Several Special Events At Premiere European Festival
Friday, January 17, 2003

Todd McFarlane will be a guest of honor at the annual Angouleme Comics International Festival in France. One of Europe's premiere comics events, the 2003 edition of the festival runs Jan. 23-26 in Angouleme, a small city of 100,000 in western France near Bordeaux.

Todd will arrive in Paris early to meet with Semic, our French publisher, and discuss an upcoming Spawn project. He'll be doing an in-store signing at Album, one of France's major comics shops, on Wednesday, Jan. 22 in the afternoon.

Thursday, Jan. 23, will be Todd's first official signing in Angouleme at the Festival. He'll be in the Semic booth during the afternoon.

Friday, Jan. 24, Todd will take part in various panels and interviews at the Festival and will again sign in the Semic booth.

On Saturday, Jan. 25, he will again participate in various panels and interviews and will sign in the Semic booth. Saturday evening at 9 p.m. is the special Todd McFarlane Night organized by the Festival.

This is a great opportunity for our fans in France to meet and interact with Todd. Hope many of you get the chance to go.