Everyone knows that death is never permanent in superhero comics, but even this is a surprise. Despite being graphically decapitated in the conclusion of 2003's Wolverine: Evolution, the X-Man's longtime nemesis Sabertooth will return to the land of living in a future story by Jeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi, the creators who took him out in the first place. The news was dropped at Marvel Comics' Cup 'O Joe panel at New York Comic Con, where Loeb said that a backdoor was left ajar in the pages of Evolution. "The story we told was not the whole story," he told the packed hall. "We did leave breadcrumbs along the way."

Sabertooth will return sometime in 2012.