Todd McFarlane's Spawn smashed all existing records and became the most successful independent comic book ever published. Revisit classic characters and unforgettable Spawn stories written by Todd McFarlane in Spawn: Origins Volume 4. Collects Spawn #21-26.. Author: Andrew Grossberg. Illustrator: Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo . 2010 Todd McFarlane Productions, Inc..