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Logan’s Run: He’s the best at what he does, and what he does is …


Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

As X-Men Origins: Wolverine opens today in theaters, the Internet is filled with even more articles about Marvel’s most popular mutant. Here’s a sampling:

• Star Hugh Jackman hints to MTV’s Splash Page that the sequel could take place in Japan: “I won’t lie to you, I have been talking to writers. I’m a big fan of the Japanese saga in the comic book.”

• pulls out all the stops with four “backgrounder” articles covering Wolverine’s family and friends, his convoluted history, his powers and the question of his seeming immortality.

Movie Marketing Madness analyzes Fox’s promotional campaign. and Boxwish look at Wolverine’s many costumes.

Topless Robot considers Logan’s “10 Least Badass Moments.”

First Showing suggests five Wolverine stories with reading.

• John Struan rounds up his favorite Wolverine images and custom toys.



You missed Slate’s hilarious entry-level potshot at the character’s ridiculously barnacled backstory:

Hey Kevin, the “five stories worth reading” link is actually linking to the “10 least badass moments” site… Just thought you should know.

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