Knowledge Identifier: +Todd_McFarlane
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1961.
Countries: United States (52%), Canada (14%), United Kingdom (10%)
Linked to: Infinity, Inc., Edmonton Oilers, Fox Broadcasting Company, William Aberhart High School
From there, he moved to Marvel's "Incredible Hulk", which he drew from 1987 to 1988, working with writer Peter David
In 1990, after a 28-issue run of "Amazing Spider-Man", McFarlane told editor Jim Salicrup he'd grown tired of drawing other people's stories and would be leaving the book with issue No. 328 to write his own work
In 1992, he helped form Image Comics, pulling the occult anti-hero character Spawn from his high school portfolio and updating him for the 1990s
Neil Gaiman - In 1993, Gaiman was contracted by Todd McFarlane to write a single issue of "Spawn", a popular title at the newly created Image Comics company
McFarlane Toys - Company owner/founder, Todd McFarlane, had been a long-time fan of the horror genre and decided to produce his own perspective on the classic monsters with the "Todd McFarlane's Monsters Playsets" line in 1997
In 2000, McFarlane was the subject of a National Film Board of Canada documentary "Devil You Know: Inside the Mind of Todd McFarlane", directed by Kenton Vaughan
Alex Maleev - He first teamed with Bendis on Todd McFarlane's "Sam and Twitch" series in 2000-2001 before they were recruited for "Daredevil"
McFarlane, who is a former minority owner of the Edmonton Oilers, designed the logo used on the team's alternate third jersey, which debuted in 2001
In January 2005, McFarlane announced that he was set to produce a half-hour anthology television series for Fox called "Twisted Tales", based on the Bruce Jones' comic book to which McFarlane had purchased the rights
In September 2006, it was announced that McFarlane would be the Art Director of the newly formed 38 Studios, formerly Green Monster Games, founded by major league baseball pitcher Curt Schilling
Brian Haberlin - Haberlin became Editor in Chief for Todd McFarlane Productions in 2006, and penciled and inked its flagship title, "Spawn", for two years during David Hine's run as writer
38 Studios - Who else is in-" Schilling recruited these friends, his uncle Thomas, and author R. A. Salvatore and author/artist Todd McFarlane to join his venture, and formally announced the formation of Green Monster Games in a press release in September 2006
"Haunt", an ongoing series co-created by McFarlane and Robert Kirkman, was announced in 2007 and launched on October 7, 2009
In 2009, Marvel Comics brought resolution to the matter by purchasing the property
As of late 2012, McFarlane is suing a former employee whose name is the same as the alter ego of Spawn, Al Simmons
Spawn (comics) - In the beginning of year 2019 Todd McFarlane himself confirmed at social media that a new brazilian publisher named New Order Editora will release Spawn from the number 251 to 255 and the special "Spawn: Resurrection"