Wolverine: Madripoor Knights: Chris Claremont Celebrates 50 Years of Wolverine with New Series
Marvel has announced Wolverine: Madripoor Knights. The upcoming 5-issue miniseries commemorates Wolverine’s 50th anniversary and is written by renowned Marvel writer Chris Claremont. Known for his extensive contributions to the X-Men franchise, Claremont played a crucial role in shaping Wolverine’s iconic status since 1975.
Starting in January 2024, Marvel Comics will celebrate Wolverine’s milestone anniversary with a thrilling series that promises an abundance of excitement. With Claremont’s return to the character in February, fans can expect a continuation of one of his most beloved Wolverine tales: Uncanny X-Men #268.
This iconic issue, featuring artwork by Jim Lee, showcases Wolverine’s early encounter with Captain America during World War II and their joint effort to save a young Natasha Romanoff. The story seamlessly ties this historical event to a present-day adventure in Madripoor, where Wolverine fights alongside Black Widow. This long-awaited sequel to the classic issue is set to captivate readers with its masterful storytelling.
Illustrated by acclaimed artist Edgar Salazar, known for his work on X-23: Deadly Regenesis, the five-issue limited series delves into the aftermath of Uncanny X-Men #268. As Captain America teams up with Wolverine and Black Widow in the perilous streets of Madripoor, they embark on a mission to locate and secure a planet-threatening weapon, all while confronting numerous adversaries vying for control.
Prepare yourself for the ultimate team-up as CLAREMONT, CAP, WIDOW, and WOLVERINE unite once again! With Captain America’s presence in Madripoor fueling the much-anticipated trio, this mission becomes a race against time, pitting our heroes against an array of foes, including the notorious Hand.
Brace yourself for a thrilling journey that will keep you on the edge of your seat, as Claremont skillfully explores hidden truths about two beloved characters on the adventure that helped shape their lives.
Reflecting on the significance of this upcoming series, Claremont expressed his disbelief in having known Logan for 50 years, with Natasha being featured in the first Marvel story he ever wrote. Returning to Madripoor unveils untold secrets about these cherished characters, intertwining their destinies in a compelling and unforgettable narrative.
Wolverine: Madripor Knights #1 will be available at your favorite local comic shop and digitally on February 7, 2024. Check out the cover below:
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