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In an article describing The Wolverine’s opening weekend box office take, USA Today stumbled upon an inkling of something comic book readers have known to be true for over two decades: There is way too much Wolverine. The article said that the the movie’s opening weekend take of $55 million, which earned it the number one spot, was good for a sixth entry in a franchise. But then they took a step into territory heretofore uncharted by the mainstream media:
There’s a conflict at the very heart of the latest Wolverine series. The book is going to great lengths to stress its importance; not only has the title character lost his healing factor as of #6, but the Watcher has popped up on a couple of occasions, and naming stories “Mortal” and “Killable” carries obvious weight. Yet while the series has shaken up the status quo in a big way, it seems inconceivable that the end result these changes seem to be pointing toward - the death of Wolverine - will take place within its pages. Were it to happen, such a headline-grabbing development would be reserved for a line-wide Marvel event.
Matt Fraction’s Hawkeye is without a doubt the best book Marvel is currently publishing, and probably one of the most important books being put out today. Hawkeye is a book that is not afraid to break the mold of what a superhero comic is supposed to be. Other books are starting to mimic Hawkeye’s unique story telling devices, so it makes sense that everyone looks forward to reading Hawkeye every month.
City Fall continues to hang over our heroes, as they take the fight directly to the Shredder. Though old Shred head unleashes his secret weapon against them: their own brother, Leonardo!!! Ever since the book was hyped by IDW, they made mention that this arc would redefine the book.