Deadpool Bi-Annual #1

Deadpool Bi-Annual #1

Writer: Paul Scheer, Nick Giovannetti Artist: Salva Espin Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 17, 2014 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
7.2Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

• When Deadpool is hired by WaterWorld to protect their theme park from activists, he has no idea he's going to wind up face to snout with Brute Force-protectors of the environment! Look 'em up! That's right-they're real!
•  Written by star of The League and NTSF:SD:SUV Paul Scheer and Nick Giovannetti, this is one issue sure to make a splash*!
*This joke was not written by them.
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  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Gregg Katzman Sep 17, 2014

    DEADPOOL BI-ANNUAL #1 is really, really fun and looks great, but it's a bummer it has zero impact whatsoever on the main narrative (unless Brute Force becomes a big part of the main ongoing, then I'll happily eat my words). If you can afford to spend $4.99 on some very entertaining laughs and all kinds of wacky violence, then have at thee and prepare to feel good. But for everyone else, it looks like you won't miss out on any noteworthy developments if you have to skip this one. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Front Towards Gamer - Lido Sep 19, 2014

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  • 7.5
    Buccaneer Book Reviews - Sir James Sep 23, 2014

    That said, the issue is good fun to read. It's wacky and it's nutty. There's also a guest appearance by Phil Coulson, which is nice! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Rob McMonigal Sep 18, 2014

    Sea World really is evil, as the newest special issue featuring Deadpool shows in a fun story with a few kinks. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Sean Ian Mills Sep 19, 2014

    Comedy is subjective. Some of you probably love Deadpool's specific brand of humor, but I know I don't. Still, there's no denying the sense of fun found throughout this Bi-Annual issue. Someone let Scheer and Giovannetti off their leashes, and Brute Force out of their cages, making for one silly, but awesome, comic book. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Sep 17, 2014

    Stamped with a fairly steep pricepoint, but loaded with snappy, Deadpool dialogue like, "Great! I'm much better at killing than capturing," "Deadpool Bi-Annual" #1 is a fun, end-of-summer romp that is as insubstantial and sugary as Kool-Aid. Packed with pop culture references stretching from Voltron to A-Team and returning Brute Force to the Marvel Universe, this comic book is sure to please Deadpool fans, die-hard and pedestrian. After all, something like this only happens twice a year. Or maybe three times. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    DarePool53 Oct 9, 2014

    A fun ride - the writers make great use of the leeway they've been afforded with Deadpool, insofar as gratuitous zany antics being considered par for the course with this particular character. However, as is often the case with annuals, the events that transpire are, ultimately, inconsequential - nothing new is brought to the Deadpool table. Therefore, anyone who has hitherto been unconvinced by Deadpool probably isn't going to have their mind changed by this offering. Moreover, if you take into account the $4.99 price point, this book is ideally suited to longtime Deadpool fans, or anyone who is up for a wacky, no-strings-attached chuckle.

  • 9.5
    eVanDiesel Sep 21, 2014

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