OLD MAN LOGAN To Relive Classic WOLVERINE Moments In LEMIRE's Last Arc Before New Creative Team

"Old Man Logan" cover
Credit: Andrea Sorrentino/Marcelo Maiolo (Marvel Comics)
Credit: Andrea Sorrentino/Marcelo Maiolo (Marvel Comics)

Old Man Logan writer Jeff Lemire will be ending his 20+ issue run on the Marvel ongoing series with a four-part story forcing the one-time Wolverine to relive some of his classic moments.

As first reported by IGN, April's Old Man Logan #21 will kick off a four-part twice-monthly arc with Lemire and artist Eric Nguyen putting the aged James "Logan" Howlett through the time travel ringer.

Credit: Eric Nguyen (Marvel Comics)

“For me, a large part of writing Old Man Logan has been about taking old Wolverine tropes and stories and then seeing those again but through the lens of Old Man Logan instead, with the different perspective he brings,” said Lemire. “The other big part of the series has been the ‘man out of time’ aspect of Logan struggling with what may or may not be his apocalyptic future. So this story was really about taking both of those things and combining them into one last big story that brings everything I have done in the series full circle.”

Old Man Logan #21 through #24 will revisit Logan's early days in the the late 1800s as seen in Origin, as well as his first appearance in Incredible Hulk facing off against the Green Goliath and Wendigo, and his time with the X-Men.

“Everyone loves Wolverine vs. Hulk,” said Lemire. “For me, I needed to find ways in all of these stories to honor the original story but also do something new with it without altering Marvel history. That was a bit tricky, but I think I managed to pull it off.”

Marvel has confirmed that a new creative team is scheduled to take over Old Man Logan with June's #25.

Here are the solicitation for Old Man Logan's April issues.

Credit: Andrea Sorrentino/Marcelo Maiolo (Marvel Comics)

OLD MAN LOGAN #21
Written by Jeff Lemire
Penciled by Eric Nguyen
Cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
THE EPIC “PAST LIVES” SAGA BEGINS HERE!
-AN INSTANT CLASSIC FOR THE CRITALLY ACCLAIMED SERIES! Follow LOGAN through the ages — in the 1800s as a young mutant, to his first encounter with the HULK, to his stint with the X-MEN as WOLVERINE — it’s all here!
-OLD MAN LOGAN is accidentally sent spiraling through his own past, forced to relive some of his most tragic and intense moments.
-Will he be able to free himself from these living memories? And will he ever return to the WASTELANDS and the young baby Hulk he left behind?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

 

Credit: Andrea Sorrentino/Marcelo Maiolo (Marvel Comics)

OLD MAN LOGAN #22
Written by Jeff Lemire
Penciled by Eric Nguyen
Cover by Andrea Sorrentino
HULK SMASH, OLD MAN LOGAN SNIKT
-It’s LOGAN versus a WENDIGO and THE HULK — all over again!
-And as he continues his journey through his own past, Logan is forced to relive an especially poignant and painful moment from his past…
-…Will he try to change the outcome to save a person he loves more than anyone else?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

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