The history of Old Man Logan
Ever since Hugh Jackman’s final appearance as Wolverine was announced, the rumors persisted that it would be based on the famous “Old Man Logan” comic storyline. Though there are certainly similarities between Logan and the comic story, they are in fact quite different. The comic, however, remains one of the best Wolverine stories and like the upcoming movie, is remarkable for how it builds upon the decades of continuity behind it.
So before you see Logan this weekend, you can read the full history of the Old Man Logan character in Marvel comics in the gallery below!
Set in the near future, the film follows a weary Logan (Jackman) as he cares for an ailing Professor X (Sir Patrick Stewart) in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.