who the better spawn al simmons or jim downing ?

Posted by darkcloakx (788 posts) - - Show Bio

& why? 


#1 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29501 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone else find it suspicious that when Al Simmons tried to remake his human form, wayyyy back in the first couple of issues of Spawn, that he ended up as a white guy? And called himself Jim Downing? And looked exactly alike to the Jim in the book now?
 
Yeah, methinks this guy is just a fragment of Al somehow. Or maybe I'm totally off and it was just an "homage" or inside joke.

#2 Posted by darkcloakx (788 posts) - - Show Bio

i thought when al turned it  a white guy in the first issue i thought it was funny cause he was like i can't look like me lol. 
@inner venom123 i think jim downing is a separate character all together cause  al simmons  is dead again. 

#3 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29501 posts) - - Show Bio
@darkcloakx said:
" i thought when al turned it  a white guy in the first issue i thought it was funny cause he was like i can't look like me lol. 
@inner venom123 i think jim downing is a separate character all together cause  al simmons  is dead again.  "
No, Al fell into "the abyss" or something, it's like this plane past the afterlife, or some trippy garbage. Read Spawn 200.
#4 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio

I have attachments to Al. being he is the Spawn i grew up with. But I also like Jim. it's a tough decision. I really like Jim in Image United.

#5 Posted by NexusOfLight (1715 posts) - - Show Bio

I think I'm liking Jim more than Al. Al was cool because it was like "Oh yeah, I'm tough, don't mess with my homies, an' forget everything else." But Jim seems to have more drive for good story to unfold. Yeah, Jim's the better character. It took Al a while to grow up, an' I love how he ended up, but I also love that he passed the mantle to someone who's probably better, or at least gonna be better than him.

#6 Posted by Silver Zeal (203 posts) - - Show Bio

Is Tim Drake better dan Bruce Wayne as Batman?

Is Bucky betta dan Steve Rogers as Cap America?

Is Donna Troy betta dan princess Diana as Wonda woman?

Is Jaime betta dan Ted Kord as Blue Beetle?

Is Jason Rusch betta dan Ronnie Raymaond as Firestorm?

But not Al Simmons...y?

And of all things he had 2 go out with suicide? He just gave-up just like dat.....we have der were still tons of stories dey could tell with him.

Even if Simmons were no longer 2 b Spawn, couldnt dey make a series following Simmons adventures, trials, tortures, victories, glory & losses & so on in d after-life. Der r still severl worlds/dimensions or types of different hells & heavens & purgatories & alternate &/or parrallel &/or future universes/worlds he could have gone 2.

1st dey kill Chapel den Al Simmons? Common!

Anyways @ least Jim is more 'relatable'  by d larger reader demografic no wonda dey r already saying Jim is betta after so lil is known about him & even less of wat he has done so far. A Black President doesnt change anything much now does it.........'Americans'?

#7 Posted by daredevil21134 (11863 posts) - - Show Bio

Al Simmons

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#8 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
Al.
#9 Posted by Kairan1979 (16759 posts) - - Show Bio

Al Simmons destroyed both God and Satan. I'd like to see Dowling doing the same.

#10 Posted by zombietag (1494 posts) - - Show Bio
@InnerVenom123 said:
Anyone else find it suspicious that when Al Simmons tried to remake his human form, wayyyy back in the first couple of issues of Spawn, that he ended up as a white guy? And called himself Jim Downing? And looked exactly alike to the Jim in the book now?  Yeah, methinks this guy is just a fragment of Al somehow. Or maybe I'm totally off and it was just an "homage" or inside joke.
no this was intended and even confirmed by todd i believe. 
 
to answer this question though, idk why were asking obviously Al is the better of the two
#11 Posted by God_Spawn (37908 posts) - - Show Bio

Al no contest.

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#13 Edited by God_Spawn (37908 posts) - - Show Bio

Simmons will always be the most iconic Spawn.

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#14 Posted by Duke_Nasty (1017 posts) - - Show Bio

Simmons is Spawn

#15 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3078 posts) - - Show Bio

@Duke_Nasty said:

Simmons is Spawn

#16 Posted by Rumble Man (11119 posts) - - Show Bio

Al Simmons,

#17 Posted by SovereignDivinity (82 posts) - - Show Bio

@NexusOfLight: Homies!??!?!!? Are trying to sound racist....

#18 Posted by Arkadyred (266 posts) - - Show Bio

Both are.

#19 Posted by Arkadyred (266 posts) - - Show Bio

@expresselevator2hell: Actually you hate Jim because he is a replacement for Al.Just like people hated Miles morales for replacing Peter.

#20 Posted by Arkadyred (266 posts) - - Show Bio
#21 Posted by Cloakx14 (3161 posts) - - Show Bio

i'm more of a fan of Al Simmons.

#22 Posted by Arkadyred (266 posts) - - Show Bio
#23 Posted by God_Spawn (37908 posts) - - Show Bio

Al.

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#24 Posted by kgb725 (6440 posts) - - Show Bio

Al

#25 Posted by CyberWarrior (1540 posts) - - Show Bio

Know very little (nothing) about Jim exept the fact that he looks cool.

Al.

#26 Posted by Yung ANcient One (4807 posts) - - Show Bio

Is Tim Drake better dan Bruce Wayne as Batman?

Yes

Is Bucky betta dan Steve Rogers as Cap America?

Yes

Is Donna Troy betta dan princess Diana as Wonda woman?

YES

Is Jaime betta dan Ted Kord as Blue Beetle?

YES

Is Jason Rusch betta dan Ronnie Raymaond as Firestorm?

YES!

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#27 Posted by CyberWarrior (1540 posts) - - Show Bio
#28 Posted by Yung ANcient One (4807 posts) - - Show Bio

@cyberwarrior: I prefer to read about all of the Robins than to read about Batman so in my eyes Drake is better than Wayne (Ha funny coincidence {Hip Hop related}).

I prefer Bucky than Rogers. Rogers is cool though.

I prefer Donna over Diana.

I prefer Jamie over Kord.

I'm not a fan of Firestorm but I put YEs just for the Hell of it.

I know I may be in the majority on all of these but that is how I honestly feel.

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#29 Posted by Transformers1024 (1969 posts) - - Show Bio
#30 Posted by Transformers1024 (1969 posts) - - Show Bio

Where is a good jumping on point for Spawn?

#31 Posted by CyberWarrior (1540 posts) - - Show Bio

Where is a good jumping on point for Spawn?

I recently posted such a question: still no answer.

#32 Posted by Dark_Guyver (2315 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim

#33 Posted by stanIMatiON (14 posts) - - Show Bio

Al all day every day!

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