Cullen Bunn is returning to Deadpool with another mini-series in five-parts long called Deadpool and the Mercs for Money. Deadpool’s new status quo was revealed in the first issue of the brand new solo series starring the hero, Wade Wilson has a new supporting cast of heroes sporting his signature outfit. This new comic is drawn by artist Salva Espin (Deadpool vs. Carnage) complete with a cover from Declan Shalvey (Moon Knight.) In an interview with Bunn IGN announced the story and confirmed that Deadpool’s new mercenary friends will be included.
“In Deadpool, we’ve learned that Wade has recruited a bunch of mercenaries to work for him. In this series, we see that team working together on a pretty wild mission, one that puts them in the crosshairs of dozens of the Marvel Universe’s deadliest assassins, cutthroats, and murderers–both established and new characters who will stop at nothing to kill Deadpool and his crew. The Mercs For Money have found what might be the most valuable artifact in the universe, and everybody wants it–from crime lords to alien menaces to demonic entities.”
Bunn first started writing the adventures of the Merc with a mouth in the main Deadpool series before going on to script several more mini-series including Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe, Night of the Living Deadpool, and Deadpool vs. Carnage with Espin. More recently, Marvel published Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars.
Did we mention that Slapstic has a chainsaw?
DEADPOOL & THE MERCS FOR MONEY #1 (of 5)
Cullen Bunn (w) • Salvador Espin (a)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY MIKE HAWTHORNE
HIP-HOP VARIANT COVER BY TBA
VARIANT COVER BY RON LIM
Deadpool might be an Avenger now, but he’s also got his own private team of mercenaries…the legally-cleared-to-be-called MERCS FOR MONEY! Got a problem you can’t solve on your own and a pile of money you’d like to be rid of? Just call Deadpool, Stingray, Massacre, Solo, Foolkiller, Terror and Slapstick and watch as that problem is shot, stabbed, eviscerated, pulverized and generally made bloody!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99
Deadpool and the Mercs for Money #1 ships in February 2016.