This issue was okay and presented some interesting moments involving
Deadpool's past. But, there were quite a few things that could have
been better done.
Good Points: Overall, this issue was pretty average, despite
the tumultuos events contained within. The recap at the start was
good, especially if you've only just picked up the book or have
been confused by some of the recent events. It was also great that
some mysteries are becoming clear, including the exact nature of
T-Ray and Deadpool's relationship. The other bonus was that DP goes
back to the Hellhouse! Which is fun, but disturbing in how T-Ray
has almost total control of the Hellhouse. Of course their is a
gratuitous fight scene, which has some fun moments.
And finally some time was spent in developing Mercedes more. Which
was great, maybe I can actually start to care about what actually
happens to her now.
Bad Points: As I mentioned before there were some things
that really could have been done better. In particular the 2-page
flashback which involved so much, including how Mercedes died, T-Ray
and Deadpool's first meeting and the events that lead Deadpool to
changing his career path, from peace loving hippy to fun loving
merc! These two pages would have been better done in a whole other
comic, like the Deadpool/Death annual of last year. The way it was
just crammed in here took away from the whole effect I think it
was supposed to have.
The other main thing that could've been better was the fight scene.
This must be the first DP scene that I started to get bored with
and didn't really see the point of. I think the pages taken up by
this scene would have been much better spent on exploring the flashback
I just mentioned.