[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he Merc with a Mouth, AKA Deadpool, will be dead come April 2015, Marvel revealed today. Let’s take a minute and let that sink in.
According to Marvel and co-writers, Gary Duggan and Brian Posehn, Wade Wilson will meet his demise in issue #250, culminating in a final epic showdown with terrorist organization ULTIMATUM.
Here is the full description of the issue.
Written by GERRY DUGGAN, BRIAN POSEHN, BEN ACKER, BEN BLACKER, NICK GIOVANETTI, PAUL SCHEER, JASON MANTZOUKAS, MIKE DRUCKER, & MORE
Penciled by MIKE HAWTHORNE, SCOTT KOBLISH, & MORE
Cover by SCOTT KOBLISH
That’s right—if you add together all the Deadpool series (creatively) issue 45 is the big 250th issue of Deadpool! What better way to celebrate than to end the series? In our over-sized main story, ULTIMATUM comes at Deadpool for revenge, so he has no choice but to take them on—ALL OF THEM. Then, in an Infinity Gauntlet crossover, what would Deadpool do if he got the six gems from Thanos? Plus: a slew of stories showcasing Deadpool’s closest friends and allies by special guest writers! Also, SPOILER: Deadpool dies at the end of the issue.
Let us know what you guys think of the news. Do you think he’ll stay dead?