Spider-Man/Deadpool #1 Review


Title:  Spider-Man/Deadpool #1

Publisher:  Marvel Comics

Writer:  Joe Kelly

Artist:  Ed McGuinness;  Mark Morales

Colorist:  Jason Keith

Letterer:  John J. Hill

Cover Artist:  Ed McGuinness

Review:  ★★★☆☆

The story begins with our heroes (is Deadpool actually a hero?) tied up, upside down. There are ensnared by Spidey’s trusty webs and have to find a means of escape. They are battling Lord Dormammu and his mindless minions by the way. It’s not an epic, huge battle between them, but the banter between Peter and Wade is well written and fun (thanks Joe Kelly). Deadpool’s resolve with the mindless ones is gross to be honest.  In-between all this non-sense is Spidey trying to deal with Hydro-Man. He gets to try out new web shooters;  they are super-cool.  Deadpool gets to help Spidey with his water villain issue. The ends to means is somewhat disturbing, very Deadpool but not so much Spider-Man.

I haven’t decided if it’s going to be a team-up or simply a story where super-heroes battle each other, which never really bear any true weight in the Marvel Universe. Not that I’m downplaying the story, because it usually becomes a “remember that one time when.” There’s also a backup story with the Vision. I didn’t really care for the art all that much but the “domestic” life of the Vision is intriguing but tedious after reading a more exciting Spider-Man/Deadpool story.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.