Todd McFarlane Invades New York Comic Con

Mon, October 4th, 2010 at 6:57pm PDT

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Official Press Release

If you're one of the lucky fans attending New York Comic-Con (http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com) 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, Curt Schilling and Greg Capullo 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=49)

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.

GREG CAPULLO - SATURDAY

Greg Capullo Hero Initiative Autograph Signing

Date/Time: Saturday, October 9th 1:30 PM- 2:30 PM

Location: Hero Initiative Booth #333

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to meet Greg and get your favorite Capullo comics signed, all while supporting Hero Initiative (http://www.heroinitiative.org) an amazing cause in the comic industry! No ticket required. No purchase required, but donations are highly encouraged.

Greg Capullo Autograph Signing

Date/Time: Saturday, October 9th 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Image Comics Booth #1647

Comic book artist extraordinaire Greg Capullo, whose amazingly detailed style and incredible desire to grow and evolve as an artist, have made him a fan-favorite. Greg first made a name for himself while working on Marvel Comics' X-Force, but he has left an unmistakable mark on the landscape of the comic book industry with his breathtaking work on Spawn and his creator-owned title, The Creech. Greg's art can currently be seen in the top selling ongoing series, Haunt from Todd McFarlane Productions and Image Comics. FREE, no tickets required.

GREG CAPULLO - SUNDAY

Creating Comics the Image Comics Way

Date/Time: Sunday, October 10th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Room 1A24

How do Image Creators make the best books in the business? Join us for a roundtable discussion of creator-owned comics, with an insider's perspective on how ownership makes the creative process more fulfilling. Jim Valentino (ShadowHawk), Greg Capullo (Haunt, Creech, Spawn), Marc Guggenheim (Halcyon), Joe Casey (Officer Downe), and Ben Templesmith (Choker) share their thoughts on publishing with Image Comics.

Greg Capullo Autograph Signing

Date/Time: Sunday, October 10th 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Image Comics Booth #1647

On Sunday, fans will have one last chance to meet the legendary artist, Greg Capullo, before the NYCC close the doors for another year. FREE, no ticket required.

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

TAGS:  image comics, todd mcfarlane, greg capullo, spawn, haunt, nycc2010

 
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