Real Name: Violator

Identity/Class: Demon

Occupation: Slave to Malebolgia

Affiliations: Slave to Malebolgia

Enemies: Spawn

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Clown

Base of Operations: Hell

First Appearance: Spawn #1 (Image Comics)

Powers/Abilities: Violator's demonic form is incredibly strong, extremely fast, and armed with razor sharp fangs and claws. He is immune to most terrestrial weapons, which pass through him without doing any real injury.

History: Violator was sent to Earth by the demon Malebolgia to monitor and train his newest Spawn, Al Simmons, who had likewise just been returned from Earth from Hell. Violator took on a human appearance, looking like a short fat man wearing clown make-up, but as some mobsters learned to their cost very shortly after his arrival on this plane, he could swiftly transform back into his true shape, that of a large clawed and fanged demon.

The foul mouthed Clown proceeded to harass and taunt Simmons, feeling that he would be a better choice to lead the armies of Malebolgia than this Spawn. Finally they battled, only for Malebolgia to intervene. Blaming the Violator for causing problems, he temporarily forced his disobediant demon into his Clown form on a permanent basis. He remains a thorn in Simmons side, and losing his true appearance has not endeared this latest Spawn to him.

Comments: Created by Todd McFarlane.

John Leguizamo as the Clown incarnation of ViolatorViolator has turned up in the Spawn movie, played in the Clown mode by John Leguizamo, and by CGI in his demonic visage.  In the Spawn cartoon his voice was provided by Michael Nicolosi.


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