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The Most Messed Up Things Wolverine Has Ever Done  

Erik Barnes
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List Rules Vote up the times Wolverine was the biggest jerk.

Marvel has given Wolverine many opportunities to shine as a hero, but there are plenty of moments of Wolverine being a d*ck. He may be the best there is at what he does, but sometimes what he does best is act like a jerk. He's betrayed friends, murdered family, and has committed atrocities. In his tenure as a mutant superhero, he's also done some truly weird stuff, even if it isn't exactly d*ckish.

Take a look at this list of the some of the worst things Wolverine has done and vote up the ones that really aren't heroic at all.
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Sleeps with Mary Jane in Peter Parker's Body
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In Ultimate Spider-Man #66 & 67, Wolverine and Spider-Man have their minds switched into each others' bodies (because comics). Logan poses as the 15-year-old Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson gives "Peter" a little affection. When the two heroes get their minds back into their own bodies, Peter finds out that Wolvie had sex with his girlfriend while cruising in Peter's body.

Technically it's two teens hooking up, but seeing as Wolverine's mind is that of an adult and Mary Jane, an underage girl, is unaware that she's not actually with her boyfriend, it's really skeevy and gross. In fact, it's a lot like that weird sexual assault in Revenge of the Nerds.

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Possibly Sleeps with an Underaged Squirrel Girl
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In New Avengers #7, it is hinted that the spunky Squirrel Girl and Logan had some form of relationship in the past that ended awkwardly. Then in Wolverine #8, Emma Frost ventures into Logan's mind and sees his sexual fantasies, which include a buxom Squirrel Girl.

Keep in mind, Squirrel Girl is still a teenager at this point, not the freshman college student she eventually becomes in the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl series. So this leaves comic fans to wonder whether or not an Avenger committed statutory rape. Whether she is of age or not, it's still deeply uncool, especially since Logan himself has been around for well over a century.

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Regularly Uses "Kill the Kid" as a Go-To Solution
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Wolverine resorts to killing or trying to kill a child preemptively surprisingly often, even if there are other options available and the kid hasn't committed an atrocity yet:

- In Uncanny X-Force #5, he argues for the murder of the child clone of Apocalypse.
- In Avengers vs. X-Men #2, he tries to kill the teen Hope Summers out of fear of her Phoenix powers.
- In All-New X-Men #5, he wants to kill the young teen Cyclops from the past in order to prevent a future he might cause.
- In Ultimate X-Men #41, he kills a teenager who has newly manifested mutant powers that accidentally killed a group of people.

There are many other similar instances of this. Logan thinks killing potentially dangerous kids is the right thing to do, but often doesn't bother to look for other options.
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Murders His Unknown Children
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During Jason Aaron's run on Wolverine, Logan goes on a rampage against a group of "Mongrels" and kills them all in order to reach the Old Man, the leader of the Red Right Hand. After Wolvie claws them all to death, the Old Man reveals in issue #14 that all the Mongrels are, in fact, Logan's children. Father of the Year, folks!
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