Looks like Marvel is keeping with its “one character death per quarter” announcement.  Who is next to pass through Marvel’s revolving door of death?  It isn’t who you might think.

DEADPOOL #50 (DEC110676)
Written by DANIEL WAY
Could this be it? Has everyone’s favorite Merc With A Mouth finally made an appointment with Lady Death? This February, witness the biggest change in Deadpool’s life as “DEAD” kicks off in Deadpool #50! From the creative team of Daniel Way & Carlo Barberi, Deadpool’s lease on life is about to expire and those around him are going to feel the consequences including X-Force! Following the epic battle with his former body parts gone rogue, Wade Wilson makes a monumental decision that will forever change who he is.

Start your Deadpool Returns stopwatches now!

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  1. December 6, 2011 at 10:08 am — Reply

    Have you noticed that very, very few of the “deaths per quarter” have lasted barely a quarter? Bucky is back (he never really died). Human Torch is coming back. And though Nightcrawler isn’t quite back yet, he does have an AoA counterpart joining the team.

    Not sure about Deadpool’s death though. He was one of the main reasons I was reading X-Force.

    • Michael
      December 6, 2011 at 12:13 pm — Reply

      Wait. Bucky wasn’t killed in Fear & Loathing In The MU Itself?! When was this undone?!

      • Michael
        December 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm — Reply

        Since no one responded to my query I hit up the Wiki about it. Without going any more into spoilers, Fear Itself 7.1 (the Captain America one) explains things.

  2. J_Michael_T
    December 6, 2011 at 10:50 am — Reply

    Whatever he decides, it changes who he is FOREVER… ever … ever … (fades) …

  3. Doug Bradbury
    December 6, 2011 at 10:56 am — Reply

    Well at the very least it will be interesting to see how they do manage to kill him and when he does come back (see you in 4 months deadpool!) weather they pull the cheap he regenerates trick.

    I personally think it would be better if they took him out of the main cannon for a bit maybe give him some random adventures in an alternate universe of his own and give the appearance of him being dead in the cannon universe .

    On an end note this death per quarter buisness is getting cheap especially since you know its going to be retconned very soonish after publication

  4. Monte
    December 6, 2011 at 11:22 am — Reply

    Really? I just picked up Deadpool last month with #46 and loved it. Now they’re killing him off?

    And to think that I was considering picking up more Marvel.

  5. Michael
    December 6, 2011 at 12:16 pm — Reply

    With this and the endless renumbering to brutalize the #s 1 and the so-called “legacy numbering” it’s like Marvel is trying it’s damndest to kill off any and all BIG EVENT SALES SPIKES!

  6. ~wyntermute~
    December 6, 2011 at 3:44 pm — Reply

    “DEAD” kicks off in Deadpool #50!

    Seems like this is just the start of a story arc, if’n I’m readin’ that right. I don’t think Wade’s really “going” anywhere… This is me-taking-guesses: He gets involved in some kinda Goes-to-hell/afterlife/FrankenCastle weirdness.

  7. Arbor Day
    December 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm — Reply

    Isn’t Death, the female personification, in love with Deadpool though? I seem to remember this whole thing about Thanos being jealous of her affection for Wade and then Thanos did something to make sure he never died.

    • Rome
      December 6, 2011 at 8:45 pm — Reply

      Yeah, that all happened in his old solo title. If they don’t tie some of that stuff in, it will be a shame.

      I liked the angle, and would love to see Thanos v. Deadpool. It would be the most ridiculous show down I could imagine.

      • Arbor Day
        December 6, 2011 at 10:21 pm — Reply

        Squirrel Girl could show up to save him.

  8. Gibralter
    December 6, 2011 at 5:44 pm — Reply

    Okay I’ve been a fan of the House of Ideas for almost thirty years but this is just getting stupid. I only have a fan marvel titles in my pull list to start with and it looks like its going to be even less if this keeps up.

  9. Seneca
    December 7, 2011 at 5:39 am — Reply

    Deadpool has been dead before, even went to his own funeral, ‘funeral for a fiend’ which was a play on Superman’s death and ‘Funeral for a friend’.

  10. Armaan
    December 7, 2011 at 6:19 am — Reply

    “the epic battle with his former body parts gone rogue”
    Dead character happen all the time, but oh my god, how is THAT not what we’re all going wow about?

    Like Plastic Man once said, “You lose all sense of wonder in this business”

    • December 9, 2011 at 10:51 am — Reply

      That’s been such an entertaining story line so far ;)

  11. December 7, 2011 at 7:22 am — Reply

    Wait, wait, wait, wait,,,,, wait!
    I was under the impression that the true Wade Wilson was not Deadpoll?
    When has tis been undon?

    • Seneca
      December 7, 2011 at 7:38 am — Reply

      He’s not really wade wilson, he killed a guy named Wade Wilson and took his identity and because he is nutso he has always thought that he was Wade Wilson. Even though he knows he is not Wade Wilson he still goes by the name Wade Wilson. The real Wade Wilson is a guy named T-Ray. Wikipedia T-ray. Basically which ever writer that an individual Deadpool reader likes best decides wether or not Deadpool is Wade Wilson or not.

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