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Wolverine In 60 Seconds

We celebrate Marvel's 70th anniversary with a quick look at Hollywood's favorite mutant

By Matt Powell In 1939, the company that would become Marvel Comics got it's start, and now, 70 years later, we're still standing tall and commemorating seven decades of excitement! As part of the celebration, each Tuesday we will take a look at a landmark Marvel character, including vital stats, origin and biography in 60 words or less, essential issues you can find on Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited and more! So remember: don't just Make Yours Marvel, Make Yours '39!
NAME: Wolverine REAL NAME: James Howlett, Logan (alias) HEIGHT 5'3" WEIGHT 195 lbs. (without Adamantium skeleton), 300 lbs. (with Adamantium skeleton) FIRST APPEARANCE: (As Wolverine, cameo) INCREDIBLE HULK #180 (1974), (as Wolverine, fully) INCREDIBLE HULK #181 (1974)

30-WORD ORIGIN Frail youth James Howlett was born in the 19th century into Canadian wealth and first manifested his rage, mutant powers and bone claws following the traumatic murder of his father. 30-WORD BIOGRAPHY Now known as Logan/Wolverine, James survived the devastatingly painful Weapon X program-brandishing an unbreakable Adamantium skeleton/claws-to join the X-Men and is arguably their most dangerous and unpredictable member.

KEY ISSUES -INCREDIBLE HULK #181 (1974): The first full appearance of Wolverine -GIANT-SIZE X-MEN #1 (1975): Wolverine joins the X-Men -WOLVERINE (1982): Wolverine's first solo series -ORIGIN (2001): Wolverine's past revealed -NEW AVENGERS #5 (2004): Wolverine joins the Avengers FUN FACT Logan has an adopted daughter named Amiko Kobayashi.
For more on Wolverine, visit his official character page. Not a subscriber to Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited yet? Join now! Check out the official Marvel Shop for everything X-Men! Download episodes of "X-Men: Evolution" and "Wolverine and the X-Men" now on iTunes!
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Thanx. A little but yet alot.