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Deadpool Redesign by RtRadke Deadpool Redesign by RtRadke
I think he's a character with a lot of potential, but don't like how slapstick Deadpool has become. I think he's been mishandled lately.

If I ever end up working for Marvel, I'd like to pitch a more serious Deadpool series - still with dark humor and very occasional breaking of the fourth wall (think "Funny Games" if you've seen that movie) - where he is de-powered by AIM or something and forced to work for them. Thus, the body armor.

The bad guys fix his face and 'Pool stops hearing voices after his healing factor is dampened... but he starts hearing things again after a few knocks to the head. He'd team up with Machine Man and fight guys like MODOK.
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godknows27 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014
I like cool,so cool.:happybounce: 
Conormcal Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think that Wade still has that dark theme around him. It's been hinted quite a bit that Deadpool's goofy nature is a façade to hide the fact that he is deeply depressed, lonely and generally just wanting a hug. Besides, if A.I.M were to de-power him, wouldn't that kill him? The only thing keeping him alive is that same healing factor, and if that were to go away, his Stage 4 Cancer would kill him in no time. 
Uzumarca Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
now his mask isn't so "deathstroke-ish"
KaelerreonS Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
But now is costume is reminiscent of Arkhamverse Slade... Which isn't a bad thing.
LanceKemal Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
Yeah but that's just one form of media that Slade's in. I don't think that outfit will carry over to the comics.
Estonius Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Killer redesign!
cacaongu Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
good at your art ( sorry may english not very good)
ClassikLunacy Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012
While I would like some more serious storylines for deadpool, I actually like his attitude and personality now. I see it as his character development. He's mostly gotten over being horribly scarred, has a few friends, and is part of an x-team now. I think he has more stability in his life now ( albeit, still not much) hence his lightheartedness.
B-man-G-man Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice design.looks way cool
Keerigen Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012
Cool costume, cool idea, but one slight problem: his healing factor is what keeps him from dying of terminal cancer.
127thlegion Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
like the smile.
BobTheEgg Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012   General Artist
I love it! :D So awesome!
Kozmo-Khaotic Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Tipsutora Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Wow! Very Cool! :la:
ironman24gx Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
bro you are amazing my friend!!! you should convince the marvel company to make a Deadpool show, with your art skills!1 good idea eh?
RtRadke Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
That would be great. It would have to be on Adult Swim.
ironman24gx Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
i know right!!!??? imagine that!!
Natedawg829 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
i like it
DevilRayWilson Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
I love this.
I think Daniel Way messed deadpool up, but rick remender's deadpool has so depth
DoctorDeadpool Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The stitches sort of allude to Frankenstein's monster, right?

De-powering him completely would be a bad idea. Maybe reducing his powers to make him more stable with the body armor some how keeping his cancer at bay (think Iron Man, but with cancer instead of shrapnel). Another idea is for the armor to contain technology that represses both his healing factor and the cancer at the same time. If he needs his powers (maybe with the addition of super strength, but only when the devices are off), he can simply turn off the repression device. The price would be his physical and mental stability.

According to Deadpool Annual #1 (2011) if Deadpool's brain were stable, he would be a genius on par with Doom or Tony Stark. That might be worth exploring.
RtRadke Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Cool ideas.
DoctorDeadpool Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It would sort of invoke Iron Man. Some people list it as a reason they don't like the character, but I like it when Deadpool sort of pays homage to other characters. Especially the more "sraight-and-narrow" types like Spider-Man and Captain America.
ChristopherNawara Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
love it
Kcook6 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
i love the idea of the stitching on the mask (though i can't help but think about the joker) and yes, he has lost a lot of his character that made me attracted to him (heck, i still have some unfinished comic books, and I ALWAYS finish them like a couple of days after i get them). I think that writers are working to hard now a days because he is so popular now. I mean, the classic DP comics were written pretty much with the attitude "lets do it because we can"
idk, but now that you have mentioned it, i see it clearer.
:megaphone: *steps off soap box*
and that is my spiel
SCEyeballKid Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Professional Filmographer
He has definitely been made to slapstick. I liked when he was genuinely psychologically disturbed and KNEW IT and was just trying to be a good person despite that, it was a much better, richer character.
MylioCali Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
Cool looking design! Pretty creative and original as well! :)
maroonracoon Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
would you mind at all if i did fanart of this
RtRadke Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Not at all. Send me a link.
Crimson-Kaizer Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
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Sibbs00000 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
This version of Deadpool sort of reminds me of Sam from Trick 'R Treat and it's because of the stitches on the mask overall it's awesome.
JFudo Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011
submit this to marvel
DANBRAD95 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
love the stitch on mask
shamserg Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
incredible !!=D
Redmist81 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011
I like
Jamaaru Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
Like how the mouth stitches make it seem as if he's smiling.
samuricore Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
I love it, both the look and the idea.
loser018 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010
I agree with the man above me. I like some of the costume but meh about some of it. Plus your story ideas. I like the Darker DP idea but keep it in continuity (I know it's hard since deadpool has had so many). Other than that awesome 8.0/ 10.00
JasonXL Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010
interesting redesign
i like almost all of it
not a fan of the bicep stitches or the mouth stitches (reminds me a bit of candlejack...)
also i feel it's missing a couple elements that even a redesign should have, but that's personal opinion
i'd give it a 7.8 out of 10
RtRadke Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
The idea behind the stitches is that he gets cut up so much it's cheaper than getting new costume - the mouth stitches would be from having the top of his head sliced off. AIM gets a hold of him while he is recovering.

And yes, it's supposed to give him more of a "slasher movie" vibe.
DanielHeard Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2010
Which I love.
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