Why Deadpool’s Comedic Comic Had to End With Tragedy

With the release of The Despicable Deadpool #300, writer Gerry Duggan ended a long run on one of Marvel’s most popular ongoing comics. In fact, Duggan has now written more issues of Deadpool than any other writer. It’s not hard to understand why. Duggan clearly understands as well as anyone that you can’t build a good, lasting Deadpool saga without emphasizing the tragedy of Wade Wilson as much as the comedy.

Warning: spoilers for The Despicable Deadpool #300 ahead!

The Despicable Deadpool #300 variant cover by Tony Moore. (Marvel Comics) The Despicable Deadpool #300 variant cover by Tony Moore. (Marvel Comics)

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