Created By: Todd McFarlane
Published By: Image Comics
…Upon killing Malebolgia, Spawn learns that Hell’s throne is rightfully his, offered to him by the demon Mammon. Though he refuses the offer, Spawn eventually deliberates with his teacher Cog and decides to turn Hell into a new paradise.
During this act, Cog reveals that he is, in reality, the biblical Cain, who was the first person to go to Hell, having murdered his own brother in envy. His true goal had always been to take over Hell and use a Hellspawn to do it.
Having betrayed Spawn, Cog took the throne for himself, but gave his former student his human form back, a parting gift….