Cable & Deadpool #1

Writer: Fabian Nicieza Artist: UDON, #039, s Mark Brooks, Shane Law Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 2, 2004

    I didn't have high hopes going into this series, as while Fabian Nicieza has proven himself to be a solid writer, the idea of teaming up Deadpool and Cable felt like a huge step backwards for the character of Deadpool. However this opening issue makes it clear that Deadpool's emergence as a truly funny character isn't being tossed aside in a bid to evoke the character's grim and gritty roots. This issue is a lot of fun as Deadpool makes numerous funny observations, and along the way he manages to become involved in a pretty entertaining plot as well, as he's been hired to go in a steal a deadly virus by a cult that is looking to wipe out all traces of individuality on the planet. Fabian Nicieza turns in some very amusing moments from Deadpool's attempt to be a loyal American in the early pages of this issue, to his rant later in the issue against all things German, where he runs out of things to hate about Germans rather early into his tirade. It's a shame that this issue had to be sad Read Full Review

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