Tempe, Arizona, USA
Todd McFarlane co-founded the third largest comic book company, Image Comics and his Spawn #1 comic sold a record setting 1.7 million issues. The Spawn title is a Guinness World Record holder. Spawn was an Emmy Award-winning animated series on HBO and live-action feature film grossing $100 million. The Grammy winning McFarlane, also reinvented the visual look of Marvel’s Spider-Man and co-created Venon as well as lent his artistic talent to Batman, Hulk and many other characters.
In 1994, McFarlane founded McFarlane Toys one of America’s top action figure manufacturers and once again redefined the artistic look of toys. McFarlane Toys has made figure based on movies (Matrix, Predator, Alien), Television (The Walking Dead, Lost, Stranger Things), Video Games (Fornite, Mortal Kombat, Halo) , sports and many more genres as well as creating hundreds of his own ideas in plastic form (Spawn, Twisted OZ, Dragons).
Both comics and toys have been sold world-wide for nearly 30 years.