Spawn #296

Writer: Todd McFarlane Artist: Jason Shawn Alexander Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: April 24, 2019 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
8.3Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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The road to SPAWN's record-setting 300th issue BEGINS HERE!!!
Witness the secrets of Al Simmons' past, present and future!!!
Every hero! Every villain! Revisit Spawn's legend in an epic, wide-screen story from critically acclaimed illustrator, JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER, and legendary creator, TODD McFARLANE!

  • 9.6
    Rogues Portal - Christoph Staffl Apr 24, 2019

    At first, I was a bit hesitant about this issue. Reading through all of Als history could be a bit of a drag. However, Spawn #296 proves me wrong. The creative team delivers a fun and engaging ride, and I cant wait for the next issue to come out. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn Apr 30, 2019

    Spawn #296 dives into the history of Spawn with magnificent artwork and a solid overarching story. Although it is seemingly catered to new fans looking for a point to jump in, its still a great addition to the ongoing epic. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Matthew Sardo May 3, 2019

    SPAWN is the 90s, and as the series approaches its 300th issue, it's essential to see how Todd McFarlane handles the milestone and if the character is still relevant today. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Apr 23, 2019

    While longtime fans my find themselves looking for more story and less recap,Spawn #296is an excellent jumping on point for new readers. Although the majority of readers' time is spent revisiting Spawn's hellish past, Spawn #296is well-crafted and entertaining and generates a good deal of momentum as we approach a landmark 300th issue. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Jamie Lovett Apr 24, 2019

    Jason Shawn Alexander gets to draw a lot of pinup-style pages here and the way he incorporates a bit of McFarlane's style into his renditions of moments from those early Spawn issues is a nice touch. Read Full Review

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