Deadpool, “the Merc with a Mouth” is one of my very favorite characters. He is annoying, hilarious, and violent – but he has a tendency to curb his antics when it’s time to help other people. His voracious eating of tacos, numerous nerd references, and endless self-sabotaging redefines what to expect from a bloodthirsty maniac with a taste for homicide. There is an uncertainty as to whether he is a hero, antihero, or villain. Perhaps the truth is he cannot be boxed into any of them because he is unpredictable, and his schtick puts him in a position where he can be anything he chooses. For better or worse, whether you love him or hate him, Wade Wilson is here to stay because you CAN’T KILL HIM. [Read more…] about The Best of Deadpool!
It’s an odd development, but in a world with a healthy output of comic book movie releases, timing makes a big difference. Much like Deadpool 2’s slate of a million jokes per minute, nailing the right moment, the beats between set-up and expectations, is critical to success.
I have to say, that for me, Deadpool 2 is simply too slight for the moment.
Summer 2018 comic book movie hype continues with the supple vigor of Deadpool 2. After the foul-mouthed regeneratin’ degenerate took the world by storm on Valentine’s Day 2016, Deadpool is back in a sequel promising the X-Men movie universe debut of Cable, Domino, X-Force and more! [Read more…] about Best Deadpool Comics To Read With Deadpool 2
A comprehensive Deadpool reading order, from A to Dead. Enjoy! [Read more…] about Deadpool Reading Order
Much like every plan Deadpool’s ever had, there are about a million ways Deadpool’s first movie could have gone wrong. It’s a superhero deconstruction, wrapped inside a romantic comedy, sprinkling body horror on top of the comic book origin story template. If played wrong, this could have been a crass, unforgivable trainwreck, leaving everyone in the theater feeling like Deadpool after he used Colossus as a kickboxing bag. [Read more…] about Deadpool The Movie: Some @$$hat’s Review