Deadpool Confirms Romantic Relationship with Non-Binary Partner

In Marvel Comics’ Deadpool #5, Wade Wilson and assassin Valentine Vuong become a couple after flirting throughout the series. Valentine, a non-binary character working for a secret society of assassins called the Atelier, had originally gotten close to Wade in order to provide information on him. However, after falling for the Merc With a Mouth, Valentine walks out on the Atelier, causing the group to send assassins after the pair. In addition, it’s revealed that Valentine has been secretly communicating with Doc Ock, who they convinced to put himself on the Atelier’s target list to ensure his survival. The issue also introduces Deadpool’s symbiotic pet dog, named Princess.