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Todd McFarlane's Iconic Spider-Man #1 CGC 9.8 Auction At ComicConnect

Todd McFarlane Iconic Spider-Man #1 CGC 9.8 Auction At ComicConnect

Todd McFarlane revitalized Spider-Man when he became the regular artist on Amazing in 1988. Fans were dazzled on the gangly, more spider-like poses and qualities he gave ole web-head, and reacted buy buying the book in droves. Wanting to capitalize while making Todd happy, Marvel gave him his own Spidey title to launch. Spider-Man #1 […]

GI Joe Special With McFarlane Art CGC 9.6 ComicConnect Auction Ending

GI Joe Special With McFarlane Art CGC 9.6 ComicConnect Auction Ending

GI Joe Special #1 is one of those books that can be found in just about every comic collection out there, yet is loved and coveted by all. There is a reason, of course, and that is because Todd McFarlane did the interior art. The cover is even a swipe at his iconic cover form […]

The remastered Spawn action figure featured in Todd McFarlane's new Kickstarter.

Spawn Original Action Figure Kickstarter Clears $1 Million in One Day

Spawn creator Todd McFarlane launched his Kickstarter to produce a new classic version of the original figure from 1995 on Thursday. Hoping to raise $100,000, they cleared that within a half hour, and in less than 24 hours have now cleared the $1 million threshold. Quite the feat right now as people deal with the […]

Milo Manara sharing new drawings. Credit: https://www.facebook.com/milomanaraofficial

Milo Manara and Todd McFarlane in the Daily LITG April 10th 2020

These are strange times, but The Daily LITG is becoming a valuable way to quantify just what comic book geek culture is being absorbed in this time of trial. Also, to make sure that you don't miss what everyone else is reading. Right now that means Milo Manara, Todd McFarlane and Zoom backgrounds. Welcome all […]

How Todd McFarlane Would Save Comics and Deal With Diamond

To accompany the news that Image Comics co-founder and CFO Todd McFarlane is launching a Kickstarter to fund new toys and comics – or new versions of old toys and comics – he has been conducting a number of interviews. That included with Forbes, who also asked him about the current state of the comics […]

The remastered Spawn action figure featured in Todd McFarlane's new Kickstarter.

Todd McFarlane Crowdfunds Remastered Spawn Comic and Action Figure

Superstar comic book artist Todd McFarlane is going back to the drawing board collectors. McFarlane plans to remaster both the original Spawn Action Figure and the original comic. The Image co-founder is using Kickstarter to fund the project, titled Spawn Masterworks: The Original Spawn Action Figure and Comic Remastered. A press release explains the campaign. […]

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Let's Take a Look at McFarlane Toys Mortal Kombat Spawn Figure

Spawn fans have to be excited right now. The character recently celebrated reaching the 300 issue milestone with his comic, a new film could be coming soon, and to much fanfare, he has joined the roster of Mortal Kombat 11. I personally have not had a chance to play as Spawn yet, but plan to […]

The Daily LITG, 16th March 2020, Happy Birthday Todd McFarlane

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday "Always Sunny" Star Rob McElhenney Proposes Coronavirus Prod Plan "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.": Gregg, Bennet Support Early S07 Drop Funko Knocks […]

Image Comics January Solicitations 2020

'Spawn' May Have Lost Jamie Foxx, as Todd McFarlane Regroups

Spawn just cannot catch a break. A day after a victory lap of sorts for the character being introduced in Mortal Kombat, word is leaking out that Jamie Foxx may have pulled out of starring in a new Spawn film. Foxx hopped aboard the new film 2018. Spawn creator Todd McFarlane has been actively trying […]

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Philip Tan Creates New Character For Spawn

In the back of today's Spawn #305 – which sees Todd McFarlane and Jason Shawn Alexander working on the same Spawn pages in some places – Todd says goodbye to Jason, as he is off to pastures Killadelphia. And welcoming Philip Tan to the series, with some preview pencil cover art by Tan. Which I […]

Is Mirka Andolfo the Next Todd McFarlane For Image Comics?

Is Mirka Andolfo the Next Todd McFarlane For Image Comics? (UPDATE)

Back in the late 1980s, there was an art explosion in comics. John Byrne, George Perez, Frank Miller, Michael Golden, and Walter Simonson had all been – and still were, to varying degrees – fan favorite artists during the late '70s and early '80s, but a new breed of artists were vying market domination as […]

Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]


Now Image Reveals Clayton Crain's Spawn #301 Cover

Todd McFarlane Says "Spawn" Movie Will Get Made With or Without a Studio

More than 20 years since the film first debuted, there is still hope for another Spawn movie in our future. It had been previously said in 2016 that Spawn would return once again, but the production date had been moved back a few times with uncertainty about when or if we would actually see Spawn […]

The Todd McFarlane-Signed, Slabbed and Certified Spawn… That Wasn't

This video has been doing the rounds on Facebook, from comic book collector Josh Camfield. Who bought off eBay a CBCS graded, slabbed, signed-and-certified copy of a special black-and-white art edition of Spawn, one copy published and sent to every comic book store in the direct market. But, as he pointed out, Spawn creator and […]

Spawn #302 Comes Back Down to $2.99 - and Gets a New Todd McFarlane Cover

Spawn #302 Comes Back Down to $2.99 – and Gets a New Todd McFarlane Cover

We thought for a minute we had lost it. Spawn #302 was solicited as a $3.99 comic book. The only remaining Image Comics title at that price point, and the only one amongst the main comic book publishers, aside from Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo comic books over at DC Comics. SPAWN #302 WRITER: Todd McFarlane ARTIST: Jason […]

Todd McFarlane will Draw a 5-Page Story in Spawn #301 - and More Besides

Todd McFarlane will Draw a 5-Page Story in Spawn #301 – and More Besides

We mentioned at the weekend that Todd McFarlane had got the bug for drawing his comic book stories again after Spawn #300 and #301. We don't know how long this will last, but he talked about eking his way back into drawing more and more Spawn himself Spawn #302 will now feature interior art by […]

Spawn #300 Gold Foil Selling for Over $600 on eBay

Spawn #300 Gold Foil Selling for Over $600 on eBay

Todd McFarlane issued a 500-limited gold foil edition of Spawn #300 for New York Comic Con, selling for $50 at the Image Comics booth, with a 1500-limited silver foil edition for $35. Well, that may have been underpriced. It has hit eBay hard. Copies of the gold foil version have now sold for over $600 […]


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Todd McFarlane to Get Guinness World Records Award at NYCC For Spawn #301

We saw that Spawn #301 was printed last week. And with that, Todd McFarlane has officially earned the Guinness World Records title for the longest-running creator-owned superhero comic book series for his creation of Spawn. "Any record that is based on longevity, is made on the backs of dozens of people. As much as I […]