Wednesday , 13 December 2017

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Wolverine

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He’s the best at what he does…

Wolverine is only 5’ 3”. He’s as tall as Mila Kunis.

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Hugh Jackman is 6’ 2”. They used tricky camera angles to make him look shorter.

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Wolverine’s senses are so well honed, he can identify shape shifters and sense when people are lying.

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It’s even been suggested that his sense of smell is so strong, he can smell light waves.

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Wolverine is probably a liberal.

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Wolverine’s origin story has changed several times. There are rumors that he was originally going to be an actual wolverine that mutated into a human.

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Wolverine has a son named Daken and a “daughter” who is actually a female clone of himself named X-23.

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(Some claim that Daken is a gay character, but writer Marjorie Liu claims that it’s more likely that Daken just uses sexuality to manipulate others.)

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Wolverine is old. Like, 130 years old old.

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In that time, he’s learned 18 different languages.

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 He’s also used that time to become an expert in virtually every form of martial arts.

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Despite that, he fought Spock once and lost. Yes… Spock. From Star Trek.

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He also lost to Squirrel Girl once.

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Despite constantly being described as a loner, Wolverine has been on more teams that any other character in the Marvel universe.

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According to Comic Vine, Wolverine has appeared on 35 different teams.

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Despite being regularly depicted as a heavy drinker, Wolverine’s healing factor makes him much less susceptible to the effects of drugs and alcohol.

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The lore behind Wolverine’s secondary power, his signature claws, is all over the place.

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The name of the fictional metal grafted to Wolverine’s skeleton, “adamantium,” is derived from the Greek word “adamastos”, meaning “untameable”.

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Wolverine is virtually indestructible. He’s bounced back from being run over by a steamroller…

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…from been ripped in half by the Hulk and left for dead for over 3 years…

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…and even from an atomic bomb blast.

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He’s not totally invulnerable though.

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There are also certain materials that suppress Wolverine’s healing factor, such as carbonadium and a katana of mystic origin called the Muramasa blade.

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At some point, Bob Hoskins, Russel Crowe, and Dougray Scott were all considered to play Wolverine in X-Men films.

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