How does Daken have a tattoo when he's got a healing factor?

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#1 Posted by safefruitcake (636 posts) - - Show Bio

Just curious

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#2 Posted by God_Spawn (43561 posts) - - Show Bio

@safefruitcake: Daniel Way explained it like this:

“Ink is not a poison. So when the wound from the tattooing process heals, the ink will still be there,” Way said. “Tattoos aren't scar tissue. There's scar tissue underneath but when you traumatize the skin and saturate it with ink, the skin heals and the tattoo remains. Everybody gets tattoos and everybody heals from the tattoo. The tattoo ink is left behind and it's not poison so his healing factor doesn't get rid of it.”

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#4 Posted by Doctor_Law (64 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn: That's not a very satisfying answer in my opinion. Daken's healing factor might be different but Wolverine has shown to reject any foreign body from his system. This included things that were not even harmful like sedatives.

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#5 Posted by RealityWarper (12333 posts) - - Show Bio

"Because it's a comic book".

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#6 Posted by hyiena (5403 posts) - - Show Bio

^ Winner

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