Spawn (1997–1999)

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Spawn goes after his killer, the head of the top secret agency for which he formerly worked.

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 Spawn (18 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Cogliostro (18 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Wanda Blake (18 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Sam Burke / ... (17 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Gareb / ... (17 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Jason Wynn (17 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Bobby / ... (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Clown (11 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Additional Voices / ... (9 episodes, 1997-1998)
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A government trained assassin in life, A vengeful hellspawn in death. Brought back from the dead to join Hell's army and release his carnage on anyone that may get in his way. Heaven and Hell battle for his already torn soul, while he wanders the alleys protecting the innocent and destroying the corrupt who disrupt the lives of the innocent. In the meantime he faces the tragedy of his death and the fact that he has been sent to Hell and he must also face the reality of losing his wife to an old friend. Written by Daniel M. <bonethugs@bigfoot.com>

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The War Between Heaven And Hell Continues...


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The whip-crack sound effect of Spawn/Al Simmons' chains popping out from his robes is the same as the activation of the alien's heat vision in Predator (1987). See more »

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Spawn: Stay out of my dreams!
Clown: Your dreams? Malebolgia owns you. You are his bitch!
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Referenced in Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (2003) See more »

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Of course it is much better than the movie
29 October 2008 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

"Spawn: The animated series" is one of the best adaptations of one comic into animation, just like "The Maxx". The animation is excellent, full of details and with a dark and mysterious atmosphere, and the story is dark as well. While in the movie the characters are plain and uninteresting, in this show, all those characters are much better developed, and the story was interesting and well written.

the whole series was put together fabulously, and it is superior in every single detail in the movie. It stayed true to Spawns roots, it was dark, it was emotional, it was violent, it had a sick sense of humor. "Spawn" is one of the best animated series ever made.


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