HBO's animated show is based on Image Comics' popular series about a dead CIA assassin who returns to life as a superhuman Hellspawn.
Home Bitter Home
Spawn's nightmares reveal that Al Simmons' killer was his mercenary ex-partner, Chapel. CIA chief Jason Wynn tells Chapel to find a cache of stolen guns before they are traced back to him.
Spawn is tortured by dreams of his former wife, Wanda, now sleeping with his one-time best friend, Terry. Clown fuels the fire by trying to get Spawn to blame Terry for stealing his wife, and Terry realizes his investigation is getting dangerous.
Colors of Blood
When a pack of drug dealers starts terrorizing the homeless in Rat City, Gareb pleads with Spawn to get rid of them -- initially to no avail. But after a ruthless killing, Spawn takes charge, "eliminating" all the dealers except the leader.
Send in the KKKlowns
With a serial killer on the loose, Wanda's search for her husband, Terry, hits a detour when Wynn's men follow and corner her. Spawn appears on the scene to eliminate the agents, allowing Wanda to see him for the first time.
While Lisa Wu is investigating the murders of two other reporters, Terry is arrested by the police. Wynn blames Merrick for all his recent problems finding Terry; as punishment, he sends another agent to kill Wanda and Cyan.
Spawn takes the fight to Wynn, telling him he's coming for him at midnight. Seeing his schemes crumble, Wynn tries to have his agents kill Lisa Wu as she draws closer to the truth -- but Spawn ends up killing Wynn's men instead.
A Made Guy
Spawn is tormented by nightmares of a medieval Black Knight hunting him and demanding that he acknowledge which master he serves. Meanwhile, some twisted urban boys -- Petey, Frankie and Bobby -- take Frankie's friend Joey out on the town.
Twitch is Down
Cog reveals that he was a hellspawn who served Malebolgia under the guise of Merlin. When Wynn orders Chief Banks to find the man in the red cloak, Sam and Twitch are put on task. Chapel reveals that Al Simmons has returned from Hell.
Seed of Hellspawn
After Cog informs Spawn of his shroud's powers, Spawn turns human to visit Wanda. Twitch, recovering in the hospital with a bullet in his skull, finds his memory foggy.
Victims are found torn apart and drained of blood in Spawn's alley. Sam and Twitch believe it is the work of the man in the red cloak. At the crime scene, Lisa Wu sees Lily, a Celestial outcast and vampire hired by Heaven to hunt down and kill Hellspawn.
Chasing the Serpent
Spawn has flashbacks of himself as Al Simmons sent downriver to capture Major Forsberg -- guardian of the war mask of Genghis Khan, which contains the powers of Hell. We now realize that he is Wynn's mysterious prisoner.
At Al's grave, Jade confesses to Spawn that Heaven now has a bounty on her head since she saved him. Two new Celestial Warriors appear and battle Spawn and Jade. Twitch remembers that Chief Banks shot him.