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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.

Dark Knight & Watchmen! Miller & Moore!

Rob Liefeld is joined by guest host Jimmy Jay as they take a deep dive into Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen, the two most acclaimed comic book publications in the history of the genre. Frank Miller and Alan Moore, along with Dave Gibbons, impacted the culture in a manner not seen before or since! Both released in 1986, they were transformational works that altered every aspect of comic books! We dissect the details behind their creations, the subtle changes made along the way and the manner with which they influenced the comic book business and each other!

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Death Becomes Them!

Tragic and unexpected deaths ushered in a new era of mature comics that challenged fans and readers. Rob revisits the stories that shocked him and broke his heart, showing the emotional power of graphic storytelling across a dynamic age that transformed comic books!

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Superman vs. Spider-Man!

What happens when the two biggest players in the business finally get ready to rumble? How did Marvel & DC create The Battle Of The Century! How does Watergate connect to this most seminal of events? Who are the uncredited superstars that worked behind the scenes to make this the biggest moment of an era? Rob walks you through the creative decisions that elevated this monumental achievement!

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The Marketplace, Then & Now!

THANOS! INFINITY GAUNTLET! LEGION OF SUPER HEROES! JOKER! DEATH METAL! Rob examines today’s comic book marketplace  through the lens of yesteryear. Jimmy Jay, CEO of Amazing Comic Con and Jay Company Comics joins Rob to discuss current shifts and trends and how they stack up to milestones of the past.

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Comic Book License to Thrill!

Following the tremendous success of Marvel’s STAR WARS adaptation, the dam broke wide open and the company became the premier outlet for the best and most popular licensed material! Toys, movies, tv shows filled Marvel’s publishing schedule and Marvel rose to meet the moment by assigning the TOP TALENTS within their stable to produce what…

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The Rivalry That Shaped an Era

John Byrne & George Pérez, the dynamic darlings of the Bronze Age of Comic Books! X-Men, Avengers, Fantastic Four, New Teen Titans, Justice League! The art and storytelling of two masters of graphic comic books pushed comics to new heights and rejuvenated an industry! Competitors that rivaled the Lakers & Celtics, Coke, and Pepsi!   

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Diversity in Comics

How does a young boy in Anahiem, Ca. travel the streets of Harlem in 1975? Through the magic of comic books and the adventures of Luke Cage, Power Man and Black Goliath from Marvel Comics diverse line of dynamic new characters! Black Lightning from DC Comics arrives and Muhammad Ali takes down Superman! From page…

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Cosmic Marvels

Cosmic Marvels! Kevin Feige! The MCU! THE ETERNALS! STAR WARS! How Stan Lee nearly tanked the comic book that would save Marvel Comics! As Marvel prepares to give you their biggest blockbuster since Avengers: Endgame, The Eternals, Rob examines the roots of Marvel’s cosmic saga that features Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, and Kit Harrington.  Star…

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70s Visionaries

The 1970’s was a generation of visionaries in both film and comic books. We examine the rise of the new generation of superstar creators that came of age and saved the X-Men, Daredevil and Avengers. The talent and vision of Frank Miller, John Byrne, Jim Starlin, the Scorsese, Spielberg and Lucas of comics, are put…

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Robservations Issue #1

Robservations is the new podcast by Comic Book Legend Rob Liefeld which exists to explore and celebrate comic books as an art form and their tremendous impact on the culture. In this inaugural episode Rob discusses: His life long passion for comic books and the way they shaped his career. 1975 run of The Avengers…

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