Fear Itself: Deadpool #1

Fear Itself: Deadpool #1

Event\Storyline: Fear Itself Writer: Christopher Hastings Artist: Bong Dazo Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 8, 2011 Critic Reviews: 4
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FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! As the Marvel Universe is wracked with FEAR ITSELF, only Deadpool sees it for what it truly is...a way to make money. Has Deadpool really been chosen as one of the worthy, granted one of The Serpent's Hammers? Or did he just take any old hammer and go to town with some rhinestones? Either way, when Deadpool hits the street with his shiny new mallet it's—STOP! Hammer time. Don't miss Deadpool playing whack-a-mole with the comic event of the season!

  • 7.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Victor Kutsenok Jun 22, 2011

    I'm not sold on issue #1. So far, I get the concept. Deadpool is greedy and sees an opportunity and has no problem exploiting an idiot to get paid. The book moves at a pretty decent pace. The problem is that the humor being inserted is sub par. Its really making the story, which is dumb enough, even dumber. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - IGN Staff Jun 8, 2011

    Hastings dawdles a bit as he introduces the Walrus and is perhaps a bit too sly with his hints of the hammer's true import, but he has created an engaging premise for issue #2. On its own, issue #1 does not offer a compelling reason for a purchase, but it does bring hope for a strong series conclusion. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Dean Stell Jun 15, 2011

    Hardly essential reading unless you were dying to know what Deadpool did during Fear Itself, but it'll whet your whistle if that's what you're looking for. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Jun 9, 2011

    So wait, the hammer Deadpool gave to the Walrus really WAS magic?! Huh... This was what you'd call a perfectly acceptable comic. It wasn't great, it wasn't horrible, it just was. It had a few funny moments, but it wasn't as funny as the main Deadpool comic, so for a score, I'll go with a nice, average number... Read Full Review

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