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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

Wolverine was shot in the head and he is knocked out, but to me it clearly looks like the bullet is sitting in his head in the video in your question. As his skin heals, the bullet pops out. (Valorum'...
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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

Read the first couple paragraphs here. TL;DR: The bullet did not penetrate the adamantium layer, he's just been hit in the skull by a lump of metal traveling at probably something over 1,000 feet per ...
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Can Adamantium cut through Superman?

We don't know. Superman has never been shown encountering adamantium. However, in the crossover comic Superman/Fantastic Four: The Infinite Destruction, Superman is able to shrug off a beam that "...
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To what extent are Wolverine's claws indestructible?

It should be clarified that there are at least three grades of Adamantium in the comics. Firstly, there's Proto-Adamantium. This alloy was created by US Government metallurgist, Myron MacLain during ...
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To what extent are Wolverine's claws indestructible?

Wolverine's claws were cut off by the Silver Samurai during the climactic fight scene of The Wolverine (2013), so no, they're not invulnerable. They regrew, but only as bone.
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Can cold adamantium cut through adamantium?

Adamantium can't cut Adamantium However, note that Deadpool's neck also contains cartilage: Wolverine only needs to hit one of those soft points to sever the neck. Whereas the 'Silver Samurai' has no ...
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How did Wolverine get his Adamantium back between X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #11 and 12?

Wolverine pops his claws two pages after the one you posted, and they still appear to be coated with metal, presumably adamantium. X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #11 (November, 1987) I checked the issues of ...
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Can cold adamantium cut through adamantium?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Logan's claws were super-heated by blocking Weapon XI's optic blasts, just before he used them to decapitate Weapon XI, so that doesn't seem inconsistent with what was ...
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Vulnerability of Adamantium and Vibranium to magic

Adamantium has been destroyed First things first, Adamantium have slightly more complicated histories than just becoming a metal or finding a metal one day. The first "version" of Adamantium ...
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Are the adamantium rules from previous Wolverine movies now not canon after "Logan"?

Not necessarily, and not all of it. X-Men continuity is tricky. In general, it's hard to reconcile the X-Men Cinematic Universe together no matter which movies you use. Origins: Wolverine contradicts ...
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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

The film's official novelisation confirms that the bullet, although penetrating the skin and breaking into pieces, didn't (and couldn't) penetrate his impenetrable adamantium skull. He's not dead, ...
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In what year was it revealed that Wolverine has an adamantium skeleton?

TL;DR. We find out that his skeleton is made from adamantium in The Uncanny X-Men #126 from 1979. Wolverine's first appearance was a single panel cameo at the end of The Incredible Hulk #180. There'...
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What precisely does the term 'Proto-Adamantium' refer to?

The term 'Proto-Adamantium' refers to MacLain's experimental steel alloy on its own. The term isn't used much, if at all, in the actual comics. However, the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe ...
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How did Wolverine get his Adamantium back between X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #11 and 12?

While I can't say why he got his adamantium back between being regenerated and popping his claws two pages later, going back to that issue it seems that destroying the gem reset time and undid the ...
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Can Iron Fist's fist shatter Wolverine's claws?

It's unlikely. From the comics, we know that the Iron Fist's punch has it's limits. Specifically, it's not strong enough to break Captain America's shield: There's a nice "healthy" debate going over ...
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What are the melting and boiling points of adamantium and vibranium? Is this ever stated in the comics?

According to the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, vibranium melts at 5,475°F. Weapons: Defensor wears a suit composed of vibranium; an extraterrestrial metal brought to earth by a huge ...
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How was adamantium bonded with Wolverine’s skeleton? Surface coating, or was the metal infused into the bone?

In the six-issue story arc Weapon-X from Marvel Comics Presents #72–84 (1991), we get to see the whole process in all its gruesome details. Wolverine was captured for the Weapon-X program led by Dr. ...
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Can Adamantium cut through Superman?

I would vote yes. Superman was shown being cut by the bony protrusions from Doomsday. And we know Wolverine can cut through extremely strong materials.
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Can Adamantium cut through Superman?

It depends on whether or not Superman's invulnerableness comes from a field or Density and then whether the Adamantium has been shaped into a thin enough wedge to cut through the density of Superman ...
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How was adamantium bonded with Wolverine’s skeleton? Surface coating, or was the metal infused into the bone?

According to his profile on Marvel.com: Wolverine’s skeleton is encased in adamantium, including his lethal retractable claws. They also say that his healing power: allowed Doctor Cornelius and his ...
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Can cold adamantium cut through adamantium?

I believe he used the sword because he didn't want to damage his claws. going by real world logic a material can cut things with the same hardness, and since adamantium is just as hard as adamantium ...
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Vulnerability of Adamantium and Vibranium to magic

While Wolverine is almost certainly the most frequently-seen character with adamantium, we've generally seen few stories where people are explicitly trying to damage his adamantium bones. The ...
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What actually happens when adamantium strikes adamantium?

Apparently Adamantium can't cut through Adamantium. From wolverine first class #5
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Should the Adamantium bullets have worked on Wolverine?

It shouldn't matter whether or not the bullet would penetrate. Adamantium doesn't have magical properties that kill off people with healing factors. In the second X-men movie we see Wolverine get shot ...
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