Real Name: Cherry (last name unrevealed; see
Identity/Class: Human mutant?
Occupation: Psychiatric hospital inmate
Group Membership: None
Enemies: John Jameson, Ashley Kafka,
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Ravencroft Institute
First Appearance: Carnage: It's a Wonderful Life#1
Powers/Abilities: Wolverina's powers and abilities
are unknown; she presumably had some form of retractable claws.
History: (Carnage: It's a Wonderful Life#1 (fb) ) - Ravencroft inmate Wolverine frequently clashed with fellow detainee Razorwire.
(Carnage: It's a Wonderful Life#1 (fb) ) - When
Ravencroft was briefly taken over by corporate interests, Wolverina and
Razorwire were set for release to a workfare program; however,
Ravencroft's head psychiatrist, Ashley Kafka, and security director,
John Jameson, knew they were too dangerous to be set loose on the
public. They were loaded on to a van for transfer, but Kafka and Jameson
did not tell their transporters that the duo needed to be sedated; as
the van pulled out, both escaped and attacked each other, resulting in a
fiery crash. While the van driver survived (but apparently lost a hand),
the fates of Wolverina and Razorwire were unknown.
Comments: Created by David Quinn and Kyle Hotz.
This is a weird-one shot, even putting aside its journey into the twisted mind of Carnage - the privatization of Ravencroft is never mentioned again, and Kafka conspiring to kill two of her patients is extremely out of character. Jeez, she even kinda-sorta helped the Chameleon to escape from Ravencroft!
Carnage never specifies which of the two inmates is Cherry and which is Lola; he refers to them as "Cherry and Lola" and later "Wolverina and Razorwire", so I will assume that Cherry is Wolverina.
We never see Wolverina display any powers, but we get a
"snikt" sound effect when she gets loose, so presumably she has
X-Force (M-Branch)'s OHotMU profile speculates that Wolverina may be that team's Wolverine (Ryan LaPorto) having transitioned to female. I'm a little dubious, myself - LaPorto would have had to undergone a tremendous amount of reconstructive surgery, given that the ersatz Wolverine looks like a bipedal hedgehog and Wolverina, as shown above, has a totally human physique and appearance.
As far as her needing to have massive reconstructive surgery, who's to say the change didn't evolve/progress that way? Check out how the Beast has changed over the years. Is that really such a stretch in the world of comics?
He could have metamorphed into the initial form, then entered a death-like state in which he mutated into a more human, feminine form. Or, maybe he reverted to a more human form with powers and then had a sex change (gender reassignment) surgery.
Sorry about the teenisiness of the images, but they
represent the sum total of Wolverina's on-panel appearances.
Profile by Minor Irritant.
Wolverina has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Carnage: It's a Wonderful Life#1, p6, pan3 (main image)
Carnage: It's a Wonderful Life#1, p6, pan2 (growling)
Carnage: It's a Wonderful Life#1 (October, 1996) - David Quinn (writer), Kyle Hotz (art), Tom editor
First Posted: 10/16/2019
Last updated: 10/23/2019
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