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Todd McFarlane's Tony Twist Spawn Evidence Finds a Comic Store

Discovering that Todd McFarlane had based a character, a mob enforcer, on him, named Antonio "Tony Twist" Twistelli, in the Spawn comic book and animated series, he sued for the appropriation of his name without permission The court case lasted years, from an initial award of $24 million in 2000 by a court in St[...]

Dave Sim to Publish Spawn #10 With New Covers

The comic he wrote, that Todd McFarlane drew (and that I have some fan artwork published in the back) and Image published in 1993, that saw Cerebus and Spawn meet in a meta-story about creator rights Dave says; Todd McFarlane and I have always had the reciprocal agreement that he can print Spawn #10 and sell[...]


The Earliest Todd McFarlane Spawn Original Art Ever Sold – Just About

The earliest Todd McFarlane Spawn art ever sold is currently up for auction McFarlane has famously kept almost all of his Spawn art, so finding original Spawn art from the year of Spawn's debut is a first But Heritage Auctions has found a tricky way With a piece of pin-up art from Spawn #6 which[...]

DC Direct Updates Retailers On New Ordering Procedures

DC Direct Provides Shipping Update For Canceled Products

Some heavy hitters like the long delayed Todd McFarlane Batman Black and White statue and new Batman: The Animated Series and DCeased figures were canceled as well Below is a list of the canceled orders provided to retailers by DC Direct that will have to be placed again through one of the other four distributors[...]

Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo in Jon Schaffer Wicked Words Epic Tales

Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo in Jon Schaffer's Wicked Words Epic Tales

The coffee table art book also features original drawings from artists including Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo and Monte Moore The book also features an audio CD of 15 tracks that is exclusively available with the purchase of the deluxe edition book Dubbed “A Narrative Soundscape” by Schaffer, these recordings are a re-imagined delivery of the[...]

DC Direct Updates Retailers On New Ordering Procedures

DC Direct Updates Retailers On New Ordering Procedures

Better get with someone quick, as those DCeased figures, the continuations of the Batman Black and White statues (including that long-delayed Todd McFarlane statue) and more big items seem like they are up for grabs now. DC Direct is also being affected by the big Distributor Wars of 2020 While everyone is up in arms[...]

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

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 Spider-Man #1 featuring Snake Eyes in the same pose as the webhead Joe writer Larry Hama handled writing duties on this one as well ComicConnect is running an[...]

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[...]

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

Right now that means Milo Manara, Todd McFarlane and Zoom backgrounds Welcome all to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="360"] Milo Manara is drawing the women around him in a[...]

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. In[...]

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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

3 by Disney DC Comics' Aquaman to Get Momoa-Style Tattoos Peter David and Dale Keown Return to Incredible HulkHappening today...Phil Haldiman 'Denny from The Room', My Big Break Comic Signing at Double Midnight Comics, Manchester, New Hampshire, 5-6.30pmHappy birthday to... Steve Craft/AMCTodd McFarlane, creator of Spawn. Steve Lafler, creator of Bughouse comics. Sam Humphries, creator of Our Love Is Real,[...]

Image Comics January Solicitations 2020

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

Spawn creator Todd McFarlane has been actively trying to bring a sequel/reboot to theaters since 1997 when the original film hit theaters In a recent interview with Shoryuken, McFarlane seemingly confirmed that Foxx has walked away from the project over scheduling conflicts:“Last week I got some discouraging news, we had an academy award-winning guy who[...]

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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)

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 the ‘90s approached and their arrival on the scene has a massive[...]

Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

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

His devoted fans justified, his success with that, and with the Marvel #1000 books see him setting up Empyre and Masked Raider bigtime in Incoming as well. Alex Carr (New Entry) DCU Group Editor, after moving from a very successful run on the Young Adult line to taking the DC superheroes global, all eyes are[...]

Now Image Reveals Clayton Crain's Spawn #301 Cover

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

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 return to the big screen.In a recent interview at Toy Fair 2019, comic writer and director Todd McFarlane was asked[...]