Latest ‘Spawn’ Comic Will Be Special Team-Up Effort

Todd McFarlane is wrapping up the “Year of Spawn” with a bang.

The legendary comic book creator and Image Comics have teamed up all year to produce original Spawn comics, and now the horror-themed four-color characters themselves will band together in The Scorched No1, as reported by cbr.com. Check out the eye-popping cover on this page.

The 48-page The Scorched No1–a comic that reportedly has been three decades in the making–comes on the heels of such titles as Spawn’s UniverseGunslinger Spawn and King Spawn and will feature Spawn, Reaper, She-Spawn and Medieval Spawn in frenetic action. The comic–rated Teen+–will go on sale Jan. 12, 2022 for $5.99.

The series will be written by Sean Lewis (King Spawn) and illustrated by Stephen Segovia (King SpawnVengeance of Vampirella)–with covers by various artists, including Ryan Stegman, Brett Booth, Greg Capullo and McFarlane himself.

McFarlane explained in a release that the premiere issue of The Scorched is “on track to become another record-setting new title. We are having a blast creating an all-new team book with new storylines and old and new characters.”

Spawn first appeared in comic book form nearly 30 years ago–in Spawn No1 (May 1992)–and has branched out from those humble beginnings into feature films (there have been no recent updates on the much-anticipated Spawn reboot), an HBO animated series and armies of action figures.

Keep reading Horror News Network for the latest on the Spawn Universe in Image Comics.

 

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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