Written by GHERU
on Tuesday, July 01 2014 and posted in News with Benefits
Have no fear; Marvel’s marketing division is here to help.
Source: MARVEL CELEBRATES "DEATH OF WOLVERINE" WITH RETAILER 'MEMORIAL' KITS
Come this September through (probably) the rest of September Wolverine will be dead. Dead as dirt. Dead means dead. Dead and not showing up in 32.87 comics per month (only 21, but most of those are flashbacks or take place before he “died”.)
Do you get it yet, Marvel is killing off Wolverine.
It truly is a sad day as Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel told CBR:
After 40 years of being the best there is at what he does, we’re sad to say Logan’s story will come to an end this September
To help us get though our Wolverine detox, Marvel is sending out "Death of Wolverine" retailer kits which will provide fanbopys with much needed Wolverine fixes. The kits include:
- Death of Wolverine Postcards
- Death of Wolverine Deadpool Memorial Variant [below]
- Death of Wolverine Young Memorial Lithographs [below]
- Death of Wolverine Memorial Cards
We caught up with junior staff writer, 1990’s Jude Terror, for tips on how best to kick the Wolverine habit:
1990JT: Kick the habit? There is no “kicking the habit” once a Wolverine junkie always a Wolverine junkie. What are you telling me? He dies! That’s only 22 years away! That’s not enough time!
1990’s Jude Terror then ran into a White Castle bathroom, grabbed his X-Men #30 (the wedding issue), melted down the Wolverine pages, and injected the remnants directly into his eyes.
1990JT: That’s the stuff. That there is the best of what there is.
So, yea, Wolverine will be dead come September, and if you can’t wait until October for him to come back, then you need more help than some celebratory death kit can provide. Maybe professional help. But, with the advent of $5 comics, you probably can’t afford help, so you’ll have to settle for some postcards.
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RU, or as he’s known in the writers’ room: the cute one, is relatively unappreciated in his time. RU’s YouTube show, RUviews is watched by literally multiple people every month and his Outhouse articles have helped line many a bird cage. Before you send RU a message, he knows that there are misspelled words in this article, and probably in this bio he was asked to write. RU wants everyone to know that after 25+ years of collecting he still loves comic books and can’t believe how seriously fanboys take them. RU lives in Akron Ohio (unfortunately) with WIFE, ‘lilRuRu, and the @DogGodThor. You can also find him on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, & even Google+ (if anyone still uses that).
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