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This history of Wolverine shows 35 years of Logan being a murder machine

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Wolverine has been a fan-favorite member of the X-Men since the mid-1970s, but he’s only been visible on-screen since the ‘80s. Since then, he’s become perhaps the most recognizable (and, at times, the most over-extended) X-Man in the franchise’s history. He’s been everywhere, and Hugh Jackman’s breakout performance in 2000’s X-Men only further cemented him as the X-Men character for a good portion of fandom. You just can’t get away from Weapon X.

With Logan set to hit theaters this Friday, Burger Fiction released an updated Evolution of Wolverine video, showing how ol’ James Howlett has grown in TV and film since his first appearance on Spider-Man & His Amazing Friends back in 1982 all the way up to the present day. It’s fascinating. First, even though Wolverine’s claim to fame is his deadly claws and his love of killing, there’s rarely any blood. Second, Hugh Jackman has left an indelible mark on Wolverine — so much so that he can be on-screen in an entirely different capacity (or not at all, in Deadpool’s case) and Wolverine is never far from the viewer’s mind. Honestly, we miss him already.