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Marvel Announces Wolverine has "3 Months to Die!"

This June, Marvel has some big plans for Logan.

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New York, NY – March 14th, 2014 – Strap in for a gut-wrenching, blood soaked tale of betrayal, vengeance and a hero’s death as 3 MONTHS TO DIE kicks off this June in WOLVERINE #8! All culminating in a grisly September finale that will have the whole world on the edge of their seat!

Friend. Teacher. X-Man. Avenger. Assassin. Hero. The man called Logan has worn many faces and lived many lives. Tortured by the horrors of his past, Logan has spent the better part of his life on a path to redemption.

But all paths eventually end. And there will be no happy ending for the Wolverine. Left without his healing factor, the invulnerable killing machine has found himself mortal for the first time in his long life. And as past sins come back to haunt him – he’ll have to pay the ultimate price.

"If the title sounds ominous, it's for a good reason," says Editor in Chief Axel Alonso. "What will be waiting for readers in September, when '3 Months to Die' is over? Let's just say, it's going to be the buzz of the comics world."

Alienated and alone with no X-Men to protect him, a killable Wolverine prepares to make his final stand. Deadly forces are closing in, and time is almost up. What will become of the Wolverine? And what does the Marvel Universe look like without him in it? Nothing lasts forever, and the beginning of the end starts this June in WOLVERINE #8!

The clock is ticking. Wolverine has 3 MONTHS TO DIE!

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WOLVERINE #8

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Art by KRIS ANKA

Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

Variant Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

On Sale This June!

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Posted By Wingfoot

If only that were true...

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Posted By BlackColossus

## I am going to purchase Wolverine #3 and I swear, if I don't get some answers as to why Logan has totally went scaredy-cat, I am done with the mainstream 616. In the past 20 years, Logan lost his healing factor how many times? Even when Magneto ripped the adamantium out of his bones, he was weak for a few issues but the writing and plotting was so good, you couldn't wait to see if he would get it back and he developed as a character. I don't know WHAT I am dealing with now.

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Edited By Oscars94

I just want a time in the Marvel Universe where all of the main characters are alive at the same time. Is it too much to ask! Also, I don't know who keeps greenlighting stories for Wolverine to lose his healing factor. It' not really interesting...

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Posted By Webhead_99

What if Logan gets sick? The whole "3 months to die" sounds like a diagnosis rather than a countdown. I don't know if he's ever been sick like that. Anyway yeah, he came back from bare bones after being blown up, so...

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Posted By Xanthos

can I please declare bullpoop?

I'm not buying it. First off marvel time moves slowly. So 3 Months could take 3 years to complete. If they do kill Wolverine they'll bring him back.

Honestly I feel nothing matters in the Marvel universe because there are no real consequences in the marvel universe. The only person who manages to stay dead is Ben Parker. Thats my own mini rant. If Marvel wants me to buy 616 books they have to treat characters as if they have 1 life, and if they die. They don't come back.

With a few extensions * Iron Fist power can transfer.

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Posted By Wolverine008

@wolverine08 said:

@theacidskull said:

@wolverine08 said:

I hope Paul Cornell writes Wolverine forever. As each issue grows more gimmicky than the last, I grow more attached to this new, raw Wolverine! You people must embrace the change, not fight it!

THIS.IS.COMICS!

You know...Each time you post something like this I die a little on the inside. Not because I think you're actually being serious but because you are internally burning.

"Burning"? I truly enjoy Cornellrine, and everyone else should too!

well, it's settled, you've officially lost it bruh.

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@wolverine08 said:

I hope Paul Cornell writes Wolverine forever. As each issue grows more gimmicky than the last, I grow more attached to this new, raw Wolverine! You people must embrace the change, not fight it!

THIS.IS.COMICS!

You know...Each time you post something like this I die a little on the inside. Not because I think you're actually being serious but because you are internally burning.

"Burning"? I truly enjoy Cornellrine, and everyone else should too!

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Edited By kidchipotle

I hope Paul Cornell writes Wolverine forever. As each issue grows more gimmicky than the last, I grow more attached to this new, raw Wolverine! You people must embrace the change, not fight it!

THIS.IS.COMICS!

This series just feels right. It's about time the one true Wolverine is back.

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Posted By evilvegeta74

A depowered Wolverine should not be winning against Iron Fist and SHang Chi

1000% correct

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Posted By Wolverine008

I hope Paul Cornell writes Wolverine forever. As each issue grows more gimmicky than the last, I grow more attached to this new, raw Wolverine! You people must embrace the change, not fight it!

THIS.IS.COMICS!

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Posted By Super_SoldierXII

@arturocalakayvee said:

@wolverine08 said:

@super_soldierxii said:

@arturocalakayvee said:

Wolverine isn't actually dying. Don't overreact y'all :p

Wolverine no, perhaps not, but the clown who's running around in his underoos at the moment? I sure F'n hope so.

I don't know, I'm growing to like this new guy!

The new Superior Wolverine or the user?

Superior Wolverine is the sauce man! Super Soldier is just bitter! Who cares if the Wolverine we all know and love has been destroyed and replaced with some asshole whom doesn't hold any of his values? Comics need change!

Lol.

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Posted By Wolverine008

@wolverine08 said:

@super_soldierxii said:

@arturocalakayvee said:

Wolverine isn't actually dying. Don't overreact y'all :p

Wolverine no, perhaps not, but the clown who's running around in his underoos at the moment? I sure F'n hope so.

I don't know, I'm growing to like this new guy!

The new Superior Wolverine or the user?

Superior Wolverine is the sauce man! Super Soldier is just bitter! Who cares if the Wolverine we all know and love has been destroyed and replaced with some asshole whom doesn't hold any of his values? Comics need change!

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Edited By Wolverine008

@wolverine08 said:

You know what, I think you guys are overreacting. What Paul Cornell has created here with his Wolverine run is a revolution of Logan that rivals that of Chris Claremont's of the 1980s. Paul isn't afraid to take risks and push the envelope! His cowardly and gimmicky Wolverine is incredibly well written in each interesting issue!

Cornellrine rules b%tches!

Was that sarcasm?

NOPE! CORNELL HAS INDOCTRINATED ME!

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Posted By Perethorn

You know what, I think you guys are overreacting. What Paul Cornell has created here with his Wolverine run is a revolution of Logan that rivals that of Chris Claremont's of the 1980s. Paul isn't afraid to take risks and push the envelope! His cowardly and gimmicky Wolverine is incredibly well written in each interesting issue!

Cornellrine rules b%tches!

Was that sarcasm?

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Edited By Wolverine008

You know what, I think you guys are overreacting. What Paul Cornell has created here with his Wolverine run is a revolution of Logan that rivals that of Chris Claremont's of the 1980s. Paul isn't afraid to take risks and push the envelope with his half assed writing! His cowardly and gimmicky Wolverine is incredibly well written in each interesting issue! From shooting innocent news reporters whom are trying to help him in the head to running around like a chicken with his head cut off due to having no healing factor, Cornellrine is an enigmatic character!

Cornellrine rules b%tches!

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Posted By kidchipotle

@super_soldierxii said:

@arturocalakayvee said:

Wolverine isn't actually dying. Don't overreact y'all :p

Wolverine no, perhaps not, but the clown who's running around in his underoos at the moment? I sure F'n hope so.

I don't know, I'm growing to like this new guy!

The new Superior Wolverine or the user?

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Edited By Wolverine008

@arturocalakayvee said:

Wolverine isn't actually dying. Don't overreact y'all :p

Wolverine no, perhaps not, but the clown who's running around in his underoos at the moment? I sure F'n hope so.

I don't know, I'm growing to like this new guy!

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Posted By Super_SoldierXII

Wolverine isn't actually dying. Don't overreact y'all :p

Wolverine no, perhaps not, but the clown who's running around in his underoos at the moment? I sure F'n hope so.

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Posted By kidchipotle

Wolverine isn't actually dying. Don't overreact y'all :p

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Posted By Dr_Dinosaur

May this mammal "Wolverine" die a thousand deaths and not come back ever again. Its face is everywhere and it is annoying.

(outside of that: People would have to be fools to think he is actually going to be killed off. More than likely he will die and come back in like a month. Get serious people. no one stays dead for long in the marvel universe. I question anyones intelligence if we don't start understanding this type of pattern)

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Posted By TheCheeseStabber

Death can be alot of things....not just him physically

Remember Deapool's Dead by Way?

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Posted By gothicshieldagent

Alright,animal variant covers are cute,I think the money from those should go to help animals. But,about Wolverine,why make so many books FEATURING him,if he's in too many,make less books with him in them rather than kill him off because you'll bring him back eventually so why do this,period? Make a new book with a new character,or one who might be good in his/her own book.

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Posted By skfalcon

Wolverine is not going to die. Marvel wouldn't kill off their money maker.

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Posted By lorex

I wonder if Marvel has realized that having Wolverine in 10 + titles each month might diminish the value of the character. While I hopw this is the case I will not hold my breath.

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Edited By midgard2

@squalleon: Agreed. Absolutely tired of Wolverine in the X-Men movies plus in the comics too.

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Posted By MatteoPG

So when Marvel runs out of ideas for characters they just kill them off for a few months :-/

NOthing new there.

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Edited By d0npierre

They will kill him...

...only to revive him again :p

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Posted By Avenging-X-Bolt

@rustyroy: not to mention his own video game and car

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Edited By jashro44

CORNELL WILL NOT STOP UNTIL HIS STAMP ON WOLVERINE'S LEGACY IS COMPLETE!

I don't know how it could be anymore complete then again I'm not Cornell....

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Posted By Wolverine008

@jashro44 said:

@wolverine08 said:

@jashro44 said:

@wolverine08 said:

F$CK! F%CK! F%CK! F%CK F%CK!

Why are you sad?

Remember the wolverine is all ready dead....All thats left is Cornellverine. Maybe the real wolverine will return in his place when he comes back. This means the nightmare is coming to an end soon....

I don't know. With Cornell at helm, there's always a cornier, more character reducing surprise at the end of each one of this big "game changeing" story arcs. I have a bad feeling with what's going to come out of this one.......

Well lets just hope Cornell leaves when this is over.

CORNELL WILL NOT STOP UNTIL HIS STAMP ON WOLVERINE'S LEGACY IS COMPLETE!

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Posted By jashro44

@jashro44 said:

@wolverine08 said:

F$CK! F%CK! F%CK! F%CK F%CK!

Why are you sad?

Remember the wolverine is all ready dead....All thats left is Cornellverine. Maybe the real wolverine will return in his place when he comes back. This means the nightmare is coming to an end soon....

I don't know. With Cornell at helm, there's always a cornier, more character reducing surprise at the end of each one of this big "game changeing" story arcs. I have a bad feeling with what's going to come out of this one.......

Well lets just hope Cornell leaves when this is over.

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Posted By Wolverine008

@super_soldierxii:

I just hope they don't bring him back by going the "oh look, it was just a Skrull imposter / Sinister Clone this whole time which is why he was a mental fruitcake shooting innocent reporters in the head" type deal.

They probably will. A story element similar like is most likely going to be used to see him trying to "redeem" himself in the eyes of the superhero community.....

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Posted By Wolverine008

@jashro44 said:

@wolverine08 said:

F$CK! F%CK! F%CK! F%CK F%CK!

Why are you sad?

Remember the wolverine is all ready dead....All thats left is Cornellverine. Maybe the real wolverine will return in his place when he comes back. This means the nightmare is coming to an end soon....

I don't know. With Cornell at helm, there's always a cornier, more character reducing surprise at the end of each one of this big "game changeing" story arcs. I have a bad feeling with what's going to come out of this one.......

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Edited By jashro44

@wolverine08 said:

F$CK! F%CK! F%CK! F%CK F%CK!

Why are you sad?

Remember the wolverine is all ready dead....All thats left is Cornellverine. Maybe the real wolverine will return in his place when he comes back. This means the nightmare is coming to an end soon....

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@master_thief said:

Superior Wolverine 2015

LOL

they even said a while ago when this was just a rumor that fans will react similar to the superior spiderman news

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Posted By Smurfboy

Exciting. I've enjoyed Paul's Wolverine series since last year when it first came out. The Killable Arc story was amazing. Definitely looking forward to '3 Months to Die' story arc.

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Posted By HAWK2916

He's been written horribly lately and so some time off from him and his hypocritical ways is much needed. That said why kill him when we all know it wont stick. If there are no good ideas for him put him in a coma or something and revive him later, but dont kill him and make a mockery of a character "death". Its so stupid.

Maybe they can play the long story by having Daken impersonate Wolverine and infiltrate the Xmen (oh wait Bendis is doing that with Mystique-Dazzler....nevermind)

I guess Beast will go back in time and bring to the future/present.

We all know he will be alive, look at JGS in the future. He's there and he's still got to have a kid with Mystique, right? lol. Again So Stupid!!!

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Posted By MasterBelmont

Is this kinda gonna be like what DC used to do with Crises that they would use to fix a bunch of things wrong at the time? If it is, then they're probably doing it due to fans' complaints about Wolverine right now (exposure and being "too powerful"). Well, that's good, because people will probably appreciate him more after this and not doing nothing but hate him like they are now.

I'm actually happy. because this gives dc an edge in movie making. and for the marvel cinematic i think are going to get ruined. i mean it's disney. they are terrible with sequels. disney are the least trust worthy company. plus they are terrible with video games. all disney care about is money.they are probably going to ruin marvel. and i don't really care about star wars but to you star wars fans out there sry but disney will ruin it. also frozen and wreck it ralf sucked. I'm so angry they got picture. all these good companies and disney got it. omg. never sell your amazing product to disney. they can't be trusted to make a film.

I simultaneously have no idea how to respond to this and can pick this comment apart like crazy.

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Edited By Erik

Thank the gods! They can't continue to sh!t on a character if they put him on hiatus.

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@hawkguy said:

Under Cornell's pen, he's been dead to fans for a while now

Yup.

I say good riddance. Ya'll heard me right. Till new creative power can tap oh so many possibly awesome stories with this character ... I say good riddance.

A depowered Wolverine should not be winning against Iron Fist and SHang Chi

Cornell's Wolverine could barely stave off Batroc - a depowered Jubilee could probably take him. So, yeah. It's not just the "depowered" thing, it's the complete eradication of all aspects of his character that made him, once upon a time, bad@ss.

Kill him ... if only to wipe the Cornell crap off the floor. I just hope they don't bring him back by going the "oh look, it was just a Skrull imposter / Sinister Clone this whole time which is why he was a mental fruitcake shooting innocent reporters in the head" type deal.

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Posted By RustyRoy

As far as comics go? Probably. Worldwide? Not a chance.

GL has a live action movie, animated series and multiple animated movies, GL is the bigger money maker.

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Posted By dagmar_merrill

@rustyroy said:

@dagmar_merrill said:

@wolverine08 said:

@squalleon said:

@wolverine08 said:

@squalleon said:

Let's hope it will last about a year. It will be a nice change of pace not seeing his face everywhere.

That could be said about every major comic character.

Not really, do you compare Green Lantern's, Green Arrow's or Wonder Woman's panel time to Wolverine's?

In terms of popularity, I really don't know why any of those three aforementioned characters are comparable to Wolverine. They aren't marketing machines like he is. He's more comparable to other over exposed super heroes like Batman, Superman, etc.

Wonder Woman could be. Not sure why Green Lantern or Green Arrow are mentioned though..

Green Lantern is bigger money maker than Wonder Woman.

As far as comics go? Probably. Worldwide? Not a chance.

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Posted By RustyRoy

@wolverine08 said:

@squalleon said:

@wolverine08 said:

@squalleon said:

Let's hope it will last about a year. It will be a nice change of pace not seeing his face everywhere.

That could be said about every major comic character.

Not really, do you compare Green Lantern's, Green Arrow's or Wonder Woman's panel time to Wolverine's?

In terms of popularity, I really don't know why any of those three aforementioned characters are comparable to Wolverine. They aren't marketing machines like he is. He's more comparable to other over exposed super heroes like Batman, Superman, etc.

Wonder Woman could be. Not sure why Green Lantern or Green Arrow are mentioned though..

Green Lantern is bigger money maker than Wonder Woman.