Yesterday, the news hit that 20th Century Fox is in negotiations with Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold to return for a sequel to this summer’s The Wolverine. This will mark the third solo Wolverine movie and the seventh time that Jackman has donned the claws on the big screen. In a year dominated by high-profile superhero flicks like Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel, The Wolverine flew comfortably under the radar, garnering praise from both critics and longtime fans, many of whom claimed it was the best comic movie of the year.
With many of Wolverine’s most famous stories already told on the big screen, it will be up to Mangold, Jackman, and the folks at Fox to dig deep into comic book history to find a direction that works. If they don't want the sequel to suck, might we suggest these four possible comic book storylines?