Cassie: Deadpool by Daniel Way Volume 1

Cassie: Deadpool by Daniel Way Volume 1Deadpool: The Complete Collection - Volume 1 by Daniel Way, Andy Diggle, Steve Dillon, Paco Medina, Carlo Barberi, Bong Dazo
Published by Marvel on August 13th 2013
Pages: 472

Daniel Way's hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe? And whoever wins will have to face Wolverine's murderous son, Daken! Then: The Skrulls have infiltrated Earth, but nobody warned them about Deadpool! The invaders replicate Deadpool's healing factor in a new generation of Super-Skrulls - but why is Deadpool himself leading this brigade against Earth? And when Norman Osborn double-crosses Deadpool, the maniacal merc unleashes a full-on assault against Avengers Tower! Norman must pull out all the stops - and that means deploying his new team of bloodthirsty, black-ops Thunderbolts! COLLECTING: WOLVERINE: ORIGINS 21-25, DEADPOOL (2008) 1-12, THUNDERBOLTS 130-131 and DEADPOOL SAGA

Why Did I Read Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection – Volume 1?

I can’t remember what movie I went to watch, but I ended up seeing a preview for Deadpool back in the summer. I’ve never been a huge superhero movie fan, but I’ve seen a lot of them with my boyfriend. For the first time, I was genuinely excited to go watch a superhero film after seeing the trailer. Deadpool was hilarious with his sarcastic humor and the music was great. In preparation for the film, I decided to get some much needed background knowledge on Deadpool. I had never read comics before and only watched recent Marvel movies. I accomplished this by purchasing Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection – Volume 1. Based on my online research, Daniel Way’s run is recommended for anyone beginning to read Deadpool.

What’s Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection – Volume 1 About?

Deadpool is about the “Merc with a Mouth.” This collection includes: Wolverine: Origins 21-25, Deadpool (2008) 1-12, Thunderbolts 130-131 and Deadpool Saga. The collection starts with Deadpool being contracted to kill Wolverine. If you’re like me and don’t know anything about Wolverine, he can regenerate any wound in minutes, similarly to Deadpool. This makes for some intense, crazy fights between the two before a surprise guest arrives. After the conclusion of the Wolverine arc, we get to see Deadpool really come into action with the Super-Skrulls, engineered to match Deadpool’s unique regeneration abilities. Why is Deadpool seemingly helping the Skrulls invade Earth? Why does he then start an attack on the Avengers Tower? Lastly, we get to learn about Deadpool and Bullseye’s childhood school days. Basically, Volume 1 is just setting the character that is the Merc with a Mouth.

How is Deadpool as a Character?

I loved learning about Deadpool and getting to know his personality. He constantly talks and argues with himself and it’s probably one of the funniest books I’ve read. What I really enjoy about him is how hard it is to tell whether he is a hero or a villain. He walks that line and let me tell you, he really walks it. It’s a refreshing break from ultra heroes that can never do any harm. Deadpool wants money and he doesn’t really care how he gets it as long as he doesn’t have to kill an innocent person in the process. His sarcasm and humor is actually funny. I found myself laughing at his thoughts and actions throughout the volume.

Who Would I Recommend Deadpool To?

  • Anyone looking to get more background on the Merc with a Mouth
  • People who are looking to get into comics but don’t know where to start
  • Whoever enjoys sarcastic anti-heroes

How’s The Illustration?

I really enjoyed the artwork in this volume. It stayed consistent throughout and the colors were gorgeous. Even though Deadpool has had many runs and been out for years, I didn’t feel like I was reading an ancient comic book. The art is refreshing and easy to look at.

Sum It Up With A GIF:


I totally relate to you, Deadpool. Let me go check if I left mine on…

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Cassie is a 24 year old working full-time in the marketing industry. In her spare time she likes to play video games, read books, exercise, and cuddle with her cat.

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Cassie is a 24 year old working full-time in the marketing industry. In her spare time she likes to play video games, read books, exercise, and cuddle with her cat.


  1. After reading this I now want to get this comic as well. Thanks for cluing me in and I am a recent Deadpool fan myself. I am so excited for both Deadpool and Zoolander 2 this month.