metallic material, unlike the other vinyl figurines. The limited edition figurine will be exclusively available on shop.HBO.com

Apart from this brand new figurine, HBO Licensing & Retail plans on rolling out a shop-exclusive enamel pin collection inspired from the great houses of Westeros. These pins will be available on the official HBO shop and will be put on sale every week through May 20.

To be rolled out in sets of two each week so far, only 6 out of 18 pins have been released so far on the HBO commerce site, and the others are to be released throughout the promotions. Each wearable with a unique message and symbolism used in Game of Thrones, some of the iconic pins include Hand of the Queen, dragonglass, hold the door, Valar Morghulis, and A Girl Has No Name. 

Arriving at an awesome Cersei Lannister song called ‘Cersei’s World‘ by the Riben Collective. Inspired by one of the well-known songs of the 90’s Barbie Girl by Aqua, this song gives you a recap of one of Game of Thrones most hated characters: Cersei Lannister. The verses start with ‘I’m an evil girl, in an evil world’, giving you highlights of the Mad Queen’s journey so far. Watch the video here:

And, finally, we bring to you another pretty-awesome Game of Thrones Season 8 impressions video by Zac Clayton as he too gives you a recap of the last seven seasons and the one coming through. You’ll find great impressions of your favourite characters from Game of Thrones like Jon Snow, Jorah Mormont, Varys, Jaime Lannister, Tormund Giantsbane, Littlefinger, Tyrion Lannister, and others. Watch this awesome video here:







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George R. R. Martin shares a poem with fans on his 73rd birthday

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George R. R. Martin shares a poem with fans on his 73rd birthday

George R. R. Martin is one of the most famous fantasy writers of present times. If not for him, we wouldn’t be having the amazing world of Game of Thrones, HBO’s fantasy epic based on his A Song of Ice and Fire novels. Though much of his fanbase has grown weary of him, for making them wait for the next book in the series ‘Winds of Winter’, he is still a coveted literary figure, and no one can deny his importance in the entertainment industry.

Martin turned 73 on Monday, September 20, 2021, and birthday wishes have been pouring in for the veteran writer. He shared a nice poem about getting old on his blog Not a Blog:

George R. R. Martin shares a poem with fans on his 73rd birthday

I grow old… I grow old…

I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled.

Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach?

I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach.

I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.

I do not think that they will sing to me.

((with thanks to T.S. Eliot))”

It is true that Martin is getting old, and many fans are worried if he’ll ever get to finish his novels. However, it is also true that he has been promising fans he will deliver the much-awaited books, while he is still working on other projects. We can only hope he is true to his word. What do you think about it? Talk to us in the comments below!







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Have a look at Game of Cones – A shop dedicated to Game of Thrones and Ice cream lovers!

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Have a look at a Game of Cones for Ice cream lovers!

When you watch Game of Thrones, you always swear allegiance to a particular House or two, be it Lannister, Targaryen, Baratheon, Stark, or Greyjoy. But when it comes to ice creams, it becomes a really tough choice. And one particular shop in Cornwall is not making it easy for Game of Thrones fans at all. A Game of Thrones ice cream shop, Game of Cones, located in Fowey, Cornwall, UK, is making your dreams come true, in the form of your favourite sweet and icy dessert.

Have a look at a Game of Cones for Ice cream lovers!

The dessert shop in Cornwall sells your favourite ice creams and milkshakes with a Game of Thrones twist. Over 33 flavours are available on their menu for you to choose from, each sharing name with a character on HBO’s epic fantasy. There’s also a House of Dragons cabinet for people to sit and enjoy their delicacy. It sounds awfully similar to the name of HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel!

Have a look at a Game of Cones for Ice cream lovers!

We know that Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is being filmed at various locations in Cornwall, as many pictures have been leaked online with the cast in costume. Game of Cones will surely make a huge profit if the prequel lifts off.

What do you think of the Game of Cones ice cream shop? Tell us in the comments below!







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More amazing pictures revealed from the 2022 A Song of Ice and Fire calendar

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More amazing pictures revealed from the 2022 A Song of Ice and Fire calendar

Every year diehard Game of Thrones fans wait for the release of the yearly A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar that features some of the best artworks in the world. They depict the fantastical world of George R. R. Martin’s famous novel series. A few of the beautiful portraits were released early this year, two of them very recently. Penguin Random House released a calendar filled with images from George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series. The publication site has shared more images on its website, according to Los Siete Reinos.

The calendar for 2022 has illustrations from Spanish artist Arantza Sestayo. Earlier George R. R. Martin tweeted a pic from the calendar, announcing its release a few weeks ago. Two new pictures from the calendar were leaked recently. First up, there’s a lovely image of Sansa and Lady in the Winterfell godswood, before the direwolf is killed very early on in the story. Next, we have an image of Craster and his many wives and daughters who live with him beyond the Wall.

You can buy the 2022 A Song of Ice and Fire calendar here. Are you excited about the new yearly calendar? Talk to us in the comments below!







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