Rob Liefeld, the Co-Creator of Deadpool, Says Farewell After 33 Years
Marvel Character Co-Creator Retires After Three Decades
Rob Liefeld, the co-creator of Marvel‘s beloved character Deadpool, has announced his retirement from the character after more than three decades of creating and chronicling his adventures.
“Deadpool Daddy” Bids Farewell
In a heartfelt message shared on social media, Liefeld expressed his decision to step away from Deadpool, marking the end of an era for the iconic character and his fans.
A Final Crazy Yarn for the Ages
Before his departure, Liefeld promises to deliver one last wild and crazy Deadpool yarn for Marvel, set to be released in the summer, building anticipation among fans worldwide.
Reflecting on a Legacy
Liefeld reflects on the incredible journey he has been on with Deadpool, from introducing the character to the world to chronicling his most popular adventures, expressing his gratitude to the fans who have supported him and the character throughout the years.
Acknowledging the Physical Toll
Liefeld acknowledges that his decision to retire is influenced by the physical toll that years of creating art have taken on him, acknowledging that his eyes and hands are no longer as capable as they once were.
Leaving on His Own Terms
Liefeld emphasizes his desire to leave Deadpool on his own terms, striving to deliver his best effort and memorable stories until the end.
Excitement for the Future of Deadpool
While he is stepping away from creating new Deadpool stories, Liefeld expresses his enthusiasm for the character’s future, including the upcoming Deadpool 3 movie, which he believes will bring Marvel to new heights.
No Cameo in Deadpool 3
Despite fan requests for a cameo appearance in the upcoming movie, Liefeld confirms that he will not be making an appearance, but appreciates the fan support and understanding.
A New Chapter Begins
As Liefeld embarks on this new chapter in his life, he reflects on his gratitude for the opportunities and experiences that Deadpool has brought him, expressing his happiness with the strong legacy of Deadpool stories he leaves behind.