publication date: Monday, October 2, 2000 (part of Round X)

category: Comics

clue: This guy sure spawned some popular comic books.

explanation: McFarlane was, at the time this goo went online, the best-selling comic book artist in history, and thus arguably the most popular. He initially gained fame for drawing Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, but it was his own creation, Spawn ("spawned"), that brought him closest to mainstream consciousness. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Anna Gregoline, and Edward Tegge

trivia: Though McFarlane was a giant figure in the comics industry, he arguably became better known to mainstream culture through his toy company, Todd McFarlane Toys.


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