Hey, bub! Today marks 45 glorious years since everyone’s favorite adamantium avenger made his very first appearance for Marvel Comics.
Since his debut back in 1974, Wolverine has been a firm fan favorite, appearing in everything from comic books to cartoons, to theme park attractions.
But how well do you really know Weapon X? Let’s find out with our special, celebratory quiz.
Who is the creator of the Wolverine character?
Although Les Wein is Wolverine's creator, Jon Romita Sr. and the Marvel editor-in-chief Roy Thomas are also given some credit.
Wolverine made his first appearance in what year?
In November 1974, Wolverine made his first appearance.
Wolverine's first appearance was also as a villain in which other Marvel comic book series?
The character appeared in the last panel of Incredible Hulk #180 and then in a larger role in issue #181
What is Wolverine's real first name?
Despite being called Logan throughout his history, Marvel eventually revealed his real name to be James Howlett.
Before settling on Wolverine, what other animal was the character almost named after?
Can you complete Wolverine's catchphrase: I'm the best there is at what I do, but what I do ...
For a man of few words, that's a long catchphrase.
For the role of Wolverine, the 6'2" Hugh Jackman had to be filmed from lots of different angles to make him appear shorter. This wouldn't have been a problem for James Cameron if his version of the character had ever made it to screen - especially if his first choice to play the role had been cast. Which diminutive actor did the Titanic director want to portray Weapon X?
Hoskins was miscast as Super Mario, but Wolverine ... well, that's OK
Which group gave Logan the code name Wolverine?
As part of the Marvel and DC 'Amalgum' Universe, Wolverine was crossed with Batman to create an entirely new hero. What name was the character given?
What is the name of the actor who has voiced Wolverine in countless video games, cartoons and theme park attractions?
Blum has even been nominated for awards for his work as Wolverine.