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Published May 24, 2024

Deadpool Reading Guide Has Something for Everyone

Discover Wade Wilson's greatest comic book adventures ahead of his grand return to the big screen this summer.

This summer, Deadpool is set to hit the big screen for the third time! 

The iconic Merc with a Mouth will make his highly anticipated return alongside Wolverine in one of the biggest movie moments of the year, so comic book fans want to stock up on key Deadpool collections when the character takes over pop culture yet again! 

Through offbeat adventures and high-octane action—and often hyper-violence—Deadpool has headlined a variety of comic book series in his over 30 years of publication history, including many classic team-ups and unforgettable showdowns with Wolverine! Now, any reader who wants to dive into the one-of-a-kind comic book storytelling of the Merc with a Mouth must look no further than this very article!

See below for Deadpool collections and comics that fans are sure to love, each one an ideal entry point to the mythos of Deadpool and Wolverine and a perfect companion for those who love or are looking forward to the new film!

DEADPOOL #1

DEADPOOL #1 cover by Taurin Clarke

DEADPOOL #1
Written by CODY ZIGLAR
Art by ROGE ANTONIO
Cover by TAURIN CLARKE

A new era for the Merc with a Mouth, and a gun, and a sword... Cody Ziglar (Futurama, MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN) has a wild ride planned for the Merc with the Mouth! Introducing a terrifying new villain who won’t stop until he catches Wade in his Death Grip. But all work and no play makes Deadpool a very dead boy!

The graphic novel collection of this series will be available November 2024!

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE: WWIII #1

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE: WWIII #1 cover by Adam Kubert

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE: WWIII #1
Written by JOE KELLY
Art by ADAM KUBERT
Cover by ADAM KUBERT

Wade Wilson and Logan at the ends of the Earth—and each other’s throats! The most intensely mismatched team-up in comics and pop culture—the best there is and the Merc with the Mouth—undergoes a radical change as we kick off a three-part, globe-spanning saga for the ages!

The mysterious Delta believes in change. Change is good. But as he sets his sights on Deadpool, and Wolverine is caught up in the plot, is the third time really the charm, or the curse? Get ready for WWIII to erupt on the scene with the wildest duo in comics from legends Joe Kelly (DEADPOOL, UNCANNY X-MEN) and Adam Kubert (WOLVERINE, UNCANNY X-MEN)!

The graphic novel collection of this series will be available October 2024!

DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE

DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE cover by Kaare Andrews

DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE TPB
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Art by DALIBOR TALAJIC
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS

What if everything you thought was funny about Deadpool was actually just disturbing? What if Deadpool decided to kill everyone and everything that makes up the Marvel Universe? What if he actually pulled it off? Would that be FUN for you? The Merc with a Mouth takes a turn for the twisted in a horror comic like no other!

DEADPOOL VS. WOLVERINE

DEADPOOL VS. WOLVERINE cover by Simone Bianchi

DEADPOOL VS. WOLVERINE TPB
Written by LARRY HAMA and more
Art by ADAM KUBERT and more
Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

The Merc with a Mouth takes on the Mutant with the Muttonchops in their greatest battles—and occasional team-ups! Katanas and claws clash in their brutal first meeting—but when someone targets Weapon X survivors, Wolverine must ride to Deadpool’s rescue! Doctor Bong tolls for our heroes, then things get hairy over a werewolf! And when a bounty is placed on Logan’s head, guess who tries to collect!

An assault on a Hydra base will have them at each other’s throats, while Wolvie plays straight man to Wade’s wisecracker in a showdown with a Shi’ar robot. But things really go off the deep end in the main event—one ultimate, over-the-top, slicing-and-dicing slobberknocker!

DEADPOOL: THE SAGA OF WADE WILSON

DEADPOOL: THE SAGA OF WADE WILSON cover by Ed McGuinness

DEADPOOL: THE SAGA OF WADE WILSON
Written by JOE KELLY and more
Art by ED MCGUINNESS and more
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Rated T+ 

Uncover Deadpool's complicated history with Weapon X! When his healing factor fails, Wade Wilson grudgingly turns to Dr. Killebrew, the mad scientist who cured his cancer—and ruined his life! But what exactly was done to Deadpool in the Workshop? And can Wade control his impulse to slice Killebrew into little pieces? 

Then, Ajax wants Deadpool's stain scrubbed from the planet. What is his connection to Wade's nightmarish origin—and how is Death herself involved? Plus: The resurrected Weapon X program makes Wade an offer he can't refuse: If he joins their cutthroat crew, they'll fix his ravaged face! 

And when Deadpool is haunted by the ghosts of his past, can fellow Weapon Plus alumni Wolverine and Captain America help him through his most harrowing battle ever?

DEADPOOL-VERSE: DEADPOOL CORPS

DEADPOOL-VERSE: DEADPOOL CORPS cover by Ed McGuinness

DEADPOOL-VERSE: DEADPOOL CORPS
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER and more
Art by ROB LIEFELD and more
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Rated T+ 

Deadpool gears up for an intergalactic adventure! To succeed, he'll need to assemble a crack team of special operatives—so naturally he recruits 4 other versions of himself! What could go wrong? Lady Deadpool, Kid Deadpool, Dogpool, Headpool and the original Merc With a Mouth form… the Deadpool Corps

The consciousness-sapping Awareness has wiped out the free will of millions of planets, and the Corps must stop it from destroying the galaxy! If they can keep the infighting and binge drinking to a minimum, they just might just stand a chance. 

Then, the Omega Confederation hires the Corps to stop a rebellion. But when Deadpool falls for Princess Teela, the group promptly switches sides—and incites a civil war! Will their meddling destroy an entire planet?

DEADPOOL EPIC COLLECTION: THE CIRCLE CHASE

DEADPOOL EPIC COLLECTION: THE CIRCLE CHASE cover by Rob Liefeld

DEADPOOL EPIC COLLECTION: THE CIRCLE CHASE
Cover by ROB LIEFELD
Rated T

Heeeeere’s Deadpool! He’s the Merc with a Mouth, the Regeneratin’ Degenerate, the Sassin’ Assassin, now in his own Epic Collection! Debuting as a fast-talking thorn in Cable and X-Force’s sides, Deadpool quickly stole the spotlight. Now, with sidekick Weasel in tow, he sets out on a quest for romance, money and mayhem—not necessarily in that order! 

Wade Wilson must unravel the mystery of Tolliver’s Will, but when the Juggernaut crashes Deadpool’s party, it’s the unstoppable vs. the un-shut-up-able! Can the beguiling Siryn inject a little sanity into the proceedings? And what tragic secrets of Wade’s past will be revealed? 

DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD

DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD cover by Rob Liefeld

DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD TPB
Written by ROB LIEFELD, CHRIS SIMS, and CHAD BOWERS
Art by ROB LIEFELD
Cover by ROB LIEFELD
Rated T+

Cable, Garrison Kane, and more familiar faces guest-star in Rob Liefeld's most ambitious Deadpool story ever! Wade Wilson has been shooting, stabbing and otherwise annoying people for a long time. He's made a lot of enemies. But one he can't quite place is the brutal Thumper, who keeps showing up out of the blue to pound him into jelly! 

What is Deadpool's past connection to this beefy face-masher? Wade has as much of a clue as you do! So he decides to call in some help from an old friend/foe/friend: Domino! Can Deadpool and Domino uncover Thumper's secrets before Wade gets his keister kicked in again? And can answers be found in a secret mission from years ago that brought Deadpool and X-Force together? Check it out—before Deadpool checks YOU out! 

DEADPOOL: BADDER BLOOD

DEADPOOL: BADDER BLOOD cover by Rob Liefeld

DEADPOOL: BADDER BLOOD
Written by ROB LIEFELD, CHAD BOWERS
Art by ROB LIEFELD
Cover by ROB LIEFELD
Rated T+

Rob Liefeld returns—and he's bringing some of Deadpool's frenemies along for the ride! When the villainous Thumper returns to take out the man who created him, Wolverine and Cable step in for a daring rescue mission. But as Deadpool becomes embroiled in nefarious criminal machinations in Madripoor, will the trio be able to join forces—or will Thumper's agenda put an end to their efforts? 

The Merc with a Mouth thinks he's pretty good with a sword—but is he good enough to trounce the mysterious, blade-brandishing Shatterstorm?! And, win or lose, will wascally Wade have what it takes to navigate the Terrors of Killville? Plus: The Imperial Guard! Zabu of the Savage Land! And, would you believe, Venompool?! But who is Arcata—and what are her plans for Deadpool?

DEADPOOL BY KELLY THOMPSON

DEADPOOL BY KELLY THOMPSON cover by Chris Bachalo

DEADPOOL BY KELLY THOMPSON
Written by KELLY THOMPSON
Art by CHRIS BACHALO and more
Cover by CHRIS BACHALO
Rated T+

Hail to the King! Deadpool's unlikeliest career change yet sees him dethrone the King of Monsters—and become the Merc with a Monarchy! His new kingdom? Staten Island—the place where monsters dwell! But his royal highness soon finds himself neck deep in political intrigue and facing major obstacles including Captain America and the monster-hunting Elsa Bloodstone!

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown—and Wade will learn that lesson firsthand when Kraven the Hunter arrives with regicide on his mind! But when Elsa learns she's dying, why is Deadpool the only one who can save her? Learn the truth of the Bloodstone curse as action, adventure and a dimension full of hideous goo await! Plus: Wade invades the X-Men's island-nation of Krakoa—and King Deadpool takes on the King in Black!

DEADPOOL BY ALYSSA WONG VOL. 1

DEADPOOL BY ALYSSA WONG VOL. 1 cover by Martin Coccolo

DEADPOOL BY ALYSSA WONG VOL. 1
Written by ALYSSA WONG
Art by MARTIN COCCOLO and GEOFF SHAW
Cover by MARTIN COCCOLO
Rated T+ 

Marvel's top merc is back is business and better than ever! We all know Wade Wilson is one of the leading guns-for-hire in the Marvel Universe (even if he is simultaneously the most annoying one), but now he's pushing to make that recognition official. Deadpool is auditioning for the elite group of assassins known as the Atelier, and he has 48 hours to kill one of the world's most famous super villains: Doctor Octopus!

Only problem? He's been kidnapped, and something…strange…is growing inside him! Things are going to get gross as writer Alyssa Wong (STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA, IRON FIST) and artist Martin Coccolo (HULK VS. THOR: BANNER OF WAR) take out their pent-up aggression on everyone's pizza-faced, jabber-mouthed, misguided, hate-to-love, love-to-hate fave!

MARVEL-VERSE: DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE

MARVEL-VERSE: DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE cover

MARVEL-VERSE: DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE
Written by PAUL TOBIN
For Ages 10-14 years

Everybody loves Deadpool, right? Somebody ought to tell the Avengers! Feisty fun for the whole family with two of Marvel's most popular superstars! Can the Merc with a Mouth fast-talk his way out of a confrontation with Earth's Mightiest Heroes? 

At least Spider-Man can see Wade Wilson's appeal—until a day in the life of Deadpool shows him a little something about power and irresponsibility. Wolverine's keen to teach Spidey a lesson too, when he finds out the webhead is following him—and he is one tutor who makes sure you get the point! And what was Wolvie up to just before he first tangled with the Hulk?

WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN

WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN cover by Steve McNiven

WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN TPB
Written by MARK MILLAR
Art by STEVE MCNIVEN
Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
Rated T+ 

In the future, Logan lives a quiet life. But one day an old friend shows up to ask a favor of him. And on a journey across America, the mutant Wolverine will become a hero again…

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