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Wolverine gets new comic series

Popular X-Man's comic book is written by sci-fi novelist and TV writer Paul Cornell
by Matthew Price Modified: March 14, 2013 at 5:00 pm •  Published: March 15, 2013
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“I think that's one of the aims of my run, to not lean on that too heavily,” he said. “I want to back off from ‘let's dissolve him and see what happens.' It seems to be the default, and I don't trust the urge to go for it. Because this run sees Wolverine making some changes in his life, trying to turn a corner, I've had him come up with a couple of new uses for his powers, but they're not about pushing the healing factor as far as it'll go.”

Though Wolverine's power may make him nearly impossible to kill, Cornell points out sales considerations make Wolverine — and other top characters — likely to survive nearly anything.

“Well, most leading characters are practically un-killable,” Cornell said at Marvel.com. “Batman is probably going to be back next issue, as with Superman. It's about making Wolverine vulnerable in other ways: human ways, emotional ways.”

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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