12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Spawn
Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our continuing video series. You think you know comics? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!
This week we're taking a look at Todd McFarlane's Spawny guy, the most successful creator-owned superhero ever based on salmon mating rituals. If you haven't read Spawn since your Hot Topic days, maybe there are some things you forgot or never knew. Great news! This is a video where you can learn about how Spawn used to be a spaceman, the many lawsuits of Todd McFarlane, and the crushing realization that we could have had a Spawn movie starring Snoop Dogg.
- You think I'm lying about the Snoop Dogg thing, but here he is talking about it.
- Here is a weird fact that I did, admittedly, forget to include in the video: Todd McFarlane wrote about twenty issues of his own comic under a pseudonym.
- If you would like to start the ongoing Spawn saga from the beginning, well, here is your chance.
- Or, if you'd like it in a bigger chunk, here's the first fifty issues in one go.
- If you're looking for the issues by Grant Morrison, they're in this volume.
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