Date: May 1992
Publisher: Image Comics (but actually published by Malibu Comics)
Cover Price: $1.95
Current Price Range: $2.00 – $12.00
Stats: 22 color pages, plus ads, poster, illustrations and “The Spawning Ground” letters page / soapbox.
Story, Pencils & Inks: Todd McFarlane
Other Artists: Tom Orzechowski, Steve Oliff
Notable Notes: The 1st issue of Spawn and one of the first comics ever published by Image!
Spawn was my Re-introduction to Comics!
In the late 1990’s I got back into comics after an 11 year absence, and Spawn was one of the first titles I started reading. I thought it was fun and exciting to learn about Image comics and be part of the “scene.” Anyway, after reading a few issues I was quickly turned off by Spawn in general and Todd McFarlane specifically. When I saw this issue in my box of back-issues the other day I figured it was time to give Spawn another try and see if I still felt the same. Yeah, I still do.
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