Tempe, AZ – November 13, 2020 –SPAWN has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2021 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Award, the toy industry’s highest achievement and one of its most revered accolades. The Toy Association (TIA) has selected The Original SPAWN Action Figure and Comic Remastered (2020) as a finalist in the Action Figure of the Year category. SPAWN fans worldwide can now visit www.ToyAwards.org to vote for SPAWN in the Action Figure of the Year Category.
Todd McFarlane remastered his first and original 1995 SPAWN action figure to reflect McFarlane Toys’ award-winning 2020 hyper-detail sculpting and painting style. This SPAWN figure has a detailed costume, folding cape, 20 moving parts, original comic cover with NEW art, a resealable clamshell, a beautiful collector box with slipcover, and autographed by the legendary SPAWN creator Todd McFarlane!
“I want to thank the legions of SPAWN fans for all their support in making SPAWN a recording-breaking Kickstarter campaign,” said Todd McFarlane, CEO and Creative Force for McFarlane Toys. “After making dozens of versions of SPAWN, going back to the very first SPAWN action figure to remaster and modernize it with all the skill sets, details, and technology that my company has learned over the past 26 years was so cool. With this action figure, we have created the best action figure version of SPAWN .”
The Original SPAWN Action Figure and Comic Remastered (2020) broke the record for the most-funded AND the most-backed action figure campaign in the history of Kickstarter! The campaign ended up obliterating its goal as 23,761 backers brought the campaign to life with $3,447,390 funding.
Now it’s YOUR chance to vote for Todd McFarlane’s SPAWN figure for Action Figure of the Year. The fans’ votes will decide the winner for the coveted People’s Choice Award. Each voter will be entered for a chance to win the TOTY Action Figure of The Year toy prize package. To vote and enter the giveaway, visit www.ToyAwards.org between now and January 5, 2020.
Known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry, the TOTY Awards program recognizes the top playthings on the market and is a vital fundraiser for The Toy Foundation, which delivers the magic of play to millions of children in vulnerable situations.
Winners in each category, as well as the coveted overall “Toy of the Year” winner and “People’s Choice” honoree (based solely on consumer votes), will be announced at the virtual TOTY Awards gala on Friday, February 12, 2021. The celebration will include the induction of four industry trailblazers into the esteemed Toy Industry Hall of Fame and shine a spotlight on the toy industry’s inspiring philanthropic work and The Toy Foundation.