Deadpool Creator Rob Liefeld to Auction BloodStrike #1 Remastered Comic Book NFT on MakersPlace
Drop Date: May 4, 2022 at 3:30 PM PT
May 2, 2022 – SAN FRANCISCO — MakersPlace, the premier marketplace for rare and authentic digital artworks, today announced that Rob Liefeld, the legendary, illustrious comic book creator of Marvel’s Deadpool, Cable, X-Force and more, will be auctioning nine unique NFT covers for his anniversary edition of 1992’s Bloodstrike #1.
BLOODSTRIKE #1 stormed the charts in 1992, selling over 1 million copies in its debut printing! 30 years after making their dynamic debut as part of Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld’s expanded Extreme Universe, Bloodstrike #1 has been Re-mastered for a special NFT edition! Bloodstrike #1 introduced the world to Cabbot Stone! Shogun! Deadlock! Fourplay! And more. Written and illustrated by Rob Liefeld, the first issue was the first chapter of the celebrated Blood Brothers storyline! This first ever throw down featured Liefeld’s dynamic super team Brigade, featured at the conclusion of the first issue. This historic NFT drop features all new variant editions of classic Bloodstrike covers as well as all-new covers by Liefeld and the introduction of a new Bloodstrike operative! Each buyer will receive the comic in PDF form featuring the cover they purchase. The first 200 buyers of all nine covers will get an extremely limited edition, physical copy of the comic signed personally by Liefeld. There is also a 1/1 Hero Cover for auction that will be minted and signed. The winner of the 1/1 cover will also receive the ONLY paper copy of the Original Art hand drawn by Rob Liefeld.
“As a marketplace that occupies a unique position in the diverse and fast-growing NFT market, MakersPlace loves to work with projects from comic book legends like Rob Liefeld,” said Craig Palmer, CEO of MakersPlace. “One of my favorite aspects of what we do is being able to both launch what’s new and to bring old works of art back to life, whether it’s through a painting or a comic book series. Technology has granted us this gift of rejuvenation, which expands audiences for artwork.”
The format will be nine limited edition sales and one auction. Each of the following covers are titled as follows:
BLOODSTRIKE 30TH ANNIVERSARY
1/1 BLOODSTRIKE HERO COVER
“I wanted to really do something special and fresh for both Image Comics 30th Anniversary as well as the 30th anniversary of Bloodstrike, and this special edition NFT Drop with Makers Place checks all the boxes,” said Rob Liefeld. “For this special edition of Bloodstrike #1 I went in and personally enhanced the art on each page, sharpening faces and figures as well as having all the colors re-done. The cherry on top is all the new cover editions I’ve included for the occasion! I can’t wait for fans to own a piece of this history!”
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