Batman and Spawn Face Off in Batman Spawn

Batman and Spawn Face Off in Batman Spawn

The Court of Owls Pits The Dark Knight Against the Hellspawn

The Epic Crossover from Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo Hits Comic Stands on December 13

After revealing the information at San Diego Comic-Con with 5 phrases that despatched waves inside and out of the Convention Center -“McFarlane. Capullo. Batman. Spawn. December”-, DC is revealing extra data on what followers can count on when two of the most important characters in comedian guide historical past face off in Batman Spawn from Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo. After staying out of one another’s means for nearly 20 years, the Court of Owls steps in to attempt to use Spawn to beat Batman in the to not be missed comedian out there on December 13.

“Look, that is actually easy. I get to play with one of many biggest comedian characters ever (Batman), get to reunite with wonderful artist Greg Capullo, AND am capable of combine in my very own creation (Spawn) into the storyline. These are the kinds of tasks many people creators in the comedian business solely get to be part of just a few instances in our careers,” mentioned Writer Todd McFarlane.

“I used to be lucky sufficient to have the ability to draw each Spawn and Batman every for over a decade,” mentioned Artist Greg Capullo. “Now I get to use those decades of experience to bring fans the event they’ve waited nearly 20 years to see happen. Spawn and Batman together again. It’s gonna be fire.”

1:50 Variant by Brett Booth, Open to Order by Francesco Mattina

Batman Spawn will characteristic a principal cowl by Greg Capullo in addition to variants by Todd McFarlane, Gabriele Dell’otto, Sean Murphy, Franceso Mattina, J. Scott Campbell and Jim Lee. Ratio variants can even be out there by Jason Fabok (1:25), Brett Booth (1:50) and Jim Lee (1:100). Fans can even get their fingers on a 1:250 signed inked variant of the primary cowl by McFarlane, in addition to 1:666 signed variants of the primary covers by McFarlane or Capullo. Finally, a 1:1000 signed principal cowl by each McFarlane and Capullo shall be out there.

McFarlane added, “My objective with this guide is two-fold; First to only make it as enjoyable a learn as potential each visually and story sensible. Then second, I hope this guide will proceed so as to add to a few of the many causes any of us really acquire superhero comedian books. That’s to launch an “Event” guide that people will keep in mind for years to return. This needs to be one heck of a pleasant vacation present!”

Ahead of the discharge of Batman Spawn, DC is accumulating the unique two crossover tales, Spawn/Batman from Frank Miller and Todd McFarlane and Batman/Spawn: War Devil#1 by legendary Batman writers and artists Doug Moench, Chuck Dixon, Alan Grant, and Klaus Janson, in one full assortment, Batman/Spawn: The Classic Collection out there on November 15.

“One of the great pleasures of collecting comics is being around when ‘event books’ are released,” added McFarlane. “Each time one of these events happened I was always glad I was collecting at that moment because I felt like I was part of something really cool happening in our comic industry. So now, to be able to gather DC Comics and Image Comics together to release a new reprint of those two wonderful books from yesteryear; SPAWN/BATMAN and the BATMAN/SPAWN: WAR DEVIL crossovers to a new generation of collectors who missed out on all the excitement of when they first came out. This, to me, is why I got into drawing comic books in the first place…to have as much fun and joy as I could. These books do that!”

Art and cowl by GREG CAPULLO
Blank sketch cowl
Team variant cowl by GREG CAPULLO and TODD McFARLANE
1:25 variant cowl by JASON FABOK
1:50 variant cowl by BRETT BOOTH
1:100 variant cowl by JIM LEE
1:250 signed variant cowl by TODD McFARLANE INKED 
1:666 signed variant cowl by TODD McFARLANE
1:666 signed variant cowl by GREG CAPULLO
1:1000 signed variant cowl by TODD McFARLANE and GREG CAPULLO
$6.99 US | 48 pages | Prestige | One-shot (all covers are card inventory)
ON SALE 12/13/22

Two darkish heroes, cursed by tragedy, discover their paths crossing once more…however not by alternative! What sinister foe is at work, pitting the Dark Knight in opposition to the Hellspawn? From the shadows of Gotham City to New York City, this epic occasion is the blockbuster you’ve been ready nearly twenty years for!

Batman/Spawn: The Classic Collection
$19.99 US | 112 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-150-7
ON SALE 11/15/22

An historic evil has arisen in Gotham City. The final time it appeared, a whole colony was cleaned from the face of the Earth, leaving just one clue: Croatoan. Whoever or no matter Croatoan is, it’ll take all the Batman’s investigative abilities and the supernatural skills of an ex-soldier turned Hellspawn to avoid wasting Gotham’s residents from the hell that’s about to be unleashed on our world. For the primary time in three a long time, this version of the traditional assembly between comics’ caped avengers of the evening reprints Batman/Spawn: War Devil #1 by legendary Batman writers and artists Doug Moench, Chuck Dixon, Alan Grant, and Klaus Janson…plus the Spawn/Batman one-shot by Batman: The Dark Knight Returns author Frank Miller and Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, which brings Batman to Spawn’s residence turf of New York City! Two heroes with totally different strategies in two very totally different tales. Capes will conflict.

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