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About the Author
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.

Marvel/DC Special Delivery! How The Comics Are Made!

Pull up your desks and get ready to take notes! Comic Book Distribution has taken many forms over the years and currently it’s in flux as publishers change directions. Where is the future of comic book publishing and distribution headed? Rob shows you the way!

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Marvel & DC: Editor Panel 1981! Avatar!

Rob goes back in time 41 years, examining a Marvel & DC combo editorial panel from San Diego Comic Con, 1981! Roy Thomas, Frank Miller, Jim Shooter, Louise Simonson & Denny O’Neil offer the Marvel & DC Comics methods of creating comics! Its a stark contrast to the way comics are presented today! Also, AVATAR, the legacy and success of Jim Cameron!

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Competitive Creators!! Film, Music, Comic Books!

We take a walk on the competitive side of The Arts! Music! Movies! Comics! Competitors All! Steven Spielberg! Francis Ford Coppola! James Cameron! John Byrne! Howard Chaykin! From comics to film, the beefs and boasts to remember!

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The 10 Ways Dark Knight Changed Batman Forever!

Frank Miller’s Dark Knight arrived in 1986 garnering universal praise & critical acclaim. It has stood as the most transformative work for the character, permanently altering him from the Caped Crusader to Dark Knight Detective. The Dark Knight informed Batman’s cinematic future and all that followed. Rob shares the 10 major changes introduced in Miller’s visionary tale that affected not only Batman but the comics and entertainment industry at large.

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Star Wars to American Flagg! A Visionary Arrives!!

Rob covers the most important work you’ve never heard of. In 1983, visionary creator Howard Chaykin, artist of the original Star Wars adaptation, launched his creator owned magnum opus, American Flagg! A graphic experience like no other, with no capes or superpowers, Chaykin’s work on Flagg! from layouts, page design, costumes, characters & concept informed all that followed including Dark Knight and Watchmen.

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Marvelous D23 & Beyond!

Disney’s Mega Celebration event, D23, returned bigger than ever with all sorts of exciting news for fans of Star Wars, Marvel and Avatar! Indiana Jones 5! The Mandalorian! Andor! Willow! Thunderbolts! Rob was on the scene for all of it & breaks down his favorite presentations, sharing the biggest news of the show!

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Marvel Monsters!

A look back at how Marvel Comics jumped headfirst into creating an expansive Monster-Verse that dominated their line up for many years. Rob examines the circumstances and conditions that created this opportunity to expand the Marvel Universe.

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The Superman Sensation!

A study of Superman, the inspirations behind his creation and the tremendous impact the character has had across pop culture.

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My Dinner with Mr. Wizard! Marvel/DC What If’s?

Mr. Wizard takes Rob out to dinner to share a foreboding forecast. Plus, The Marvel/DC cross-over that almost was!

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Jack Kirby! Decades: 1989!

Celebrating the life & accomplishments of Jack Kirby! The Decades series looks at 1989 as key pieces move into place that will transform comic books forevermore.

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