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List Rules Vote up your favorite renditions of the Wolverine, bub.

Wolverine is arguably the most recognizable and prolific of all the X-Men. He's the best there is at what he does. As such, there are many different variations on the character and dozens of formats the character has been utilized in. Be it video games, films, animated series, or alternate versions of the man himself in comic books, Wolverine is in virtually every form of pop culture, in one way or another.

We've decided to compile some of our favorites here. Do you like playing as Wolverine in Marvel vs Capcom more or in Wolverine: Adamantium Rage? Is "Wolverine and the X-Men" your favorite animated series or is the '90s Fox show? Do you like him better in solo films like The Wolverine or in team ensembles like X2?

Here's the chance to see where it all lines up. What are the greatest interpretations of Wolverine ever? The game versions of Wolverine all have him as a playable character. Vote up your favorite alternate versions of Wolverine!
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Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character Regular 616 Continuity and all that is canon therein. Logan is a fictional character from the X-Men series.

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Old Man Logan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Comic Book Series "Wolverine: Old Man Logan" is an eight-issue storyline from the Wolverine ongoing series by writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven, published by Marvel Comics. It began in June ...more

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TV Program X-Men, also known as X-Men: The Animated Series (Fox Kids, 1992) is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The show features X-Men similar in look and ...more

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Film The Wolverine is a 2013 American superhero film directed by James Mangold, based on the Marvel Comics superhero. When Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is ...more

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X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men: Children of the Atom is an arcade game that was produced by Capcom and released on the CP System II arcade hardware in 1994. Based on the X-Men comic book, it is the first fighting game ...more

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Age of Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Comic Book Series X-Men: Age of Apocalypse is a Marvel Comics six-issue limited series which takes place a year after the last story in the X-Men: Age of Apocalypse one-shot, with Magneto's X-Men helping North ...more

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The Uncanny X-Men is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game The Uncanny X-Men, sometimes referred to as Marvel's X-Men, is an action video game released by LJN for the NES in 1989. It is a licensed game based on the series of X-Men comics of the same ...more

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Film X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 science fiction action film written by Jane Goldman, Simon Kinberg and Matthew Vaughn; directed by Matthew Vaughn.

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Ultimate Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character Ultimate Wolverine is a fictional comic book superhero appearing in books published by Marvel Comics. He is an alternative version of Wolverine who appears in stories set in the Ultimate Marvel ...more

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Wolverine: Enemy of the State is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Wolverine: Enemy of the State Book

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Frank Miller's Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Frank Miller's Wolverine Comic Book Series

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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes is a 2000 fighting game developed and published by Capcom. It is the sixth game in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. With the sixth installment, Capcom ...more

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
TV Program Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, ...more

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TV Program Wolverine and the X-Men is an American cartoon series by Marvel Animation. It is the fourth animated adaptation of the X-Men characters, the other three being Pryde of the X-Men, X-Men: The ...more

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Hulk vs. Wolverine TV Program This short film from the Hulk vs dvd acts as a prequel to the entire series and depicts Wolverine's first battle with the Incredible Hulk.

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of T... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds is a crossover fighting game developed by Capcom. It features Capcom's own characters and characters from American comic book company Marvel Comics. It is ...more

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Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game Wolverine is an action video game developed by Software Creations and published by LJN for the NES, and was released exclusively in North America in 1991. It is a licensed game based on the ...more

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Dark Claw is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
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TV Program Ultimate Spider-Man is an American animated television series based on the Spider-Man comics published by Marvel Comics, including some elements of Marvel's Ultimate line of books. The series is ...more

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes is the fifth Marvel Comics-licensed fighting game by Capcom and the third game in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. The game was developed in late 1997 and ...more

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TV Program The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! is an American animated television series by Marvel Animation in cooperation with Film Roman, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The ...more

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X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse is a side-scrolling action game released by Capcom for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994. The game is based on the X-Men comic book franchise and is based ...more

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Wolverine: Adamantium Rage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game Wolverine: Adamantium Rage is a 16-bit platform-action video game released for both the Super NES and the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive in 1994. The Sega Genesis/Mega Drive version was published by ...more

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is a crossover fighting game developed by Capcom. It is an updated version of Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. After the events of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake ...more

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Here Comes Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Here Comes Tomorrow Comic Book Series

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men is an arcade game produced by Konami in 1992. It is a side-scrolling beat 'em up based on the Marvel Comics characters of the same name. The character designs of the X-Men and the ...more

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Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Comic Book Series Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk is a comic book miniseries, published by Marvel Comics. The series is set in one of Marvel's shared universes, the Ultimate Universe. It was written by Lost ...more

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 hack and slash action-adventure game loosely based on the film of the same name. The game release coincided with the release of the film on May 1, 2009 for the ...more

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Marvel Anime: X-Men TV Program

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General James Howlett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
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X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apoc... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse is an action role-playing game developed primarily by Raven Software and published by Activision. It is the follow up to 2004's X-Men Legends. It was first ...more

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X-Men vs. Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men vs. Street Fighter is a fighting game originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in 1996. It is Capcom's third fighting game to feature Marvel Comics characters and the first game ...more

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X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
TV Program X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men is an animated television pilot originally broadcast in 1989 on the Marvel Action Universe television block, featuring Marvel Comics’ mutant superheroes the X-Men. The ...more

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X2: Wolverine's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X2: Wolverine's Revenge is a video game released in 2003 to coincide with the release date of the film X2. Revenge was the first home console title to feature the Marvel Comics superhero ...more

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Marvel Noir is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Marvel Noir Comic Book Series Marvel Noir is a 2009-2010 Marvel Comics alternative continuity combining elements of film noir and pulp fiction with the Marvel Universe. The central premise of the mini-series replaces super ...more

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TV Program X-Men: Evolution is a Canadian-American animated television series about the Marvel Comics superhero team X-Men. In this incarnation, many of the characters are teenagers rather than adults. The ...more

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Film X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics' fictional character Wolverine, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the fourth installment in the X-Men film ...more

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TV Program Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends is an American animated television series produced by Marvel Productions starring established Marvel Comics characters Spider-Man and Iceman and an original ...more

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X-Men: Wolverine's Rage is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men: Wolverine's Rage is a side-scrolling video game for the Game Boy Color. Wolverine's Rage follows the story of Wolverine as he chases down Lady Deathstrike, Sabretooth, and Cyber.

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X-Men: Next Dimension is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men: Next Dimension is a fighting game, released in 2002 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube video game consoles. It is the third game in the X-Men: Mutant Academy fighting game series, ...more

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X-Men Legends is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men Legends is an action role-playing video game developed by Raven Software and published by Activision. It was released on the GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles in the fall of 2004. ...more

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X-Men Franchise is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
X-Men, X-Men 2, X-Men 3: The Last Stand and 7 more The X-Men film series is an American series of superhero films based on the fictional superhero team of the same name, who originally appeared in a series of comic books created by Stan Lee and ...more

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Logan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Film Logan is a 2017 American superhero drama film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. It is the 10th installment in the X-Men film series and the third and final Wolverine solo film ...more

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Spider-Man and the X-Men in Ar... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge is a video game first released for the Super Nintendo in 1992 by LJN. It was later released for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Game Gear as well as ...more

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Elektra & Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Elektra & Wolverine Comic Book Series Elektra and Wolverine: The Redeemer is a trilogy of graphic novels written by Greg Rucka, illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano and published by Marvel. It was also released as a Hardcover version with ...more

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Wolverine: Weapon X is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Wolverine: Weapon X Comic Book Series Wolverine: Weapon X is a 2009 comic book series published by Marvel Comics starring the superhero Wolverine. The series is written by Jason Aaron, writing his first ongoing series starring ...more

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Lego Marvel Super Heroes is an action-adventure video game developed by TT Games and published by Disney Interactive Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in 2013 for the ...more

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TV Program Wolverine (G4, 2011) is the second show of the Marvel Anime series based on the Marvel Comics character. Logan learns that his true love, beloved sweetheart and girlfriend Mariko Yashida, who ...more

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X-Men: Mutant Wars is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Wolverine Versions Of All Time
Video Game X-Men: Mutant Wars is a side-scrolling beat 'em up game for Game Boy Color released in 2000. It is the second X-Men titled released for the system. It was released to coincide with the release ...more