THE SCORCHED UNITES TODD MCFARLANE’S FIRST-EVER SUPERHERO TEAM, EXPANDS THE SPAWN UNIVERSE WITH NEW & ICONIC CHARACTERS
Two Incentive Covers Announced
PORTLAND, Ore. 09/20/2021 — The Year of Spawn continues with Todd McFarlane’s newest book, The Scorched #1. This new book comes hot off the heels of three record-breaking books, Spawn’s Universe #1, King Spawn #1 and Gunslinger Spawn #1, which were the biggest selling Image Comics books in the 21st century.
The Scorched #1 is the first all-new issue of McFarlane’s Superhero team book. After 30 years of the regular monthly Spawn book, The Scorched gathers the best of the characters for three decades and puts them together into one title. McFarlane has also recruited some of the top talent in the industry for this inaugural launch.
The initial characters in The Scorched #1 first issue will include: Reaper, Spawn, Redeemer, Gunslinger, Medieval Spawn, She-Spawn, and many more waiting in the wings.
McFarlane again enlisted some top creative talent to contribute to The Scorched including writer Sean Lewis and artists Stephen Segovia and Paulo Sequeria. Featuring cover art by Frank Quitely, Greg Capullo, Don Aguillo, fellow Image founder Mark Silvestri, Brett Booth, and McFarlane. Booth’s cover of The Scorched #1 interconnects with King Spawn #1 and Gunslinger Spawn #1 to form one epic work of art.
“The Scorched will allow myself and the creative team to bring in a rotating cast of heroes and villains and to have fun creating new characters and storylines,” said McFarlane, Spawn creator and President at Image Comics.
The Scorched #1 will have a 1:250 copy incentive cover which McFarlane will hand-sign and create a unique sequential number for each issue (based on the Final Order Cutoff total). Each signed The Scorched #1 1:250 includes a CGC Certificate of Authenticity that retailers can send in and redeem through CGC to have their books graded. This is the only time McFarlane will sign The Scorched #1 1:250 copy incentive cover.
Additionally, The Scorched #1 will have a 1:50 copy incentive variant cover by Capullo.
For every 250 copies of The Scorched #1 issues ordered, retailers will become eligible to order five incentive covers of The Scorched #1 by Capullo and one The Scorched #1 McFarlane incentive cover.
Join the battle with The Scorched #1 extravaganza as an epic tale of heaven, hell, and earth all begin to collide!
The Scorched #1 will be available at comic book shops (48 pages, full color, rated: Teen+, $5.99, premium 10 pt cover stock) and on digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play on Wednesday, December 15:
- Cover A by Quitely – Diamond Code OCT210015
- Cover B by Booth – Diamond Code OCT210016
- Cover C by Capullo – Diamond Code OCT210017
- Cover D by McFarlane – Diamond Code OCT210018
- Cover E by Aguillo – Diamond Code OCT210019
- Cover F by Silvestri – Diamond Code OCT210020
- Cover G 1:50 copy incentive sketch by Capullo – Diamond Code OCT210021
- Cover H 1:250 copy incentive McFarlane signed – Diamond Code OCT210022