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'Spawn' Goes Dark In New Compendium
First 50 'Spawn' Issues In Black and White Book...In Stores May 30
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

With Spawn, legendary writer and artist Todd McFarlane unleashed his iconic antihero to the world, and launched the most successful independent comic book in history. Now for the first time ever, fans will be able to read Spawn in black and white format!

Spawn: Compendium 1 presents the stories and artwork that helped create the Spawn legacy. Comprised of 50 issues with over 1100 pages, Spawn Compendium 1 strips away all the color and puts focus on the hyper-detailed art Spawn is known for.

This soft cover collection is perfect for fans wanting to once again experience the raw awesomeness the interior pages of Spawn provide. This is also the perfect gift for those wanting to see why Spawn has been dominating comic book stores for decades!

In addition to Todd McFarlane’s legendary art and stories, the book includes collaborations with industry giants Greg Capullo (Batman), Alan Moore (Watchmen), Dave Sim, (Cerebus), Marc Silvestri (Uncanny X-Men, Cyberforce), Frank Miller (Sin City), and Grant Morrison (Batman).

It’s time to see Spawn like you have never seen it before! The Spawn Compendium 1 is priced at $59.99 – Less than $1.25 per issue – and will be available in comic stores nationwide Wednesday, May 30th. To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-COMIC-BOOK or visit www.comicshoplocator.com.

Todd McFarlane Productions
Todd McFarlane Productions is the company behind the monthly comic book Spawn. Created by Todd McFarlane, Spawn debuted in May 1992, selling 1.7 million copies, making it the bestselling independent comic book of all time. Spawn is published in nine languages and distributed in more than 32 countries. Currently, TMP releases the long-running Spawn monthly comic now in its 19th year. Other TMP titles include Haunt, Hellspawn, and Sam & Twitch.

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