As it turns out, his name is HITMAN MONKEY, and he appears in not one, but TWO books this coming February! You can see Hitman Monkey first in Deadpool #20 on February 3rd, and then in his own comic on February 10th!
DEADPOOL # 20
The Story: “WHATEVER A SPIDER CAN,” PART 2 Deadpool and Spider-Man team up (yes, team up) to combat the unstoppable killing machine known as Hitman Monkey! Yes, Hitman Monkey. Parental Advisory …$2.99
In Stores: Feb 3, 2010 – see details
Hitman Monkey # 1
The Story: “The Legend of Hitman Monkey” You’re digging him in this month’s issue of DEADPOOL and you want to know more about him? How about his origin story? A troubled soul, set upon a path of vengeance he does not understand. An assassin without equal, trained in the most secret of killing techniques. A flesh and blood specter, haunting the killers of the world. A monkey…with a gun. Bear witness as the legend is born. Hitman Monkey. 32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99
In Stores: Feb 10, 2010 – see details