During the San Diego Comic-Con this past year, DC Comics announced that writer Todd McFarlane and artist Greg Capullo are to reunite two comic book icons this December with the launch of the new crossover series Batman Spawn, and we now have a look at some of the covers to the first issue, as well as a sneak peek at some interior artwork.
“Look, this is really simple. I get to play with one of the greatest comic characters ever (Batman), get to reunite with amazing artist Greg Capullo, AND am able to mix in my own creation (Spawn) into the storyline,” states McFarlane. “These are the types of projects many of us creators in the comic industry only get to be a part of a few times in our careers.”
“My goal with this book is two-fold; First to just make it as fun a read as possible both visually and story wise,” he continues. “Then second, I hope this book will continue to add to some of the many reasons any of us actually collect superhero comic books. That’s to release an “Event” book that folks will remember for years to come. This should be one heck of a nice holiday gift!”
Two dark heroes, cursed by tragedy, find their paths crossing again…but not by choice! What sinister foe is at work, pitting the Dark Knight against the Hellspawn? From the shadows of Gotham City to New York City, this epic event is the blockbuster you’ve been waiting almost two decades for!
Batman Spawn #1 will go on sale on December 13th.