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Concluding the 2nd arc of MARVEL NOW! Deadpool!

Can Wade trust hell to keep their side of his contract?

Will all of Deadpool's new friends end up dead because of him?

Are turkey sandwiches better than ham?

2 of these 3 questions will be answered!

Synopsis

The battle between Deadpool and Vetis begins very poorly. Deadpool is hurled through the air and lands on a car. Instead of countering any attack, Deadpool saves a mom and her son by tossing them into a shoe store. Vetis arrives in the form of Hulk and smashes Deadpool. (Vetis now has all the powers of the people whose souls he has consumed.)

Elsewhere, two bums camp out in the ice cream truck. A being rises from one of the freezers and the bums flee the truck. The truck drives away.

Vetis continues his brutal beating of Deadpool. Deadpool lands at the foot of the Baxter Building and places a charge on the wall. Robots climb out to attack Vetis while Deadpool tries to get Dr. Strange on the phone to come help him out.

Vetis easily defeats the Baxter Building security robots and turns into Cyclops, blasting Deadpool into a neighboring street. Deadpool gives up the fight and just starts shooting Vetis until Vetis hurls a manhole cover at Deadpool. Agent Preston uses her influence on Deadpool's brain to get him to move, saving both their lives. Deadpool looks to the side and sees a dumb kid recording the fight on his mobile phone. Deadpool clears the kid out of the way and then gets wrapped by Vetis. Just before Vetis can throw Deadpool to Hell, however, Vetis gets tied up by a necromancer. Everyone assumes it is Dr. Strange; it is Michael, brought back to life.

Vetis tosses Deadpool to the side and approaches Michael, confident that he will be able to kill the necromancer and suck down his soul. Michael explains, however, that he has already died and come back. Vetis realizes that Michael must have made a deal with Mephisto, who conveniently appears. In pure insolence, Vetis chops off Mephisto's head and tries to attack Michael. Michael has mystic powers and slits Vetis open from crotch to neck. Deadpool pulls out Vetis's heart. The entrapped souls escape Vetis and Deadpool hands the heart to Mephisto, who has reattached his head. Mephisto eats the heart.

Deadpool and Michael's reunion is brief, as Mephisto senses Agent Preston's presence in Deadpool's head. He puts everyone in Deadpool's head and tells Preston that he knows how to get her out. The group decides that they won't ask for the devil's help. He leaves.

Feeling brazen, Deadpool kicks down one of the barricades in his brain and the group proceeds into a room that should house his darkest secrets. They find the room empty. Deadpool begins to realize that his memories have been hijacked. In fact, the attack/abduction from a week earlier begins to make more sense. Michael storms off to be alone (he did just spend a long amount of time in Hell, after all) and Benjamin Franklin follows him. Preston leaves Deadpool alone to deal with emotions long buried.

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I don't get how ben franklin got into vetis when vetis souls came out. It never showed ben that much and all of sudden you jus see him come out of vetis I was so confused. I just got done reading issue 12 and I don't know if i should continue with the series because it is starting to get confusing. the art is real dull and i don't really want to spend money on it. I rather just start reading xmen... deadpool is not as good anymore. There is no more action and no real villains. i wanna see a vill...

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Cover & Solicit - 3/5Would I pick-up or buy the comic based on the solicit or cover alone?Are the alternate covers appealing?Does the solicit and cover portray what happens in the issue?Do I like the artist's style on the cover?Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5- Weighted DoubleDo I personally like this artist's style?Does the artist stay true to the characters appearance?If there are multiple artists do they blend well and not disturb the reading experience?Does the coloring/inking blend well w...

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