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Comics to Read After Watching Logan

Comics to read after watching LoganEarlier this month, the X-Men movie Logan was released. Hugh Jackman has said it will be his last movie featuring his potrayal of the iconic Wolverine. So what's a Wolverine fan to do now? How about return to the character's comics origins? Here's a list of classic comics that inspired Logan, as well as more recent comics that will carry on Wolverine's legacy.

Old Man Logan by Mark Millar
Wolverine: Old Man Logan by Mark Millar & Steve McNiven


In a dystopic future California, Wolverine seeks to live in peace, but is once again recruited as a mutant enforcer and battles super-villains including Kingpin, Doctor Doom, and Norman Osborn. 
Old Man Logan by Jeff Lemire
Old Man Logan, Vol 1: Berserker by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, et al


Fifty years from now, Logan - the man who no longer calls himself Wolverine - will have endured many atrocities: The Marvel Universe's villains will have banded together and rid the world of its heroes. Logan's closest friend, Hawkeye, will have been murdered in cold blood right before his eyes. And driven mad by the same radiation that gave him his superhuman strength, Bruce Banner will have fathered a family of hillbilly Hulks...that eventually went on to slaughter Logan's wife and two children. But now, in the present, Old Man Logan wakes up to discover himself in a world before these atrocities, before the Wasteland. And he's going to seize this opportunity and change history to ensure that his future never comes to pass...
 The Complete Collection, Volume 1 by Craig Kyle
X-23: The Complete Collection, Volume 1 by Craig Kyle et al


The origin of X-23! Cloned from Wolverine's cells and raised to be the perfect killer, young Laura Kinney never knew a life free from the harsh masters at The Facility. But now she has broken loose at last, and must forge her own path in the world! Free of her chains and determined to live, Laura will write the next chapter of her story herself. But can X-23 escape her training and her instincts, or will the gallons of blood spilled in her violent past drag her down?
 The Complete Collection, Volume 2 by Marjorie Liu et al
X-23: The Complete Collection, Volume 2 by Marjorie Liu et al


X-23 has left the X-Men to find the answers she seeks out alone in the world. But she'll soon fi nd herself side-by-side with another of the team's mysterious orphans: Remy LeBeau, aka Gambit! Can they help each other survive Ms. Sinister? Then, it's the ultimate legacy crossover as Laura locks claws with Daken! Will Wolverine's son and his teenage clone make for bitter enemies or an unstoppable team? As X-23's memories begin to spin her out of control, Logan must to step back into her life, along with another of his protégées - the vampire Jubilee!
Wolverine and the X-Men. 1, Tomorrow never learns by Jason Latour, Mahmud Asrar, et al
Wolverine and the X-Men, Vol 1: Tomorrow Never Learns by Jason Latour, Mahmud Asrar, et al
Welcome to the Jean Grey School of Higher Learning, where Wolverine, Storm, and a star-studded faculty educate the next generation of mutants! But with their own lives steeped in deadly enemies and personal crises, how can the X-Men guide and educate - let alone defend - the school? And what mysterious organization waits in the shadows to destroy Wolverine's mutant sanctuary? The mysterious Phoenix Corporati on wants Quentin Quire, but why? As Wolverine clings to life, Storm, Idie and the kids make a stand against the Phoenix Corporation ... while a fleeing Quentin finds a new ally in Cyclops! And only Evan can save Fantomex from certain death - but dare he? Wolverine and Storm reach a breaking point as the X-Men take on the Phoenix Corporation ... with their very future hanging in the balance!
 All Different by Brian Michael Bendis
All-New X-Men: All Different by Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen, et al
Kitty Pryde's faith in Wolverine's Jean Grey School is eroded. With her students gone, what is Kitty to do? Meanwhile, X-23 is back, joining the All-New X-Men and-- kissing Cyclops?! What does this mean to Jean Grey? When Jean and X-23 are forced to team up against a mysterious force, she'd better figure it out fast! Plus: Ring in the X-Men's 50th anniversary with some of the greatest creators to ever work on Marvel's mutants!
All-New Wolverine by Tom Taylor
All-New Wolverine, Vol 1: The Four Sisters by Tom Taylor, David Lopez, David Navarrot et al


X-23 was created to be a weapon; for a time, that's all she was. But with the help of her mentor, Logan-- the original Wolverine-- she escaped that dark past. Now, the man she knew has fallen, but Laura will honor his memory as the All-New Wolverine. But with the famous cowl comes a world of misery and mystery-- like the devastating secret of the Sisters. Uncovering it will involve new friends Doctor Strange and the Wasp, and lethal new enemies like the Taskmaster!