Deadpool #42

Writer: Daniel Way Artist: Tim Bradstreet, David Johnson Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 24, 2011 Critic Reviews: 2
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"Institutionalized," Parts 2 & 3 Surprising to no one but himself, Deadpool has found himself locked up in the psych unit of Crossmore Prison. Will therapy help Deadpool finally fix the loose wires in his head, or will the stress of incarceration drive him to a whole new level of craziness? Oh, and speaking of crazy...guess who else is locked up in Crossmore? Here's a hint—his name rhymes with "pool killer". Which, coincidentally, is a pretty accurate description of what he intends to do.

  • 6.5
    A Comic Book Blog - Victor Kutsenok Aug 24, 2011

    I really hope that after this next story is over, Wade can go back to his old self and become a mercenary again. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    IGN - Poet Mase Aug 24, 2011

    Aside from the pace of the arc accelerating along with Deadpool's motivation to kick some posterior, there's not too much to get excited about here. The love stories that coalesce in this issue have been telegraphed for some time, and they aren't able to elicit much more than an indifferent sigh when they do come together. This issue is a disappointment, but with Way's mercurial approach to this title, I don't know that that will have any bearing on next month's issue. Read Full Review

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