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October 1, 1996 | CHEO HODARI COKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Do you mind if I draw while we talk?" Rob Liefeld, 28, sits cross-legged on the carpeted floor of his spacious office at Extreme Studios, the Fullerton-based headquarters of his burgeoning comic-book empire. Color paste-up proofs of comic-book drawings line the walls, and Badrock, a hulking, 8-foot, gray rubber behemoth, looms in the corner of the artist's work space, which more resembles the romper-room of a hyperactive 13-year-old boy than it does the domain of a self-made multimillionaire.
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October 1, 1996 | CHEO HODARI COKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Do you mind if I draw while we talk?" Rob Liefeld, 28, sits cross-legged on the carpeted floor of his spacious office at Extreme Studios, the Fullerton-based headquarters of his burgeoning comic-book empire. Color paste-up proofs of comic-book drawings line the walls, and Badrock, a hulking, 8-foot, gray rubber behemoth, looms in the corner of the artist's work space, which more resembles the romper-room of a hyperactive 13-year-old boy than it does the domain of a self-made multimillionaire.
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April 15, 1992 | BETH ANN KRIER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Batman has Robin. Superman comes with Lois Lane and Jimmy Olson. But only "Youngblood" has '90s-style sidekicks: Spin doctors. Speech writers. Video trainers. Wardrobe consultants with expertise in spandex. This is not just a comic book for the MTV Generation. It's from the MTV Generation. And "Youngblood"--the new, in-your-face group of superheroes--is taking the comic book industry by storm.
BUSINESS
January 8, 1996 | DAN MARGOLIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To his friends, Rob Liefeld seems to have attained the ultimate Generation X lifestyle. He works odd hours drawing cartoons and drives around Southern California in his Jeep, stopping off for Mexican fast food when the urge hits. But corporate America has a pretty grown-up job for the laid-back 28-year-old millionaire. Marvel Entertainment Group Inc.
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January 25, 1993
Comic book creator-illustrator Rob Liefeld, 24, has signed a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment to create a new hero for a feature motion picture. Liefeld's Image Entertainment Publishing Co. produces the "Youngblood" comic book series. Previously, Liefeld was an artist for Marvel Comics where he created characters for "X-Force."
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December 31, 1992 | KRISTINA SAUERWEIN
Almost a year ago, Rob Liefeld, who drew Marvel Comics' "X-Force" series, defected from the mainstream publisher to upstart Malibu Graphics. His first post-Marvel creation was "Youngblood," a book full of hip, young superheroes (View, April 15). A premiere on Melrose Avenue and advance sales kicked off the first "Youngblood" comic book, which featured '90s-style characters such as speech writers, spin doctors and video trainers. Since then, Liefeld says, "Youngblood" T-shirts and jackets have been selling briskly, a line of toys will be out soon, and negotiations for a cartoon show are under way. The 25-year-old Fullerton resident has also created two series for Malibu Graphics, "Brigade" and "Supreme."
BUSINESS
January 8, 1996 | DAN MARGOLIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To his friends, Rob Liefeld seems to have attained the ultimate Generation X lifestyle. He works odd hours drawing cartoons and drives around Southern California in his Jeep, stopping off for Mexican fast food when the urge hits. But corporate America has a pretty grown-up job for the laid-back 28-year-old millionaire. Marvel Entertainment Group Inc.
BUSINESS
January 3, 1996 | DAN MARGOLIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To his friends, Rob Liefeld seems to have attained the ultimate Generation X lifestyle. He works odd hours drawing cartoons and drives around Orange County in his Jeep, stopping off for Mexican fast food when the urge hits. But corporate America has a pretty grown-up job for the laid-back 28-year-old millionaire. Marvel Entertainment Group Inc.
BUSINESS
October 5, 1996
Comic book mogul Rob Liefeld, the creator of "Youngblood," "X-Force" and the latest version of "Captain America," has sued the independent comic book company he co-founded in 1990 with six other former Marvel Comic artists. Liefeld, 28, and the companies he controls, Rob Liefeld Inc., Extreme Studios and Maximum Press, filed a $1-million lawsuit against Image Comics Inc. for breach of contract and slander.
BUSINESS
January 3, 1996 | DAN MARGOLIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To his friends, Rob Liefeld seems to have attained the ultimate Generation X lifestyle. He works odd hours drawing cartoons and drives around Orange County in his Jeep, stopping off for Mexican fast food when the urge hits. But corporate America has a pretty grown-up job for the laid-back 28-year-old millionaire. Marvel Entertainment Group Inc.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 25, 1993
Comic book creator-illustrator Rob Liefeld, 24, has signed a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment to create a new hero for a feature motion picture. Liefeld's Image Entertainment Publishing Co. produces the "Youngblood" comic book series. Previously, Liefeld was an artist for Marvel Comics where he created characters for "X-Force."
NEWS
December 31, 1992 | KRISTINA SAUERWEIN
Almost a year ago, Rob Liefeld, who drew Marvel Comics' "X-Force" series, defected from the mainstream publisher to upstart Malibu Graphics. His first post-Marvel creation was "Youngblood," a book full of hip, young superheroes (View, April 15). A premiere on Melrose Avenue and advance sales kicked off the first "Youngblood" comic book, which featured '90s-style characters such as speech writers, spin doctors and video trainers. Since then, Liefeld says, "Youngblood" T-shirts and jackets have been selling briskly, a line of toys will be out soon, and negotiations for a cartoon show are under way. The 25-year-old Fullerton resident has also created two series for Malibu Graphics, "Brigade" and "Supreme."
NEWS
April 15, 1992 | BETH ANN KRIER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Batman has Robin. Superman comes with Lois Lane and Jimmy Olson. But only "Youngblood" has '90s-style sidekicks: Spin doctors. Speech writers. Video trainers. Wardrobe consultants with expertise in spandex. This is not just a comic book for the MTV Generation. It's from the MTV Generation. And "Youngblood"--the new, in-your-face group of superheroes--is taking the comic book industry by storm.
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2300 W. Worth Ave. La Habra 90631-4361 (562) 694-3803 * Enrollment: 497 * Established: 1958 * Team name: Heralds * Principal: Bob Brown * Valedictorian: Brookelyn Haddock * Famous alumni: Fashion model Camerone Chambers; "X-Men" and "X-Force" cartoon series creator Rob Liefeld * Winning moments: Olympic League award; SchoolSport.
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