King Spawn #1

Writer: Sean Lewis, Todd McFarlane Artist: Javier Fernandez, Brett Booth, Philip Tan, Stephen Segovia, Todd McFarlane, Marcio Takara Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 25, 2021 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 48
8.6Critic Rating
8.9User Rating

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A historical NEW ongoing SPAWN series begins!

The launch of this book, nearly three decades in the making, further expands the SPAWN UNIVERSE with a growing presence of Hell, Heaven, and Heroes here on Earth.

A classic villain from Spawn's past has begun asserting his powers on Earth by corrupting as many souls as possible. And only Spawn knows that he even exists. Continuing the dramatic battles from SPAWN'S UNIVERSE #1, this is where it all begins!!!!!

Don't miss out...the last time a new ongoing SPAWN series launched was in 1992.

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Carl Bryan Sep 1, 2021

    This is the #1 issue you want on your shelf right now. The art work alone is worth every penny, but the story lines are rich. Gunslinger #1 is going to be awesome and the return of Haunt inserted into the Spawn Universe"well played Mr. McFarlane! Read Full Review

  • 10
    Pastrami Nation - Craig Timchak Sep 26, 2021

    This issue was one heck of a ride. While the issue itself is a giant-sized comic, it's a collection of five different short stories. Each one is different than the last but just as enjoyable. I really enjoyed the artwork throughout most of this book and absolutely loved the revival of an old favorite of mine, Haunt. Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    GWW - Nick Friar Aug 24, 2021

    Working side-by-side with Lewis, Javi Fernandez and FCO Plascencia balance the pages of King Spawn #1 between action and horror. There's an image of Sam and Twitch which perfectly highlights what this pair can do " and just how dark the imagery can get with King Spawn. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Aug 25, 2021

    King Spawn #1 is the first stepping stone in Spawn's Universe, launching a new mission for the hellish antihero while introducing new allies and enemies into his crusade. I definitely recommend this book for newcomers to theSpawn franchise, as well as longtimeSpawn fans. It also proves that Spawn is more than capable of standing shoulder to shoulder with Marvel and DC's most popular heroes. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jonathan Brown Aug 24, 2021

    A dark mystery is brewing in the world of Spawn. Sean Lewis, with help from Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, crafts a brilliant supernatural crime to expand on that mystery. This tale is great for those who are well versed in McFarlane lore as well as those who find a first issue a great place to jump in. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Comic Watch - Mike Eakins Aug 25, 2021

    As a long devoted Spawn fan, it was hard not to drool all over this review. There are some of my favorite creators telling a story that I never tire of. Whether it is the depth and passion that Sean Lewis writes with or the magnificent art of Brett Booth or Javi Fernandez, or Philip Tan, King Spawn #1 was the perfect offering, post Spawns Universe. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 24, 2021

    King Spawn #1 is an intriguing start to the series that does everything it needs to spark casual and hardcore fan interest. Played out like a hardboiled detective story, the main story draws you into the complex world of angels and demons. The shorts that accompany the main story serve as a good taster and set up for what's to come. King Spawn reveals an ugly supernatural world that's grim in its realism, holding you spellbound to the very end. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Multiversity Comics - Henry Finn Aug 30, 2021

    A beautiful way to kick off the ongoing Spawn Universe and deserves a look from new and old fans alike. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Wes Greer Aug 24, 2021

    Let us know what you thought about King Spawn #1 and the expansion of the Spawn Universe by leaving your comments below or by leaving a comment on any of our social media feeds! Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Spencer Perry Aug 25, 2021

    Artist Javi Fernandez taps into the mood and violence that fans so often expect from Spawn titles and frankly this is a good jumping on point for anyone that has a passing interest and wants an entry. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bookcase - T.W. Worn Aug 25, 2021

    King Spawn #1 starts off fast, and grows its universe even faster. While existing SPAWN fans will love the new edition to the universe, it may not be the best jumping in point for people looking to dive into the series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    BGCP - Benjamin Milne Aug 29, 2021

    If you are a long running die hard Spawn fan, you'll have no problem in falling in love with this installment. For newer or more casual fans, this may be a head scratcher that requires patience to make sense and in time I'm sure this universe will deliver in spades. Read Full Review

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