@jashro44: Ya know, for the life of me I can't find anything in the scan saying the punch was ineffective.
Which punch are you talking about Kaines or Peters?
Its quite clearly stated in the top panel of the scan I uploaded "I've given him everything i've got. He just keeps coming." Peter was considering snapping wolverines neck in order to stop him.
If your referring to the kaine fight there is the fact that kaine nearly broke his hand after one punch (according to kaine). I kind of doubt Kaine could keep unleashing a barrage of hay makers if he nearly broke his hand after the first punch. That would imply that kaine is hitting almost as hard as he could.
Spider-man (Peter) has never had any difficulties unloading on Wolverine. Kaine may have, but Peter was capable of unloading before his upgrade. Don't know why we'd attribute Kaine's problem with it to Peter.
And a Spider-man with lower stats was capable of briefly K.O.-ing Wolverine. So we have 1 showing where he couldn't and 1 newer showing where he could. Which takes precedence? Do they cancel each other out?
Because Kaine is even physically stronger than Peter.
Ok? And Peter has not shown physical pain a single time he's struck Wolverine, AFAIK.
Peter has unloaded on Wolverine more than once and hasn't hurt his hands.
Kaine has. Peter hasn't. So Peter wouldn't be hurting his hands on Wolverine's skeleton.
People are just using that example to show that someone who is even a bit stronger than Peter is having problems putting Wolverine down. He isn't going to break his hand, but using blunt force trauma isn't really the best way to go here if Peter wants to win. He would have to go for stabbing damage via his stingers he got during this time.
But a weaker Peter, or Otto in Peter's body, was able to K.O. Wolverine. I feel as if that's kind of relevant to this discussion.