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Deadpool – Volume 1

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31st December 2016~ Physical Copy ~ Link to Goodreads

Deadpool, by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection, Volume 1

Synopsis:

Daniel Way’s hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe? And whoever wins will have to face Wolverine’s murderous son, Daken! Then: The Skrulls have infiltrated Earth, but nobody warned them about Deadpool! The invaders replicate Deadpool’s healing factor in a new generation of Super-Skrulls – but why is Deadpool himself leading this brigade against Earth? And when Norman Osborn double-crosses Deadpool, the maniacal merc unleashes a full-on assault against Avengers Tower! Norman must pull out all the stops – and that means deploying his new team of bloodthirsty, black-ops Thunderbolts!

Collecting: Wolverine: Origins 21-25; Deadpool 1-12, Saga; Thunderbolts 130-131

Review:

I watched Deadpool and instantly fell in love. Growing up with two brothers I’ve always enjoyed superhero films but this one, for me, was so refreshing. I love a good anti-hero which Deadpool completely embodies. He’s just a bit of a goofy idiot most of the time and while reading this bind up I was surprised how he got out of most of his situations!

I am a sarcastic person with a pretty dark sense of humour and the combination of both in the bind up was brilliant for me. It’s rare I chuckle out loud while reading but this had me in stitches quite frequently. I loved how he’d incorporate song lyrics into witty responses because this is also something that I do.

I adored how it showed his internal monologue and how this was done as if he was talking to you, the reader. Breaking the 4th wall in books/films etc is something I adore it pulls me in and makes me feel more connected like I’m a part of it all.

The artwork was pretty spectacular too but since this is a big “brand” of comic I expected nothing else, the colours ran in a theme and even though I’ve found some comics tricky to read/connect with I certainly didn’t have an issue with this one.

Overall: I can’t wait to pick up more volumes of this it’s so brilliantly witty and funny and just a refreshing read ideal for a rainy weekend!

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