The Summer of 1978, The DC Explosion was coming, until all of the sudden, it wasn’t. In one fell swoop, the plans for an aggressive expansion of the DC Comics line, more story, more pages, was crushed! Re-named The DC Implosion, an unexpected line wide cancellation came from on high, directed by Warner Bros. top management, an epic publication scale back like nothing seen before or after. 17 titles abruptly canceled, over before it began, writers and artists left scrambling for work. An industry in upheaval! Was it the end of an era or the beginning of an all new revolution? 

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.
1 comment on “The DC Comics Implosion!
  1. Daniel Allen says:

    Dear Mr.Liefeld,
    I Discovered your podcasts via Cartoonist Kayfabe. I’m 47 & a DC guy, & Crisis was my Introduction. This period of DC had escaped my attention & I not only appreciate the spotlight on it with your insight. I appreciate you & your talent & knowledge of comics across the board. Thank You!

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