'Deadpool' #50 cover design released by Marvel Comics
Published Dec 6 2011, 20:42 GMT | By Mark Langshaw Deadpool
#50's cover illustration has been released online.
Marvel Comics has provided fans with an advanced look at Dave Johnson's design for the milestone issue, which kicks off the 'Dead' plotline.
Daniel Way and Carlo Barberi make up Deadpool
#50's creative team. Marvel has hinted that the title character could be killed off in the forthcoming story arc.
"Deadpool's lease on life is about to expire and those around him are going to feel the consequences including X-Force! Following the epic battle with his former body parts gone rogue, Wade Wilson makes a monumental decision that will forever change who he is," reads the publisher's solicitation.
A Deadpool movie
is in the works, starring Ryan Reynolds in the title role
.X-Men visual effects artist Tim Miller will helm the project
for 20th Century Fox.Deadpool
#50 arrives in stores on February 8, 2012.