We begin the week-in-review with the Thursday box office update that nudges the ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ domestic total to $136.3 million. That ties ‘Wolverine’ with ‘Godzilla’ as the #224th domestic grossing film of all time, drowning ‘101 Dalmations’, scarring ‘American Beauty’, and court-martialing ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’.
Up next? ‘The Green Mile’, ‘Matrix Revolutions’ and ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’.
The overseas box office has also been updated, upping the worldwide total to $260.0 million. That puts ‘Wolverine’ as the #242nd grossing film of all time worldwide, just ahead of ‘Charlie’s Angels’, and ‘The Full Monty’.
As for comics this week (May 13, 2009), Wolverine (and Dark Wolverine) appeared in THREE TITLES.
Brian Knippenberg has already written up an extensive recap and review for Wolverine #73…
As usual, I will give my impressions for the rest of the rather limited Wolverine docket…
Savage She-Hulk #2 (details)
Writer: Fred Van Lente
Pencilers: Peter Vale & Michael Ryan
Inkers: Vincente Cifuentes & Terry Pallot
Daken has a brief cameo, gearing up for a Dark Avengers crossover next issue…
Marvel Comics Reading Chronology 2009 (details)
Writer/Editor: John Rhett Thomas
This free giveaway may boast Wolverine on the cover, but the inside features a chronology based only on Masterworks and trade paperbacks with nary a mention of Essentials.
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