Happenings: NYCC More McFarlane + Times Square Toys’R’Us Signing

For Immediate Release

If you’re one of the lucky fans attending New York Comic-Con  October 8th – 10th, there are some pretty cool McFarlane-related events and giveaways you do NOT want to miss.  Image Comics (#1647) and 38 Studios (#2257) are giving YOU the chance to meet Todd McFarlane at the show.

TODD McFARLANE – FRIDAY

Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Friday, October 8th, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Image Comics Booth #1647
Head to the Image Comics’ booth (http://www.imagecomics.com) for a very rare joint autograph signing with McFarlane (Spawn, Haunt) and Capullo (Spawn, Haunt). The Image Booth will be selling both Haunt ($9.99) and Spawn ($14.99) trade paperbacks.  125 FREE tickets for the autograph session will be given away at the Image Comics booth starting at 1pm on Friday.  No purchase required. Limit two signatures per person.

Todd McFarlane Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Friday, October 8th 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Midtown Comics Booth #2143
When the con doors open at 1pm, Midtown Comics’ booth (http://www.midtowncomics.com/) will give away 100 FREE tickets to fans wanting to attend the special McFarlane signing.  Midtown will have a wide range of McFarlane’s work available for purchase. One ticket per person.  No purchase required.  Limit two signatures, per person.

PANEL: Toys Are Us! How Your Favorite Toys Are Made with Special Guest Todd McFarlane (http://nycc_nyaf10.mapyourshow.com/3_0/sessions/sessiondetails.cfm?ScheduledSessionID=1049)
Date/Time: Friday, October 8th  6 PM  – 7 PM
Panel Room 6 (1A21)

Panelists:

• Todd McFarlane, Founder of McFarlane Toys
• Shawn Smith, Creative Director and CEO of Shawnimals
• Jesse Falcon, VP of Product Development at Marvel Entertainment
• David Scroggy, VP of Product Development at Dark Horse Comics
• Zach Oat, former ToyFare Editor and Co-author of Pop Sculpture: How to Create Action Figures and Collectible Statues

Todd McFarlane at Toys “R” Us Times Square Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Friday, October 8th 7:00 PM
Location:  Toys R Us Times Square, Level Three, The Skybox
If you weren’t lucky enough to score a ticket to NYCC, McFarlane and Toy R Us are doing a special autograph signing after the con closes for the night, and EVERYONE is invited.  400 fans will get the chance to meet and get an autograph from the legendary Artist and McFarlane Toys Founder.   Tickets are available in advance and day of the event with a $20 purchase at the Toys “R” Us Times Square store (http://www.toysrusinc.com/about-us/times-square/special-events/). Tickets are limited to one per person. Autographs are limited to one action figure and one additional memorabilia item, time permitting.

TODD MCFARLANE – SATURDAY

Todd McFarlane and Curt Schilling, Autograph Signing, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning FREE Limited Edition Posters
Date/Time: Saturday, October 9th 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 38 Studio’s Booth #2257
Many of you have been following the news about 38 Studios (http://38studios.com/) Founder and Chairman, and three-time World Series Champion, Curt Schilling, and our very own Todd McFarlane teaming up on an exciting new video game slated to release in 2011. NYCC attendees will definitely want to visit 38 Studios Booth learn more about the upcoming title Reckoning, including a new creature reveal, three incredible McFarlane Toys designed in-game prototypes, and to get their hands on FREE posters and other Reckoning giveaways.  FREE.

(Todd won’t be back on Sunday.)

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