Aug 02, 2019 writerartist rob liefeld has announced he has had to convincingly wash my hands of youngblood following an ugly custody battle with a coowner of the property he sold part of it to in 1999. Rob liefeld quits youngblood over dispute with coowners. Youngblood is a superhero team that starred in their selftitled comic book, created by. May 23, 2012 the final book in images relaunch of liefelds extreme studios books of the 90s, youngblood is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the most in line with the companys original output. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
Writerartist rob liefeld revealed in a facebook post last week that he no longer owns youngblood, the first comic he did after famously leaving marvel to help create image in order to, essentially, ensure that he would always own his own creations. In the intervening years, the franchise has weathered liefelds split from the image comics and has undergone illfated relaunches with the likes of alan moore, mark millar and robert kirkman at the helm. Priest, also known as superfly, was a rich drug dealing gangster and the main protagonist villain of the 1972 blaxploitation crime drama movie super fly. Dc comics, youngblood and walmart the daily litg 20th april. The team made its debut as a backup feature in the 1987 oneshot megaton. Liefeld, rosenberg and hyde split up the comic book properties that awesome. Youngblood 2008 comic book by image 9 issues, 22 covers jan 2008 to sep 2009. The away teams story is read by flipping the book over and reading from what would normally be the back cover. Youngblood 1992 comic read youngblood 1992 comic online. Inquiries about youngblood as a film, a comic book, all of it. Despite the moratorium issued by the new commander in chief, president diehard, one woman has decided to ignore mandate for the sake of saving manup, a friend held captive by brynetec, the offspring organization of the. Rob liefeld steps away from youngblood, reveals how he lost. In honor of images 20th anniversary, creator rob liefeld returns to both the company and the comic that launched it. Badrock battlestone big brother extreme brahma extreme colonel bravo combat cougar extreme diehard doc rocket 02 rachel richards dutch extreme exit extreme alexander graves hatch extreme youngblood jamm extreme.
Youngblood is a superhero team that starred in their selftitled comic book, created by writerartist rob liefeld and published by image comics. Fifteen years ago, the world got its first glimpse of rob liefelds superhero team and comic book series youngblood. Featuring cameo appearances by dozens of characters from both the image and marvel universes, this high octane first meeting between youngblood and xforce promises to be a nonstop rollercoaster ride leading directly into the xforce youngblood crossover shipping next month from marvel. To that end, he kills riptide and frames knightsabre to get the book back and resume his control. The team also appeared in a short story in the awesome christmas special where shafts journal provides the narration as the new team comes together. Liefeld walks away from youngblood as andrew rev returns with. Dc comics, youngblood, walmart and the 10 mostread stories yesterday. Next article amazon to adapt event horizon into a tv series.
Upon rob liefelds return to image comics, it was revived in. If you have found something that is not seen on this page, please add it to this list. Youngblood is an early image comics comic book written by rob liefeld, based on a team he had created at the start of his career and planned to do as part. Find out why fans and critics alike are calling youngblood the best new team book around with this issue, the perfect jumpingon point for new readers. Far from over, liefeld announced that the series will would be launched relaunched as an event called bloodwars, but a year later under the name. Image comics is pleased to announce the return of rob liefelds youngbloodthe blockbuster hit series that launched the image revolution and turned the comics industry on its headwith story by chad bowers xmen 92, deadpool. Bowers is the more established of the two, currently working for marvel. In a facebook post, the image comics cofounder described how he came to sell. See more ideas about rob liefeld, comics and image comics. Aug 06, 2019 liefeld, rosenberg and hyde split up the comic book properties that awesome comics had published, with liefeld having publishing rights that he could creatively oversee and use in media projects. Youngblood was the first comic to ever be published by image comics, a company formed by a group of artists including liefeld, jim lee, and todd mcfarlane who had. This template will categorize articles that include it into category.
Dec 02, 2008 at the very least, youngblood is an intriguing historical document for those who are fascinated by comic book history and the different creators and sensibilities that mark the variety of periods throughout that colorful history. Team of covert metahumans, us government sponsored. Towe, meanwhile, is best known for commissions and fan art, and got the youngblood gig by tweeting his interpretation of the team to liefeld in. Rob liefeld announces youngblood comic series return.
Arrow producer will adapt rob liefelds prophet as a film back in the 90s, rob liefeld introduced prophet during his youngblood comic before spinning him out into his own comic book series. Youngblood is a superhero team that starred in their selftitled comic book, created by writerartist rob liefeld. Rob liefeld bids farewell to image comics characters youngblood. While titles like prophet and glory have taken wildly different aesthetic approaches to the concepts on hand, youngblood is a return to the liefeld style that. He was removed from military duty, and as the leader of youngblood by extension, after he was found to be responsible for the deaths of three us soldiers.
Youngblood, a song by green day from revolution radio youngblood, a song by 3oh. Youngblood, a comic book and the fictional title team. After youngblood, he lead the mercenary team known as brigade. Youngblood, a snowboard produced by forum snowboarding. This article is not about rob liefelds misdeeds, its about contemporary publishing. Image comics announces youngblood is back comic book, movie. May 24, 2000 unlike diablo, however, this game will star all the characters from rob liefields youngblood comic book series, including chapel and overtkill. Prophet has starred in three ongoing series bearing his name. From a cynical perspective, you could easily look at all of youngblood s fights as this, or at the very least blackandgraymorality, especially in the early issues. Liefelds youngblood is not only the first image comic ever published even though its listed in the indicia as a malibu comics issue presented by image comics. John stone, better known as battlestone, is the former leader of youngblood. Apr 20, 2020 dc comics, youngblood and walmart the daily litg 20th april 2020. Youngblood crashes into the new year with a new recruit, and an allnew mission. Since youngblood s debut as the first comic book published by image comics on april 17th 1992, it has gained a controversial legacy over the years for bad artwork, dialogue, storytelling, and.
May 08, 2020 the character of prophet first appeared in 1992 in one of liefelds first issues of youngblood and quickly proved so popular he got his own, bestselling solo book the next year. Arrow producer will adapt rob liefelds prophet as a film. New youngblood publisher trolls rob liefeld on twitter, wants to. Bleeding cool reported that elusive comic book publisher andrew rev. Nov 07, 2009 youngblood is a team of superheroes hired by the government of the usa. And with that, a major chapter in creatorowned comics has apparently ended. Youngblood was originally published by image comics, and later by awesome entertainment. Youngblood is a fictional superhero team that starred in their selftitled comic book, created by writerartist rob liefeld.
When youngblood killed saddam hussein in their first issue. Tim chapman or youngblood born 1965, american bounty hunter. At most, youngblood is an awesome, fun, exciting superhero team book that will thrill and entertain fans of the genre. This article needs additional citations for verification.
Invoked in the most recent revival, where the team was reformed and given a reality tv show. Bleeding cool has provided a lot of coverage of andrew revs new comic book publisher, terrific production. Find the value of the image comic youngblood volume 1. I described the book as representing everything that was wrong with 90s comics, but that judgement was misguided as that honor definitely goes to rob liefelds youngblood series.1405 651 810 51 83 50 1352 719 243 1365 1253 1482 148 1247 1324 1058 616 469 674 300 350 428 426 856 329 278 717 504 269 1045 386