Terrifically terrible: the only enjoyable bad translation courtesy of Deadpool

Comic-based movies are ruling the box office, including Deadpool 2, the sequel for Marvel’s manic mercenary who loves breaking the fourth wall almost as much as saying “chimichangas.” But have you heard of the great lengths creators and publishers will go to reach their audience – sometimes using terrifically terrible translations for comedic effect?







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The Lord of the Rings is one of the best-selling novels ever written, so it’s no surprise that it’s been translated into 38 languages and counting. But getting there (and back again) is a tricky process…


Reverb, the world’s most popular online marketplace for music gear, connects millions of musicians around the world with the help of Supertext. In Spanish, German, French, Japanese and the universal language – music.


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A radio and television presenter for more than 22 years, Anna Maier has a great deal of experience under her belt – even a few years as a copywriter for Supertext. And at the beginning of 2018, she started her latest venture: On Keinhochglanzmagazin.com, she interviews and profiles people with extraordinary stories to tell.