PRESS RELEASE – Image Comics is pleased to announce that the action-packed BLOODSTRIKE finale story by Rob Liefeld will be serialized in the backmatter of the forthcoming Rob Liefeld’s YOUNGBLOOD #4-6 written by Chad Bowers with art by Jim Towe. Issue #4 will hit stores this August.
Or – “An Inauspicious Beginning…” These days, Image Comics is well-regarded as a clearinghouse for independent creators who want to do something that might not fly in the corporate shared-universes, but there was a time when fans like me thought of Image, rightfully or not, as the place to go for cutting edge X-Men and Teen Titans rip-offs with mediocre art and nothing much to say. Still, every stupid prejudice has to come from SOMEWHERE, and I am lucky in that I can easily trace the source of my youthful anti Image bias to a single comic by a single
Youngblood fans who happen to own an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch are in luck this morning as comiXology has announced fans of the series can buy the digital comic through Comics by comiXology application. The first Image Comics publication, Youngblood chronicles a high-profile superhero team sanctioned to do the bidding of the US government. comiXology will debut Liefeld’s re-mastered edition of Youngblood, featuring re-scripting by popular comics writer and Ben 10 co-creator Joe Casey. The exclusive relationship with Liefeld is indicative of comiXology’s commitment to preserving top print comics and maintaining strong ties to independent comic book creators. â€œWe
Press Release Rob Liefeld’s return to YOUNGBLOOD with President Barack Obama exploded with a nearly instantaneous sell-out despite a very significant over print. “WOW! It’s very exciting and a great honor to come back and the result be an instant sell out for the book! I’d also like to thank President Obama for picking such a great new line up for YOUNGBLOOD, obviously he has the magic touch,” said Liefeld. “That said, YOUNGBLOOD #8 is just the prelude to a much larger story. If you liked it, you’re going to be blown away by the next issue in May. Given
Wow.Â Never thought I’d see the day where I’d be writing that headline, but it appears to be true as Variety is reporting Brett Ratner and Reliance big Entertainment joining to turn Rob Liefeld’s Youngblood series into a motion picture. Most of the great graphic novels are gone, and â€˜Youngbloodâ€™ is one of the few comicbooks left with tentpole potential,â€ Ratner told Daily Variety. â€œIt was a real personal passion project for me, and a lot of people wanted (â€˜Youngbloodâ€™), but the amazing thing about the guys at Reliance is the speed with which theyâ€™re able to move.â€ Really?Â The
If you thought guest appearances by President Barack Obama in comics were done, guess again.Â Image Comics is getting into the act again as the President makes his first superhero-related initiative in Youngblood #8, written and illustrated by Rob Liefeld. “Obama re-instating the YOUNGBLOOD program with his picks is a natural, with SAVAGE DRAGON having featured Obama already,” Liefeld told Comic Book Resources.Â “And with YOUNGBLOOD having featured George H. Bush in its past as well as a Saddam Hussein styled guy and YOUNGBLOOD featured alongside Dan Quayle in WILDC.A.Ts and Bill Clinton in SUPREME, Image has a long history