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Title: Wolverine
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Type: Limited series
Years published: September-December, 1982
Total issues: 4
Featuring: Wolverine, James Howlett
Creators: Chris Claremont; Frank Miller; Joe Rubinstein; Glynis Wein; Lynn Varley; Tom Orzechowski
Next: Volume Two

Wolverine is an American comic book limited series of the superhero fantasy subgenre. It was published by Marvel Comics from September-December, 1982 and totalled four issues. It is the first comic series to spotlight the costumed anti-hero, Wolverine, who is also a recurring character in the superhero team series Uncanny X-Men.

Wolverine was written by longtime X-Men scribe Chris Claremont and illustrated by famed Daredevil artist Frank Miller. Finished art and inks were provided by Joe Rubinstein. Miller and Rubinstein also composed the cover art illustrations for all four issues. The issues were colored by Glynis Wein with Lynn Varley stepping in to color issue #4 and they were lettered by Tom Orzechowski. The series was edited by Louise Jones. All four issues were reprinted in hardcover and trade paperback collections.


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Notes & Trivia

  • The trade paperback collection ran into five separate printings in 1989, 1995, 2001, 2005 and 2007.
  • The hardcover collection was also printed in bookstore edition, both of which were released in 2006.
  • This series introduces Mariko's first husband, Noburu-Hideki - next in line to head Clan Yashida. This series is the character's only appearance.

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