Introducing our BAIT x Marvel "Classic Comic" Series. Deadpool made his first appearance in The New Mutants Issue #98 in 1991. This issue would become one of Marvel's high selling. Deadpool, whose real name is Wade Wilson, is a disfigured and deeply disturbed mercenary and assassin with the superhuman ability of an accelerated healing factor and physical prowess. Deadpool was created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld.