Wolverine - The Life and Times of a Runty Canuck

Authorized Marvel Fan Site
Since 30 Jul 01

Lest we forget.
December 21, 1988 - Lockerbie, Scotland
October 12, 2000 - USS Cole
September 11, 2001 - New York & Washington, DC


Fact Files

Appearances (10/23/01)

Graphic Novels - 19 Featured (05/18/02)

Languages - 14 Featured (04/21/02)

Places - 3 Featured (07/16/01)

Recreations - 7 Featured (06/04/02)

Revelations

Story Arcs (10/29/01)

Timeline (09/08/01)

Uniforms (02/27/02)

Your Questions (05/06/02)


Images

Artists - Total of 314 Featured (05/27/02)

Artist Spotlight - Total of 2 Featured (05/22/02)

Covers of Issues Featuring Wolverine (05/24/02)

The Ladies in a Runt's Life - 32 Featured (06/03/02)

The Pun'kins in a Runt's Life - 8 Featured (06/02/02)

Friends, Allies and Associates - 17 Featured (05/30/02)

Enemies, Antagonists and Nuisances - 12 Featured (05/26/02)

The Teams - 22 featured (05/23/02)


In Memoriam

Rest In Peace - 11 Featured (04/16/02)

Rest In Pieces - 4 Featured (04/14/02)


Quotes

Quotes From The Canucklehead (02/25/02)

Dialogues With The Canucklehead (02/25/02)

Others Talk To And About the Runt (02/25/02)


Miscellaneous

Places Where I Role-Play the Canuck

Personal Awards (09/03/01)

Unusual Goodies (09/20/01)

Need Comics? (05/19/02)

Need Marvel Hero Clix? (05/19/02)


Links

Other Sites of Interest (5/30/01)


News!

Origin 6 is out. Origin not available in your area? If you need any or all of the series, go to the Need Comics? section.


This is an unabashedly pro-Wolverine site. You have been warned.

My first encounter with the enigma called Wolverine began when Professor X treked up to Canada's Department H to lure away the current Weapon X - namely Wolverine himself.

I might have missed that encounter altogether had it not been for my local comic provider who knew my taste in comics. That issue came along at a time when I was, quite frankly, avoiding most super-hero type comics -- including the original X-Men team, who had zip appeal to me.

My comic dealer was a pro-Fantastic Four buff - the two of us had had past discussions on the topic of super-hero ruts. At that time, most of the current crop seemed to fall into one of basically three types:

(1) Too good to be true (Or the "I could give Mother Teresa lessons" type) - Not only did this kind catch the bad guy, they made him fold his prison napkin after dinner.
(2) Indecisive (Or the "But what if" type) - They agonized over every decision for so long, it got to be like watching a toddler trying to decide on one out of thirty-one flavors of ice cream.
(3) Victim (Or the "I can't help myself" type) - Through circumstances beyond their control, they end up thrust into the role of hero and for some reason, stick with it despite their own preference.

Then came Wolverine - when the comic guy called me over, he had an issue open and was pointing to one panel in particular. The one where Wolverine was punctuating his resignation as Weapon X by slicing through the tie of the man (Major Chasen) giving him lip. I was hooked.

On the side of the angels, but known to toe the line awfully close and occasionally slide over an inch or two. A guy that seemed to take more than a little pleasure at harassing and tweaking the noses of higher authority, but a guy that wouldn't give a meter maid a hassle over a parking ticket. Someone who could make a grown man afraid of the dark and still be viewed as a young girl's best friend. All that and more.

He intrigued me enough that I became a regular reader both of X-Men and, when it came along, his own comic series - a habit lasting from then until now.


What's New?

04 Jun 02--Added Baseball to the 'Recreations' section.
03 Jun 02--Domino added to the 'Ladies' section - up to 32 now.
02 Jun 02--Updated the Jubilee area of the 'Punkins' section.
01 Jun 02--Added 1993 & 1995 to the Jubilee area of the 'Punkins' section.
31 May 02--Site reached the 24,250 visitor mark.
30 May 02--Updated the Jubilee area of the 'Punkins' section and updated Terror in the 'Friends' section.
29 May 02--Added 1992 to the Jubilee area of the 'Punkins' section.
28 May 02--Began the revision of the Jubilee area of the 'Punkins' section.
27 May 02--Added another Julie Bell image to the 'Artists' section.
26 May 02--Added Donald Pierce to the 'Enemies' section.
25 May 02--Added to the X-Men Adventures page on Sabretooth in the 'Enemies' section. And Happy Birthday to my husband, who puts up with his wife's hobby. If that's not enough, the site also passed the 24,000 visitor mark.
24 May 02--Added Origin #6 to the 'Covers' section.
23 May 02--Added X-Men from Pryde of the X-Men to the 'Teams' section. My thanks to Alaer Kino for allowing me to make use his screencaps.
22 May 02--Added Bob Almond to the 'Artist Spotlight' section. Many thanks to Mr. Almond for all his assistance.
21 May 02--Added X-Men (the 20th Century Fox movie) to the 'Teams' section. Passed the 23,750 visitor mark.
20 May 02--Added X-Men (the first animated series) to the 'Teams' section. Added Basketball to the 'Recreations' section.
19 May 02--Updated information in the 'Need Comics?' section and added information I have so far on the Marvel Hero Clix game.
18 May 02--Added Wolverine/Cable: Guts and Glory to the 'Graphic Novels' section. Stephen Platt added to the 'Artists' section.
17 May 02--Added Age of Apocalypse team of Logan/Jean Grey to the 'Teams' section.
16 May 02--Added Andrew Robinson/Dan Panosian team to the 'Artists' section.
15 May 02--Kayla added to the 'Ladies' section. Hunting added to 'Recreations'.
14 May 02--Mai added to the 'Ladies' section - 30 mark hit.
13 May 02--Typhoid Mary added to the 'Ladies' section.
12 May 02--Added Darts & Free Climbing to the 'Recreations' section. Site reached the 23,500 mark.
11 May 02--Added a new section on Recreations to the site. First two: Pool and Dancing.
10 May 02--Lynx added to the 'Ladies' section.
09 May 02--Added Amanda Connor & Kevin Maguire to the 'Artists' section.
08 May 02--Added Keu Cha & Kevin Nowlan to the 'Artists' section.
07 May 02--Added Wolverine #173 to the 'Covers' section.
06 May 02--Added to the 'Questions' section.
05 May 02--Updated the 'Need Comics?' page with new information on the Origin series. Also added Origin #5 to the 'Covers' section.
04 May 02--Diamondback added to the 'Ladies' section.
03 May 02--Added a Marvel UK page to Sabretooth's area in the 'Enemies, Antagonists and Nuisances' section.
02 May 02--Added Landau, Luckman & Lake to the 'Teams' section.
01 May 02--Added Wolverine #169 to the 'Covers' section. Site has topped the 23,000 visitor mark.

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