Comicbook.com has an exclusive interview with Image co-founder Todd McFarlane where he revealed that he has completed a Spawn script and is shopping its live action treatment around Hollywood. “I’ve finished the script, and I’m in the process of editing. It’s 183 pages, and [producers] usually like 120. I still think it’s going to end up being about 140, because I’m putting in details for myself.” On top on the breadth of storytelling Spawn creator McFarlane has built into his script he also has designs on contributing to the movie behind the camera as well, in addition to looking at beginning production this year.
Like any comic nerd, I have opinions. George Perez is amazing, The Wasp is the greatest Avengers leader in history, not enough people appreciate the beauty of the black-and-white ‘Deadly Hands Of Kung-Fu’ title from the 1970s. But it’s not all beer and Skittles, even in my head, and sometimes I worry that I’m too hard on the comics of the 1990s, and so today I’m going to re-examine one as a grown-up, and see if younger me was overly critical. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Spider-Man #1 awaits!
In this time of reboots and renumbering it’s rare to see books numbered correctly, especially in higher digits. For an indy book to reach triple numbers is extremely rare but Spawn has endured. Whether you’ve been reading or even known it was still around, Spawn has turned 250. There are some big changes coming…Major Spoilers has your review!
Press Release Image Comics and Todd McFarlane Productions are pleased to announce that the entire 250-issue library of SPAWN, the classic series created by Image Comics co-founder and President Todd McFarlane, is now available in digital format for the first time ever. SPAWN will be available to fans on comiXology.com, iBooks, Google Play, and imagecomics.com.
Press Release Eastern Washington University is proud to welcome back to campus Todd McFarlane, an entertainment and business mogul and an international awarding-winning artist, during its Commencement weekend June 14-15.
Press Release In 1992, Spawn, a new kind of superhero, stepped onto the comics stage under the banner of the newly formed Image Comics. Twenty years later, Todd McFarlane’s creation has become an iconic character in the superhero world, spawning into spin-offs, toys, an animated series, and a blockbuster movie…But the SPAWN comic book series has always been the center of that empire.
Press Release In celebrating 20 years of independent comic book publishing, Todd McFarlane joins fellow Image Founders and Partners at the Image Expo in Oakland, CA February 24th-26th, and he’s bringing his toy and publishing companies with him!
Todd McFarlane turned the toy and action figure world on its ear when he started releasing toys that had more detail than any others at the time. With the holidays upon us, McFarlane Toys online has announced a brand new exclusive Spawn statue that will look ominous under someone’s Festivus Pole.
If you win, you get to spend the day at Todd McFarlane’s studio in Tempe, Arizona. Better hurry, the contest ends Monday, February 7, 2011.
Or – “A Milestone Achievement… Wait, That Was The OTHER Company. Let’s Call It An Anniversary, Instead.” For all the abuse that I occasionally heap on Spawn, even I have to admit that the allure of the early issues is pretty obvious. The colors are bright, the art is entirely unlike anything seen in comics before (even Todd’s previous work for Marvel & DC) and the good vs. evil plot appeals on a very primal level. Thanks to the buying habits of my boss and the plenitude of early Image books, I’ve had a lot of time to look at
Who: Todd McFarlane, Spawn Creator and Emmy and Grammy-winning Director/Producer What: Todd McFarlane and special guests, signing the landmark 200th issue of SPAWN. The Spawn VIP Party will include the legendary comic creator Stan Lee and an array of special celebrity and comic book superstars. When: Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Where: Golden Apple Comic Store, 7018 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90023 In 1992, Todd McFarlane co-founded the world’s greatest creator-owned comics company, Image Comics, and released his own best-selling comic book, SPAWN. On January 12, 2011, SPAWN becomes only the second independent series in