Fun Facts About Spawn the Biggest Comic Fans Don't Know

Fun Facts About Spawn the Biggest Comic Fans Dont Know

Todd McFarlane created his iconic character Spawn, and comic fans have enjoyed his tales for the past 25 years under Image Comics. Todd McFarlane is bringing us a new Spawn movie, and this list should serve well to excite all you Spawn fans out there and hopefully introduce some more info to you as well. Included below are some of Spawn’s unlimited powers, crossovers, and more.

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Fun Facts About Spawn

  1. Spawn creator Todd McFarlane started the concept for Spawn when he was just 16-years old. He took that character as his main focus when he left Marvel Comics starting up Image Comics.
  2. Spawn has a multitude of special powers that include but are not limited to super strength, agility, teleporting, blasts necroplasm from his fingertips, full regeneration of limbs and organs, stopping time, breathing fire, reanimating the dead, and the list continues.
  3. Spawn as Al Simmons is played by an African American and Todd McFarlane stated that was his strong desire to make his character so.
  4. Creator Todd McFarlane of Spawn and Publisher Image Comics was one of the last publishers move their character to the digital world because they wanted to keep that brick and mortar feel of comic book shops. Spawn #250 marked the first Spawn digital release.
  5. Spawn featured crossovers with Batman and WitchBlade, but the trilogy crossover with Batman never happened. McFarlane took most of the blame for that missed opportunity.
  6. Spawn introduced fans to Angela who is a female Angelic warrior, but the creator of Angela wanted more royalties and that created legal issues. The feud was resolved, and the creator revealed Angela to Marvel fans as the sister of Thor.
  7. Todd McFarlane will be writing and directing the new Spawn movie scheduled for production in 2018. McFarlane stated that the new film will NOT be like the Spawn (1997) movie adaptation.

    Spawn (1997)

    Directed by Mark A.Z. Dippé, Mark A.Z. DippĂ©

    Movie Overview | Trailer

    Official Synopsis: An assassin named Al Simmons is double-crossed and murdered by his evil boss Jason Wynn. Al makes a deal with the devil and returns to earth as Spawn to see his wife. He is ordered by the devil's minion, The Clown, to kill Wynn. Wynn has made a deal with the Clown too and is supposed to destroy the world with a deadly virus that will help start Armageddon and allow Hell to attack Heaven. Spawn must choose between Good and Evil.

    Cast: Frank Welker, Michael Papajohn, John Leguizamo, Martin Sheen, Jay Caputo, Al Goto, John Cothran, Roger Yuan, Theresa Randle, Melinda Clarke,…
    Genres: Horror, Action