Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #48: Off the Page — X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. And their love of comics isn’t limited to the page. In Off the Page, Greg and Nick will examine pieces of comic book media outside the comics themselves.

Wolverine Month continues to roll on, as this week the boys take a look at the character’s oft-maligned first solo film, Gavin Hood’s “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” How does a movie with performances as good as those of Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber manage to fall apart? Why does everyone call Wolverine “Logan” when they know his real name? And what does an adamantium bullet have in common with Superman II?