Jab’s Deep Dive: Image Comics (More Liefeld Characters!)

Jabroniville is back to his Image deep dive, and he is STILL on the Rob Liefeld train! I mean, the guy only created like ten different books for Image, so it makes sense. For more on this series, see Jab’s previous articles or go to the Image tag in the menu on the right! Let’s get back to Liefeld! Okay, RIPTIDE? Riptide actually works! Maybe … Continue reading Jab’s Deep Dive: Image Comics (More Liefeld Characters!)

Jab’s Deep Dive: Image Comics (Youngblood, Cont’D)

Shaft is the most obvious link of Youngblood to their original “Teen Titans” origins- he is largely a repurposed version of Roy “Speedy” Harper, who was meant to be the leader of that squad. Instead he was shifted into a Self-Insert of sorts for Rob. He’s the Team Leader of Youngblood, and appears in most incarnations of the book- he is a formerly fat guy … Continue reading Jab’s Deep Dive: Image Comics (Youngblood, Cont’D)

Jab’s Deep Dive: Image (Youngblood)

-There is no more “Early Image” book more infamous and controversial than Youngblood. Rob Liefeld was “King Shit” in 1992, so him leaving X-Force (a book he more or less invented, taking the scraps from the New Mutants and plopping his own character designs onto it) was a huge, huge deal- he was not as big as Jim Lee or Todd McFarlane, but he was likely the third-most prominent Image … Continue reading Jab’s Deep Dive: Image (Youngblood)