The Grudge Match We Wish Would Be The Plot Of Spider-Man 4

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Spider-Man will face off against the Merc With A Mouth, Deadpool, in Amazing Spider-Man #611... and it's written by Deadpool super-scribe Joe Kelly. And check out this cover art, which artist Skottie Young posted on his DeviantArt page.

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Kelly describes the issue as "a big, baroque comic book story that devolves into a 'yo mama' fight." A nefarious third party pits the two wise-asses in red against each other, to distract Spidey's attention from some other evildoings. But mostly, the plot is just an excuse for Spider-Man's light-hearted banter style to clash with Deadpool's meaner humor and fourth-wall-punching. If only Sam Raimi would grab Kelly's script and use it for a big chunk of Spider-Man 4...

Spider-Man Vs. Deadpool art by Skottie Young. [MTV via Newsarama]

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I've been waiting for sooo so long for Skottie Young to do another big Marvel book.

His art for "The Return of Magik" storyline in New X-Men several years back was mind-meltingly beautiful and unique.

He's like Chris Bacchleo exccept more refined and less exaggerated. Coloring was brilliant as well.