Wilson became a test subject in Department K’s branch of the joint U.
S./Canadian superhuman enhancement project, the Weapon X Program; his cancer was temporarily arrested via the implantation of a healing factor derived from another Department K agent, the mutant adventurer Wolverine.
Wilson was active in a covert field unit alongside the near-invulnerable Sluggo and the cyborgs Kane and Slayback.
Vanessa herself was later affiliated with the team after having manifested mutant shapeshifting abilities, calling herself Copycat.
Upon arrival to the Zaire base where she was stationed, he killed everyone except for Al who had fled.
Those who put the contract out on Al sought vengeance for his failure by targeting Vanessa, who was rescued by Zoe Culloden, an employee of the inter-dimensional firm Landau, Luckman, Lake, and Le Quare.
Mercedes Wilson, Gretchen Wilson, "Niagara Bride", Orksa, Shiklah (ex-wives); Evil Deadpool, Widdle Wade (clones); Eleanor Camacho (daughter); Itsy Bitsy (clone/"daughter"); Alpha Achromic (creation); Venom, Riot, Agony, Phage (former symbiotes)Deadpool, Inc., partner of Spider-Man; Formerly Hydra's Avengers, Mercs for Money, Avengers Unity Division, former partner of Genesis, Magneto's super-villain group, Red Hulk's Thunderbolts, Wolverine/Archangel's X-Force, Deadpool Corps, S. When the Boss finally ordered the Oyakata's murder, Wilson refused to complete his assignment, allegedly the first time he had ever done so, and relocated to the United States.
Learning that he had developed 34 inoperable cancerous tumors, Wilson broke up with his girlfriend Vanessa rather than force her to remain with a terminally ill man.
He even gave up his chemo treatments, not wishing to prolong things.
Back in Canada, he was offered hope in the form of Department K, a special weapons development branch of the Canadian government.
I've fought for the happiness of everyone around me. He believed that he ran away from home so that his mother wouldn't need to spend what little money she had left on him.
His mother turned to humor, alcohol and home shopping networks as a coping mechanism.