Upon seeing the costume and noting his characteristics killer with super agility , Nicieza contacted Liefeld, saying "this is Deathstroke from Teen Titans". Nicieza gave Deadpool the real name of "Wade Wilson" as an inside-joke to being "related" to "Slade Wilson", Deathstroke. I didn't have those, I didn't have access to those. I had to make my own Spider-Man and Wolverine. If I could tie anything into Wolverine, I was winning.
After subsequently appearing in X-Force as a recurring character, Deadpool began making guest appearances in a number of different Marvel Comics titles such as The Avengers , Daredevil , and Heroes for Hire. In , the character received his own miniseries , titled The Circle Chase, written by Fabian Nicieza and pencilled by Joe Madureira.
Waid later commented, "Frankly, if I'd known Deadpool was such a creep when I agreed to write the mini-series, I wouldn't have done it. Someone who hasn't paid for their crimes presents a problem for me. Deadpool became an action comedy parody of the cosmic drama, antihero-heavy comics of the time.
The ongoing series gained cult popularity for its unorthodox main character and its balance of angst and pop culture slapstick and the character became less of a villain, though the element of his moral ambiguity remained.
The writer Joe Kelly noted, "With Deadpool, we could do anything we wanted because everybody just expected the book to be cancelled every five seconds, so nobody was paying attention. And we could get away with it. Her version is remembered for the frequent use of the "little yellow boxes.
Simone notes that "When I took the Deadpool job, the revamp hadn't been planned, so it was a complete surprise. Thankfully, we heard about it in time to make adjustments to the early scripts. Deadpool later returned to the series. Simone left the title after seven issues due to creative differences with the series editor, but then returned to conclude with issues 13— This title was canceled with issue 50 and replaced by a new Cable series in March In the first arc, the character is seen working with Nick Fury to steal data on how to kill the Skrull queen Veranke.
Writer Daniel Way explained, "the first thing Osborn does to try and take care of the situation is to bring in a hired gun to take Deadpool down, which would be Tiger-Shark. That would be the standard thing to do, but of course everything about Deadpool is non-standard.
So it goes completely awry and Norman has to get more serious about things. It just had to be at the perfect moment and when I was putting this storyline together that moment presented itself. In it Deadpool teams with Headpool from Marvel Zombies 3 and 4. It features stories written by several authors, with the main feature written by the original Deadpool series writer Joe Kelly and drawn by Deadpool's creator Rob Liefeld.
A third Deadpool ongoing series, Deadpool Team-Up, launched in November with issue numbers counting in reverse starting with issue , written by Fred Van Lente , with art by Dalibor Talajic. This series features Deadpool teaming up with different heroes from the Marvel Universe in each issue, such as Hercules. Besides Deadpool himself, this series featured alternate versions of Deadpool, including Lady Deadpool who debuted in Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth 7 , Headpool the Marvel Zombies universe incarnation, now reduced to a severed head , and two new characters; Kidpool, a child, and Dogpool, a dog.
As a side effect, he also has his old, unscarred face once again. Although he spent the majority of the story arc looking forward to dying, he suppresses his desires in order to protect his friend and sidekick Hydra Bob. In that moment, he was surprised by the returned Evil Deadpool, who informed Wade that the serum they took was not permanent, reasons why Wade's face didn't heal or a finger he lost grew back, so Wade would return after Evil Deadpool shot him.
Initially a secret, his bride was revealed in the webcomic Deadpool: The Gauntlet to be Shiklah, Queen of the Undead. Deadpool also discovers that he has a daughter by the name of Eleanor from a former flame of Deadpool named Carmelita. Playing mind games, Deadpool tricked Shriek by using his shapeshifting abilities to make her disorient and having her flee. After the symbiotic Deadpool and Carnage fought again, Deadpool captures Shriek and forces her to impersonate himself, making it trick Carnage into almost killing her in the process.
Feeling broken after a mental breakdown, Carnage allowed himself to be arrested and was placed in an unlocked cell.
While sitting in the cell until he was his own self, Carnage swore vengeance on Deadpool. Deadpool, after defeating Carnage, gives the Mercury Team's symbiotes to Lasher a war dog who helped Deadpool fight Carnage while also bonded with a symbiote to deliver to them to the government.
He, along with his family and friends, and presumably everyone on Earth are all killed when the Earth collides with an alternate universe's Earth. Deadpool laments that the Secret Wars should have stayed an Avengers event, but then dies at peace, content that everybody else is dying with him.
After stealing some potentially life-saving chemicals needed by an ailing Rogue , he is offered membership in the Avengers Unity Squad. One of Solo's jobs in Washington, D. After learning of Solo's impersonation, Deadpool came up with the idea to form a group of mercenaries called the Mercs for Money to extend his reach across the globe. However, Deadpool's newfound popularity forced him to leave his family behind, fearing his enemies could endanger them.
Deadpool additionally joined the Avengers Unity Division and used his popularity as a means of funding the team, with the profit from merchandise. Madcap initially posed as an ally, joining the Mercs for Money, but eventually showed his true intentions after he was discovered impersonating Deadpool to defame and threaten his loved onces.
Seeing as he had had enough fun, Madcap used an alien weapon to molecularly disintegrate himself. For his second coming, the villain had Deadpool unwittingly become the carrier of a deadly airborne virus with which he infected his family.
Wade fortunately found a cure, though had to resort to Cable's evil clone Stryfe to find it. Around this time, tensions between Shiklah's domain and the surface word sparked an invasion of Mahattan from Monster Metropolis, which in turn led to Shiklah divorcing Deadpool, opting to return to Dracula instead.
When Phil Coulson became suspicious of Steve, Rogers convinced Deadpool to kill him, claiming that Coulson had gone rogue. A short time afterwards, Captain America's machinations resulted in Hydra rising to power, taking over the United States of America. When Hydra's conquest had barely begun, Preston found out about Coulson's death, and confronted Deadpool about it. The fight ended in Preston's death.
As Hydra's empire grew stronger, Wade joined its own version of the Avengers out of blind loyalty for Captain America. Plagued by guilt, Wade held back when tasked with hunting down the rebel alliance known as the Underground, and eventually helped, behind the scenes, to lay part of the foundation of Hydra's eventual defeat.
With his mistakes costing the lives of two of his friends, the love of his daughter, and any respect the world had for him, Deadpool turned his back on what little remained of the life he had built. Once his atonements are done, Deadpool began to erase every good memories that he unintentionally made it worst, to restart his new life and had his criminal records for aligned with Hydra is made clear.
Although Deadpool erased his memories, the real Captain America manage to recover the photo of him, Deadpool and Wolverine from Deadpool's pocket, the only good piece left which Deadpool will be able to remember. May The character's back-story has been presented as vague and subject to change, and within the narrative he is unable to remember his personal history due to a mental condition. Whether or not his name was even Wade Wilson is subject to speculation since one of his nemeses, T-Ray , claims in Deadpool 33 that he is the real Wade Wilson and that Deadpool is a vicious murderer who stole his identity.
Army Special Forces and given an artificial healing factor based on Wolverine's thanks to Dr. Emrys Killebrew , one of the head scientists.
He often has conversations with his two internal monologues, which are shown as caption boxes in his panels; in Deadpool Annual 1 it is revealed that Madcap , a foe of Captain America , is the psychotic voice appearing in white captions with a typewriter serif;  the other voice is unidentified and often mistakenly attributed to Dr.
Bong, Deadpool's former psychiatrist. Deadpool is depicted as having a regenerative healing factor , which not only prevents him from being permanently injured through enhanced cell regeneration throughout his body, but also causes psychosis and mental instability, as his neurons are also affected by the accelerated regeneration.
It is thought that while his psychoses are a handicap, they are also one of his assets as they make him an extremely unpredictable opponent. Taskmaster , who has photo-reflexive memory which allows him to copy anyone's fighting skills by observation, was unable to defeat Deadpool due to his chaotic and improvised fighting style.
In Uncanny X-Force , he storms out after Wolverine tries to rationalize Fantomex killing Apocalypse , who was at the time in a child form. After Wolverine argues that Deadpool is motivated solely by money, Archangel reveals that Deadpool never cashed any of his checks. And then the moment passes. It is a bit tiring. He is yours and everyone else's. So not dismissive, but rather the epitome of inclusive.
It works most efficiently when he is awake, alert, and in good spirits. This allows Deadpool to recover from any head wounds, and it renders him nearly invulnerable to psychic and telepathic powers,   although this ability is inconsistent. For example, it is extremely difficult for him to become intoxicated. He revealed that the only thing keeping Wade alive was his "spell of darkest necromancy".
Although Thanos removed this curse in order to kill Deadpool, he felt forced to immediately bring him back using "a fusion of necromancy and science" in order to request his aid in tracking down Mistress Death , who had gone missing.
His accelerated healing factor may contribute to his abilities, allowing him to perform intense exercise for extended periods of time with minimal aches and fatigue. Also, during Deadpool's first ongoing comic, he possesses a device which projected holographic disguises, allowing him to go undercover or conceal his appearance. He also has a magic satchel containing all of his unlimited weaponry and ammo.
Sent with his team to invade the Savage Land, he attempted to unleash chaos upon the sanctuary but was killed by Nightcrawler, who teleported his head off his body and hid it in a crater. Who Won't Wield the Shield. Despite the nature of the story as a period piece, Wilson peppers his speech with anachronistic slang from the s.
She collaborates with a gang inspired by Hydra Agent Bob and is wanted by the police. She has taken an older Wade prisoner and forces him to watch political debates while chained up, angered that he's ruined her life and hopes she can use him to find her mother. Wade reveals he and Shiklah had a falling out after the death of Ellie, which led to a battle between the two former lovers in Hell.
The mysterious woman rescues Wade and gives him access to her bike to a hologram Preston. She then battles Warda and is revealed to be an alive Ellie, who plans to reclaim the Deadpool name. Warda and Ellie continue fighting until Warda reveals she will unleash a demonic monster unless Ellie does not get Wade to confess where Shiklah is.
After Wade and Preston reunite with Ellie, Wade tells Ellie to search for Shiklah's casket at Doc Samson's grave while he and Preston then go to the Little Italy of to seek the help of one of the few heroes alive in this time period: Despite his plea, Warda murders Ellie with liquid napalm and takes Wade to the sewer to interrogate him, where Wade reveals that Ellie's mutant ability is to regenerate all at once into her teenage body, allowing her to survive Warda's attack.
After Wade, Preston, and Ellie defeat Warda, Wade tells her that he and Shiklah had an on and off again relationship, but were always on the path for war which eventually resulted in her death, as on Earth, those who refuse to co-exist cease to exist with Wade bringing up the Skrulls to support his point.
He implants Preston into Warda's head so she can aid Warda in clearing her conscious and becoming a better person and tells his daughters that they can both be Deadpool. He later tells Ellie that he now plans to travel the world and rid the planet of his old enemies and that Shiklah's resting place is in a shrunken glass coffin located on top of his heart.