So to summarize my ongoing series, I came across Comic Book Resource’s list of The 70 Most Iconic Panels in Marvel History about a year ago. Every few months, I like to pick one of the panels and explain the stories behind it. Think of it as a comic book version of Behind the Music, just with no music whatsoever. In honor of Wolverine’s starring role in the new movie opening today, I picked Most Iconic Panel #4 that came from Uncanny X-Men #132, written by Chris Claremont and drawn by John Byrne:
And truthfully, this panel (and the subsequent comic) has been analyzed by many people and websites far smarter and more credible than I am. But like Wolverine says, it’s my turn. And also like Wolverine, I’m writing this in a sewer.
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