Great Job, Internet!: Wolverine wasn’t always as cool as he is in Logan

The Marvel character of Wolverine is ruling the box-office at the moment in Logan, a spectacular film that deconstructs the comic-book movie even as it delves deeply into everything we know about the character. But how much do we know, really? A new video from Looper points out some forgotten, and possibly embarrassing low points from the character’s career, which may vary from the Hugh Jackman-infused image we now associate with Wolverine.

For example, the video kicks off with the comic-book Wolverine getting run over by a steamroller by the Punisher, and deflating after a Spock-induced Vulcan nerve pinch in a comic-book mashup with Star Trek. He also gets blasted right through a wall by one of the young members of the Runaways. Wolverine was initially introduced in comics as an enemy of the unstoppable Hulk, and was only supposed to stick around for two issues. When he proved …

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