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The fan base was growing exponentially before the movie. He was a lesser known character up until about 3 years ago. His popularity exploded, giving us the resulting Deadpool movie.I consider myself a pretty avid comic book reader myself, but ya gotta give credit where it's due. Ever since the xmen origins movie botched Deadpool, the hardcore fans have made it abundantly clear that screwing up characters won't be tolerated anymore. He's why the Deadpool movie prides itself on "being done right".