The Marvel character, Deadpool made its debut in The New Mutants #98 in February 1991. Initially, Deadpool was shown as a supervillain and later as the anti-heroic persona. Deadpool’s alter ego is Wade Wilson, a disfigured and deeply disturbed mercenary as well as an assassin.
Wilson has a wicked sense of humor that he uses as a coping mechanism. The character is known as “Merc with a mouth” due to his talkative nature. The character is known for breaking the fourth wall. Deadpool is a pansexual and loves using the words duodenum and chimichanga.
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Deadpool Powers and Abilities
Deadpool has highly regenerative healing powers that he derived from Wolverine(X-Men). He can heal from injuries in tremendous speed. His healing powers are superior to that of Wolverine as he can also regrow missing limbs and organs. Deadpool is also immune to psychics. His strength, speed, stamina, agility, reflexes, and durability are of a superhuman level.
Deadpool is also a skilled marksman, swordsman, and hand to hand combatant. Deadpool also had access to a holographic image inducer which he would use to disguise as other people. He also has a teleportation device. Deadpool is also multilingual and can speak fluent Japanese, German, Spanish and American Sign Language.
Wade Wilson Early Life
Wade Wilson had conflicting memories regarding his past life due to his mental instability. His origin is frequently rewritten. One origin story shows that his mother died of cancer when Wilson was a child. His father was in the military and abusive towards Wade. Wade was involved in crimes from his teenage. His father was killed by one of his friends. In another version, his parents were shown alive in Canada.
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After leaving home, Wade was briefly involved in military service then he went on to start his mercenary career. He accepted assassination jobs only if he felt the person deserved to be killed hence held a moral of his own. He had developed a habit of using plastic surgery to change his appearance in case his mission failed.
At one point Wade was active in Morocco where he was romantically linked with a woman named Francie. As his relationship soured he traveled through Asia. He was hired in Japan by a crimelord, the Boss to infiltrate a sumo-wrestling ring owned by a rival criminal, the Oyakata. Wilson spent three years as a wrestler under Oyataka’s guardianship and fell in love with his daughter, Sazae. When the Boss ordered Wilson to kill Oyataka, he refused and relocated to the US.
In America, Wilson fell in love with prostitute Vanessa Carlysle, who later become Copycat. When Wilson was hired to assassinate a blind British government operative named Althea, Blind Al, he killed everyone but Blind Al. The people who hired Wilson for the job sought vengeance and targeted Vanessa.
However, Vanessa was saved by Zoe Culloden, an employee of the interdimensional firm Landau, Luckman, Lake, and LeQuare. Culloden kept Wilson under surveillance since he believed he would play a role as a potential threat to the world.
Wilson found out that he had cancer so, he broke up with Vanessa rather than forcing her to live with a terminally ill man. He even gave up his chemo treatments wishing not to lengthen things. In Canada, he was offered to be part of Department K, a special weapon development branch of the Canadian government where he became their test subject.
As part of the U.S./Canadian government superhuman enhancement project, the Weapon X Program, his cancer was temporarily arrested via the implantation of a healing factor derived from another Department K agent, Wolverine.
Wilson was active in a covert field with cyborgs Kane and Slayback and the near-invulnerable Sluggo. Vanessa herself was affiliated with the team after manifesting mutant shapeshifting abilities calling herself, Copycat.
During one mission, Wilson killed his teammate Slayback so, he was rejected from the Weapon X Program and sent to Hospice, allegedly a government facility where failed superhuman operatives were treated. But, unknown to the Canadian government, the Hospice patients were subjected to experiments by Doctor Killebrew and his sadistic assistant Ajax. The patients would place bets in a “Deadpool” as to how long each subject would live.
Wilson was subjected to many torturous experiments and he formed a semi-romantic relationship with the cosmic entity, Death, who regarded him as a kindred spirit. Wilson started trying to kill himself to be with Death. He even taunted Ajax by using his real name Francis. Irritated with Wilson, Ajax then lobotomized Worm, the closest thing to friend Wilson had. Wilson killed Worm so that he could be freed from the pain at Death’s prompting.
As per Killebrew’s rules, Wilson’s heart was torn out by Ajax since any patient who killed another was to be executed. But Wilson’s thirst for vengeance was so strong that it triggered his healing factor, regenerating his heart but not curing his scarred body.
Wade Wilson as Deadpool
After his escape from the hospice, Deadpool served as an enforcer alongside the surgically altered criminal Hammerhead for some time. Soon, he returned to his mercenary activities wearing a costume. At some point, he was employed by Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin of crime. He also clashed with the Wolverine, when Wolverine was a spy for the Canadian Government. He also caught up with Blind Al and kept her as a prisoner in his home, killing all those who helped her escape.
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After some years, Deadpool went back to the Canadian government, where he was treated by Doctor Walter Langkowski, the bestial Sasquatch of Canada’s super-team Alpha Flight perhaps seeking vengeance.
However, Deadpool soon realized the government work did not suit his personality so he left it. Deadpool was then hired by the criminal genius, Wizard but he went to wrong address. When he was contacted by the Wizard again, he joined other criminals the Taskmaster, the Constrictor in a short-lived version of the Frightful Four.
Heroes for Hire and Butler
Deadpool tried to join the Heroes for Hire and accompanied them on a mission to protect a bodega from Manhattan from a mob boss. While on the mission, Carmelita Camacho, the daughter of bodega’s owner had sex with Deadpool thinking they were going to die. Camacho got pregnant which Deadpool did not know of and raised the kid Eleanor Camacho, alone.
Deadpool was contacted by Butler, Department K’s member, to provide him with tissues and blood samples for “the orphans”. Butler intended to use the samples to find a cure for cancer for his sister. He sedated Deadpool under simulations which would cause Wade’s memory to malfunction in the future. Butler also used mind-wipe drugs to manipulate Deadpool. He even sent Deadpool to kill his parents.
As Deadpool got sick of Butler’s experiments, he left the project. However, the Butler would recurrently assault Deadpool during his sleep or after drugging him to keep collecting samples. The Butler even kidnapped Carmelita and Eleanor as an insurance policy if Deadpool ever left. He sent Carmelita to South Korea and Eleanor to live with his brother.
Through the Butler, Deadpool found a job for time-traveling arms merchant, Tolliver. He was reunited with Sluggo and Copycat there. Tolliver sent Copycat to impersonate another new mutant Domino which Deadpool did not know of. Deadpool requited Weasel to be his weapon supplier and the two became “friends”, despite Deadpool’s act of violence against him.
Deadpool was sent to kill Cable, the mutant soldier from the future who was, in fact, Tolliver’s father. Copycat was impersonating as Domino beside Cable at that time. Deadpool was defeated by Cable and his group of young mutants called New Mutants.
Cable named the New Mutants X-Force. He seemingly killed Tolliver in a battle and commanded a search by various mercenaries for the advanced technology he had left behind. Deadpool’s search was however interrupted by an old friend, Slayback who had cybernetically constituted himself after being slain by Deadpool. During the battle, Copycat was seriously injured and Deadpool sacrificed a part of his healing factor to save her.
Deadpool helped and X-force member, Siryn against her uncle, Black Tom Cassidy and the Juggernaut who forced Killebrew into their service. Deadpool developed a strong attachment to Siryn but Siryn only returned the feelings partially.
Unsure of his worthiness, Deadpool went to Copycat and found out she was now dating Kane. Deadpool fought Kane and Wolverine, the latter being sent to check up on Kane by a mutual friend. Deadpool was then abducted by information brokers seeking a cure for the Legacy Virus but was rescued by Wolverine and mutant mercenary Maverick.
He teamed up with Siryn for a mission again where together they escaped from being kidnapped by Dr. Weisman. However, Shatterstar was forced to battle the mentally unstable Deadpool.
Hellhouse and Mithras
As this plan failed too, Deadpool sought to reclaim his position as the Kingpin’s assassin and was challenged by fellow assassin Bullseye. He began going frequently to mercenary hangout called Hellhouse where Patch issued assignments. There he routinely clashed with T-Ray, a sorcerer and assassin. He maintained a constant dislike against T-Ray.
Deadpool was then approached by Zoe Culloden of the rechristened Landau, Luckman and lake who believed that he was destined to be a Mithras, one who would help start golden age for the Earth. Skeptical, Deadpool rejected it and went on to face a string of personal failures, including the alienation of Weasel and Blind Al.
Hoping to change, Deadpool found that killing was not easily left behind. Ajax had been killing many of Weapon X’s inmates mainly wanting to kill Deadpool to get revenge. Ajax sought help from Dr. Killebrew to get the frequency of teleportation device and later killed him.
Before being kidnapped by Ajax through the teleportation belt, Deadpool set Blind Al free. Deadpool killed Ajax as a vow to the ghosts of his fellow former Weapon X inmates. Deadpool hoped to move forward by accepting Culloden’s offer, only to be distressed that his role was to kill Tiamat, a potential threat to the arriving “Messiah”. Deadpool instead killed the Messiah after earning that it brought no peace but rather mindless bliss.
Continued Mercenary Life
Deadpool returned to his mercenary life after having lost optimism about bettering himself. Troubled by the recent events, he went to the psychiatrist Doctor Bong who advised him to work out his difficulties in a fight with Wolverine.
Even though the fight cleared Deadpool’s mind, the resurrection of Mercedes Wilson whom Wade still considered being his wife gave his psyche a big blow. T-Ray was responsible for this and he even stated that he was the true Wade Wilson. The revelation did not break Deadpool’s spirit and swearing vengeance T-Ray departed with Mercedes Wilson.
During an assassination assignment against author Duncan Vess, Deadpool again clashed with Wolverine who sensed something wrong with Vess. Vess turned out to be a werewolf and the pair battled against Vess's vengeful kinsmen. Wolverine and Deadpool parted on good terms. Some weeks later, Deadpool captured Wolverine to save Siryn as commanded by the Watchtower group. Siryn was cured and Wolverine easily fought his captors.
Deadpool then briefly shared an apartment with fellow mercenaries, Titania and the Constrictor. However, Titania turned out to be Copycat and the apartment was blown up by the Wizard and the Taskmaster, both seeking revenge.
He then established a secret warehouse headquarters where he brought his young sidekick calling himself Kid Deadpool (Chris Cassera). However, it was later revealed that Kid Deadpool was seeking revenge against Deadpool for his part in Cassera’s father’s death and hence blew up the warehouse.
Deadpool was pursued by Sabretooth and invited him to join a new Weapon X Program. Impressed by Weapon X's upgrade to his healing factor, agreed to join the program but the organization’s method turned out to be too bloody even for him. After Copycat’s death from hands of Sabretooth, he confronted the director. However, his healing factor was reversed to the point where he lost his physical cohesion and died. The lingering effects of Deadpool’s healing power upgrade resurrected but left him amnesiac(a person experiencing a partial or total loss of memory)
A chance encounter with Weasel brought his memory back and he found out that other people had been impersonating as Deadpool in his absence. The imposters were apparently fragments of his personality given form by a device called Gemini Star, wielded by T-Ray.
T-Ray was hired by an intergalactic villain Thanos who was jealous of Deadpool and Death’s relationship as he was in love with Death himself. T-ray intended to use the Gemini star to produce and kill each aspect of Deadpool’s personality to leave him as an empty shell. However, Deadpool damaged the device causing his personality fragments to be absorbed into T-ray which left Ray in a coma. Deadpool then claimed his identity as the true Wade Wilson.
After the assignment against Four Winds crime family, Deadpool gained the status of a great mercenary and formed a company called DP, Inc. with business partner Sandi Brandenberg. However, his success was short lived when Black Swan, the assassin who actually killed Four Winds himself sought vengeance for Deadpool’s wrongful claim.
Both were believed to be dead after an explosive confrontation but Swan used his telepathic power which caused the memories and skills of both Deadpool to merge into the corpse of his underling Nijo. Deadpool’s healing powers resurrected Nijo and Sandi, mistaking him for Deadpool nursed him back to health. Nijo took the name of Alex Hayden having no knowledge of his past and teamed up with Sandi and the Taskmaster to form Agency X.
The Black Swan soon resurfaced with Deadpool in tow intending to restore all three men to their previous state however, Swan double-crossed them absorbing both of their powers and attempting to kill them both. Deadpool stabbed the Swan while he was busy with Hayden. When the Agent x asked Deadpool to join them, he rejected.
Deadpool with Cable
Both Deadpool and Cable became involved with a terrorist plot aimed at unleashing the shape-shifting “Façade Virus” upon the world. They both got infected by the virus and could survive only after merging their DNA structures. So, they both would teleport together. The virus also temporarily cured Deadpool’s scarred face, however, Cable shut down all infections of the virus worldwide and his scarred skin was back.
Cable was perfecting his abilities in order to become a world leader guiding a new era of peace. Cyclops, Cable’s father was worried about his son and hired Wade to find and assemble pieces of teleporter meant to stop Cable if it came to it. Cable knowingly set the world‘s leaders against him.
When the X-Men and Deadpool attacked the Providence, Deadpool turned on X-Men and sided with Cable. Cable confessed to wanting to become a martyr to show the governments that they could achieve something by working together.
In an attack by the Silver Surfer, Cable burnt out his powers and escaped death by a narrow margin when Deadpool removed the telepathic and telekinetic parts of his brain using a mini-teleporter. As Cable was gravely injured, Wade set out to recover some techno-organic matter to replace the damage.
Deadpool encountered Agent-X and the Fixer during the mission and became successful but was left unemployed thereafter. Cable felt guilty for degrading Deadpool’s status as a mercenary corrupted by heroism. So, Cable hired Deadpool covertly without revealing that it was him.
Deadpool later rescued Cable again, teleporting through several alternate worlds to retrieve him. Cable returned the favor by repairing Deadpool’s brain damage before his powers burnt out once more without changing his personality and powers.
When the Superhuman Registration Act came into law, Deadpool tried to get hired by S.H.I.E.L.D as a licensed bounty hunter. Although his initial attempts were unsuccessful, he was hired to hunt Cable. Wade was unsuccessful in the job.
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Attempting to fix his damaged reputation, Deadpool kidnapped Taskmaster and forced him to fight to convince four Government higher-ups (who were kidnapped) to hire him again. Although Deadpool won the fight he wasn’t hired reasoning he was too immature.
Toy Mercenary and Agency X
Deadpool awoke days later to find that he had been shrunk with Pym Particles by Weasel, who did so to help Wade take on Rhino. Deadpool tried but was instead made into a key-chain and taken to the Three Strikes Bar, where he was humiliated. After being flushed down the toilet, Deadpool managed to come back and beat up everyone including Rhino.
Agency X approached Deadpool to find and rescue Agent X who was captured by Hydra. Still, only a few inches tall, Deadpool went with Weasel to the Hydra base in Afghanistan, where they met Bob, Agent of Hydra and used him to free Agent X. Deadpool was changed back to normal size in the process. He was asked to take over Agency X until Nijo got back into shape.
Returning to Agency X, they found that Sandi and Outlaw had been taken hostage by T-Ray. Deadpool was almost killed when he tried to save them but ended up stabbing T-Ray in the head with a katana.
Cable’s "Death" and Penetrator
Deadpool came to help when Providence was attacked by the Hetacomb. He arrived too late to fight the alien but was able to help Cable to fight off the Marauders. Deadpool realized Cable wouldn’t trust him with important tasks and sent home alone while Cable seemingly perished with Providence. Deadpool went to Rumekistan to pay his final respects to Cable.
While Deadpool was there, he was asked to stop Wolverine from destroying a Hydra base. Wade found Weasel dressed up in a teleportation suit calling himself the “Penetrator” at the base. Wolverine decapitated Deadpool and began to kill the Hydra agents, leaving ones that were strapped into suits like that of Penetrator.
They activated the suit to escape but were sent to Guantanamo Bay as Weasel had rigged their suits to do so. Bob was able to reattach Deadpool’s head. Wade, Weasel, and Bob returned to Rumekistan to finish paying their final respects when Deadpool and Bob disappeared in a flash of light because of the damaged suit Weasel wore.
Time Travel and Resurrecting T-Ray
Deadpool and Bob appeared in Europe, circa World War II where they encountered Bucky and Captain America. They helped them in the mission to defeat Arnim Zola and his creations. Time slips created problems on the trip causing Captain America and Bucky to forget who they were and hence attacked them. The time- slips were created by Weasel’s efforts to return them to the present. Eventually, Fantastic Four helped them to return at present.
Deadpool went on few missions for Dr. Strange, repairing the mystical hole he created in T-Ray’s head by stabbing other mystical creatures with the same sword. To complete the act of sealing the rift, Deadpool reluctantly found T-ray's soul and brought him back to life with the help of Brother Voodoo along the way. T-Ray and Deadpool both realized that they needed each other.
Not too long after the Civil War, Deadpool ran into the villain Madcap who he met back while with Heroes for Hire. A failed attempt to drive Deadpool insane led to a fight with Daredevil and Thor. Thor electrocuted Madcap and Deadpool into dust. The remains ended up combining and when the pair regenerated Madcap was absorbed into Deadpool. Madcap went on to live inside Wade’s mind and was manifested as Deadpool’s inner voice shown in the white boxes.
When the Skrull invasion began, Wade was held captive and he would train the Skrulls to be more unpredictable. Deadpool escaped when the Skrulls turned on one another and transmitted stolen intel files to Nick Fury; which was Deadpool’s real plan.
The files were intercepted by Norman Osborn who led the H.A.M.M.E.R and Avengers. Wilson was left unpaid as the files did not reach Fury. After months of unemployment, Colonel Zeke hired him to kill Doctor Druek Lovosno, who had kidnapped Zeke’s wife.
Deadpool found that Dr. Lovosno had found a way to preserve youth and beauty indefinitely but to do so one had to devour human flesh. Wade was captured to be a renewable source of food for young zombies but since he tasted terrible, he was released after promising them the alternative of Zeke and his mercenaries. He blew up the castle they were in during the firefight.
Deadpool had no money left after his third job was left unpaid in a row. So, Deadpool resorted to stealing from a freighter bound for America which was sunk by Tiger Shark at Mid-Atlanta. Deadpool awoke on a beach in Mexico with a missing arm and tattered costume. Deadpool planned to kill Tiger however, Tiger Shark found him first. Deadpool was then saved by Bob. However, Bob later revealed that he was sent to kill Deadpool as well. Deadpool defeated Tiger Shark and learned that Norman Osborn employed him.
Deadpool went back to New York with the idea that Osborn had to pay him for the intel he provided. With the help of Taskmaster, Deadpool broke into the Avenger’s Tower and fought against the Thunderbolts except for Black Widow with whom he started to fall for. Deadpool almost had Osborn but Black Widow shot him through the heart and Headsman to cut off his head.
After recovering, Deadpool thanked Taskmaster for help and paid him via ATM using Osborn’s wallet. Deadpool thought that Black Widow put his head together since Taskmaster claimed he did not do it. He later popped up behind Osborn during a national TV appearance holding a sign that said: “Respawn lol”.
Wade posted his services on Craiglist for work and he was hired to kill a pizza boy for making fun of a girl in childhood. Wade shot the pizza boy and stole the homeowner’s possessions in the house that he had broken into to order the pizza. While watching the TV he saw a news story that denounced Deadpool as a traitor for joining the Skrulls.
He was then greeted by Hawkeye (really Bullseye) who shot Deadpool in the head with an arrow. Bullseye planned to grind Deadpool so that he could not regenerate and was surprised when Deadpool attacked him. Deadpool went on to win the game and Bullseye paid him to never tell anyone else.
Deadpool in X-Men
Wade used his newfound riches to buy a pirate boat and became a pirate for short amount of time. However, he later decided to become a hero. He went to Utopia and became X-Man but they quickly rejected him. Since they couldn’t just let him go, they pretended to bring him on a probationary membership under the watch of Domino.
Deadpool tried to impress X-Men by killing Mark Kincaid, who had been claiming that X-Men had kidnapped his daughter and kept her against her will which was a part of Osborn’s plot to weaken X-Men. As Osborn’s plan was failing, he further tried to discredit the X-Men by killing Kincaid and blaming Deadpool who had falsely and publicly claimed he was part of X-Men.
However, Deadpool had set everything up to make X-Men heroes in the public eye. This caused the X-Men to hesitantly give Deadpool the X-Men membership.
Youtube: Wade Wilson Deflecting Bullets | X-Men Origins Wolverine (2009)
Deadpool stayed on Utopia and stayed in Loa’s quarters during Necrosha. When Loa was attacked by the Delgado, Mellencamp, and Cortez, who were in search for Magneto to kill him. Wade first intended to team-up with them without knowing that Magneto was now an X-Man. He was soon asked by Cyclops to fight them without killing.
Deadpool soon realized that Acolytes were regenerated by a T-O virus. Deadpool was saved by Loa whose powers were fatal to the returned. Hence Deadpool used her as a projectile on them.
Deadpool in X-Force
Deadpool joined Wolverine and Archangel's Black ops X-Force team to proactively eliminate threats to the mutant race without letting anyone, not even the X-Men. In one of their first missions, they ended up killing Apocalypse who was reincarnated as an innocent child. Deadpool showed his soft side and called for a team meeting to discuss the moral doubts about killing a child.
It was then revealed that despite being employed by Archangel for more than a year, he had ever cashed the checks for his service. Late, in Deathlok team-up, X-Force was taken into The World to find the origin of the mind-controlled army. Due to some tensions between him and Fantomex, a fellow X-Force member, they went different ways. Deadpool killed The World’s Father by decapitating him and putting a sword through it to show rest of the team.
Deadpool fought the vengeful Blind Al, Weasel, Taskmaster, Big Bertha and Sluggo under the leadership of Macho Gomez, who he had previously defeated. Deadpool killed Sluggo and the others shot Deadpool down until he was unconsciousness. When Bob confronted him about how he treats his friend, Deadpool realized that he really wanted to die.
After committing unsuccessful suicide attempts, surviving atomic bombs and going as far as fighting with Hulk, Wade was sent to the English prison of Crossmore. He met Doctor Ellen Whitby there who helped him flee the institution as she was secretly obsessed with him. However, Deadpool rejected her because of her creepy obsession.
Deadpool encountered the local law enforcement that eventually led Wade to take the Queen of England hostage who convinced him that Whitby was his responsibility. Deadpool then went into Whitby’s apartment where to his surprise he found his many of his severed body parts in the fridge. He confronted and killed Whitby and threw his frozen body parts in the dumpster. The parts thawed and healed together to form a deformed and very sadistic clone of Deadpool; Evil Deadpool.
Wade later met Evil Deadpool at his favorite Chimichanga restaurant in New York, which Evil Deadpool blew up. The Deadpool agreed to fight at the Canarsie Park after their bullets finished in a long fight. Evil Deadpool escaped and went to Mister Negative for a job when the fight at Canarsie Park ended with an explosion whereas Wade was confronted by Captain America. Contemplating Evil Deadpool’s next move, Wade went on to publicly kidnap a random child in hope that it would draw out Evil Deadpool.
However, Evil Deadpool already predicted it and kidnapped the police chief’s children and sent a message to the parents telling it was the real Deadpool. He also took out Captain America who was watching Wade and knew the kidnappings were not done by him.
After Cap recovered and Interpol became involved, Cap informed the chief that Deadpool did not kidnap his children and everyone started to believe that he had an accomplice. Wade realized that he was being framed and freed the child. Evil Deadpool lured the police chief and Deadpool into a trap to make it appear that Deadpool had killed the chief and his children.
However, the plan failed and the chief and his children escaped. Evil Deadpool then explained to Wade that he wanted to show Deadpool that no matter how good deeds he did, he would always be perceived as a monster.
Captain America and police then arrived at the place and told both the Deadpools to stand down. Evil Deadpool raised his weapon against them and got shot down by a hail of bullets. Evil Deadpool was then killed by a special dart that turned him into a normal human. Wade then stole Evil Deadpool’s teleportation device and escaped.
Wade then started to search for the serum that neutralized Evil Deadpool’s regenerative powers so that he could finally be with his beloved Death. He manipulated X-Force, the Kingpin and the Hand, Tombstone (who had made the serum) and Daken with the help of Bob. He pitted the X-Force against Typhoid Mary and the Hand whereas Daken; Wolverine’s son stole a sample of the serum which he used to shoot Wolverine.
In the middle of the chaos, Deadpool was injected with another sample of serum by Bob as a lesson to Deadpool but realized that he wanted to die all along which angered Bob. Deadpool learned that the serum was made specifically for his DNA and hence did not work on Wolverine.
Bob told Deadpool that if he got killed by X-Force, Tombstone would kill him for not allowing Tombstone to kill Deadpool. Deadpool decided to save Bob from Tombstone.
After losing his healing power and turning back into his unscarred self, Wade felt "more alive" than ever. However, after being beaten by Intelligencia (smartest supervillain team on Earth), Wade realized that his skills had been compensated by his ability to heal.
He took the aid of Taskmaster for training. Taskmaster asked Wilson to help him steal Pym Particles from S.H.I.E.L.D but he actually allowed Black Box to study him even informing him about the loss of his regenerative powers.
Wade then defeated the villains recruited by Black Box, Black Swan and Black Tom. However, in the process, his face was burned and disfigured again. Former FBI agent Alison Kemp called Deadpool’s other nemesis T-Ray and Slayback and trained them for she was seeking revenge from Deadpool as he was involved in the accident that left her in a wheelchair.
Deadpool killed T-Ray and Slayback. When Kemp was about to blow herself up since Deadpool would also die with her, he convinced her not to do so. To his surprise, Evil Deadpool returned back and informed him that the serum was not permanent and Wade would return after Evil Deadpool shot him.
Deadpool VS Thanos
Thanos had long been angry with Deadpool due to his relationship with Death and unknown to the Merc with the mouth he had cursed him with eternal life so that it would prevent him from uniting with Death. When Lady Death went missing, Deadpool accused Thanos of it and stole a starship from Cable to confront him. As Death was no longer present, all creatures became immortal.
Thanos annulled his curse and killed Deadpool. Realizing that he is the only one who could now communicate with Death, he brought Deadpool back to life so that they could find her. They learned that Eternity had taken Lady Death and went to the realm to rescue her.
It was revealed that it was Lady Death’s plan all along to push Thanos to destroy Eternity on her behalf. This would cause the death of reality. Deadpool stopped this from happening as he was briefly gifted with the Uni-Power, turning him into Captain Universe. He killed Thanos with his powers and he convinced Death to abandon her murderous plans.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
After having Madcap separated from his body in a similar way they got merged, Deadpool was hired by S.H.I.E.L.D to destroy an army of magically resurrected the dead presidents of the country. Deadpool defeated all of the zombie presidents.
George Washington killed Agent Emily Preston whom Wade dubbed as a friend. At the end the magician who caused the president zombies invasion, Michael Hawthorne transferred the mind of Preston into a portion of Deadpool’s brain and saved Preston.
Later, the Butler abducted Deadpool to North Korea. The Butler revealed that he had taken his long-lost daughter, Eleanor. With help of Wolverine, Captain America, and Preston’s consciousness, Deadpool freed all the prisoners from North Korea and also killed the Butler. Even after knowing his daughter might be alive, Deadpool did not go out searching for her since he believed she was better off without him.
Marriage and Daughter
Agent Preston was freed from Deadpool’s mind and was given a new LMD (Life Model Decoy) body. Then Deadpool was hired by the Dracula to deliver his future bride, Shiklah; the evil queen of the undead while fighting various demonic creatures.
Deadpool ended up being engaged and later married Shiklah; successfully stealing Dracula’s bride. Preston went on a search for Deadpool’s daughter and found Ellie Camacho, living with the Butler’s brother. Deadpool was then reunited with his daughter.
Deadpool was recruited by Magneto in an unnamed supervillain group to fight against Red Skull’s Red Onslaught form. The group of villains was converted into a hero after Scarlet Witch and Doctor Doom cast a spell to alter Onslaught’s brain. The group was then named Astonishing Avengers and Deadpool changed into Zenpool; his opposite self.
Wade discovered that Evan Sabahnur had turned into Apocalypse. He convinced Apocalypse to turn good and help the Astonishing Avengers stop the inverted X-Men. Wade also managed to convince Apocalypse to help him prevent the Axis from killing Red Skulls inverted counterpart White Skull. Wade returned to his Deadpool persona after Doctor Doom used the reinversion spell.
Death of Deadpool
The members of U.L.T.I.M.A.T.U.M tried killing Deadpool one more time as a revenge for destroying their Helicarrier and killing countless agents. However, their attempts failed and Deadpool managed to kill all of the members.
Wade then decided to give up his life as Deadpool. As he was celebrating with his family and friends, the incursion between Earth-616 and Earth-1610 took place and Deadpool along with his allies died in the process.
Mercs for Money
When the universe came back to existence, Wade and all other people had no memory of their temporary demise. Deadpool became very famous after the mercenary Solo impersonated him to piggyback on his reputation and get jobs at a higher rate. Deadpool’s public opinion changed for good after one of Solo’s job in Washington to save an ambassador from his telepathically-manipulated agents.
Deadpool formed a group of mercenary naming it Mercs for Money to extend his reach across the globe. In addition, he also joined the Avengers Unity Division and used his popularity to fund the team. Madcap returned to Deadpool’s life with the intention to ruin his life since he suffered emotional damage while being merged with Deadpool. He impersonated Deadpool defaming and threatening his loved ones.
Once Madcap felt he had enough gun, he disintegrated himself on a molecular level using an alien weapon. Madcap also made Deadpool be the carrier of a deadly airborne disease with which he infected his whole family. Wade resorted to taking help from Cable’s evil clone Stryfe to find a cure for the disease.
Shiklah’s domain and the surface world started to have some conflicts at this time that sparked an invasion of Manhattan from Monster Metropolis. This led to Shiklah divorcing Deadpool and then she returned back to Dracula.
After Wade joined the Avengers Unity Divison, the real Steve Rogers was secretly replaced by the evil counterpart from another timeline that operated as Hydra sleeper. Deadpool killed Phil Coulson since Rogers convinced him to do so claiming Coulson had gone rogue. Preston confronted Deadpool about killing Coulson and it ended up with Preston’s death.
As Hydra’s empire grew stronger, Wade joined its own version of Avengers due to his loyalty to Captain America. When Deadpool found out about Hydra, he held back hunting down for Underground, a rebel alliance. Deadpool helped behind the scenes to bring Hydra’s empire down.
As his mistakes cost two of his friends’ lives, the love of his daughter and any respect the world had for him, Deadpool returned back to what little he had left. Stryfe then later return back and asked Deadpool to kill Cable as a return of the favor he did for him. Stryfe even kidnapped Ellie to keep Deadpool credible. Deadpool fought with Cable but he managed to escape. However, Deadpool ripped Cable’s cybernetic arm. He hacked it with his own AI and he cut his own hand to replace it with the Cable’s cybernetic arm.
Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe
In this storyline, X-Men sent Deadpool to a mental hospital. The doctor was Psycho-Man in disguise and he tortured and brainwashed Deadpool to make him his minion. However, this plan was not successful and instead left Deadpool in worse mental condition removing the voices in his head and replacing it with a voice that only wanted destruction. Deadpool went on a killing spree under the influence of this new Evil Voice. He first killed the Fantastic four and went on to kill every superhero and supervillain in Marvel Universe. In the process, he broke the fourth wall many times.
At the end of the series, Deadpool broke into the “real” world through a portal. He then confronted the Marvel writers who were currently writing his book. He then threatens the reader saying he would find them in this universe soon enough.
After killing many versions of superheroes and supervillains across the multiverse, Deadpool came to the conclusion that infinite alternate versions of Marvel superheroes and villains he killed existed. Deadpool used teleportation device that sent him to the "ideaverse", a universe that contained the classic characters that inspired Marvel characters.
He murdered characters like Headless Horseman (who inspired the Green Goblin and Ghost Rider), Little Mermaid (Namor), Mowgli (Ka-Zar), Count Dracula (Morbius, Blade) and many more. However, Sherlock Holmes came to rescue with a group of classic heroes to defeat Deadpool along with his new-found partner Frankenstein. At the end, Deadpool got seemingly lost in time after falling off from time machine.
Deadpool Kills Deadpool
In this series it was revealed that the Deadpool who killed the Marvel and other classic characters was “Dreadpool” and the Deadpool, light-hearted Merc with the Mouth was hunting down Dreadpool.
Realizing that there were other Deadpools, Dreadpool hunted them down. The Deadpool Corps, different versions of Deadpool together were killed and at the end, Deadpool killed Dreadpool in vengeance for causing the death of his friends.
Deadpool in Marvel Cinematic Universe
Wade Wilson made his debut in Marvel Cinematic Universe through X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Ryan Reynolds portrayed the role of Deadpool and the stunts were performed by Scott Adkins. In the comics, Deadpool had referenced that he looked like Ryan Reynolds crossed with Sharpie.
In X-Men Origins; Wolverine, Wade was shown as a highly skilled, witty mercenary who was a member of Team X along with Wolverine, Sabretooth, Wraith, Bolt, Agent Zero, and Fred Dukes. Wade wielded a pair of katanas and had super athleticism. He was not breaking the fourth wall in this movie.
Wade was supposedly killed by Victor Creed but was later revealed that he was transformed by Colonel William Stryker into a mutant killer named “Weapon XI”. Weapon XI possessed other mutants’ powers and was controlled by Stryker.
Stryker referred to him as “the Dead pool” since the powers of other mutants were pooled together in him. At the end, Deadpool was decapitated during the fight with Wolverine and Victor. However, it was implied that Deadpool was still alive in the post-credits scene as his hand was shown reaching for his head in the middle of the rubble.
*Spoilers Alert* Ryan Reynolds reprised his role for the solo spin-off titled Deadpool which was released in February 2016. The movie explored Deadpool’s origin and depicted Wade as a mercenary who after being diagnosed with a late stage of cancer turned to Ajax for a cure.
But after suffering from various tortures to activate his mutant genes, Wade was left disfigured with healing powers. He went hunting for Ajax to get a cure for his disfigurements and at the end killed Ajax since he admitted it could not be cured.
Youtube: Deadpool 2 trailer; Meet Cable
The Untitled Deadpool Sequel, also known as Deadpool 2 is in the making. Ryan Reynolds will be starring in the title role. The movie will also feature Josh Brolin as Cable. The trailer for the movie has been released and the fans are very excited to see Deadpool and Cable together in a movie. The movie will be released in May 2018.