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Wolverine 101

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His movie opens tomorrow, but how much do you really know about the X-Man known as Wolverine? Do you know about his powers? His deaths? His kids? We tell you everything you need to know.


Sure, X-Men Origins: Wolverine may try to act as a beginners' guide to the breakout character from Bryan Singer's X-Men movies - We try to pretend that Brett Ratner's X-Men: The Last Stand doesn't exist 'round these here parts, thank you very much - but there's only so much you can fit into one movie. For all the rest, click the links below.

A Brief History Of Wolverine
A beginner's guide to Wolverine's complicated backstory.


The Secret Origin Of Wolverine
Who came up with the character, and just why he's always been a bit of a creative orphan.

All In The Family
It's not just Wolverine, you know; meet his kids. And he has a few.


The Best There Is At What He Does... Which Is What, Exactly?
What are Wolverine's powers? We explain.


Wolverine Eternal
You can't keep a good man down. Especially when he literally can't stay dead. We look at why Wolverine just doesn't know how to quit.


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So if chunks of Logan's flesh were torn off and each piece was taken to a different location to regenerate separately...

Has this been done? Forgive my ignorance, I wandered away from X-Men before Rob "People have like seventy teeth, right?" Leifeld showed up. Because of this I have no idea who Deadpool is, seems quite popular though.