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Cold Vengeance
Review by Stu, Media by Jim Harvey

Cold Vengeance
Original Airdate February 6th, 1993
Wolverine flees to Canada to seek solitude in the Canadian wilderness. He finds peace among a group of Baffin Island Inuit, only to discover Sabretooth has been stalking him and has taken the people of the village captive, and plans to kill them all.

Written By: Michael Edens
Music Composed By: Shuki Levy
Animation Services By: AKOM
Starring: Cedric Smith as Professor Charles Xavier, Cal Dodd as Wolverine/Logan, Norm Spencer as Cyclops/Scott Summers, George Buza as Beast/Dr. Hank McCoy, Alyson Court as Jubilee/Jubilation Lee, Catherine Disher as Jean Grey, David Fox as Sentinels, Don Francks as Sabretooth/Victor Creed, Paul Haddad as Kiyoek, Iona Morris as Storm/Ororo Munroe, Chris Potter as Gambit/Remy LeBeau, Lenore Zann as Rogue

Cold Vengeance kicks off from the previous episode as Logan has abandoned the X-Men in his ongoing attempt to find peace and escape the violence that has consumed his life. I am more fond of this interpretation of WOlverine than any other as the failed samurai desperately seeking peace works better for me rather than the babysitting teacher and even reluctant leader.

This particular episode is one of my favourites as we delve into his long running rivalry with Sabertooth, who again, was awesomely adapted into this show, which can't really be said about other X-Men shows. A great design (by akpm standards) and fantastic casting made this a feud to remember.

Speaking of casting - Cal Dodd is still my favourite ever Logan. He probably has his finest hour as WOlverine here - he is simply outstanding.

Say what you will about it production standards, it's melodrama or sheer over the topness, this show absolutely nailed WOlverine and it's best episodes are usually focused on him (Repo Man, Nightcrawler, this episode in question)

Very few complaints about the episode. An excellent effort from start to finish!