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New York, NY—August 11th, 2015— Call them a duo with a special kind of dynamics. Call them an odd couple, but with guns. Call them the 1990s distilled down in to two characters. Call them what you will, but know this – DEADPOOL AND CABLE ARE BACK, BABY! The Marvel U’s most powerful pair is returning for an all-new series this fall in DEADPOOL & CABLE: SPLIT SECOND #1 – the newest Marvel Infinite Comic Series debuting in October!
The fan-favorite Cable & Deadpool creative team of Fabian Nicieza and Reilly Brown are returning to chronicle new adventures of the Merc With a Mouth and the Solider With a Scowl! Specially designed and optimized for digital devices, Marvel Infinite Comics push the boundaries of what’s possible with digital comics. Taking full advantage of the latest technology, Marvel Infinite Comics showcase the new storytelling possibilities of a digital canvas while still staying true to the medium’s greatest strengths! Be there as Nicieza & Brown take full advantage of these exciting and dynamic new story possibilities as they bring all the shooting and stabbing of Deadpool and Cable to the digital comics frontier!
When Cable gets a vision of a terrible future brought on by the death of one man, he knows he must protect him no matter what! Three guesses who’s been hired to kill this guy. Go on, guess. Give up? It’s Deadpool. This isn’t going to be pretty…
Save the date! The Merc With a Mouth is about to become the Merc in Matrimony this April in the pages of the super-sized DEADPOOL #27 – from current Deadpool writers Gerry Duggan & Brian Posehn along with an epic assortment of past Deadpool writers!
A day you never dreamed would come has finally arrived – and it’s going to be anything but traditional. For starters, his bride Shiklah is an ancient and royal succubus (see Deadpool: The Gauntlet). Believe us, the ceremony is going to be one for the ages!
“We’re complicating his life and we’ll be pulling him in different directions,” said writer Gerry Duggan in an interview with Marvel.com. “I think that’s something everyone can relate to, and will lead to some more fun comic books.”
But the main story is just the beginning! This super-sized issue is packed to the gills with new stories from all-star Deadpool writers of yesteryear – including Fabian Nicieza, Mark Waid, Joe Kelly, Christopher Priest, Jimmy Palmiotti, Frank Tieri, Gail Simone, Daniel Way & Victor Gischler!
You will not want to miss this monumental issue as Wade Wilson ties the knot in front of friends and family alike when the oversized DEADPOOL #27 hits comic shops this April!
1st Appearance of Deadpool
There is no denying that Deadpool, Marvel’s "Merc with a mouth," is enjoying something of a renaissance in popularity these days with a popular comic book series and a movie adaptation in the works, but it still is a bit surprising that a mint copy (graded "10") of New Mutants #98, which features the first appearance of Deadpool, sold for nearly $16,000 at the recent Comiclink auction. The total is quite possibly a record for "Modern Age" books (1985-present) and definitely reflects the growing popularity of Deadpool.
Rob Liefeld, who both wrote and drew New Mutants #98 (Fabian Nicieza scripted), reported the sale on twiiter and posted a picture of the book itself on Instagram. The smart aleck anti-hero has certainly come a long way since his first comic book appearance in February of 1991. Deadpool recently reached as high as #31 on IGN’s list of the Top 100 Comic Book Heroes, not a bad showing for a character that was created during the presidency of the first George Bush.
The final books have been announced for the September relaunch of the DC superhero books. We’ve collected the data, and placed it in a nice table for you to check out.