Though she’s missing her trademark green hair, “The Wolverine” version of Viper (played by Svetlana Khodchenkova) wears a familiar green body suit and gloves.
Director James Mangold tweeted that Frank Miller’s artwork featuring Logan fighting ninjas was the inspiration behind this poster for “The Wolverine.”
One has to wonder if “The Wolverine” creative team was inspired by the second iteration of Silver Samurai, who wore a technologically-advanced suit of armor.
“X-Men” photographers snapped Hugh Jackman in this iconic Wolverine pose.
Azazel (played by Jason Flemyng) is a skilled swordsman and often uses various forms of weaponry in battle.
“First Class” Beast (played by Nicholas Hoult) has feline features, a look which first appeared in the comics during Grant Morrison’s run on the influential “New X-Men” comic book. His look will be less cat-like in “Days of Future Past.”
Much to fans appreciation, the “First Class” uniforms paid tribute to the classic blue and gold costumes from the comic books.
Beast’s comic book origin of mutating into the furry blue mutant via serum was shown in “First Class.”
Darwin, the mutant that is able to adapt to anything…is killed. The character also died in the comics, although he eventually converted into energy and reformed his body.
Inspired or coincidence? Very similar images of Magneto.
The lined “wings” or “flaps” on Banshee’s back, which help him to control his flight, are akin to those from the comic book.
Emma Frost’s classic comic book attire was adapted for the big screen.
Magneto’s comic book helmet appeared in “X-Men: First Class.”
It’s not uncommon for Wolverine to slice off a Sentinel head in the X-Men comics! This iconic moment was translated to the big screen.
In the comics, Storm and Callisto are known for their crazy fights; it was no different for their pairing in X3. The two characters battled it out twice!
Beast doing a signature move!
Before Jean Grey kills Professor Xavier, she lifts her arms in a classic Dark Phoenix pose. Watch the deleted psychic battle scene where she even says “I am Phoenix.”
A very familiar pose for Nightcrawler.
Coincidence? These two poses are pretty much identical.
Cyclops on a motorcycle; pondering what to do next.
Beast is known for doing many acrobatic feats in the comics! As seen in both the comic and film, he loves doing various activities upside-down.
When you have Wolverine and Colossus in the same film, it’s obvious what you have to do: the fastball special!
Wolverine hiding from a Sentinel. Was this a tribute to the Days of the Future Past comic book arc?
Juggernaut doing what he does best!