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Todd McFarlane Update: August 20

The Todd McFarlane Update is reprinted with permission. To receive this newsletter in your email inbox, you can subscribe at http://www.spawn.com/news/mcfarlaneupdate/.

Todd McFarlane Update

Welcome to the Todd McFarlane Update. Welcome to everyone who is new to the update, as well as those who've been here since the beginning! The database count is now more than 46,250!

Here are the latest headlines from the News Section of spawn.com, plus contests and much more! We encourage your interest and feedback.

In the News

To read the full text of the stories listed below, please click here: http://spawn.com/news/.

Infernal Parade online train pulling into digital town
New Barker/McFarlane action figure feature debuts Aug. 20

The next in our illustrious series of spawn.com online features is nearly complete and, Martha, it's a doozie. Coming next Friday, Aug. 20, only to spawn.com is a complete online dissection of the upcoming Clive Barker's Infernal Parade action figure line.

NBA Legends action figure series announced
Here's the lineup in the next sport to receive the Legends treatment

McFarlane Toys is taking their Legends series to court - the basketball court. Hoops fans worldwide will rejoice as McFarlane's Sports Picks honors six members of the Basketball Hall of Fame in our debut NBA Legends series. In Spring 2005, whistles will blow, nets will swish and rims will rock as these six NBA Legends arrive in stores everywhere.

H.R. Giger Li II sculpture coming to stores
Final approvals on this one-of-a-kind art piece completed

It's been a long time coming, but the partnership statue between McFarlane Toys and Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger is finally heading to stores. The statue is Li II, a three-dimensional representation of one of Giger's most famous paintings.

12-inch NFL Series 2 figures hitting stores
Get your large-scale football figures before it's too late

McFarlane Toys' second line of 12-inch NFL action figures that we announced a couple months back are starting to roll into retail stores. The original four figures were supplemented with four additional 12-inch figures that are slated as retail exclusives.

Collector's Club announces AvP exclusive figure
Newest 'Alien vs. Predator' figure will be sold on spawn.com

Alien vs. Predator opened at theaters. Our AvP action figure line hit retail shelves. What's left? Well, we have been teasing you for weeks about the upcoming Alien vs. Predator action figure to be released exclusively through the McFarlane Toys Collector's Club on spawn.com.

McFarlane will have booth at 'Rue Morgue' show
Toronto hosts Canadian National Horror Expo Aug. 27-29

Rue Morgue, Canada's premiere horror magazine, and Hobby Star Marketing have launched the 2004 Rue Morgue Festival of Fear Canadian National Horror Expo. The event will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre the weekend of Aug. 27-29, 2004 as part of Canada's National Expo (along with ComiCon, CNAnime and SFX), and is expected to draw some 20,000 genre fans.

New items on sale at spawn.com!

Having a hard time finding certain toys? Well let me deliver you some good news. Some items have now become available for purchase at spawn.com:

  • 12" Randy Moss & Donovan McNabb
  • 12" Alien & Predator
  • Alien vs Predator
  • NFL Series 8
  • Cooperstown
  • NASCAR/Shrek 2-packs
  • NASCAR Series 2 Mass Market
  • Alien & Predator
  • MLB Series 9
  • MLB Series 10
  • 3" MLB Series 2
  • 3" NHL Series 1
  • Monsters 3: Collectors Club Exclusive Accessory Pack
  • Monsters 3: 6 Faces of Madness
  • 12" Gene Simmons
  • Spawn Reborn 2

Coming soon: Kiss Love Gun, Elvis Presley (Early '60s Rockabilly), Conan, and 3" NFL Series 1

Contests, Contests, Contests

The crack team at spawn.com has lots of stuff to give away to our dedicated Web site users. Be sure to enter any of the contests listed on the new Contests Section of spawn.com for your chance to score cool McFarlane prizes. And check back often as this section is updated with new contests periodically. Good luck.

ToyFest 2004

Check out the ToyFest page for the latest news on McFarlane Toys and the 2004 lines.

Spawn.com Message Boards

Do you have an opinion or question about the McFarlane empire? Or, do you have something you want to buy, sell or trade? Visit the Spawn.com Message Boards community of your choice. Registration is fast, cheap (free) and easy!

Where to Buy and Release Dates

Not sure where to find you favorite McFarlane Toy? Check out the spawn.com Where to Buy page. When can you buy it? Go to the Release Dates chart from our Toys page.


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