Kingdoms of Amalur Release Parties

Todd McFarlane, Curt Schilling, R. A. Salvatore, Ken Rolston, and more celebrate the release of 38 Studios new game at GameStops across the country on February 6, 2012.

Press Release:

The lore of Kingdoms of Amalur spans an epic course of over 10,000 years, with Reckoning capturing a moment in this history and the tale of a singular hero capable of reshaping the fate of the world of Amalur. Every building, tree, and creature has a clear and defined history within this immersive world filled with extraordinary landscapes, mysterious cities, colorful characters, and fantastic creatures.

This mysterious and magical new fantasy world is created by New York Times bestselling author R. A. Salvatore brought to life visually through the trademark style of renowned artist and Spawn creator Todd McFarlane and developed under the leadership of Ken Rolston, lead designer of the critically acclaimed RPGs Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

Beginning at 11:30 p.m. on February 6, three GameStop stores will open their doors for eager fans who will among the first to get their copies of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning upon its release at midnight on February 7. To mark this occasion the game’s creators will make special appearances and mingle with fans as they count down to the release of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning at the following GameStop locations:

1.Bellingham, MA: Curt Schilling, Founder and Chairman of 38 Studios, three-time World Series champion and life-long videogame fanatic and R.A. Salvatore, Executive Creator of Worlds and 24-time New York Times best-selling author, who crafted the rich lore and stories of the world of Amalur. Curt and R.A. will join fans at the GameStop located in the Stallbrook Marketplace, 258 Hartford Ave, Bellingham, MA 02019

2.Tempe, AZ: Todd McFarlane, Spawn creator and McFarlane Toys founder, who has driven the artistic vision of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Todd will meet fans at the GameStop at the Tempe Marketplace located at 2040 E. Rio Salado Pkwy, Suite 110, Tempe, AZ 85281

3.Cockeysville, MD: Ken Rolston, Internationally Celebrated Game Designer at Big Huge Games will be joined by members of the Big Huge Games development team including Lead Designer Ian Frazier, Art Director Tim Coman, Lead Combat Designer Joe Quadara, and Audio Director Grant Kirkhope. The team from Big Huge Games will join fans at the GameStop located at 10015 York Road, Suite A7, Cockeysville, MD 21030

Todd McFarlane at NYCC with Greg Capullo and Curt Schilling

TODD MCFARLANE INVADES NEW YORK COMIC CON
Big Video Game Reveal with Curt Schilling, Rare Joint Appearance with Greg Capullo
October 01, 2010
Copyright 2010 TMP International, Inc.

If you’re one of the lucky fans attending New York Comic-Con 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 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 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 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.

Toys Are Us! How Your Favorite Toys Are Made with Special Guest Todd McFarlane (click here for more information)
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 Toys “R” Us are hosting a special autograph signing after the Con closes for the night! During the event, 400 fans will have 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 any $20 purchase of McFarlane Toys at Toys “R” Us Times Square, located at 1514 Broadway, New York, NY. Tickets are limited to one per person. Autographs are limited to one action figure and one additional memorabilia item, time permitting.

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 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 to 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 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, 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
Meet 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.

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 closes the doors for another year. FREE, no ticket required.

Source: Spawn.com