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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 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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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: You're about two seconds away from wearing that smile around your ass!
Clown: Yeah, yeah. Kiss me first.
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Referenced in Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (2003) See more »

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Dark and daunting as seen through the artwork of Greg Capullo
3 January 2005 | by (Glasgow) – See all my reviews

The comic books are rich in character backgrounds and, elevate rapidly through masterful story lines. Since when has a comic book character brought so much pain and adversity to our screens. Since when has a comic book character been adapted into an animated series and still creates an aura of harshness and entertainment. Maybe the Batman series of the early 90's reflected the true depiction of it's character; Bob Kane intended Gotham City to be a dark and disturbing reality. A world like David Fincher or Tim Burton. Spawn does indeed thrive in this blend of nightmarish fantasy, which still portrays a world that does exists. Maybe the thought of a soldier sent from Hell, inhabiting the streets dressed in a red cloak and a rubber costume, while ridding the slums of criminals seems far fetched, it is still entertaining. The fact that Todd Mcfarlane has worked on comic books such as Spiderman shows that he knows how intricate characters are to be depicted. So he knew fine well that for this series to work an in depth, complex and intriguing storyline had to prevail. Spawn the animated series is just that and if you take time to appreciate each character and their personalities you should find Spawn to be highly watchable. Moving away from this the animation is just sublime; playing with the shadows of Rat Alley, and blending the hatred of Spawn with his undying love for Wanda, we are led into a paradoxical imagination of two untouchable forces colliding - Heaven and Hell. Watch Spawn and if you can read the comics, they are of a very good quality.


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