Before Spawn becomes the longest-running creator-owned comic book with its 301st issue this September, artist and writer Todd McFarlane will be at San Diego Comic-Con to celebrate his iconic comic book series with multiple panels and free autograph sessions for attendees to enjoy.

Check out Todd McFarlane's full 2019 SDCC schedule below, including free autograph sessions at Image Comics' booth #1915, and check our Comic-Con online hub to keep up to date on all of our coverage of the convention!

Press Release: Tempe, AZ - June 27, 2019 - In the midst of making history with SPAWN 300 and 301, Todd McFarlane has confirmed his appearance as a Special Guest at San Diego Comic-Con. Fans will have the chance to meet the creator of SPAWN from Thursday, July 18th through Sunday, July 21st at Image Comics booth #1915. Todd will be serving on numerous panels, as well as, hosting multiple signing sessions where fans can get their favorite comics and toys signed for FREE! Join the journey on the road to SPAWN 300 and 301, by attending any or all of the following events at San Diego Comic-Con.

Todd McFarlane’s 2019 SDCC Schedule:

Thursday, July 18th

TODD MCFARLANE FREE AUTOGRAPH SESSION
TIME: 2:00 – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Image Comics Booth #1915

Fans not to worry, there are ample opportunities to attend a signing session with Todd McFarlane! Bring your favorite comics and toys to have them signed for FREE. **Limit 2 items per person and each person must be over 13 years of age. No sketches. No CGC, or other witnessing/grading. Autograph session is limited, and wristbands will be issued each day in the Image booth starting at 9:30 AM.

Friday, July 19th
“WHAT IS THE BEST SUPERPOWER?” PANEL
TIME: 1:00 – 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Room 25ABC

Todd McFarlane will be joined by other top panelists including Jonathan Hickman, Jae Lee, Joseph M. Linsner, Alitha Martinez, and J. Michael Straczynski.

TODD MCFARLANE FREE AUTOGRAPH SESSION
TIME: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Image Comics Booth #1915

** See above description for further information on signings and limitations.

Saturday, July 20th

TODD MCFARLANE FREE AUTOGRAPH SESSION
TIME: 12:30 – 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Image Comics Booth #1915
** See above description for further information on signings and limitations.

SPOTLIGHT ON TODD MCFARLANE
TIME: 3:00 – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: ROOM 6DE

Todd McFarlane, Image Comics founder, creator of SPAWN, co-creator of VENOM and McFarlane Toys CEO, talks about his 30+ years in the comic and entertainment industry. Todd will be raw and uncensored - talking toys, comics, industry advice and more! He will also be talking about one of the biggest milestones in his career, SPAWN 300 and SPAWN 301, which will set the record for the longest-running creator-owned superhero comic ever!

**Bring your burning questions for Toddfather Q&A. This jam-packed panel is a must for any Todd McFarlane fan!

Sunday, July 21st

TODD MCFARLANE FREE AUTOGRAPH SESSION
TIME: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Image Comics Booth #1915
** See above description for further information on signings and limitations.

THE ROAD TO HISTORIC SPAWN 300 & 301
TIME: 1:45 – 2:45 PM
LOCATION: Room 5AB

Image Comics will be hosting the panel The Road to the Historic SPAWN 300 and 301. Join Todd McFarlane and other surprise special guests from the superstar creative team of SPAWN 300 and 301! This panel will serve as an inside look into the record-breaking moments, as well as, jumpstart the celebration of SPAWN becoming the longest-running creator-owned comic in the world! As an added bonus fans will see new art reveals, experience giveaways, and much more!

McFarlane Toys will also have a display area at the Diamond Comic Distributors booth #2401, where attendees can get “First Looks” into upcoming fan-favorites, including world-renowned brands Harry Potter, My Hero Academia, Fortnite, Season 3 Stranger Things figures and more!

COMING SOON: a sneak-peek into the launch of the SPAWN Merchandise Program, which is a 2019 Event Exclusive Program. In celebration of SPAWN 300 and 301, the SPAWN Merchandise Program will first launch at San Diego Comic-Con. All merchandise can be found at the Image Comics booth #1915.

Have the chance to witness history in the making with Special Guest Todd McFarlane at San Diego Comic-Con!

ABOUT SPAWN
Todd McFarlane’s Spawn is one of the world’s best-selling and longest-running monthly comic books, with hundreds of millions sold worldwide in more than 120 countries, and 15 different languages. That title’s hugely successful 1992 debut sold an amazing 1.7 million copies – an unprecedented feat in independent comics. A whirlwind of growth and expansion followed: more comics, action figures, film, and award-winning animation.

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has six individuals on the Board of Directors: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, and Eric Stephenson. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, 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.

Derek Anderson
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