First Look: Wolverine's Bone Claws!

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The bone claws are back! In this new image from The Wolverine, Hugh Jackman once again sports his bare-bone – literally – claws that were first featured in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

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Of course, comic book and movie geeks know that Wolverine's mutant claws were later covered in adamantium in a military experiment that ultimately led him into the fold of The X-Men.

Slicing into theaters July 26, 2013, The Wolverine finds Logan, the eternal warrior and outsider, in Japan. There, samurai steel will clash with adamantium claw as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed.

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For those not in the know, the film's storyline is inspired by the celebrated Japanese story arc featuring the Silver Samurai that's taken from the 1982 Wolverine comic book.