Hellspawn is an American comic book series published by Image Comics . Inspired by Spawn , Hellspawn is a darker and more atmospheric than the trainer, and frequently deals with disturbing subject matter. It was featured featured writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ashley Wood .
The first issue of Hellspawn was published in August 2000. Steve Niles occasionally supplemented the writing and Ben Templesmith the same for the art. With issue 11 Niles and Templesmith took over the comic’s regular writer / artist team. The final issue was published in April 2003.