Classic Wolverine Cover: Uncanny X-Men #207

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Uncanny X-Men #207 is perhaps the single most enduring Wolverine image of 1986.

John Romita, Jr. perfectly captures the savagery and danger of Wolverine while subtlety breaking the fourth wall.

And if the name sounds familiar, it should.

He is the son of legendary Spider-Man artist John Romita, Sr. who just so happened to have created the visual design for Wolverine back in 1974…

Wolverine Covers: Uncanny X-Men #207

After the jump is the spectacular cover color guide sans logo…

From the collection of Chris Burnham, comes this stunning color guide by colorist Tom Smith

Wolverine Covers: Uncanny X-Men #207 color guide

I am so jealous…

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One of my favorite covers!


Thanks for doing these!


My pleasure! I really do enjoy this series.

Let me add that the comments of support, like the two above, really are a shot in the arm when one would rather sit on he couch and watch an episode of Ninja Warrior than write another blog post that one fears no one will even notice.


No one will ever notice, he says! When it comes to updates, you`re the ‘bub’ ! They are greatly anticipated by this here Canuk-fan :D

But hey, relaxation isn`t bad either! ;)


I remember when I was younger, I had a wolverine T-shirt with this exact same cover on it. The only difference was that the shit was cross colored and he had the alpha flight colors on, but exact same pose.


Wolverine #310 is going to have a rendition of this classic cover, except with Sabretooth replacing Wolverine. I can’t help but wonder if there is a correlation between choosing issue #310 for Sabretooth’s return since his first appearance in Wolverine comics was issue #10