drflyinggoats asked: What is your opinion on Robert Liefeld's allegations against the DC editorial department? And what is your opinion on the current... catfight between the creative team of Batman and Liefeld on twitter?
I have always had a cordial relationship with Rob. I admire a lot of what he’s done, I broke in on a character he created, he’s always been really nice to me. And I am sorry he had a rough time at DC. It’s been a big year of change and not all of it is pleasant, he has every right to air his side.
But it makes me sad to see people’s names dragged through the mud. Forget DC, if you’d pick three people who are kind, smart, talented, and committed, people I really, REALLY respect and admire, it would be three of the people he’s been ragging on; Brian Smith, Scott Snyder, and David Macho.
I’m not kidding, these are three of the best guys I know. It has nothing to do with DC. Those are three amazing guys who have never been anything but supportive and kind and brilliant to the people they work with. You’d have a hard time finding ANYONE to say a bad thing about them. So it hurts to see them attacked like that.
I’m a fan of Rob’s, one of my most prized pieces of art is a gorgeous Robin page he kindly gave me from our story together years ago.
This hurts, it makes me sad. I know he’s upset, but this just makes me feel terrible to read this stuff. His relationship with DC is his business and he has the right to quit AND the right to say he was unhappy. But the personal attacks, I don’t get it. And it makes me sad, that’s all.