CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Preview: Spawn hits 250 issues!

One of the longest creator-owned series in comic book history, Todd McFarlane’s Spawn is hitting its 250th issue in January 2015. The landmark issue will feature a cover by artist Greg Capullo, who worked on the title for many years, and who McFarlane touts is the definitive Spawn artist.

But besides cover artwork that many will instantly recognize, a name is being dropped that has every fan paying attention. Al Simmons is once again back in the Spawn suit. And word around the hellfire bonfire is that Al is in complete control of the demon. To commemorate the occasion, the special one-shot Spawn Resurrection #1 is being released, featuring a story by Brian Wood with art by Jonboy Meyers, the creative team taking over Spawn with issue #251.

With Marvel and DC renumbering their books for a new generation, what does McFarlane think about #250 applying to his flagship book? “It makes me the highest-numbered book in the country,” he explained in a previous interview with USA Today‘s Brian Truitt. “I see it as a badge of honour.”

Further elaborating on Spawn Resurrection #1, McFarlane has said “This is your ‘#1’ issue for all of you that need a #1. Spawn Resurrection is also going to be the first issue where new artist Jonboy Meyers and writer Brian Wood take over and dazzle you with their talent. Resurrection might even give a little background as to where Al Simmons has been for so long.

Related Posts
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)

Based on Marilyn Sadler and Roger Bollen's book of the same name, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century was directed by Kenneth Johnson and set in the year 2049. It Read more

Yatterman

Originally running between 1977-1979 for 108 episodes, Yatterman succeeded Time Bokan and followed what happened after fragments of a mysterious stone known as the Skull Stone are scattered across the Read more

Welcome to Paradox

Debuting in 1998 and running for thirteen episodes, Welcome to Paradox was an anthology show where all the stories took place in the fictional future city of Betaville although the Read more

Todd McFarlane: Like Hell I Won’t trailer released

Todd McFarlane: Like Hell I Won't details the legendary comic book artist and entrepreneur's obstacle-ridden career leading up to the milestone release of the 300th issue of Spawn - McFarlane's Read more

The Rise of Skywalker – One 40 Something’s ‘Obsessed Fanboy’ pre-release thoughts…

No one likes an 'I told you so', so let's get the unpleasant bit out of the way. I told you so. Back in Feb 2018, whilst I was still Read more

The Maze (1953)

Directed by William Cameron Menzies, The Maze was 3-D horror film that deals with teratology and prenatal phylogenetic evolution. It begins when Scotsman Gerald MacTeam (Richard Carlson) abruptly ends his Read more

The legacy of Santa Claus: The Movie

Santa Claus: The Movie was supposed to be the holiday hit of 1985. Such was the confidence that farther and son producers Alexander and Ilya Salkind had managed to get Read more

The Herculoids

Somewhere out in space live The Herculoids! Zok, the laser-ray dragon! Igoo, the giant rock ape! Tundro, the tremendous! Gloop and Gleep, the formless, fearless wonders! With Zandor, their leader, Read more

The Degrassi Legacy and why it matters

In a time when the world was over exposed to glamorised American teenage dramas where teens were being played by thirty years olds a dramatic shift happened. The seeds of Read more

The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)

Directed by Coleman Francis, The Beast of Yucca Flats follows a Soviet scientist named Joseph Jaworsky (Tor Johnson), who defects and flees to a Nevada Test Site called Yucca Flats. Before Read more

The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole

Written and directed by Art Moore, The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole ran for 150 episodes between 1958 and 1961. The show followed a little boy named Spunky (voiced by Read more

Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor (#1-4)

Space, the final frontier... and on that frontier and beyond, humans and aliens alike need medical care. Enter Leonard McCoy, Doctor of Space Medicine, late of the U.S.S. Enterprise. This Read more

Ronin Warriors

Created by Hajime Yatate, Ronin Warriors (aka Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers aka Yoroiden Samurai Troopers) takes place in a world where after a thousand years Talpa (voiced by Shigezō Sasaoka Read more

Preview: Pacific Rim – Tales from The Drift

Following last years announcement that the Gipsy Danger would ride again in Pacific Rim 2 (currently set for release on August 4, 2017) Guillermo del Toro has spent the remainder of Read more

Preview: Gunslinger Spawn #1

Introducing the launch of the second new monthly title spinning out of the SPAWN UNIVERSE, with one of the most popular characters in the entire SPAWN mythology! This book contains Read more

Preview- Spawn Universe #1

IT'S HERE: THE OFFICIAL INTRODUCTION TO THE LONG-AWAITED SPAWN'S UNIVERSE! A double-sized issue that begins a storyline so huge that three NEW SPAWN-related monthly titles will spill out from it, Read more

Preview- Spawn Kills Everyone Too #1 (of 4)

SPAWN KILLS EVERYONE is back in this four-part miniseries! MORE CUTENESS, MORE KILLING, MORE ISSUES! Written (and cover) by Todd McFarlane, with art by Will Robson.

Preview- Spawn #309

Introducing new series artist KEN LASHLEY (X-Men, Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man). "CONSEQUENCE OF SIN," Part One TODD McFARLANE and KEN LASHLEY continue to expand the SPAWN Universe. With the future in Read more

Preview- Spawn #306

Fan-favourite artist Philip Tan returns to Todd McFarlane's Spawn to illustrate a dark vision of the future! In "PROPHECY OF DEATH," Part One-The future is full of terrors, all unleashed Read more

Preview- Spawn #302

"THE HELL HUNT," Part One In the aftermath of the record-setting SPAWN #300 and #301, new heroes-The Reaper and Jessica Priest: She-Spawn-join Spawn's war against the forces of Heaven and Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014. Some would describe him as a teacher, writer, dream weaver, and visionary... some would not...

%d bloggers like this: