Wolverine and the X-Men

Wolverine and the X-Men is an animated television series. It's the fourth animated adaptation of the X-Men characters, the other three being "Pryde of the X-Men", X-Men: The Animated Series and X-Men: Evolution.

Plot summary

After the mansion explodes, apparently due to an attack targeted at telepaths, Professor Charles Xavier and Jean Grey are missing. The X-Men disband and Scott begins to suffer from depression. One year later, the MRD (Mutant Response Division) is starting to contain mutants causing Wolverine and Beast to get the X-Men back together. Emma Frost is able to locate a comatose Charles on Genosha in the care of Magneto. Professor X from twenty years in the future telepathically orders Wolverine to lead the X-Men and set out to save the world from The Sentinel Project and prevent the Brotherhood of Mutants from taking over the world before the future ends up a bad one.

Episode list


The following characters have either appeared in promotional material or been confirmed by one of the show's creators.


Brotherhood of Mutants


Hellfire Club


Weapon X

Xavier's future X-Men

MRD/United States Government

  • Warren Worthington II
  • Agent Haskett
  • Dr. Zane

Other mutants

Other characters

Age of Apocalypse




The series was in the preproduction stage as of April 2007 and early news had speculated the show to air in Fall 2008. However, the speculation came to a rest as according to Marvel Quarterly reports, the show is scheduled to air in the United States in Spring 2009. It was also confirmed in an article by USA TODAY's website in which it specifically mentions the cartoon starting in January 2009 on Nicktoons Network. Press releases indicate the first episode was due to premiere August 2nd 2008 on BBC2 UK, however it has been postponed. On June 23, 2008, a second preview for the series, starring the main X-Men team, was released to announce the special screening of the 3-part pilot episodes that aired at the San Diego Comic-Con in late July 2008. In Canada, the series started airing on YTV on Saturday, September 6, 2008 in the 7pm time slot. In Brazil and Latin America, the series is airing on Jetix Brazil and Jetix (Latin America) starting August 25 from Mondays to Thursdays at 4:30 PM.. Also, starting September 1, there is a second feed running from Monday to Friday and a third one on Saturdays.

DVD release

Liberation Entertainment have announced the first DVD will be released on November 3, 2008 in the United Kingdom.

Buena Vista Home Entertainment México announced the release of the first DVD R4 containing the initial 6 episodes by Fall 2008.


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