Deadpool #1

Deadpool #1

Illustrated by: Roge Antonio

Cover Art by: Taurin Clarke

Written by: Cody Ziglar

Release date: April 3rd, 2024

Marvel Comics

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

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!

Marvel Comics’ Deadpool #1, penned by Cody Ziglar, bursts onto the scene with a fresh perspective on the Merc with a Mouth. Released on April 3rd, 2024, this issue marks the beginning of an exciting journey for Deadpool fans old and new.

Ziglar, known for his work on “Miles Morales: Spider-Man” and “Futurama,” brings his signature wit and storytelling prowess to Deadpool’s world. In this issue, readers are introduced to a menacing new villain, promising an exhilarating ride filled with action and humor. Ziglar effortlessly captures Deadpool’s irreverent spirit while also delving into new depths of the character’s psyche.

As someone who wasn’t initially a huge Deadpool fan, I was pleasantly surprised by Ziglar’s take on the character. While I may not have been a die-hard fan before, I’m now eagerly anticipating where Ziglar will take Deadpool next. His writing feels fresh yet faithful to the essence of the character, making this issue one to look our for, for both long time Deadpool fans and newcomers alike.

Illustrated by Rogê Antônio and featuring cover art by Taurin Clarke, Deadpool #1 is visually stunning. Antônio’s dynamic artwork, combined with Guru-eFX’s vibrant colors, brings the narrative to life in spectacular fashion. Each panel is filled with energy and detail, enhancing the overall reading experience.

One of the standout aspects of this issue is its accessibility to new readers. While Deadpool has a rich history in comics, Ziglar ensures that new readers can jump right in without feeling lost. Whether you’re a longtime fan or a curious newcomer, Deadpool #1 serves as an excellent entry point into the character’s world.

Additionally, I’d like to provide you with some valuable recommendations for further reading, such as key runs by Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn, and Alyssa Wong. I feel that their is enough Deadpool material out there for readers to expand their Deadpool collection while also highlighting some of the best stories currently available.

Deadpool #1 sets the stage for an exciting new era for the Merc with a Mouth. With Cody Ziglar at the helm, fans can expect a thrilling ride filled with humor, action, and unexpected twists. Whether you’re a seasoned Deadpool veteran or a potential fan who is new to the character, this issue is not to be missed.

Deadpool #1 is available on our new comic book wall and can also be placed on your weekly pull list.


A Promising Start to a New Era

Colors - 9.7
Design - 9.8
Illustration - 9.8
Narrative - 9.8
Subplot - 9.6


Cody Ziglar brings a fresh take on Deadpool, introducing a menacing new foe. Fans will love this exciting start, promising a thrilling journey ahead. With captivating art by Rogê Antônio and Guru-eFX, it's a must-read for both newcomers and longtime fans.

Genre: Superhero
Series: Deadpool | Illustrated by Roge Antonio, Taurin Clarke
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