COMICS: Marvel To Kill Off WOLVERINE In 2014?

The past few years has seen Wolverine become one of Marvel's most over saturated characters and his popularity has taken a slight knock after the events of Avengers Vs. X-Men. Regardless, a reliable source indicates that his time might finally be up next year! Read on for details.

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By Josh Wilding - 2/15/2013

According to the ever reliable lads over at Bleeding Cool, they've gotten word from Marvel's Creative Summit that, "next year there is a plan at Marvel to kill Wolverine." Apparently, it will be handled in a way which "gets round his healing factor and his seems supernatural deal to keep coming back from the grave." They go on to explain that Logan's involvement in Ultron War - which will see him and Susan Storm travelling back in time to recreate the Marvel Universe - will have some sort of effect on his body and that "even given his reputation as a bloodthirsty killer, this time he may have gone too far..." It's also worth noting that in an interview with Comic Book Resources, Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso said this about a possible return of Wolverine's son, Daken. "Daken’s name came up during our most recent Marvel creative retreat, but what that means, I’m afraid it’s too early to reveal to you at this juncture!" Will he replace his dad? A big storyline like this in 2014 would certainly make sense, especially as Hugh Jackman's live-action Wolverine is set to have a large role in X-Men: Days of Future Past. How do you guys feel about the possibility of Marvel killing off the popular mutant character? Sound off below!

Source: Bleeding Cool
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Luminus - 2/15/2013, 7:02 PM
He'll be back.
kevberg - 2/15/2013, 7:04 PM
wow...really? why?

BTW Wolverine has been oversaturated since the late 80's why is now anytime special? kill deadpool.
CharlesLord - 2/15/2013, 7:09 PM
he wont stay dead for long
CavEl - 2/15/2013, 7:12 PM
The only way to kill Wolverine is to throw him in space...I'm sure someone is going to show a scan of Wolverine in space. -_-...

UltimateTypeface - 2/15/2013, 7:12 PM
Dead is the new asleep
SpoonWielder - 2/15/2013, 7:14 PM
Yeah I'm sure that'll stick.
TayDee - 2/15/2013, 7:14 PM
Oh comic book death, why don't you mean anything anymore. The only death of a major character that I really liked lately was Ultimate Spidermans.
JoeMomma29 - 2/15/2013, 7:17 PM
Nope it ill not happen what Batman is to DC Wolverine is to Marvel!!!!
PeterParkerofGotham62 - 2/15/2013, 7:17 PM
Marvel should've killed off Wolvie instead of Spidey
CavEl - 2/15/2013, 7:18 PM
@ Levitikuz - Johns is done with GL, remember? Here's hoping he takes over the Superman book from Lobdell.


OriginalGuardiansPlease - 2/15/2013, 7:18 PM
bring back Rancor

not that anyone here knows who that is....

its Wolverine's daughter
YoMAMAwearsARMYboots - 2/15/2013, 7:18 PM
I don't even know why this deserves a thread. Superman fudged it all up for death. Nobody dies in comics. NOBODY.
GodzillaKart - 2/15/2013, 7:18 PM
Ah, who gives a [frick].

More I think about it, Marvel introducing the idea of "bone claws" was the company jumping the shark.

Love the characters. They should let all the writers go so they can write for People Magazine and hire some real talent.

But then, [frick]. Card. Homo-hatemonger.
IIIAdamantiumIII - 2/15/2013, 7:19 PM
he wont be dead for long but maybe someone will throw him into the sun
CavEl - 2/15/2013, 7:20 PM
@ JoeMomma29 - Pretty sure that that is Spider-Man...not Wolverine, at least if we're talking by sales.

Spider-Man = Batman
Wolverine = GL
X-Men = Superman

In recent years.
JordanKing - 2/15/2013, 7:21 PM
YES! DO IT! Can't stand seeing his mug everywhere.
ThePowerCosmic - 2/15/2013, 7:21 PM
We'll now they have Iron Man to put on every comic, movie and toy so screw you Wolverine!

Just kidding...Love me some Marvel!
JoeMomma29 - 2/15/2013, 7:22 PM
CavEl - 2/15/2013, 7:22 PM
@ YoMAMAwearsARMYboots -
CavEl - 2/15/2013, 7:22 PM
You forgot about her?^
XavierLehnsherr - 2/15/2013, 7:23 PM
Yes let's kill characters while their movies are out.

That won't defeat the purpose of movies at all.
CavEl - 2/15/2013, 7:24 PM
@ Levitikuz - Oh, I got JL and GL mixed up.
Darkknight23 - 2/15/2013, 7:24 PM
SwingsetKnight - 2/15/2013, 7:24 PM
Wolverine to Be Killed Off in 2014!

Next headline:

Wolverine to Return in 2015!

But seriously, if Wolverine vanished from comics I would not shed a tear. While I could understand the Wolverine appeal, I was never part of it, mostly because I just never found him that compelling a character. Just my personal opinion, of course, but...yeah, okay, he's a tough little hairball that has the grit when the chips are down, fine and dandy. But what ELSE is he, besides a power fantasy for under-sized 14-year-old males? I generally found him to be all attitude, no substance. Once in a while somebody writes Wolvie with the right combination of attributes to feel complex and involving, but as far as I'm concerned it's pretty rare.
Wingding - 2/15/2013, 7:25 PM
As long as they do it after DOFP, and as long as he goes out in an epic and inspiring way.
Jimdlux - 2/15/2013, 7:25 PM
HUH?!?!!? Marvel...For shame....!
thatcoldblackcloud - 2/15/2013, 7:27 PM
Awesome! I always love When they kill off major characters. WILL read this if true!
XavierLehnsherr - 2/15/2013, 7:29 PM
Or you know, maybe Marvel can take all of their titles and skip to the Days of Future Past future timeline and start telling stories from that point on.

F*** I MISS X-MEN 2099
ChubbyDeadpool - 2/15/2013, 7:30 PM
hey! F#$@ YOU kill Deadpool!

Wolvie is a 'tentpole' character that is as popular as Spider-Man and Hulk in the MU. Surprised that they would get rid of him - unless they have decided that there's nothing more that they can do with him. Origins told of his youth, Old Man Logan is him as an old man - what else is left, really? Unless they don't kill him, but put him Dr. Octopus' body
AmazingFantasy - 2/15/2013, 7:35 PM
Try and make a list to see how many Marvel charecrers are getting killed off...

CaptainObvious - 2/15/2013, 7:36 PM
Marvel should have their "House of Ideas" moniker taken away by force and be replaced with "House of Media-Whores."
thingrock4 - 2/15/2013, 7:36 PM
Jollem - 2/15/2013, 7:37 PM
yes, but are fanboys gonna go ape shit and start making death threats like they did for spider-man's "death"? :)
OtakuPapi - 2/15/2013, 7:37 PM
Daken was an amazing character and he death was classic! I say kill Wolvie and change his direction or something because he currently just sucks, everything about him has gone downhill. But for his team up with the old Spider man
TonyChu - 2/15/2013, 7:38 PM
[frick]ing Stupid. Marvel is going a bit out of control with killing off heroes.
TheStranger - 2/15/2013, 7:41 PM
yeah seriously, do somethin else...stop killing off people, it's like they don't have a unique bone in their company.
Luigi - 2/15/2013, 7:41 PM
Who cares anymore
CavEl - 2/15/2013, 7:43 PM
@ Jollem - Only to buy ten copies of the death?

CaptainObvious - 2/15/2013, 7:44 PM
People, go pick up the new issue of Snyder's Batman. It's an organic story and doesn't use shock value to get attention and has more dignity than the "big changes" Marvel pulls out of their asses.
Jollem - 2/15/2013, 7:45 PM
@JaketheSuperguy - :)
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