WATCH: Deadpool writer Gerry Duggan on the delicate art of writing humor

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Oct 19, 2017, 4:20 PM EDT

Humor is often a subjective concept; what might cause spasms of snickering in some, might be dismissed as infantile nonsense in others.

The Deadpool comic franchise has always held humor in high regard, especially if it comes laced with venomous sarcasm, razor-sharp raunchy wit, or condescending attacks on religion, politics, and other socially sensitive topics. The same goes for Guardians of the Galaxy and its irreverent, esoteric jokes and wisecracking comments.

At the confluence of these humorous entities is Deadpool and Guardians of the Galaxy comic book writer Gerry Duggan. We sat down with Duggan at NYCC to discuss the craft of composing effective sarcasm, how a potential abrupt exit after his third issue turned into a five-year gig, and to learn more about his new digital future-noir book, Analog.