Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Secret Wars Tie-In Marvel Zombies #3

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 6:02PM
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Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 6:02PM
Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Secret Wars Tie-In Marvel Zombies #3
Marvel Zombies, the new Secret Wars tie-in that sees Elsa Bloodstone navigating a post-apocalyptic landscape filled with the undead, is about to get a little bit zanier, as this week they introduce Deadpool's snarky brand of humor into the proceedings

Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Marvel Zombies #3

In the preview pages, Deadpool has a grotesque exposed brain, and is in constant, excruciating pain (which, of course, does nothing to put a damper on his wisecracking). Elsa discovers that zombies have been eating a sliver of his brain every day for two years, like a modern-day Prometheus. It grows back, he explains, and keeps the zombies "smart." (And witty, no doubt.)

Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Marvel Zombies #3

The series is penned by X-Force writer Simon Spurrier and illustrated by artist Kev Walker, best known for his work on Judge Dredd and the Marvel crossover event Annihilation: Nova. It looks extremely entertaining, and very Deadpool, especially that adorable spork-shaped speech bubble, although I can't get on board with the term "rotter." It didn't work on The Walking Dead, and it doesn't work now.

Here is the official synopsis:

Opening quote
Stalked across the zombie-ridden Deadlands by a merciless hunter, Elsa Bloodstone is determined to fight her way out and save the life of a child who relies on her for survival. But Elsa is about to learn that the child is not who (or what!) she originally claimed to be…
Closing quote


Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Marvel Zombies #3

Here are the preview pages, first published on AV Club:

Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Marvel Zombies #3

Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Marvel Zombies #3

Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Marvel Zombies #3

Marvel Preview: Zombies Snack on Deadpool's Brain in Marvel Zombies #3

Marvel Zombies #3 hits comic book stores on August 26.
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