'Deadpool' Creator Rob Liefeld Hiding Sketches Around Comic-Con
This is awesome…! Calling all Deadpool fans! This is your chance to get a rare, one-of-a-kind sketch of your favorite Merc with a Mouth. Comic book artist/writer Rob Liefeld, one of the creators with Fabian Nicieza of the Deadpool character, is an outspoken social media user. With Comic-Con 2015 about to kick off, and the Deadpool movie starring Ryan Reynolds likely making its debut on Saturday, Liefeld will use social media for a giveaway of Deadpool sketches he has drawn. You can see some images of the art on his Instagram already, or at SlashFilm where they announced details. They'll be hidden everywhere at the Con.
To explain why he's doing this and the idea behind it, aside from excitement for the movie, Rob mentions:
"I want to give something back to the tremendous fan following Deadpool has enjoyed since I introduced him in the pages of New Mutants #98!" Liefeld told [SlashFilm]. "I'm also going to be utilizing clues through various web sites during the show to make it more interactive! Fans are encouraged to follow all my social media outlets on twitter, Instagram and periscope to get all the info surrounding the sketches and the times and clues surrounding their whereabouts."
Here's a preview of some of the pieces that Rob Liefeld posted to Instagram. He says all info comes directly from SlashFilm, so these details are correct about following him for clues about where to find the sketches:
Deadpool is directed by visual effects veteran Tim Miller, making his feature directing debut, with a script from Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Ryan Reynolds reprises the titular character he originated in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a disfigured and mentally unstable mercenary known for his or his sarcastic, talkative nature and his tendency to break the fourth wall. The film will alsoinclude T.J. Miller ("Silicon Valley), Morena Baccarin ("Homeland"), Gina Carano (Haywire) and Ed Skein (The Transporter Refueled). Production is now underway and 20th Century Fox releases it next year February 16th, 2016.