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.