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For questions about Deadpool, a comic book mercenary and anti-hero created by Marvel Comics. Use this tag to refer to both the comic and movie franchise. For the first movie use [deadpool-2016]. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag.

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Why does Deadpool always have a yellow speech bubble?

When Deadpool was created and introduced by Rob Liefeld, he was a quirky assassin, but spoke with normal speech bubbles (colors matching everyone else in the scene). Every time I've seen him in ...
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Can Deadpool be killed?

Thanos cursed Deadpool to not die anymore. He already had his head decapitated, but after his head was put back in place, he returned to life. Has anyone read anything about it? I mean, how to finish, ...
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Is there an issue where Deadpool kills off everyone?

I saw this post on Facebook: Deadpool once killed off the entire Marvel Universe, including the writers themselves. #8fact And I thought that if it was real, it would be a good issue. So, is there ...
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What does Deadpool mean in this comic book page?

On this comic book page, Deadpool says I guess if you want to do something right...you've got to do it over and over again until it sticks. Does this mean that the only true end to a battle is a ...
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In which Deadpool comic does he kill over liking Star Wars prequels?

I read somewhere that Deadpool once killed a man just because he said the Star Wars prequels are better than original series. I know he's really insane but did he really kill a man over this? When ...
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Is Deadpool's anatomy the same as a normal humans?

Obviously, Deadpool has the same anatomy when it come to morphology; he has the same amount of hands, legs, he has 1 head, etc. But is the rest of his anatomy the same as a humans? Does he have a ...
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What do I read before diving into 2016 Spider-Man/Deadpool crossover comics?

I've wanted to get into the comics side of things so I decided to start with the two characters I know best out of all of them, but I don't know what I should read beforehand. Should I read all of the ...
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Why didn't Deadpool just have his friends remove the collar?

At the end of Deadpool 2, Deadpool is wearing the collar from the prison that makes him lose his Mutant power. It seems to prevent his regeneration. That collar is easily removed. It removes itself ...
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Did Wade Wilson have mutant powers before being turned into Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, before being turned into Deadpool, Wade Wilson is seen to be able to handle swords with amazing skill, being able to deflect bullets with them. Even though this could be a ...
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Why doesn't a healing factor cure cancer?

I've read quite a bit about Deadpool, up to the point I know he has cancer, and that he has a healing factor. I don't quite get why one doesn't cancel the other out. I know that in Deadpool's case he ...
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Did Deadpool fight Boba Fett?

I found an image on the web and I was curious as to where it was from, and whether Deadpool really did fight Boba Fett in a comic.
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What kind of cancer did Wade Wilson have?

So Wade Wilson gets cancer, what was the original origin of the cancer? When he originally is diagnosed we see some X-rays of the lungs, But, when trying to leave Vanessa, he says this, You're ...
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In what order should I read Deadpool TPB's?

With the upcoming Deadpool movie, I've become interested in reading his comics. For reasons of both time and money, I'm not interested in hunting down individual issues, so trade paperbacks and ...
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When was Deadpool first described as "The Merc with a Mouth" in comics?

Specifically, I would like to know whether it was before or after the movie in which he did not have a mouth.
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What is it with Deadpool and chimichangas?

So the recent turning of Captain America into a Hydra agent prompted some interesting Internet commentary Spoiler tag for language So I get the first four, but... Deadpool and chimichangas? I'm not ...
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Has another character ever observed Deadpool breaking the fourth wall?

Has it ever happened (in a comic book, or TV show, or movie or anything) where Deadpool breaks the fourth wall and another character responds to it? Whether it's joining in and breaking the fourth ...
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Was Deadpool always aware of the fourth wall?

We all know that Deadpool is notorious for breaking the fourth wall and that he knows he is in a comic book (or video game for that matter), but was it always like this? Did Deadpool gain this power ...
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Was this scene in Deadpool a reference or nod to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? [duplicate]

During the climactic scene of Deadpool, our eponymous hero travels to a new location The setting of the scene looked quite familiar, Is there any source, official or otherwise (press publication, ...
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If you cut Deadpool exactly in half, which half would regenerate?

If you cut Deadpool exactly in half, which half would regenerate and grow the rest of his body? Or would both halves regenerate a complete Deadpool? Has this happened in the comics? (I haven't had a ...
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Can the Soul Stone be acquired by 'sacrificing' Wade Wilson?

As we all know, the acquisition of the Soul Stone requires a sacrifice. Is it by any way possible to acquire it by 'sacrificing' dear old Deadpool? Something like this: :
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Why was Deadpool dishonorably discharged?

In the movie, when Ajax was explaining to Wade how they were going to torture him next, he mentions that Wade was dishonorably discharged. There does not seem to be much information on what the actual ...
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Who are these people at Deadpool's wedding?

Who are these people, and what universes are they from?
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Why did it take so long for Wade Willson’s mutation to trigger?

In the Deadpool film we see Wade endure different tactics to try and trigger his mutation, each more sadistic than the last. Why did it take basically suffocating him for his Mutant genes to activate ...
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What is Deadpool's sexual orientation?

What actually is his sexual orientation in the movie? The comics show a more male to male gay attraction in a lot of scenes, such as the one below: In the movie we are shown a scene where he and ...
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Is the Deadpool-caused superhero disappearance ever mentioned elsewhere?

In the Deadpool Kills series, Deadpool goes and attempts to wipe out the Marvel multiverse by killing everyone. Eventually, his actions start to take effect, and the Deadpool of the 616 universe ...
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How were the X-Men in the mansion there considering Deadpool takes place in the modern day?

In Deadpool 2, we see him rolling through the mansion in Professor X’s wheelchair. When he asks where all the others are again, we get a quick shot of them in a room where they quickly close the doors ...
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When is Wade "Deadpool" Wilson's birthday?

Wade Wilson, AKA Deadpool, doesn't have his birthday listed in any [1] of the wikis [2]. Was it ever disclosed?
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Can Deadpool drown?

At present with what we know about Deadpool, based on the 2016 movie version, we know he has regenerative abilities. Can he drown? Can he survive drowning?
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Can Deadpool bleed out?

Can Deadpool bleed out like a normal person and lose consciousness? We all know he won't die from the loss of blood and that his threshold for many things is much higher than an ordinary person, but ...
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What is the deal with Deadpool and Iron Man?

So I was just curious: I am new to Deadpool. In looking to start a collection I have seen a LOT of Deadpool/Iron Man variant covers. Is it just cool for the artists to draw that kind of thing, or do ...
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What would happen if Deadpool were injected with Adamantium?

What would happen to Deadpool if Adamantium were to be injected into him, as it was with Wolverine? The only reason Wolverine was still alive, despite Adamantium being poisonous, was because of his ...
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Why so many pancakes, Deadpool?

So Deadpool seriously likes pancakes, but does he have any reason to make these? Is he eating them, feeding them to someone?
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How was this character allowed to keep his helmet in Deadpool 2?

How did Juggernaut still have his helmet while he was in prison? When he escapes, he has his helmet on. I can’t believe they would have just let him keep it on while there, or would bring it with ...
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Did Deadpool rescue all of the X-Force?

Note: This is basically all spoilers. If someone has a good way to apply the spoiler markdown (I ended up putting almost the whole body in markdown) please do so. In the mid-credits scene we see ...
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Does Deadpool know he is breaking the 4th wall?

I've heard some conflicting information as to why Deadpool breaks the 4th wall, especially regarding whether it's deliberate or not. One side I've heard: Deadpool knows that he's in a Marvel comic ...
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What is the meaning of "guy who invented pants"?

In the X-Mansion, Deadpool says to Colossus: You'd think the studio would throw us a bone. One that doesn't end up in my mouth. The first movie made more money than the guy who invented pants. They ...
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Why did Deadpool say "Somebody swiped right"?

In Deadpool 2 (2018), Cable uses the last charge on his time-traveling device, which he needed for returning to his family: Deadpool: What's with the creepy, dirty hobo bear? Cable: It's my ...
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What are the names of these X-Men? [duplicate]

Recently while re-watching Deadpool 2 I realized how blatantly unaware I am of any of the names of X-Men especially in this scene. Could somebody name these X-Men ...
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Can either Colossus or Negasonic Teenage Warhead actually fly a plane?

In Deadpool, we are shown Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead walking to the X-Men plane and then in the next scene we see the plane take off. I have never seen ...
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Comic story arc/issue where Deadpool is eaten by zombies and the zombies all turn into Deadpool clones

I vaguely recall the details of a Deadpool comic book issue I read around 4-5 years ago. Here are a few details I remember: Deadpool eats a load of chimichangas during a zombie apocalypse and ...
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Did Stan Lee Have any input in the creation of the original comic book Deadpool?

One of the main reasons I was curious about this was I recently just watched the PG-13 re-release of Deadpool 2 (Once Upon A Deadpool) and at the end, there was a nice little tribute to Stan Lee where ...
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How was Domino able to be tortured when she was so lucky?

In Deadpool 2 why was Domino able to be tortured when her mutant power was being 'lucky'? I understand that most mutants don't show their powers right away, eg ...
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How did Amix Group get this helicarrier?

In Deadpool, What is the history of this particular helicarrier? And why in particular was it sent to the Amix Group scrap yard?
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How was Angel Dust able to successfully fight Colossus?

In 2016's Deadpool, Colossus has two main super-fights. When Deadpool fights Colossus, Colossus' skin acts like solid metal and Deadpool is unable to harm or even noticeably move him. However, when ...
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Why is Negasonic Teenage Warhead so different in the Deadpool film?

Negasonic Teenage Warhead appears in the films to have the powers of Cannonball from the X-Men comics. Why was the character changed so much? Normally Negasonic Teenage Warhead has telepathic/pre-...
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Did Brad Pitt play the Vanisher in Deadpool 2?

In Deadpool 2 there is a character named Vanisher. When we finally see this characters face you see that it was someone who looks exactly like Brad Pitt. I've checked IMBb and it has stated that it ...
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Does Deadpool ever go on the Haunted Segway Tour?

At the start of Deadpool when Deadpool first gets into Dopinder's taxi he picks up a leaflet entitled "Haunted Segway Tours" and pockets it. You can see this at the start of this clip. Does Deadpool ...
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How long was Deadpool at The Workshop?

In the 2016 film Deadpool, the protagonist Wade Wilson volunteers for a series of experiments at The Workshop - a facility similar to the Weapon X Program that created Wolverine. The montage of his ...
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Was X-Force just a marketing McGuffin?

The marketing team went out of their way to include the idea that they were a big part of the movie, but they ended being on screen for like 2 minutes. The way they were dispatched was hilarious, but ...
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How can Deadpool the movie make direct reference to mutants?

With Deadpool being an MCU movie, how can it make direct references to mutants and Xavier's Mansion when the previous Avengers movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, couldn't? Likewise in Agents of Shield ...