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SPAWN #4 - #72 Assorted Issues Main/Variants (1992-) IMAGE COMICS (Sold Separately)
#1 -"Questions!" Part 1 of 4. Created, story, and art by Todd McFarlane. When government assassin Al Simmons is murdered, a deal with the devil brings him back to the realm of the living. But now he walks the shadows as the disfigured soldier of hell known as Spawn. Armed with unimaginable, but finite, magical abilities, Spawn is destined to play an important role in the upcoming Armageddon. But, what happens when this rebellious anti-hero decides he won't fight for either side? Superstar artist and Image co-founder, Todd McFarlane, creates a character who has gone on to inspire a major motion picture, an HBO animated series, numerous spin-off comic series, and one of the most successful toylines of all time. Spawn centerfold by Todd McFarlane & Ken Steacy.
#2-"Questions!" Part 2 of 4. 1st appearance of the Violator. Created, story, and art by Todd McFarlane (1 page Rick Leonardi art). Meet the Violator, a diminutive little clown who hides a dangerous and deadly secret. Meanwhile, a sinister creature is committing horrible acts of violence on the criminal underworld of New York City, and Spawn will take the blame for it.
#4 -Questions!" Part 4 of 4. Featuring a humorous cameo by the Savage Dragon. Created, story, and art by Todd McFarlane (1-page Dave Sim art; 1-page Whilce Portacio art). Featuring the terrifying conclusion to the first arc, "Question," Spawn proves to be harder to kill then his demonic adversary at first thought. Things take a turn for the worse when the devil Al Simmons made a deal with decides it time to intervene. Cover B does not have the full page coupon for Image Comics #0 inside the middle of the comic or it is a newstand.
#6 "KEY - "Payback!" Part 1 of 2. 1st appearance of Overtkill. Created, story, and art by Todd McFarlane. Mafioso boss, Tony Twist, blames the new shadowy hero, Spawn, for the resent attacks on his men. Twist wants Spawn dead. Twist is a man who is used to getting what he wants. Enter: Overtkill, a cyborg killing machine who never fails. NOTE: Overtkill was created on an art training video featuring Stan Lee, Todd McFarlane, and Rob Liefeld. When Lee came up with the name "Overkill," Liefeld and McFarlane, using only the name, and within a matter of minutes, came up with the basic design for the character that would soon be known as Overtkill, a major villain in the Image Universe
#7- "Payback!" Part 2 of 2. Created, story, and art by Todd McFarlane. After barely surviving his encounter with the cybernetic juggernaut known as Overtkill, Spawn decides it's time to break out the heavy artillery. Using his special forces training and an arsenal of state of the art weaponry, Spawn proceeds to dismantle one of the most dangerous villains in the Image Universe. Thus cementing his role as a force to be reckoned with in the IU.
#8 - KEY -1st Appearance of Vindicator - "In Heaven!" Story by Alan Moore. Art by Todd McFarlane. Includes a B&W poster of Spawn by Frank Miller. Child murderer, Billy Kincaid, awakens in a strange dark place and he is not alone. One by one, the members of his group are taken, destroyed, or devoured by the macabre denizens of this foreboding place. One by one, until only Kincaid and small child remain.
#9 KEY - "Angela!" 1st appearance of Angela, Cagliostro, and Medieval Spawn. Story by Neil Gaiman. Art by Todd McFarlane. Spawn is attacked by Angela, a warrior of Heaven who has been hunting Hellspawns for centuries. Includes a B&W poster of Angela by Jim Lee and Todd McFarlan
#10 - "Crossing Over!" Guest-starring Cerebus.Cerebus the Aardvark takes Spawn on a surreal journey and exploration about the politics of the comic industry and the rights of creators. Featuring uncredited guest-appearances by Superman and many major characters from the world of comic books.
#11 - Direct Edition. "Home!" Story by Frank Miller. Art by Todd McFarlane. Two factions of cyborgs are battling over turf. Their gang-war has spilled over into Spawn's alleys and he is not pleased. However, sometimes subtlety is a far more effective weapon than brute force, as these cybernetic killers are about learn. Includes a B&W poster of Spawn, Big Guy, and Rusty by Geof Darrow.
#12 KEY- Death of Al Simmons: Flashback!" Part 1 of 2. Chapel cameo. Story and art by Todd McFarlane. Spawn finally learns the identity of the man who pulled the trigger and murdered Al Simmons, and his identity comes as quite a shock
#13 - Direct Edition. "Flashback!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Chapel. Youngblood cameo. Story and art by Todd McFarlane. Finally, Al Simmons' assassin stands revealed and it is none other than the super-human killer from Youngblood known as Chapel. What gruesome punishment will Spawn visit on the man who betrayed him.
#14 - "Myths!" Part 1 of 2. Story and art by Todd McFarlane. The demonic Violator returns to take on the Medieval Spawn from issue #9. Meanwhile, Detectives Sam and Twitch investigate a lead on the back-alley vigilante
#15 - Poacher, the proprietor of the Badlands Bar and Grill, tells a newbie the story of Abdiel. Abdiel is an Angel that is sent undercover into Hell to take out Malebolgia
#16 - "KEY" First Appearance of The Redeemer: Reflections!" Part 1 of 3. 1st appearance of the Anti-Spawn (later to called the Redeemer). Story by Grant Morrison. Art by Greg Capullo, Dan Panosian, and Art Thibert. When the balance of power on Earth has been tipped too far in the other direction, agents of Heaven kidnap Jason Wynn and transform him into an instrument of the Lord - the Anti-Spawn!
#17 - KEY - First full Appearance of The Redeemer:. Story by Grant Morrison. Art by Greg Capullo and Mark Pennington. Spawn was created to be warrior for the armies of hell in the final battle against Heaven. He possesses unimaginable, but finite, power and he has yet to meet his match. Until now. Spawn must battle the Anti-Spawn, a transformed Jason Wynn and instrument of Heaven whose powers rival his own
#18 - "Reflections!" Part 3 of 3. Don't miss the epic conclusion to Spawn's battle with his greatest adversary to date, the Anti-Spawn. Plus, Al finally decides to let Wanda go and embrace his new life as a dark avenger.
#19 - "Showtime!" Part 1 of 2. Story by Tom Orzechowski and Andrew Grossberg. Art by Greg Capullo and Mark Pennington. Spawn is drawn into a mystery involving the greatest escape artist and magician of all time - Harry Hudini. Includes 2 Spawn pin-ups and a 2-page ad for the initial Spawn action figures. McFarlane Toys has gone on to become one of the most successful toylines in history
#20 - "Showtime!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Tom Orzechowski and Andrew Grossberg. Art by Greg Capullo, Todd McFarlane, and Mark Pennington. Spawn concludes his idiosyncratic adventure with the uncanny Harry Hudini. Includes 2 Spawn pin-ups. NOTE: Issue #21-25 shipped before #20 due to a scheduling mishap. This issue includes a humorous apology from creator Todd McFarlane. - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivis
#21 - "The Hunt!" Part 1 of 4. Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane and Mark Pennington. This story picks up after the events of Spawn/Batman (1994). Fresh off his adventure with the Dark Knight Detective, Spawn sports a new look and a new out look on his life as a dark avenger. Meanwhile, his enemies, Jason Wynn and Tony Twist, plot his demise
#22 - "The Hunt!" Part 2 of 4. Tony Twist believes Spawn is actually Terry Fitzgerald, Al Simmons' best friend when he was alive and the man who is now married to Al's widowed wife. But can even the power of Spawn save Terry from the cybernetic killing machine known as Overtkill?
#23 - Direct Edition. "The Hunt!" Part 3 of 4. Story and art by Todd McFarlane (with a special thanks to Greg Capullo). Tony Twist, believing Terry Fitzgerald to be the costumed hero who has been plaguing him for months, sends the cybernetic juggernaut known as Overtkill to erase him. Spawn races against the clock to save the life of the man who was his best friend in life and is now married to his widowed wife. But when Detectives Sam and Twitch finally cath up to their vigilante things get complicated. Includes 2 pin-ups by John Cleary (Boof) and John Beatty (Spawn).
#24 - "The Hunt!" Part 4 of 4. Story and art by Todd McFarlane (with a special thanks to Greg Capullo). After an attack by the cyborg killing machine known as Overtkill, Terry Fitzgerald is injured and Spawn...well Spawn is still dead but he's pretty beat up. But for the first time since his return his friend, Terry, realizes who Spawn is. Spawn pays a visit to all his enemies with a warning to stay out of his alley, thus this issue brings closure to the first two years of Spawn stories
#25 - Direct edition. A Special Image Event. "Tremors!" 1st appearance Tremor. Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Marc Silvestri, Batt, and Billy Tan. Spawn discovers he has a new tragic foe by the of Tremor. Part monster, part machine, all killer. NOTE: This month in Image history founding members, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, and Jim Lee swapped books and did an issue of someone else's title. Jim Lee did Savage Dragon (1993 2nd Series) #13, McFarlane did Cyberforce (1993-1997 2nd Series) #8, Larsen did WildC.A.T.s: Covert Action Teams (1992-1998) #14, and Silvestri did this issue of Spawn. - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist
#26- "The Dark!" Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo. The mysterious Cagliostro is back to tutor Spawn in the rules of the game. Plus, Spawn is recruited by the forces of Heaven. The question is...will he accept their offer? Includes a 2-page pin-up of Spawn by Tim Townsend
#27 - "Cursed!" 1st appearance of the Curse. Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo. There is a new threat terrorizing Spawn's alleys and his name is the Curse. He's here to punish the wicked, and Spawn is at the top of his list. Includes 2 pin-ups of Spawn by John Cleary and Jordon Raskin
#28 - Direct Edition (has no bar code on cover). "Protector!" Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo. Tired of all the psychos who keep attacking him and the denizens of his alleys, Spawn decides to make a haunting example of the latest creep to try and kill him. Plus, Spawn comes face-to-face with Wanda.
#29 - Direct Edition (has no bar code on cover). "Father!" Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo. Story continued from Angela (1994) #3. Fresh off his battle in Heaven, Spawn lands somewhere in middle America. In this disturbing look at child abuse, Spawn takes an active role in the life a young boy he has befriended. A young boy with an extremely abusive father
#32 KEY - 6 Page prelude to Spawn: Blood Fued: "Appearances!" Spawn's symbiotic costume mutates to become more formidable than ever. Just in time for him and the Redeemer to settle their differences, once and for all.
#33 KEY - First Appearance of the Freak: The Violator returns to torment Spawn both physically and mentally. But this time Spawn mutated symbiotic costume evens the odds between them and catches the demon off guard
#34 - "Ripples!" Get caught up on all the members of Spawn's supporting cast in this issue.
#35 - Set Up!" Part 1 of 2. Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. When Spawn learns that Jason Wynn is connected to the child murdering Billy Kincaid, he sets out to bring down the villain once and for all. But, what happens when his best friend Terry Fitzgerald refuses to let Spawn take revenge?
#36 - "Set Up!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Todd McFarlane. Art by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. Terry prevents Spawn from Murdering Jason Wynn. Spawn accuses his former best friend of being a traitor but he doesn't realize that Terry is trying take down Wynn himself by working undercover. Plus, Spawn finally tries to tell Wanda who he really is.
#38 -"Mind Games!" Written by Todd McFarlane and Julia Simmons. Art and cover by Tony Daniel and Kevin Conrad. For the first time in his existence, Spawn feels he has no purpose. He is spinning aimlessly, not knowing where to stop. The once clear target has disappeared. The mysterious hobo Cogliostro, made Spawn see that Jason Wynn was just a small pawn in a very large game. Until the true enemy is revealed, unknown random victims will fill the emptiness. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue is dedicated to Marv Wolfman. 1st appearance of Ape-X.
#39 - Christmas issue - "Noel!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art and cover by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. Christmas Issue – Chris wanders through Dr. Frederick Willheims mansion looking for files on the uncompleted Cy-Gor project. While viewing Dr. Willheims last recorded message, Chris learns that Frederick's devotion was not solely to the simian project as he becomes obsessed with bringing his wife back to life. After surviving a stroke, Dr. Willheim finds he is physically unable to care for Cy-Gor. Chris attempts to leave the mansion, but Cy-Gor finds him first. Meanwhile, Spawn prepares the weapons he stole from the army base for a one-man war against Wynn. Cogliostro warns Spawn that killing Wynn will not solve his problems as Wynn represents only a small piece of the puzzle. Spawn once again visits Grannie Blake.
#40 - Direct Edition. "Fugitives: Part 1 of 2!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art and cover by Tony Daniel and Kevin Conrad. Spawn finds several bums messing with his throne who, unbeknownst to Spawn, have booby trapped it. The throne attacks Spawn rendering him useless. Several unknown creatures drive a fork lift right through Spawn and the throne, cover his body with a crate, and cart him off. Meanwhile, Terry and Wanda try to understand Spawns involvement in both the government and their lives. At the same time, a local sheriff investigates the sightings of a big foot type creature, who is actually Cy-Gor, who has slaughtered numerous animals in his path. The police attack Cy-Gor after he mauls one of their dogs. Cy-Gor ends up protecting little Tony before retreating to the safety of the forest. An unconscious Spawn finally awakens and finds himself in the clutches of The Curse who has begun dissecting his body, and is about to remove his brain
#41 - Fugitives: Part 2 of 2!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art and cover by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. Curse continues his sadistic torture of Spawn. With the physical part complete, he begins to mentally dissect Spawn, searching for the knowledge that will enable him to overpower the master of all evil. Spawns uniform eventually wins the fight to come to life, and reassembles. As Spawn is engulfed by its force, the maniacal Curse lunges for a switch, self-destructing the castle and everything in it. Elsewhere, Cy-Gor continues his journey towards New York City for an as yet undetermined reason.
#43 - ."Evil!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art and cover by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. Detectives Burke and Williams, after extensive investigation of Chief of Police Banks, are on the verge of breaking the case wide open. Before they can put the last pieces of the puzzle together, Banks fires them. Now, their hands are forced to take drastic measures, and take his file public. Hearing of this, Wynn orders all support around Banks to be shut down to ensure that banks will take the fall. When the newspaper hits the stands, Banks, with no one willing to help him out, crumbles under the pressure and takes his own life. Meanwhile, Spawn, slowly rejuvenates himself after surviving the Curses experiments on him. Getting stronger every day, he recuperates in solitude as he gradually makes his way back to New York. 32 pages, FC
#44 - "Avenger!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art and cover by Tony Daniel and Kevin Conrad. Tiffany, vowing to make a name for herself and take Angela's place as the Priority A-1 angel, knows destroying Spawn ensures her promotion. Meanwhile, Spawn, who was almost destroyed by the Curses experiments, continues to rejuvenate himself. Wild animals help by bringing forth their evil to give life to a hellspawn weakened. As his body slowly grows stronger, Spawn experiences flashbacks of the Curses extractions, and of his love for his wife, Wanda. Tiffany confronts Spawn and is happy to find him in recharge. A fierce battle ensues and Tiffany is just about to decapitate the weakened Spawn… Back in New York, detectives Burke and Williams, after being fired from the precinct, begin to investigate why Banks took the fall when the file they gave to the newspaper indicted several others. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue is dedicated to Jim Starlin.
#45 - "Warriors!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art and cover by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. Tiffany and Spawn continue their battle. Denying defeat, the new angel knows decapitating Spawn will immediately see her promotion to flight level one. A feat never achieved by any angel. Spawns internal neuro-systems release an explosion of pure, malicious energy which taints Tiffany. This attracts the evil animals of the night that come to Spawns defense. It appears that Tiffany has been eaten alive. Meanwhile, back in New York, detective Burke, realizing himself and his partner, Williams, may never be reinstated by the police force, shares with his partner his dream of opening his own detective agency. Wanda visits her doctor learning shes only battling strep throat, and fears that she has passed her cough onto Terry who has been working late every night. Spawn finally returns to New York where he encounters Cog. Cog warns Spawn that he must gain control of his costume. It is morphing too rapidly and if Spawn cannot regain his power as its master, the costume will take ultimate control. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue is dedicated to Jerry Siegel.
#50 - "Choices!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo and Danny Miki. Cover by Todd McFarlane. Cogliostro explains to Al that if he uses any of his powers it could ultimately lead to him being returned to Hell and Cog reveals that he, too, is a Spawn. Meanwhile, Terry is in the hospital recuperating from the accident where Wanda finds out about Terry's secret doctor visits. When test results reveal that Terry has a malignant brain tumor, Granny Blake asks Al to help him. Als hatred for Terry conflicts with his love for Wanda and his honeymoon promise to keep her happy. After Terry slips into a coma, Al sacrifices his power to restore Terry's health and Wanda's happiness, realizing that Wanda is lost to him forever. The drain of power thrusts Al to Hells second level. Devoid of a purpose for living, Spawn submits to being attacked by vile creatures whose mission is to drain Spawn of his life sustaining necroplasm. Then suddenly, memories of past injustices provoke Al into a rage and he rises to fight again
#51- "Freefall!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo and Danny Miki. Cover by Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo. Spawn free-falls through the levels of Hell where he undergoes a physical and psychological baptism. As the symbiotic costume begins to peel itself from its necroplasmic host, layer after layer of Al Simmons life as it was on earth is peeled away. The weaknesses that damned him are exposed. Finally, to remove the last human vestiges from him, the ruler of the territory rips Al's heart from his necroplasmic body as Malebolgia makes plans for Spawn to take his place as a General in Hells army. Meanwhile, Terry's doctors are still puzzled over his miraculous recovery. Wanda admits she also has difficulty with it while Cyan stubbornly refuses to give up a filthy shoelace (Spawns) she found at the hospital. Elsewhere in the city, Sam introduces Twitch to their new 55 Chevy Crimemobile. 32 pages, FC
#58 - "The Orphans!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art by Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo and Danny Miki. Cover by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. Eddie and Andy, the abused children who killed their father (see Spawn #29), escape the detention center and find their way to New York City in search of their hero, Spawn. There, they are befriended by Snake who offers to employ him courier illegal packages for him. The boys find a hostile Spawn and Andy insists on staying with him in his alley. Believing Spawn a threat to his business, Snake forces Eddie to lead him to spawn where a confrontation ensues. Snake ends up dead and Andy wounded. After seeking medical care, Eddie and Andy voluntarily returned to the detention center. Tainted by their experience, Eddie and Andy are forever stripped of their innocence.
#65 - Photo cover - "The Past!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art by Greg Capullo, Todd McFarlane, and Chance Wolf. Cover by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. This special issue takes a look back at everything that has happened since Spawn #1. Every page is a splash page and this issue is filled with gorgeous art. It is a perfect jumping on point for new and lapsed readers alike. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue is dedicated to Chris Albrecht.
#66 -"Demons!" Written by Todd McFarlane. Art by Greg Capullo, Todd McFarlane, and Chance Wolf. Cover by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane. Al is startled when he suddenly realizes his face has returned to the horrifying visage of Spawn. Plus, Wanda is becoming more concerned with Cyan's obsession with that shoe string. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue is dedicated to the memory of Mary Kolomyjec (the inspiration for Granny Blake).
#71 -"Apparitions!" Written by Todd McFarlane and Brian Holguin. Art by Greg Capullo, Danny Miki and Todd McFarlane. Cover by Greg Capullo and Danny Miki. While seeking a break from their detective work, Sam and Twitch stumble onto a chaotic scene in a lounge that defies explanation. The bar patrons are fighting violently while appearing to be in a trance-like state. As they observe the situation, they witness someone kidnapping one of the girls. They give chase, lose the suspect, and find the girl in the alley with her throat ripped out. Later, while Spawn surveys the aftermath of the riot between the alley gangs and ponders Cogs lecture, he is attacked by a new adversary – a vampire! 32 pages, FC

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