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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 

The coming monstrosity with Deadpool

As though it weren't awful enough that Marvel once produced a horrid story called Punisher Kills the Marvel Universe, now they're producing another miniseries called Deadpool Kills the MCU:
The title will see Deadpool kill the Avengers, followed by the X-Men and the Punisher.

"As soon as [editor Jordan D White] mentioned this project to me, I knew this would be my chance to present a version of Deadpool unlike anything fans have seen before," [Cullen] Bunn told Comic Book Resources.

"He's still Deadpool. He's still funny. But he's being seen through a dark, unsettling filter.
It's not funny, and all they're doing is enforcing a numbingly wrongheaded perception of Deadpool as an assassin. And Bunn's only sounding like Garth Ennis: as a writer who hates superheroes so much he's willing to draw up a hatefest of a story about them. I don't see Marvel gaining new audience with this.

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This just sounds completely stupid. That is definitely NOT why I started reading comics back in the day, to see superheroes get slaughtered for shock value.

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