29 Facts About Deadpool

1. Deadpool is an antihero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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2. That's what Cable and Deadpool were meant to be, my own Spider-Man and my own Wolverine.

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3. In 1997, Deadpool was given his own ongoing title, initially written by Joe Kelly, with then-newcomer Ed McGuinness as an artist.

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4. Deadpool became an action comedy parody of the cosmic drama, antihero-heavy comics of the time.

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5. That would be the standard thing to do, but of course everything about Deadpool is non-standard.

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6. Deadpool joined the cast of the new Uncanny X-Force team.

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7. Eight months after the events of Secret Wars and the restoration of Earth, Deadpool is seen working for Steve Rogers.

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8. Around this time, tensions between Shiklah's domain and the surface world sparked an invasion of Manhattan from Monster Metropolis, which in turn led to Shiklah divorcing Deadpool, opting to return to Dracula instead.

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9. Deadpool is aware that he is a fictional comic book character.

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10. In stories by writer Daniel Way between 2008 and 2012, Deadpool was, without explanation, shown to have developed a second "voice in his head," represented by a second set of captions with a different font; Deadpool vol.

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11. In December 2013, Deadpool was confirmed as being pansexual by Deadpool writer Gerry Duggan via Twitter.

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12. Deadpool's accelerated healing factor is strong enough that he has survived complete incineration and decapitation more than once.

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13. Deadpool is effectively immortal, although he has died several times.

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14. Deadpool is still alive 800 years in the future when the new X-Force encounters him.

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15. Deadpool revealed that the only thing keeping Wade alive was his "spell of darkest necromancy".

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16. Deadpool is adept in multiple forms of martial arts, including Savate.

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17. Deadpool is an extraordinary athlete, and an expert swordsman and marksman.

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18. Deadpool is skilled in the use of multiple weapons, including katanas, knives, grenades, and guns.

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19. Since Deadpool is aware that he is a fictional character, he uses this knowledge to his advantage to deal with opponents or gain knowledge to which he should not normally have access, such as reading past issues of his and others' comics.

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20. World War II-era version of Deadpool is introduced in the one-shot parody issue Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield.

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21. Deadpool brought them together to stop the powerful cosmic being known as the Awareness.

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22. Deadpool says to the reader that once he is done with this universe, "I'll find you soon enough.

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23. Somehow, the mainstream Deadpool finds his way back, but not before the reader is aware that Dreadpool is still alive and scheming.

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24. When Deadpool tracked down his target to a nightclub, he was enticed into the Beyonder's partying lifestyle, getting Jheri curls in the process.

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25. The new Deadpool is being pursued by a woman who wears a costume that looks like Wade's "Zenpool" identity from Axis.

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26. In Messiah War Deadpool is locked in a freezer for eight hundred years.

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27. Ultimate Marvel version of Deadpool is Sergeant "Wadey" Wilson, a Gulf War veteran.

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28. Deadpool bonded to the Venom symbiote to expel the worms inside him.

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29. Deadpool was ranked 182nd on Wizard magazine's list of the Top 200 Comic Book Characters of All Time, ranked 45th on Empire magazine's list of The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters, and placed 31st on IGN's list of the Top 100 Comic Book Heroes.

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