SPAWN creator Todd McFarlane to host free signing & comic giveaway event celebrating record-breaking run

Recently Todd McFarlane’s SPAWN made history by becoming the Guinness World Record holder for the “Longest-Running Creator-Owned Superhero Comic Book Series.” To celebrate this milestone, McFarlane and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Chandler, Arizona are throwing a colossal SPAWN Party. Fans are invited to join in on the celebration with the creator of SPAWN himself on ….

Todd McFarlane to direct and Jamie Foxx to star in new film adaptation of ‘Spawn’

Image Comics announced via Deadline that Jamie Foxx is attached to play the titular character in Todd McFarlane’s forthcoming Blumhouse Productions adaptation of McFarlane’s Spawn comic book series. This newest adaptation—a gritty, R-rated reimagining—marks Image President, co-founder and Spawn creator, Todd McFarlane’s feature film directorial debut. McFarlane is also on board as screenwriter and co-producer ….

Spawn creator Todd McFarlane and World Series Champion Curt Schilling to reveal “Project Mercury” at Comic-Con 2010

EA and 38 Studios announced that the first details from the highly anticipated RPG, codenamed “Project Mercury”, will be revealed during a panel at Comic-Con International 2010 on Thursday, July 22nd, at 1:15 PM in Room 6A. The special panel and Q&A session will be moderated by Spike TV’s Geoff Keighley, and will feature 38 ….

Todd McFarlane writing screenplay for a new Spawn movie

This is seriously exciting. I wonder what inspired McFarlane start hammering out this new script. Whatever it was, it’s about time. Spawn is one of my favorite cult comic characters. I look forward to seeing how this develops. McFarlane recently declared via Twitter that he is finally writing a script for a Spawn follow-up movie, ….

Todd McFarlane to appear with actor and Mayhem creator Tyrese Gibson at San Diego Comic-Con ’09

McFarlane Toys and Todd McFarlane himself will be at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. McFarlane has expanded its presence at the con by teaming up with other key retailers that will be exhibiting, and are planning exclusive figures, comics, artist signings, giveaways, panels and a first look at upcoming figure lines. Here is a list ….

Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft coming to big screen

Universal and Imagine Entertainment are developing a film based on the Image Comics’ graphic novel The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft, as a potential directing project for Ron Howard, according to Variety. The studio has already nabbed film rights to the upcoming book, which hits store shelves on April 8th. Universal was apparently attracted to ….