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BEST McFARLANE FIGURES OF 2003 ...
Spawn.com Readers Cast Ballots; Poll Results Are In
Monday, January 05, 2004

Voting is done and vote tabulation results are in and compiled in the first McFarlane Toys Achievement Awards for the 2003 calendar year. We asked users of spawn.com to vote for their favorite figures of the year in several categories, divided between sports and non-sports figures.

Hundreds of you took the time to cast your ballot, despite the ever-present fear of the hanging chad (something we solved, uh, digitally). Thanks for your efforts. Here are the categories and winners:

Non-Sports Awards

BEST LIKENESS - MOVIES (human), MUSIC
• Morpheus (The Matrix Series 2)

BEST REPRESENTATION - MOVIES (machines, non-humans)
• Sentinel (The Matrix Series 2)

BEST REPRESENTATION - COMICS, VIDEO GAMES
• Spawn i.039 (Spawn Series 24: The Classic Comic Covers)

BEST ACCESSORY
• Coffin (Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines)

BEST PACKAGING
• SPAWN Series 24 clamshells

BEST BOXED SET
• Sentinel (The Matrix Series 2)

BEST POSE
• Spawn i.88 or Spawn i.98 (Spawn Series 24: The Classic Comic Covers)

BEST PAINT APPLICATION
• Wizard w/ scientist (McFarlane's Monsters 2: The Twisted Land of Oz)

BEST EXCLUSIVE
• Stealth Predator (Collector's Club)

BEST ONLINE FEATURE
• McFarlane's Monsters 2: The Twisted Land of Oz

LINE OF THE YEAR
• Spawn Series 24: The Classic Comic Covers

ACTION FIGURE OF THE YEAR
• Dorothy (McFarlane's Monsters 2: The Twisted Land of Oz)

Sports Awards

SPORTS FIGURE OF THE YEAR
• Ilya Kovalchuk (NHL 4)

BEST FACIAL LIKENESS
• Ben Wallace (NBA 5)

BEST LINEUP
• NFL 7

BEST BOXED SET
• Jeremy Roenick and Marty Turco

BEST POSE
• Ilya Kovalchuk (NHL 4)

BEST SURPRISE FIGURE
• Teemu Selanne - Winnipeg Jets (NHL 6)

BEST 12-INCH FIGURE
• Patrick Roy - Montreal Canadiens

BEST EXCLUSIVE PRODUCT
• World Series Barry Bonds (Web site lottery)

FAVORITE SPORTS SERIES
• NFL

BEST PAINT APPLICATION
• Hines Ward (NFL 7)

Look for a similar event covering our 2004 figures at the end of the year.