5 Shocking Facts That Almost Ruined Wolverine Forever
(2 of 5) Wolverine Was Sabretooth's Son
Wolverine's origin is carved in stone for now, but there have been plenty of stories in the comics about his backstory that were either changed or ignored altogether. If you've seen the movies then you're probably familiar with pieces of his childhood, the Weapon X program, and his relation to his brother/arch nemesis Sabretooth. Initially, John Byrne pitched a story a story in which Sabertooth was Wolverine's father after revealing how both of them are hundreds of years old. Although both characters are still extremely old, Sabertooth was changed instead into an old rival. Wolverine's history wasn't the only thing changed at some point. Click 'Next' for one of the most shocking changes to the character, one that almost ended his legacy altogether.