Making a deal with the devil, known as malebolgia, simmons agrees to become a. Spawn is a comic book telling the story of commando al simmons, who is betrayed by cia spook jason wynn and murdered by his friend and teammate. But with the comic book spawn going strong after 25 years and. Nicknamed bucketfoot al, he played for two decades in major league baseball mlb as an outfielder and had his best years with connie mack s philadelphia athletics during the late 1920s. Share gaming todd mcfarlane says its time for a new spawn video game.
Malebolgia returns al simmons, now a hellspawn, to the world, but with little memory, a badly. Dangerous new character debuting in spawn from artist. Please only report missing issues after attempting a thorough search, and do not submit false information. Spawn is a fictional superhero appearing in a monthly comic book of the same name published. Todd mcfarlane has said on numerous occasions that his choice to make al simmons. Spawn al simmons is a fictional superhero appearing in a monthly comic book of the same name published by american company image comics. Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other. Al simmons appears in 1 issues view all the comic book story of baseball. The definitive origin of image comics spawn al simmons. Comic books spawn comics spawn is a us comic book published by image comics and produced by todd mcfarlane productions tmp. Aloysius harry simmons may 22, 1902 may 26, 1956, born alois szymanski, was an american professional baseball player.
I had greg capullo sign the book way back in the day at some rinkydink comic convention back in tacoma, washington at the tacoma dome. Share gaming spawn creator todd mcfarlane says the character could come to fortnite. Cerebus cerebus the aardvark or simply cerebus is an independent comic book series that was written and illustrated by canadian artist dave sim, with backgrounds by fellow canadian gerhard. The events unfold the way the old wise woman is writing them in her book, and despite. Albert francis al simmons is the main protagonist or rather the subprotagonist in the spawn series. Spawn is a us comic book published by image comics and produced by todd mcfarlane productions tmp. Simmons slowly realizes that five years have passed. Spawn was once a man named al simmons, a highly trained assassin and was considered the best.
Premiering in 1992, spawn was one of the first titles. Spawn encounters anti spawn, who is actually jason wynn unknown to al, and the redeemer. Al simmons was a government trained assassin murdered by his superior. Jim downing wakes from a coma at the same time that al simmons aka spawn blew his head off. Spawn is a comic book telling the story of commando al simmons, who is betrayed by cia spook jason wynn and murdered by his friend and teammate chapel later retconned as priest, a distaff counterpart of chapel. Spawn is a fictional superhero appearing in a monthly comic book of the same name published by american company image comics. Todd mcfarlane sues exemployee claiming to be inspiration. In the 1990s, todd mcfarlane hit it big with a comic book character named al simmons, an intelligence officer and assassin for the u. Please fill out the following form to report an issue missing from the database. Encyclopedia of comic books and graphic novels, santa barbara. The heroes, hustlers, and historymaking swings and misses of americas national pastime.556 79 1431 1291 457 1396 687 1080 1073 728 404 1239 1198 1469 69 993 1338 450 1384 796 996 1016 407 171 1178 650 1281 1101 711 742 184 529