Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)

In the first issue of the new Wolverine series by Benjamin Percy, Viktor Bogdanovic and Adam Kubert, Wolverine found himself captured by vampires beneath the streets of Paris…

Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Art from Wolverine #1.

…and used as a keg.

Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Art from Wolverine #1.

This wasn't just some amusing dalliance, it appears that the vampire clan were using Omega Red – his own kind of mutant vampire – as an agent to capture Wolverine for them. As Dracula was feasting on Wolverine's recovered blood, as he gathered the remaining vampire clan to him, in the fashion of a vampire Krakoa.

Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Art from Wolverine #1.

Giving him the power to walk in the open sunlight, pretty much. A Daywalker in Marvel vampire terminology. Though the brimmed hat may also help a tad.

Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Art from Wolverine #1.

And it's all down to Logan's bloodtype – Type E for Endless, that does not deteriorate in UB light and thus gives vampires protection from what ails them.

Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Text dump from Wolverine #1

In the last issue of Wolverine, we saw he captured (again) by a mutant hating support group who planned to submerge him, permanently, in the ice. But Omega Red had been watching and, as he killed them all, summoned Dracula and the vampires for their frozen popsicle treat…

Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Art from Wolverine #4,

This week sees the continuation in Wolverine #5 – and two pages previewed below. Where he appears to have been carved out.

Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)

Will this be how Wolverine spends the rest of his days? Unlikely. But Wolverine #5 is published this Wednesday…

WOLVERINE #5
MARVEL COMICS
APR200902
(W) Ben Percy (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Adam Kubert
BLOOD CLOCKS! In the snowbound darkness of the north, Wolverine is the prisoner of Dracula. By forming an unlikely alliance, Logan fights back. Stakes, claws, tricked-out snowmobiles and wintry mayhem await you. PARENTAL ADVISORYIn Shops: Sep 02, 2020 SRP: $3.99

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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