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3 Years Ago Rob Liefeld Predicted DC's Collapse – LITG 12th June 2022

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DC Comics collapse predicted by Rob Liefeld a year ago
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As Rob Liefeld said three years ago "DC Comics gonna drive off a cliff here real soon…..gotta get my popcorn. I ain't never seen a company in as much disarray as DC Comics. Thank God they have Batman to act as their Tylenol, Asprin, laughing gas… "more Batman will fix it!"😂"

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  9. Red Hood and Superboy Join Titans United From DC Comics in September
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  12. IDW's Exec Chairman William Rapfogel Served Time For Money Laundering
  13. Jack Kirby Original Artwork From Avengers #1, With Loki, At Auction
  14. Frank Frazetta's White Indian – Six Original Artwork Pages at Auction
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LITG three years ago, when Rob Liefeld predicted the collapse of DC Comics

And we were reminded of when Rob Liefeld was predicting the imminent fall of DC Comics. Is this what he meant?

Comic Book birthdays today

There may not be much of a party atmosphere right now. It all depends on which state you are living in. But comic folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date with twelve years for us as well.

  • Kyle Higgins, writer on Batman, Nightwing and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, co-creator of Radiant Black, Hadrian's Wall and COWL.
  • Brian Cochran, comic book editor.
  • David Stone, 2000AD writer.

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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