Oceanside Ca, August 2004—Sims Snowboards, one of the leading snowboardingbrands in the country, today announced a partnership with Todd McFarlane’sSpawn brand. The partnership includes five different boards (148, 153,156,159 & 163) in the Sedition series that will be in stores September 2004.

The Sedition lurks in the shadows, roaming the earth’s surface from thedepths of hell, created to enforce moral righteousness on the scourge of theearth. We unleashed the Sedition in 03/04, and snowboard parks across theglobe have had the graphite base of justice laid upon thee. A pure ParkFocus series, the Sedition is designed to withstand continued abuse, as wellas return the favor. The Sedition features a True Wood Core, B32 LaminatedFiberglass, L2 Carbon/Kevlar Stringer Support, a Radial Side cut, ConcaveSide Walls and a Graphite Sintered Base. The new Sims Sedition McFarlaneboard will be available in shops September 2004.

Spawn is one of the world’s best-selling and longest-running monthly comicbooks, with hundreds of millions sold worldwide in more than 120 countries,and 15 different languages. The book is currently on issue 135. Spawn iscurrently on its 26th series of award-winning action figures, with millionsof figures sold and a legion of fans worldwide. McFarlane Toys ranks in thetop 5 of action figures manufacturer in the US, with distribution in over 55different countries.

The company website, Spawn.com features online promotions and productinformation is immensely popular with fans and collectors, receiving morethan 265 millions hits monthly. The return of “Todd McFarlane’s Spawn: TheAnimated Series” is currently in development with IDT Entertainment and DSPFilm Roman (“The Simpsons” and “King of the Hill”).

About Sims Snowboards
Sims Snowboards has continued to advance snowboarding and snowboardingrelated products since Tom’s first wood-shop class project in 1963. To thisday, Sims Snowboards manufactures snowboards, boots, outerwear and Linkbindings as an alternative to the common winter sports pastime.

About McFarlane
The McFarlane group of companies includes Todd McFarlane Entertainment,McFarlane Toys, and Todd McFarlane Productions. For more information visitus online at www.spawn.com.