Deadpool #5 [Direct Edition]
(May 1997)

Marvel, 1997 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
75960603703200511
Editing:
Matt Idelson (Editor); Paul Tutrone (Assistant Editor); Bob Harras (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Battle for Wade Wilson's Soul! (Table of Contents)

Deadpool / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed McGuinness
Inks:
Nathan Massengill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Deadpool; Dr. Killebrew

Everything You Need to Know (Table of Contents)

Deadpool / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor

The Doctor Is Skinned (or The End of Our First Story Arc) (Table of Contents)

Deadpool / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kelly
Pencils:
Ed McGuinness; Kevin Lau
Inks:
Nathan Massengill
Colors:
Matthew Paine (color); Digital Chameleon (enhancement)
Letters:
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Kolja Fuchs

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Deadpool; Siryn; Dr. Killebrew; Weasel; C.F.; Patch; T-Ray (Villain)
Synopsis:
With Wade cured of his debilitating condition, he is set on killing his healer and old tormentor, Killebrew, for crimes the doctor perpetrated on him in his days with the Weapon X project, but Siryn stands in the way; T-Ray continues contract killing while plotting revenge on Deadpool.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Behind the Scenes (Table of Contents)

Deadpool / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed McGuinness
Inks:
Digital Chameleon
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor

Indexer Notes

Some of the art for Deadpool #4 and 5 was rendered directly from pencils to colors by Digital Chameleon; Article explains how this process is done and illustrates it with a page from the story (although this is a common practice in current comics, in 1997, it was a revolutionary new process).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Battle for Wade Wilson's Soul!
    Deadpool
  2. 1. Everything You Need to Know
    Deadpool
  3. 2. The Doctor Is Skinned (or The End of Our First Story Arc)
    Deadpool
  4. 3. Behind the Scenes
    Deadpool
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