This episode of Monsterama features a couple of guys that have become household names for modern horror fans. Greg Nicotero who is now Executive Producer and special effects guru of The Walking Dead and Robert Kurtzman who wrote From Dusk Till Dawn have combined to create the special effects and make-up for dozens of horror movies. This retrospective of the early part of their career is fun if nothing else because of the success they have gone on to have.
Legendary Spider-Man Artist, Spawn Creator and Toy Maker – This Guy is Prolific
Todd McFarlane loves monsters. As the artist on Amazing Spider-Man, he created Venom, one of the most popular, and monstrous, of all the web slinger’s rogues. He went on to create an entire comic universe around the anti-hero Spawn and now has a toy empire focused on highly detailed figures of – you guessed it – monsters!
Originally focused on characters from his Spawn universe, Todd McFarlane’s Toy line has expanded into a licensing powerhouse, including Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and his highly sought after Movie Maniacs line
This episode of Monsterama goes inside McFarlane’s thought process and takes an in-depth look at his monstrous line of movie maniacs and monster toys.
Showcasing Todd McFarlane’s unique art style, which burst onto the comic book scene in the late 1980s and forever changed the landscape of comic book art. Features art from original comic art boards, rare, never-before-seen sketches, as well as art from McFarlane’s work on Batman, Spider-Man, and the Hulk (amongst many others), and his own top-selling creation, Spawn.