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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 […]

As Spawn #300 Beats Absolute Carnage #1, Donny Cates Has an Offer to Todd McFarlane...

As Spawn #300 Beats Absolute Carnage #1, Donny Cates Has an Offer to Todd McFarlane…

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported the news that Spawn #300 by Todd McFarlane and friends was the most-ordered comic in September, and the second most-ordered of the year, beating out Absolute Carnage, HOXPOX, DCeased, Black Cat, War Of The Realms and everything else other than Detective Comics #1000. Absolute Carnage writer Donny Cates, and current Venom […]



Getting to Know Black / Excellence with Khary Randolph

Getting to Know Black / Excellence with Khary Randolph

Khary Randolph is one of the hardest working comic book artists today. Having worked in the business for about 20 years, Randolph has worked for companies ranging from Marvel (Mosaic) to DC (We Are Robin) to Image (Tech Jacket). More recently he's been involved with Black Mask's smash hit BLACK and last year launched the […]

"Batman: Black and White" Statue Series Hit Their 100th Statue

Batman Black and White Statue Series Hit Their 100th Statue

Batman Black and White series first debuted back in 1996. It was a limited-run series from DC that features 8 page Batman stories in Black and White. Volumes 2 and 3 of the series are more recent with a 2013-2014 publication. The Batman Black and White series have been quite popular but the statue series […]

Rob Liefeld Says Goodbye to the X-Men With Love Letter to Claremont/Byrne/Austin

Rob Liefeld on Todd McFarlane: "And People Give Me Hell For My Feet"

Superstar artist Rob Liefeld has taken to Twitter to call notice to feet as drawn by fellow superstar artist and fellow Image founder Todd McFarlane after someone posted an old McFarlane Spider-Man drawing where Spider-Man has unnecessarily pointy feet. And people give me hell for my feet! https://t.co/vufansLq8X — robliefeld (@robertliefeld) September 14, 2019 This […]


Spawn #300 Goes to Second Printing, Adds Bill Sienkiewicz to #301

Spawn #300 Goes to Second Printing, Adds Bill Sienkiewicz to #301

Image Comics has announced that yesterday's Spawn #300 by Todd McFarlane and friends has sold out at the distributor level. It is being fast-tracked for a second printing and will be available on Wednesday, October 2nd. He has also added Bill Sienkiewicz and J Scott Campbell to Spawn #301 covers, as well as previously announced […]

Rob Liefeld Reveals Why Image United is Really, Truly Dead

Rob Liefeld Reveals Why Image United is Really, Truly Dead

After nearly a decade of hopelessness, fans of Image United, the 2009 series that united the Image Founders and Robert Kirkman for a super-mega-crossover event epic which fizzled after its third issue hit stores in 2010, were finally given a tiny sliver of hope back in May when superstar artist Rob Liefeld revealed he was […]