Why I Love Comic-Con 2014 – Onward! Upward!

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So, its been a week since San Diego's Comic-Con International and as anyone who works or attends the show, I'm still in recovery mode. I had a blast this year, same as the last and the one before that and the one before that one and. well....you get the picture. What can I say, I LOVE COMIC-CON. Highlight's of the show for me start with attending Hall H with my teenage son, continue on through many lunches and dinners I shared with friends and … [Read more...]

More Uncanny! A Masterpiece Every 17 Pages! The Greatest Run In The History of Comics Pt. 2

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  The Uncanny X-Men continued to surge forward, building momentum with every new issue by the creative team of Chris Claremont and John Byrne. The intrigue and danger was further enhanced as an old nemesis, Mesmero, was elevated to a formidable threat in an issue that found Beast returning from the pages of the  Avengers to track his former teammates who had gone missing. Beast finds the team as featured players in a travelling carnival … [Read more...]

UNCANNY! The Greatest Comic Book Run Ever pt.1

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I come here only to praise what I sincerely believe as the greatest run in comics over the last 40 years. My love of the Uncanny X-Men by Chris Claremont and John Byrne is never ending. It inspires me to this day, the story, the characters, the ideas and most of all the unbelievable art of Byrne and Terry Austin. First let's address the idea that everything is "Of A Time". Books, music, films, television and comics are "Of A Time". For … [Read more...]

Liefeld Projects – The Covenant

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I do plenty of art and story development that I never share, many, like these pages from a biblical thriller I am working on don't ever see the light of day. These pages are for an "Untold tale of The Bible" a story I am finishing about the theft of the Ark of The Covenant. It involves Prophets, Judges and Philistines. No sense in letting it collect dust so here is some preview art for The Covenant. The color art is by Owen Gieni and Juan … [Read more...]

BRIGADE on Kickstarter!

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As most of you are probably aware, I'm running a Kickstarter campaign in order to provide FREE copies of my new BRIGADE series launching this fall  http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/649924296/brigade-returns It has been an enlightening and thrilling experience so far. I am so humbled by the overwhelming support from so many generous benefactors. I have done a number of interviews covering the campaign as well as the new BRIGADE series. I've … [Read more...]

BRIGADE KICKSTARTER! FREE BRIGADE!

I am writing and drawing a new BRIGADE series and I want to give you FREE copies! A radically re-imagined and re-designed Brigade series is coming your way and I want to launch it with this FREE comic initiative and get as many free copies into as many hands as possible. Follow this link to see the new characters and rewards involved with the BRIGADE kickstarter! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/649924296/brigade-returns … [Read more...]

EXTREME TALENT CONTEST! LIEFELD DRAWS YOUR STORY!

EXTREME TALENT CONTEST! LIEFELD DRAWS YOUR STORY! I want to help out young writers and give them a chance at having a short story published in an issue of Youngblood and Bloodstrike. Here's how you participate. Step 1 - Write a short story featuring one of my EXTREME CHARACTERS. the story MUST BE EXTREME CHARACTERS ONLY.  You are submitting a brief few paragraph's pitching your idea for a short 5-6 page story. Step 2 - HIT THE BUTTON. … [Read more...]

FINALLY…DEADPOOL! NEW MUTANTS #98 pt. 3

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Part 3 - Continuing a walk down memory lane commemorating the release of the new X-FORCE OMNIBUS. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was 23 years old and I really needed New Mutants #98 to sing. It had to have significant impact as it was my first issue guiding the book as writer in addition to being the artist. This was the moment I had been striving for since breaking into the comic book field, I had to make it count. The issue was … [Read more...]

MORE THAN DEADPOOL! NEW MUTANTS #98 pt. 2

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Continuing my commentary on the newly released X-FORCE OMNIBUS, I'm focused on New Mutants #98, my first issue as both writer and artist. Except, I didn't want to provide the actual dialogue, our deadlines were tight enough with me penciling and inking the boards, I didn't want to hold the book up with writer's block. I had met the talented Fabian Nicieza early on in my career at Marvel, he was working in the sales department and wanted to break … [Read more...]