Who was created first: Deadpool or Deathstroke?

#1 Posted by Power NeXus (9899 posts) - - Show Bio

Who is a rip-off of whom?

#2 Posted by G'bandit (13689 posts) - - Show Bio

Deathlok the demolisher was created in the 70s by Marvel then Deathstroke the terminator was created in 80s by DC and then Deadpool the merc with a mouth was created in the 90s by Marvel..

Deadpool was an original creation but then some dude said it was almost like Deathstroke and the creator apparently decided to use Deadpool as a parody of Deathstroke by naming himm Wade Wilson.

If I'm not mistaken.. It was something like that

#3 Posted by MercenaryX (249 posts) - - Show Bio

Agreed

#4 Posted by G'bandit (13689 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes! Damn I'm sexy XD

#5 Posted by MercenaryX (249 posts) - - Show Bio
G'bandit said:
Yes! Damn I'm sexy XD
*Rolls eyes*
#6 Posted by Delta Red (222 posts) - - Show Bio

To ask the first question, Deathstroke was created first.
Deadpool being originally a rip-off/parody of Deathstroke ,that's another case.

#7 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (19714 posts) - - Show Bio

DP has eventually evolved into his own character nowadays

#8 Posted by oldtimer (42 posts) - - Show Bio

Wade Wilson and Slade Wilson.....LMAO

#9 Edited by the ace of knaves (402 posts) - - Show Bio

Deadpool was initially a satirical take on Deathstroke. You can't really say he was a rip off because Deadpool was purposely created to be the exact opposite of Deathstroke, personality wise.

Deathstroke= Methodical mercenary who has a strict code of honour.

Deadpool= Completely nuts mercenary who is definitely not honourable.

The people that still claim that DP is a lame rip off of Deathstroke are extremely ignorant. The fact is Deadpool has evolved into a much more unique character.

But saying all that I do love Slade, he is a bad ass. Just a completely different kind of bad ass than Deadpool :D

#10 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio

You credit Rob Liefeld too much.  Yes, it's true to say that Deadpool isn't just a rip-off... but I wouldn't credit Liefeld with the intelligence or wit enough to create a parody.  He took a carbon copy and changed a few details.

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#11 Posted by Odyssey_Dawn (84674 posts) - - Show Bio
xerox_kitty said:
You credit Rob Liefeld too much.  Yes, it's true to say that Deadpool isn't just a rip-off... but I wouldn't ... [more]
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#12 Posted by Storm Rider (166 posts) - - Show Bio
xerox_kitty said:
You credit Rob Liefeld too much.  Yes, it's true to say that Deadpool isn't just a rip-off... but I wouldn't ... [more]
Pretty much that. Liefeld was a Titans fan and he "borrowed" the look from Deathstroke. It was Fabian Nicieza who looked at it, said this is pretty much Deathstroke, then had to carve a character out of it.

This topic just came up like two weeks ago, didn't it?
#13 Posted by Mr. Wilson (6322 posts) - - Show Bio

Well we know who has been more successful.

#14 Posted by Maverick7 (64 posts) - - Show Bio

Deathstroke was made first, but Deadpool is better.
#15 Posted by Watch Dog (834 posts) - - Show Bio

 Deathstroke is a cap rip off In my opinion. and out side of Deadpool's mask I see no similarity between the 2 of them are you gunna say that all mercs are a rip of  Deathstroke. 

#16 Posted by AtPhantom (14521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Watch Dog said:
"  Deathstroke is a cap rip off In my opinion. and out side of Deadpool's mask I see no similarity between the 2 of them are you gunna say that all mercs are a rip of  Deathstroke.  "
Deathstroke is a Captain America rip off? Do explain please.
#17 Posted by Pyro666 (26 posts) - - Show Bio

Well they do both have the "Im a pirate" red gloves and blue chainmail gear on the top, with the matching red boots you think the two dudes went shopping together. I mean the only time i almost didnt see the total resembalance is when Deathstroke sladed himself all out. Atleast Deadpool has his very own unique way about getting things done and in most cases could never be compared close to anyone in the marvel universe. I mean he is the only guy who knows its a comic.

#18 Posted by Watch Dog (834 posts) - - Show Bio
@AtPhantom: first off they dress awfully similar and 2nd Slade got his powers from an  experimental  serum wail in the military and cap got his from an  experimental serum.He's the what if cap was a bad guy I like slade but he is what what he is.
#19 Posted by AtPhantom (14521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Watch Dog: They dress nothing alike. The only similar feature on their costumes is that they both wear chain mail. Yes, their origins are similar, but there are half a trillion other characters who got their power the same way.
#20 Edited by Watch Dog (834 posts) - - Show Bio
@AtPhantom: Whatever you say I don't care that's why I said in my opinion. So your telling me you don't see any similarity between these 2 not the boots not the gloves and certainly not the midriff shirt
#21 Posted by Power NeXus (9899 posts) - - Show Bio
@Watch Dog said:
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@AtPhantom: Whatever you say I don't care that's why I said in my opinion. So your telling me you don't see any similarity between these 2 not the boots not the gloves and certainly not the midriff shirt "

The similarities are only significant if you look for them. 
There's only so much variation artists can get from the superhero standard of spandex suits. Just because two guys have the same general style of boots, gloves, and upper torso, they don't necessarily have the same costume.
#22 Posted by Graysonfan11 (172 posts) - - Show Bio

dp is wqay more famous only because he has actually been in tv slade from titants was not realy the true slade.dp ripped dstroe of get over it i mean in a fight pll say dp cuz more know him and hes funny but i mean realy stroke has proven he is a superior fighter and everything elese but healing factor.i mean if slade became a anti hero he would be loved more deadpool became a hero so kids love him as said more kids will dress as batman then the joker.So stroke never had a chance though he could proably take pool even with the healing factor and guys dont show me that pic about stroke getting annoyed about not being able to kill another version nof himself no one3 has proved that deadpool i mean like superman brave and honorable and bizzaro the oppisite so a oppistie of stroke would be some 1 like deadpool but that diesnt have to be him i mean guys cmon deathstroke took on the league he beat batman who is as skilled is cap he took on supes and WW i mean the writes for dp cheat for him he beat the freakin hulk with a stop sign like when spidey beat some one that could handle surfer. who is cooler a opion but true comic fans will always say deathstroke he has proven i.t who is funnier and more famous of course deadpool he breaks the fourth wall in every carnation i mean if stroke became a hero and teamed up with heroes like deadpool he would be more loved then batman.the fact is deadpool and stroke are two charcters in comic book history that will never fade away along with those such as superman and spiderman each of them truly deservse to be on thier respective companys most loved list either way guys stroke is badass pool is a quarter less badass in my opion.Remeber deadpool was ment to be a parody of stroke but became his own charcter. do u guys rember back when marvel most fav charcter was wolverine now over 50% of them love deadpool you never see any 1 copying stroke i love both even if there basicallly the same person with diffrent takes on the world.True comic fans=Deathstroke' fanboys whos think thier guy can beat any one even galactus and dont know anything about the charcters exept from games and movies(that never stay true to the comics)=DEadpool.

#23 Posted by SpidermanWins (3982 posts) - - Show Bio

@Graysonfan11: Dude....hoooly cow. Are you affiliated with batfan by any chance?

#24 Posted by Daycrawler (553 posts) - - Show Bio

@Graysonfan11 said:

dp is wqay more famous only because he has actually been in tv slade from titants was not realy the true slade.dp ripped dstroe of get over it i mean in a fight pll say dp cuz more know him and hes funny but i mean realy stroke has proven he is a superior fighter and everything elese but healing factor.i mean if slade became a anti hero he would be loved more deadpool became a hero so kids love him as said more kids will dress as batman then the joker.So stroke never had a chance though he could proably take pool even with the healing factor and guys dont show me that pic about stroke getting annoyed about not being able to kill another version nof himself no one3 has proved that deadpool i mean like superman brave and honorable and bizzaro the oppisite so a oppistie of stroke would be some 1 like deadpool but that diesnt have to be him i mean guys cmon deathstroke took on the league he beat batman who is as skilled is cap he took on supes and WW i mean the writes for dp cheat for him he beat the freakin hulk with a stop sign like when spidey beat some one that could handle surfer. who is cooler a opion but true comic fans will always say deathstroke he has proven i.t who is funnier and more famous of course deadpool he breaks the fourth wall in every carnation i mean if stroke became a hero and teamed up with heroes like deadpool he would be more loved then batman.the fact is deadpool and stroke are two charcters in comic book history that will never fade away along with those such as superman and spiderman each of them truly deservse to be on thier respective companys most loved list either way guys stroke is badass pool is a quarter less badass in my opion.Remeber deadpool was ment to be a parody of stroke but became his own charcter. do u guys rember back when marvel most fav charcter was wolverine now over 50% of them love deadpool you never see any 1 copying stroke i love both even if there basicallly the same person with diffrent takes on the world.True comic fans=Deathstroke' fanboys whos think thier guy can beat any one even galactus and dont know anything about the charcters exept from games and movies(that never stay true to the comics)=DEadpool.

Aaaaaaarrggh! Got half way through this before my eyes started to bleed.

#25 Posted by Postacrat (496 posts) - - Show Bio

I never took Deathstroke as a Captain America rip off, but I do see similarities in their character and backgrounds. I also saw some spiritual similarities in their Uniforms as well. Chain mail tops, fold down boots, I just think they are very similar from the aspect of both being experimented on in order to become Super Soldiers. The way they fight and how they carry themselves represent that very well. Niether is a rip-off of the other but if Cap and DS sat down and had a talk, they would find they have a lot in common standing on opposite ends of a cliff. The only real thing Wade and Slade have in common is their names, powers, occupation and costumes, I guess Wade could be considered a rip-off for very obvious reasons. However I feel Cap and DS are like spiritual incarnations of eachother.

#26 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (10040 posts) - - Show Bio

@Postacrat said:

I never took Deathstroke as a Captain America rip off, but I do see similarities in their character and backgrounds. I also saw some spiritual similarities in their Uniforms as well. Chain mail tops, fold down boots, I just think they are very similar from the aspect of both being experimented on in order to become Super Soldiers. The way they fight and how they carry themselves represent that very well. Niether is a rip-off of the other but if Cap and DS sat down and had a talk, they would find they have a lot in common standing on opposite ends of a cliff. The only real thing Wade and Slade have in common is their names, powers, occupation and costumes, I guess Wade could be considered a rip-off for very obvious reasons. However I feel Cap and DS are like spiritual incarnations of eachother.

To be honest Deathstroke feels more like Batman that the Captain America.

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#27 Posted by PATTX (64 posts) - - Show Bio

Deathstroke was created first but Deadpool is more cool!

#28 Posted by TypH (375 posts) - - Show Bio

@Power NeXus: was going to say something along the same lines, intill I read your post on this haha.

#29 Posted by Rouflex (16963 posts) - - Show Bio
@pattx said:

Deathstroke was created first but Deadpool is more cool!

Disagree.

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#30 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (10040 posts) - - Show Bio

@rouflex said:
@pattx said:

Deathstroke was created first but Deadpool is more cool!

Disagree.

Explain.

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