Media Release — Will you be attending the Fan Expo and Fan Sports Convention in Canada or be anywhere near the Toronto area on August 24 or 25. If so, don’t miss your chance to meet Todd McFarlane at his first-ever appearance at the largest multi-genre fan convention in Canada!
Todd will be appearing at Fan Expo Canada and Fan Expo Sports and fans will have the opportunity to meet him, get autographs and attend a special Todd McFarlane Panel.
“I can’t wait to come back to the motherland and look forward to meeting all the great Canadian people that have helped support all the projects – toys, comics, movies, & video games – that I’ve worked on for the past 20 years,” said Todd McFarlane.
Ubisoft and, Todd’s company, McFarlane Toys will make three of the seven Assassin’s Creed® – Series 1 figures, Connor, Haytham and Edward Kenway, available for purchase exclusively to Fan Expo Canada attendees prior to their official release later this year in Canada.
McFarlane Toys will also offer a first look at a wide range of products, including figures, statues and novelty toys inspired by the successful Assassin’s Creed franchise and Raving Rabbids® video games and Nickelodeon television series to the Ubisoft Booth (#1946).
Todd will be appearing at Fan Expo Canada and Fan Expo Sports on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug 25 and below is his appearance schedule.
ASSASSIN CREED ACTION FIGURE LAUNCH SIGNINGS WITH TODD MCFARLANE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 10:30AM & 2:00PM
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 10:30AM & 2:00PM
UBISOFT BOOTH #1946
Be one of the first to bring home the highly anticipated Assassin Creed action figures by McFarlane Toys on sale exclusively in the Ubisoft booth. Free ticketed event. Autographs limits apply.
SPOTLIGHT ON TODD MCFARLANE PANEL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 12:30PM
HYUNDAI VELOSTER THEATRE (ROOM 105)
Come hear the latest news in toys, comics and entertainment from the man himself! As all Spawn fans know, in 1992, McFarlane launched his own comic title, Spawn, which became one of the 1990s’ most popular heroes and which launched a highly successful and diverse career that includes action figures, film, animation and video games. Spawn became an Emmy Award-winning animated series on HBO and a top grossing live-action feature film from New Line Cinema. Not satisfied to stop there, McFarlane founded the award-winning McFarlane Toy. The company continues to reign as leader in the action figure industry and produces products based on the some of the hottest entertainment and sports properties in the world. All this from a guy who once worked as a janitor while studying and playing baseball in college. Q&A to follow, so be sure to bring your questions!
TODD MCFARLANE SIGNING AT SPORTS EXPO
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 12:30PM
GROSNOR’S BOOTH #4435
Free ticketed event. Autograph limits apply.
Stay tuned to www.mcfarlane.com for the latest news and info on all the upcoming products and event from McFarlane Toys.
About The Fan Expo
Fan Expo Canada and Fan Expo Sports is an annual four-day multi-genre fan convention featuring comic, anime, science, fiction, horror, and gaming held in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. For more information, visit www.fanexpocanada.com!
McFarlane Toys is the fifth largest action figure manufacturer in the United States. Established in 1994 to manufacture and sell action figures based on founder Todd McFarlane’s comic book character Spawn, the international award-winning company has expanded into licensed products to become one of the premiere action figure producers on the planet. Check out the McFarlane Toys’ Catalog, where you can see all of our current figures, previews of upcoming toys, and even a massive archive of every action figure we’ve ever made.