First Pics from Marvel’s Deadpool Released

Deadpool by the Fireplace

One of the first official image from Marvel’s Deadpool, due for release in the UK on 12th February 2016, has been released.

Directed by Tim Miller, the film stars Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson, a former Special Forces operative turned mercenary who is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers. Adopting the alter ego Deadpool, armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humour, he hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

The film also stars Morena Baccarin as Copycat, who also plays Gotham series regular Dr Leslie Thompkins, James Gordon’s current love interest. Also in the cast are Ed Skrein as Francis/Ajax, Gina Carano as Angel Dust, T.J. Miller as Weasel and Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic.

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor. He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY. Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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