Deadpool could easily be referred to as the antithesis of all things superhero, and yet the movie’s namesake did have a bit of hero in him (sort of). The movie was released immediately prior to Valentine’s Day 2016 and grossed $363.1 million here in the United States, pulling in another $419.3 million in foreign countries. Those numbers gave it a financial boost higher than all X-Men movies and although there is more, you’re not here for a movie recap. In the wake of Deadpool’s popularity, gun company Whiskey Tango Foxtrot recently unveiled their ode to the smart-assed vigilante: a Deadpool-themed pistol.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot chose a Colt 1911 and finished it as is befitting, well, Deadpool. The pistol has a red battleworn finish – because what other color would it be – and the mag is marked down one side with “chimichanga”. After all, as any true Deadpool fan knows, he loves saying the word…”Don’t even like chimichangas all that much. I just love saying it. Chimichanga. Chimichanga. Chimichanga” (Yeah, he said it. Check out “Cable and Deadpool”, Volume 1, #13). But the custom grips just might be the coolest part. The 1911’s grips are black with “Deadpool’s Gun” scrawled in white across the top and a red sketch of the masked man in question’s face which just happens to be reminiscent of his belt buckle, too. Then again, “Smile, Wait for Flash” is engraved into the muzzle. Basically, you don’t just want this gun. You need this gun.
The company is now taking pre-orders for the pistol. Simply email them at [email protected] or give them a call at 941-227-7743. If you’re hoping I’ll cut out the legwork – internet-work? – and tell you what the price is, no dice. The guys at Whiskey Tango Foxtrot instruct customers to contact them for pricing information.
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