Wolverine's Last Name ?

#1 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (1260 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a question about Wolverine's last name. I says his name is James Howlett and I found out that his real father was Thomas Logan. So shouldent Wolverine's last name be Logan not Howlett ?

#2 Posted by John Valentine (16310 posts) - - Show Bio

He was raised as a Howlett, and presumably Christened as one, before his father was killed by Thomas Logan.

#3 Posted by LoganRogue24 (1187 posts) - - Show Bio

sinse logan has no memory as far as ik of his past life it would not matter.

#4 Posted by HopesummersFORtheFUTURE (3364 posts) - - Show Bio

i think its howlett because james logan sounds wrong

#5 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (1260 posts) - - Show Bio

Well I gess it dose not matter anyway because everybody just calls him Logan. But like my dad always said... "you don't know if you don't ask"

#6 Posted by danhimself (22586 posts) - - Show Bio

@LoganRogue24 said:

sinse logan has no memory as far as ik of his past life it would not matter.

he remembers all of his past

to answer the question....doesn't matter who his dad was just what his birth certificate says

#7 Posted by nickzambuto (13805 posts) - - Show Bio

So his name is Logan Logan? Give those parents an award for creativity.

#8 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (33631 posts) - - Show Bio
@nickzambuto: Just like Mario
#9 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

No one even refers to him by his true name, not even Romulus. He is and always has been Logan.

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#10 Posted by kasino (1785 posts) - - Show Bio

Howlett, James

Logan isn't his name at all but the name given to by his chic at the time Rose, and it was the name of a groundkeeper(Logan Creed) on his parents land who looked pretty much like Wolverine

might be his father but the guy who he did think was his grandfather also have the claws so its not really clear whats happening there

#11 Posted by danhimself (22586 posts) - - Show Bio

@kasino said:

Howlett, James

Logan isn't his name at all but the name given to by his chic at the time Rose, and it was the name of a groundkeeper(Logan Creed) on his parents land who looked pretty much like Wolverine

might be his father but the guy who he did think was his grandfather also have the claws so its not really clear whats happening there

the grounds keeper was named Thomas Logan not Logan Creed and the grandfather only had claws in the Wolverine: The End which was a out of continuity story

#12 Posted by MKMarvelDCfan4life (256 posts) - - Show Bio

Howlett

#13 Posted by tuananhxu99001 (96 posts) - - Show Bio

i've always thought that his name was Logan Freeman until last year, hah

#14 Posted by Guardiandevil83 (5684 posts) - - Show Bio

Howlett.

#15 Posted by Arkhamc1tizen (2145 posts) - - Show Bio

he was rasied by a howlett but his mother was a hudson

#16 Edited by kasino (1785 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself: correct

uh not sure about the grandfather tho, but trust you since you was right about the groundskeeper

but I thought the Dog was sent out by Wolverine's grandfather

#17 Posted by danhimself (22586 posts) - - Show Bio

@kasino: well he didn't have the claws in Origins and after rereading The End he didn't even have them there since he was only in one issue and that was a flashback....he never had claws

#18 Posted by kasino (1785 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself: no I'm remembering Origins, its the angle of the panel apparently its James own hand being held by his mother

I've never read the End

#19 Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10180 posts) - - Show Bio

Why doesn't he just get changed..legally to Wolverine...the artist formally know as Wolverine.

#20 Posted by TDK_1997 (14900 posts) - - Show Bio

James Howlett.

#21 Posted by tylertothemax (89 posts) - - Show Bio

@nickzambuto: anyone that has read Wolverine Origins would probably have to agree that his name is James Howlett.

Rose changes his name to Logan to protect him when they go to work for the "coal mining business?"

He is known by the name Logan, NOT Logan Howlett, just Logan.

The only people who knows his real name is his immediate family who disowns him, (i truly believe they never/will never speak of him again) and Rose and Dog.

Logan accidentally kills Rose leaving his true name with Dog who presumably tells no one Logan's real name.

I believe his real name dies with Dog. I'm unsure what happens to Dog after origins.

The real mystery to me is why he's nicknamed Wolverine when he is constantly portrayed to "live"/get along with Wolves, not wolverine's.

It's funny that Wolves are pack animals, Logan is not. Wolverines are solo, Logan is.

Just have to take it for what it is i suppose.

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