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Deadpool: Badder Blood #1 (of 5)

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WADE WILSON is back, and he’s brought some frenemies! As the villainous THUMPER returns to take out the man who created him, WOLVERINE and CABLE step in for a daring rescue mission. But as DEADPOOL becomes embroiled in nefarious criminal machinations in MADRIPOOR, will the trio be able to join forces…or will Thumper’s agenda put an end to their efforts?

Don’t miss the highly anticipated follow-up to DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD, as Rob Liefeld returns to the Merc with a Mouth and introduces NEW characters into his wild world who are sure to become the next fan-faves, including the first appearance of SHATTERSTORM!

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4 pages
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4 Critic Ratings & Reviews from:
  • 90

    Graphic Policy

    Deadpool: Badder Blood #1 is a fun story that shows why Liefeld is considered one of the best in comics and has such a following. The story by Liefeld and Bowers is side splittingly funny. The art by the creative team is gorgeous. Altogether, a story that die hard Deadpool fans will enjoy.

  • 75

    Weird Science Marvel Comics

    Deadpool: Badder Blood #1 picks up Deadpool’s race to save Thumper from himself with exciting action, a lightning-quick pace, and trademark Liefeld art. That said, the stiff dialog hinders the reading experience enough to bring down the enjoyment factor.

  • 74

    Multiversity Comics

    “Deadpool: Badder Blood” may not be the greatest “Deadpool” comic of the past few years, but it’s still very solid for what it is. The 90’s elements are very strong, both visually and narratively, but not nearly enough to reach “dark age of comics” levels, and still manages to showcase the creative team’s strengths. It leans more to the serious side of a Deadpool story, but there are many who prefer that to some of the more extreme goofiness of other “Deadpool” storylines. (As I said, there’s a balance to strike.)

    A “Deadpool” comic with very strong 90’s era elements, but still updated more to modern styles, and building a solid, personal side story for the Merc with the mouth. Not the most humorous of “Deadpool” stories, but a decent one nonetheless.

  • 40

    If you’ve read a Rob Liefeld book any time since the 1990s ended, then you know exactly what you’re getting into with Badder Blood. Deadpool, Cable, and Wolverine team for a story that doesn’t really have much to say, but puts the trio in a bunch of potentially exciting situations. Bringing on Chad Bowers to write the actual script helps a lot, but it doesn’t do enough to make it stand out from the rest of Liefeld’s works. If 90s nostalgia is all you’re after, this looks like those books you’ve been missing. Otherwise, there’s not a lot of new or even interesting ground being covered.

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