Rob Liefeld is an illustrious comic book Creator, Writer and Author from Orange County, CA, best known as the creator of everyone's favorite Merc With A Mouth, Marvel's "Deadpool". His 25+ year career spans work on many of the industry's top-tier comic franchises from both DC and Marvel including the X-Men, Captain America, The Avengers, Spiderman, X-Force, Teen Titans and Hawkman. His big break came in 1991 when Marvel handed him the reigns of the ailing New Mutants Franchise. He created dozens of new characters including Domino, Shatterstar, Stryfe, Wildside and Warpath to name just a few but it was his creation of Deadpool, first seen in New Mutants #92, that changed it all and reinvigorated the franchise. Deadpool, along with one of Liefeld's other popular creations, Cable, was spun off into whenLiefeld created X-Force. X-Force #1 quickly became a runaway hit selling million copies in the US alone and still stands as the number #2 highest selling comic book of all time.
In 1996, Liefeld left Marvel and alongside 6 other notable comic book creators, created IMAGE COMICS. They quickly became the number one independent label in comic book history. Rob's own IMAGE offshoot, Extreme Studios created many successful publications such as Avengelyne, Prophet, Bloodstrike, Briagde, Glory and Supreme but it was his own creation Youngblood, that shattered all expectations and sales records with over 1 million copies sold. Rob's unique style resonated with Comic book fans selling huge numbers. Extreme Studios was the top studio in the comics field worldwide, their family of titles second only to X-Men with a 5.78 market share according to Market Reports. The Extreme family of titles has been picked up by NETFLIX as a series of connecting films. Liefeld’s Prophet was just sold to Studio 8 as an upcoming feature film.
Liefeld is enjoying the fruits of his labor as Deadpool and Deadpool 2 have combined to make over 1.5 billion at the worldwide box office, introducing Deadpool, Cable, Domino, Shatterstar and X-Force to global success and acclaim. Deadpool is the highest grossing R-Rated movie in the world with over $783 million alone. Rob has returned to Marvel and Deadpool with a flurry on new projects, his most recent release, his first OGN "Deadpool: Bad Blood" debuted at #1, topping the charts in May 2017.
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