As I’ve previously mentioned elsewhere, when I was just a wee sprog I lived 2 houses down from the Polkaroo, who had a vast and exhaustive comic book collection in his garage. I was allowed to borrow from it, and I’d spend whole afternoons rummaging through boxes like a mad pirate searching for treasure.
And I found it. I’ll never forget the sense of absolute wonderment that crept over me when I discovered all 4 issues of the 1982 ‘Wolverine’, Logan’s first ever title series (written by the great Frank Miller no less!). Wolverine has been a personal favourite ever since.
As for Kellie… when we first started dating 9 months ago I noticed that she had a copy of the Wolverine: Origins novel next to her bed. It’s still there. ‘Nuff said.
So you see why Kellie and I both had quite high hopes for this movie, Wolverine being near and dear to both of our hearts, particularly hers. Sadly we both left the theatre feeling vaguely unsatisfied. Read the rest of this entry »