Spawn is Image Comics character created by Todd McFarlane that first appeared in Spawn #1 (May 1992). McFarlane created the character Spawn when he was 16, spending countless hours perfecting the character’s visual design. Spawn is Albert Francis Simmons, a Lieutenant Colonel in U.S. Marine Corps Force Recon. In a mission, Simmons is burned to death and sent to Hell. Making a deal with the devil, Simmons agrees to become a Hellspawn and serve the devil if he is allowed to see his wife one last time.

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