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Go on and discover Deadpool. Learn the answers to any questions you might have. He’s known as the Merc with a Mouth- why? Is he a madman or a genius, or a hero who commits regular felonies? Who’s behind the mask of this wise-cracking, degenerate scamp? And can you handle what you see? Marvel’s famous mercenary revealed!

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Meet the Merc

In New Mutants (1983) #98

Deadpool’s first appearance! A lethal mercenary is terrorizing the New Mutants. But why can’t he keep his mouth shut between blows?

The Circle Chase

In Deadpool: The Circle Chase (1993) #1

Opening issue to Deadpool’s first mini-series. While in Sarajevo, Deadpool is confronted by Kane, a former Weapon X recruit. Written by comic superstar Fabian Nicieza, with art by Joe Madureira.

Pre-Weapon X

In Deadpool (1997) #33

In fragmented memories Deadpool’s life before Weapon X is revealed. Who was Wade Wilson before the insanity and irreparable damage of Weapon X? And how much of his history is the truth?

Loki’s Curse

In Deadpool (1997) #38

Loki curses Deadpool with movie star good looks. His appearance restored, will Deadpool be able to fend off throngs of female fans? Introducing “Thom Cruz”, yet another alter ego in Deadpool’s fragile psyche!

Cable & Deadpool

In Cable & Deadpool (2004) #30

Civil War tie-in. Mutant odd couple Deadpool and Cable team up to track down unregistered heroes. Find out why this unlikely duo is a match made in heaven!

Lady Deadpool I

In Deadpool (2008) #43

While committed at a mental hospital, Deadpool attracts the attention of psychiatrist Dr. Ella Whitby. But what happens when the good doctor becomes dangerously obsessed with her patient?

Real World: Deadpool

In Deadpool Annual: Games of Death (2009) #1

Deadpool is hired to extract a tycoon’s son from a dangerous reality show. More importantly, is this Deadpool’s shot at being reality TV-famous?


In Uncanny X-Force (2010) #1

Deadpool joins Archangel, Fantomex, Wolverine and Psylocke, to tackle Black Ops missions no other X-Man will touch. First up? X-Force must prevent the next Age of Apocalypse!

Deadpool and Co.

In Deadpool Corps (2010) #1

Deadpool and his team- Headpool, Kidpool, Dogpool and Lady Deadpool, must stop an Armageddon. Did the Elders of the Universe pick the right people for the job? What do you think?

Dead Presidents’ Society

In Deadpool (2012) #1

Check out this fan-favorite series by writers Gerry Duggan and Brian Posehn. Dead presidents have been resurrected, and Deadpool reacts with composure and dignity. Think we’re lying to you? Read for yourself!

Deadpool and Dickens

In Deadpool Killustrated (2013) #3

The Christmas story you thought you’d never see! Deadpool vs. Ebenezer Scrooge! In Deadpool: Classics Killustrated, the Merc with a Mouth takes on characters from classic literature.

Deadpool Kills Deadpool

In Deadpool Kills Deadpool (2013) #1

What happens when Deadpool turns the target on himself? Find out in Deadpool Kills Deadpool, a twisted read by Cullen Bunn with even more twisted art by Salvador Espin.