Rob Liefeld announces he uses Facebook

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In a rush for an attention getting headline, instead of checking with the most accessible comics pro on Twitter, another site this morning announced Rob Liefeld was retiring from comics, after seeing a Facebook comment

Ethan, I am retired from comics but you have my blessing, it would look great if you drew it


Upon awakening Liefeld tweeted:


So some time off to spend time with his family then. We won’t get rid of Rob Liefeld so easily.

Comments

  1. monopole says:

    Our hopes are dashed! Where is a drone strke when you need it?

  2. Brian Wood says:

    christ

  3. There was much rejoicing.
    And then there was much sadness.
    Actually, as long as Liefeld sticks to creator owned projects, I think fans will be happy. His fans can then read his material and the rest of us who don’t particularly care for his work don’t have to worry about him coming in and ‘messing up’ titles we regularly read.

  4. Earth-2 Chad says:

    Not funny.

  5. Earth-2 Chad says:

    The drone strike “joke,” that is.

  6. Yeah, shame on the publisher who messed up Cable and Deadpool by hiring Rob Liefeld to create/co-create them years ago.
    The NERVE of those guys.
    Comics is one crazy business sometimes.

  7. Caged Wisdom says:

    Liefeld co-created Cable with two other people and blatantly ripped off Deathstroke from the Teen Titans to create Deadpool. It’s the creators who have worked on the characters after Liefeld left for Image who gave them their real personalities.

  8. Like I said: comics is one crazy business.

  9. Is that the only picture people use of Rob Liefeld? I see it all over the place. It’s hilarious.

  10. brandon says:

    the freak show continues. oh but i read prophet. why am i still reading it?

  11. Boscoe says:

    The sad thing is that I didn’t know he had ever returned to comics. Well, that’s not entirely true, I remember about seven years ago he did an issue or two of Cable or something where he was scanning in pencil art, darkening it in Photoshop and then crediting himself with “inks”, but I was pretty sure that died after two issues?

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