Al Simmons, a professional assassin gets killed and is sent to hell. Malebogia, the ruler of hell, turns Al into a being called Spawn. Spawn has incredible abilities and an outfit that can turn into almost anything. Spawn was supposed to be the leader of all of the evil souls in hell, leading them to the surface of Earth to take over. Through flashbacks he realizes who he really is and fights back at Malebogia for making him what is now.