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Deadpool: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Marvel Comics, 2012; #13-19)

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  • This arc opens with another flashback issue, telling the lost story of the time Deadpool joined the Heroes for Hire to fight the White Man.
  • It spills over into the present, when the White Man seeks revenge upon Deadpool.
  • The meat of this arc, however, involves the Merc with the Mouth taking on the shadowy group that has been harvesting his organs and messing with his memory.
  • This leads turns into an emotional crucible for Wade; although while I enjoy the arc, there is a fridginess to it that I wish weren’t there.
  • Duggan and Posehn’s Deadpool continues to be some of my favorite.
  • Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire handle art duties for this arc, and their style is perfect for its more personal, serious tone.

Collected in

  • Deadpool, Vol. 3: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (#13-19)
  • Deadpool by Posehn and Duggan, Vol. 2 (#13-25)
  • Deadpool by Posehn and Duggan Omnibus (#1-45, Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet #17, Death of Wolverine: Deadpool & Captain America #1)

Credits

Writers: Gerry Duggan & Brian Posehn | Artists: Scott Koblish (13-14), Declan Shalvey (15-19) | Colorists: Val Staples (13-14), Jordie Bellaire (15-19) | Covers: Kris Anka (13-14), Declan Shalvey & Jordie Bellaire (15-19) | Letterer: VC’s Joe Sabino | Editor: Jordan D. White

 

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