is a fictional character
of Marvel Comics
. He was created by Bill Jemas
, Joe Quesada
, and Paul Jenkins
. He was featured in the limited series Origin
, which detailed the formative years of Wolverine
of the X-Men
and was published from November, 2001 to July, 2002.
Thomas Logan lives in Alberta
during the late 19th century and is the groundskeeper for the Howlett estate. Logan is a very short tempered man and is known to be a heavy drinker. He is the father of Dog Logan
, but his exact date of birth is unknown.
Thomas is abusive towards Dog, often beating him severely and introduces the boy to alcohol
. Logan has a violent temper, a mean disposition, flies into uncontrollable rage, and is jealous of the Howletts and their great fortune.
After being fired from his position and kicked off the estate for failing to control his son, Thomas returns to the house in the middle of the night, armed, and with his son Dog. He sneaks into the bedroom John and Elizabeth Howlett share and tries to persuade her to leave with him. It is here that a secret affair between the two is implied. Before Elizabeth can reply, Howlett returns to the bedroom and is confronted by Logan. After a heated exchange, Logan shoots and kills Howlett. He is, in turn, killed by James Howlett
when the youth drives his bone claws into Thomas' chest. James' mutation is triggered by the trauma of seeing his father killed before his eyes.
The series hints that he and Elizabeth... Read More