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Rob Liefeld

Comic Artist
California, USA

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Rob Liefeld's legendary career began at the age of 18 years old. Fresh out of high school he was hired by both Marvel and DC Comics where he began laying the foundation for a resume that would define a generation.

Among the most popular of Liefeld's creations are Deadpool, Cable, Domino, X-Force, Youngblood, Supreme, Prophet and Glory.

While in his early 20's, Rob took over the ailing New Mutants comic book franchise and transformed it into the industry powerhouse X-Force! Liefeld introduced dozens of new characters that caught favor with fans who made them instant favorites! Along with Deadpool and Cable, Stryfe, Shatterstar, Zero, Reaper, Feral, Wildside, Gideon, Kane, Warpath, Grizzly, Bridge and many more!

X-Force #1 went on to sell an unprecedented Five Million copies in the United States alone making it the #2 selling comic book of all time. The X-Force franchise has produced numerous spin-off's over the years, creating an entire line of popular books for industry leader Marvel comics.

Following the success of X-Force, Liefeld teamed with his peers to launch Image Comics, the most successful independent comic book label in comics history. Along with Rob, The Image Founders included Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, Jim Valentino and Whilce Portacio.

Youngblood, created and illustrated by Rob Liefeld went on to sell 1 million copies, shattering the sales record for an independent comic book. Liefeld created a comic production label, Extreme Studios which went on to publish Liefeld creations, BRIGADE, BLOODSTRIKE, SUPREME, GLORY, PROPHET and AVENGELYNE, many continue their publication at Image today.

In 1996, Marvel cornerstones Captain America and Avengers had dropped to historically low sales levels, resulting in the industry leader hiring Liefeld to reboot their icons alongside Jim Lee. The event, "Heroes Reborn" created the top selling Avengers and Captain America launches in their respective publication history. Captain America and Avengers were restored as top flight Marvel franchises setting the way for their enormous success in film and television.

Rob Liefeld has covered many of the industries top-tier franchises and produced memorable runs on diverse titles such as Cable, Wolverine, Deathstroke, Hawk and Dove, X-Men, X-Factor, Fighting American, Spider Man, Hawkman and Teen Titans.

Collaborations with many of the industries top writers have created a diverse portfolio of work by Liefeld. Notable authors such as Alan Moore, Chris Claremont, Mark Millar, Joe Casey, Jeph Loeb and Robert Kirkman have created best selling works alongside Liefeld.

In 2006, Liefeld was asked to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Heroes Reborn by producing the 5 issue maxi-series, Onslaught Reborn, which revisited the story lines and character designs that brought renewed energy and success to the Avengers family.

Liefeld added to the Deadpool lore in 2009 by introducing Lady Deadpool and later expanded the Deadpool family by launching the best selling Deadpool Corps. in 2010.

In 2011 Liefeld and The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman launched a mini-series featuring their collaboration, The Infinite. A sequel to The Infinite is forthcoming.

24 years after introducing the world to his brilliant creations, Liefeld continues to enjoy the fruits of his imagination as Deadpool, Cable and others expand into multi-media platforms including cartoons, video games and motion pictures



Convention Guest Appearances:
   Chicago Comicon 1992 - July 4-6 in Elk Grove Village, IL
   Wizard World Texas 2005 - November 4-6 in Dallas, TX
   Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012 - July 12-15 in San Diego, CA
   Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2014 - January 24-26 in Phoenix, AZ
   Gem City Comic Con 2015 - March 28-29 in Dayton, OH
   Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines 2015 - June 12-14 in Des Moines, IA cancelled appearance
   Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention 2015 - June 19-21 in Las Vegas, NV
   Amazing Houston Comic Con 2015 - September 4-6 in Houston, TX
   Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh 2015 - September 11-13 in Pittsburgh, PA
   Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2015 - September 18-20 in Honolulu, HI
   Wizard World Comic Con Ft. Lauderdale 2015 - October 2-4 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
   New York Comic Con 2015 - October 8-11 in New York, NY
   Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2015 - October 30 - November 1 in Los Angeles, CA
   Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2016 - February 12-14 in Phoenix, AZ
   Wizard World Comic Con & Gaming Portland 2016 - February 19-20 in Portland, OR cancelled appearance
   Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2016 - March 18-20 in Chicago, IL cancelled appearance
   Toronto Comicon 2016 - March 18-20 in Toronto, ON
   Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention 2016 - June 17-19 in Las Vegas, NV
   Cincinnati Comic Expo 2016 - September 23-26 in Cincinnati, OH
   New York Comic Con 2016 - October 6-9 in New York, NY
   MegaCon Tampa Bay 2016 - October 28-30 in Tampa Bay, FL
   Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con 2016 - October 28-30 in Los Angeles, CA
   Rhode Island Comic Con 2016 - November 11-13 in Providence, RI
   Albuquerque Comic Con 2017 - January 13-15 in Albuquerque, NM
   Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2017 - February 17-19 in Phoenix, AZ convention cancelled
   Emerald City Comicon 2017 - March 2-5 in Seattle, WA
   Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2017 - April 21-23 in Chicago, IL
   Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2017 - June 1-4 in Philadelphia, PA
   Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention 2017 - June 23-25 in Las Vegas, NV
   Comic Con Palm Springs 2017 - August 25-27 in Palm Springs, CA
   Colorado Springs Comic Con 2017 - August 25-27 in Colorado Springs, CO cancelled appearance
   Rose City Comic Con 2017 - September 8-10 in Portland, OR cancelled appearance
   Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con 2017 - October 27-29 in Los Angeles, CA
   NC Comicon 2017 - November 10-12 in Durham, NC
   Fan Expo Dallas 2018 - April 6-8 in Dallas, TX
   Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2018 - April 26-29 in Calgary, AB
   MegaCon Orlando 2018 - May 24-27 in Orlando, FL
   Fairfax, VA Comicon 2018 - June 9-10 in Fairfax, VA
32 guest appearances

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