Originally a digital companion comic to X Lives of Wolverine/X Deaths of Wolverine, Marvel Comics is releasing a comic by Jim Zub and Ramón F. Bachs called LIFE OF WOLVERINE #1. Available this July 3rd, this one-shot is a nice little synopsis of Wolverine’s life from his earliest moments in the 1800s to his Weapon X moments that fitted him with his adamantium claws. The series is yet another 50th-anniversary special edition in celebration of the character, much like the recently announced Donald Duck becomes Wolverine … What If?.

Full details are below in the official press release.

This July, Logan bares his mind, body, and soul in LIFE OF WOLVERINE #1, a special one-shot presenting Wolverine’s incredible life story in chronological order. Originally published as a Marvel Unlimited companion comic to the X Lives of Wolverine/X Deaths of Wolverine storyline, this exploration of one of the most riveting origins and sagas in all of pop culture comes from acclaimed creators Jim Zub and Ramón F. Bachs. Hitting stands just in time for the character’s 50th anniversary, hardcore Wolverine fans and newcomers alike will walk away an expert after this action-packed trip through key moments of Wolverine’s storytelling history!

Wolverine has been mindwiped, manipulated, and given false memories so many times, what is the truth of his long life? Now, as a journey into his own past becomes paramount to the survival of mutantkind, delve into the true story of Logan’s life, from his earliest days in the late 1800s, to the many wars he’s fought alongside comrades like Captain America and Sabretooth, to the Weapon X procedures that changed his life forever, his days on the X-Men and more! All in continuity, this includes some adventures and links to the past never before revealed, giving the most complete picture of Wolverine’s history ever assembled! 

Life of Wolverine #1


Written by JIM ZUB


Cover by RON LIM

On Sale 7/3