LOGAN's in Theaters! Have You Seen It?
Read The Top-Notch Marvel Comics That Inspired The Film!
This past weekend, the final Wolverine film LOGAN hit theaters, and it hit HARD! Fans, critics, and moviegoers have been LOVING it! Articles have been written about it being "The Next Dark Knight"! The box office numbers are INSANE for an R-rated comic book movie!
Have you seen it?
Plenty of customers have come in, RAVING about it. Our very own "Comic Book John" went to go see it, and he hasn't been all that impressed with Hugh Jackman's portrayal of Wolverine so far, and he said it was PERFECT. He LOVED it! We guarantee you guys will definitely want to see this movie...
But, whether you've seen it or not, we highly suggest grabbing yourself some of the reading material that inspired the film's plot. Whether you're gearing-up for the film, or getting familiar with some of it's concepts' origins, Soundwave's got the stuff you need to continue the adventures of this older Wolverine...
Titles to look out for, this week...
WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN (HC & TPB)
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Steve McNiven
A future world savaged and sundered by super villains, the United States ain't what it used to be. In California, now a wasteland controlled by the evil Hulk Gang, the former Wolverine seeks to live in peace. He's retired, finally free from the violence of his former existence as an X-Man, and he wants to keep it that way. If only they'd let him. Now, Logan and an aged, blind Hawkeye are forced into a cross-country jaunt through villain-ruled lands, on a collision course with the worst of them all! Can Old Man Logan maintain his pacifist vow and make his last stand without doing what he does best? Mark Millar and Steve McNiven unite for a riotous romp through a future world of death, despair and dynamic action! Collecting WOLVERINE (2003) #66-72 and WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN GIANT-SIZE.
OLD MAN LOGAN, VOL. 0
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
Enter the Wastelands: a Battleworld realm where heroes have been wiped out and villains rule with an iron fist. In the midst of this dystopian chaos, one man may make a difference. A reluctant warrior who was once the greatest mutant of all. A man known as Old Man Logan. Never before has the former Wolverine been needed as much as he is now, but even the best there was at what he did may be outmatched by the evil lurking in nearby realms! Now, Logan must battle the horrors of mutantkind unleashed, the sins of genocidal machines and the rampaging hordes of the undead. And as Logan traverses Battleworld and learns its secrets, he must face the patchwork planet's thundering police force! He may be old, but Logan's job is far from finished. Collecting OLD MAN LOGAN #1-5.
OLD MAN LOGAN, VOL. 1
(W) Jeff Lemire, Mark Millar (A) Andrea Sorrentino, Steve McNiven (CA) Andrea Sorrentino
Decades from now, the man who was Wolverine endured the deaths of his fellow heroes, the slaughter of his family by the hillbilly Hulk gang, and the murder of his closest friend, Hawkeye. So when Old Man Logan wakes up in the present to discover a world not yet gone to hell, he's determined to kill whomever it takes to ensure the Wasteland he knew never comes to pass! Old Man Logan's hit list includes the Hulk - but in this reality, he's All-Different and Totally Awesome! Will Logan find aid from his pal Clint Barton, or only end up in the archer's sights? And when his one-man mission of murder attracts the former Captain America's attention, who wins the battle between Old Man Logan and Old Man Rogers? Collecting OLD MAN LOGAN (2016) #1-4 and WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN GIANT-SIZE.
OLD MAN LOGAN, VOL. 02: BORDERTOWN
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
In a lonely corner of Canada, the quiet town of Killhorn Falls seems like the perfect place for Old Man Logan to retreat to and make peace with his new life in the present-day Marvel Universe. But there's never any escape for the man who was once Wolverine. When Lady Deathstrike and her Reavers come for him, can Logan protect the people of Killhorn Falls - and the only thing in the present that he hopes will survive to meet him in the future? This is the X-Man at his most fundamental: his back to the wall - and survival riding only on his wits, his determination and his Adamantium claws! It's the ultimate cage match, and everything Old Man Logan cares about is on the line! Collecting OLD MAN LOGAN (2016) #5-8 and more!
OLD MAN LOGAN, VOL. 03: LAST RONIN
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
Logan is an Old Man on a mission! Given a second chance, he's determined to put right what went wrong in the reality he knew: the night the villains joined forces and overcame the world's heroes, changing his life forever. Logan lost his friends and his purpose; all that was left was the Wasteland. Now he's back in the past, but Logan's bid to defy destiny is about to land him in trouble - deep trouble. If he can dig his way out, he'll face the Silent Order - a group of warrior monks so deadly he'll need Lady Deathstrike's help to have any chance against them! But as Logan struggles to change the future, his greatest adversary may prove to be his own past! Collecting OLD MAN LOGAN (2016) #9-13.
X-23: COMPLETE COLLECTION, VOL. 01
(W/A) Various (CA) Billy Tan
The origin of X-23! Cloned from Wolverine's cells and raised to be the perfect killer, young Laura Kinney never knew a life free from the harsh masters at the Facility. But now she's broken loose at last and must forge her own path in the world! Free of her chains and determined to live, Laura will write the next chapter of her story herself. But can X-23 escape her training and her instincts, or will the gallons of blood spilled in her violent past drag her down? And can she truly begin a new life until she faces the man whose shadow has loomed over her for years? Enter: The Wolverine! Collecting X-23 (2005) #1-6, X-23: TARGET X #1-6, CAPTAIN UNIVERSE/X-23, X-23 (2010) ONE-SHOT and #1-3, and material from X-MEN: TO SERVE AND PROTECT #2.
X-23: COMPLETE COLLECTION, VOL. 02
(W) Marjorie M. Liu, Daniel Way (A) Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
X-23 has left the X-Men to find the answers she seeks out in the world. But she'll soon find herself side by side with another of the team's mysterious orphans: Remy LeBeau, a.k.a. Gambit! Can they help each other survive Mister Sinister? Then, it's the ultimate legacy crossover as Laura locks claws with Daken! Will Wolverine's son and his teenage clone make for bitter enemies or an unstoppable team? As X-23's memories begin to spin her out of control, Logan must step back into her life - along with another of his protégées, the vampire Jubilee! And when SCHISM rocks mutantkind, Laura will find herself back in the X-Men's orbit - but which of two feuding sides will she choose? Collecting X-23 (2010) #4-21, DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE #8-9, and material from WOLVERINE: THE ROAD TO HELL #1 and ALL-NEW WOLVERINE SAGA.