There’s no comic relief for Donald Trump.
The GOP presidential hopeful is beheaded in an issue of a Spawn comic book out this week.
Trump is included in the body count of Image Comics’ aptly-titled “Spawn Kills Everyone!” which features a cartoonish version of the superhero butchering his way through San Diego Comic Con.
And yes, there’s a lot that can be read into that page.
“I’m Canadian, I don’t get to vote,” “Spawn” creator Todd McFarlane told the Daily News. “My blood boils when I run into people who do not believe in equality, or in (humanity).
“This guy, Donald Trump, in the simplest form has put the con in conservative.”
The cartoon Trump endures a pretty ignoble death, considering he appears alongside The Red Skull, a Marvel villain with Nazi ties. (A number of left-leaning celebrities have equated the candidate with Hitler.)
The rest of the sequence — which ends with the cartoonish Lil’ Spawn swapping severed heads between Trump and the Red Skull’s corpses — hammers home the message.
Spawn, a murdered soldier who strikes an infernal bargain to return from Hell to seek revenge against his killers, has always been a character that has prickled.
Donald Trump meets a grisly fate in “Spawn Kills Everyone!”
(Courtesy of Image Comics)
“I’ve already stuck my neck out for every month for 20 years’ worth of a character who messes with the standards of Christian theology,” said McFarlane.
A number of conservative critics tweeted their outrage over the grisly scene.
“Secret Service is anyone there? If 1 of us peons posted this drawing w/ #CrookedHillary instead…,” fumed one Republican voter.
But McFarlane has a message to anyone who’s offended.
“There’s a word called parody,” the comic legend said.
“If my goal was to sit here and comment about Trump and conservative values, I would have to spend a lot more than a page.
“I could do a 30-issue series.”