Spider-Man And Deadpool Mock ‘Batman V Superman’ In Their Latest Comic

Perhaps this could be considered a victory lap for Deadpool outgrossing Batman V Superman in the domestic box office despite having one-fourth of the production budget. Marvel is currently putting out a Spider-Man and Deadpool team-up series, and the issue on stands now — Spider-Man/Deadpool #6 — pokes fun at Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (a.k.a. Nighthawk V. Hyperion: Yawn of Boredom) and at superhero movies in general. The issue was written by Scott Aukerman (a.k.a. Hot Saucerman) of Comedy Bang! Bang! on IFC (and the podcast).

In Spider-Man/Deadpool #6, Deadpool gets a movie studio. That goes about as smoothly as you’d expect, but it does give them plenty of opportunities to make jokes about moms having the same first name and about spending too much screen time setting up the sequels:

And just to show Marvel can admit their own flaws, too, there’s the self-referential joke about repeatedly rebooting characters (appropriately stated by Spider-Man himself, above) and this obligatory fourth wall break by Deadpool:

(Via Comics Alliance)