Classic Wolverine Cover: Uncanny X-Men #211

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Back in November of 1986, Marvel Comics celebrated the 25th anniversary of the “Marvel Age” of comics by featuring a character portrait on every single Marvel title that month.

Uncanny X-Men #211 was no different, placing Wolverine in the exalted position.

The cover by John Romita, Jr. and Bob Wiacek wonderfully captures Wolverine at his battle-tested best, mask torn asunder.

Wolverine Covers: Uncanny X-Men #211

If you want a real treat, alternate placing your hand over each side of the cover. You will be amazed to discover two entirely different images.

After the jump is an earlier Uncanny X-Men cover that didn’t quite make the cut…

It is really difficult at times to determine if Wolverine is central enough to a cover to truly call it a classic Wolverine cover.

And because of the overabundance of genuinely terrific Wolverine covers from 1986, I made the difficult decision to downgrade Uncanny X-Men #210, also by John Romita, Jr. and Bob Wiacek.

But because the cover rocks so much, I decided to present it here as an added bonus…

Wolverine Covers: Uncanny X-Men #210

Make our day, indeed.

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