Deadpool 2 made $ 125.5 million over the weekend. Deadpool made $132.2 million back in February 2016 opening weekend. Avengers: Infinity War dropped to #2 with $29.5 million for a total overall gross of $595.8 million. Both of these movies will have some competition this weekend with Solo: A Star Wars Story coming out.
Deadpool was created by writer Fabian Nicieza and artist/writer Rob Liefeld. Liefeld drew a figure similar to Deathstroke from Teen Titans and showed it to Nicieza. Niecza said that looked like Deathstroke and decided to name him Wade Wilson as compared to Slade Wilson (Deathstroke).
Deadpool first appeared in New Mutants volume 1 issue 98 (February 1991).
A recent auctioned copy of New Mutants 98 cgc 9.8 sold for $861.