Cable & Deadpool #2

Writer: Fabian Nicieza Artist: Mark Brooke, Shane Law, Chris Stevens Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 6, 2004

    This issue pretty much reverses the roles of the characters as Cable takes center stage while Deadpool becomes more of a background element. Now normally this would be a strike against the issue as I'm a big Deadpool fan, while Cable's a character who I've had difficulty working up any interest in, but this issue does a wonderful job of making Cable into a Dirty Harry style figure as he moves through the issue getting the job done with a hard edged, take no prisoners approach. I mean one has to smile at how he deals with Deadpool, and these earlier encounters makes the final encounter even more interesting as the book makes it clear that this time Deadpool is in the driver seat, and he has every reason in the word to pull that trigger, and the art certainly makes it look like he did. Now the three anarchists who made off with the virus are a pretty poorly motivated bunch, and the book doesn't really develop them into anything more than a handy plot device, but I will say there was a ni Read Full Review

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