Let's face it--nobody can make his own name resonate in an opponent's head like Wolverine.
But remember the days when Wolverine used to attach an article to his name for good measure? Heaven knows Wolverine's reputation preceded him--but when you saw "the Wolverine" coming at his victim, it gave his attack that little extra jolt of terror, didn't it?
So let's take a moment to remember when the Wolverine, rather than just "Wolverine," was making his name felt in the Marvel universe.
I think the article was jettisoned just before John Byrne came aboard Uncanny X-Men:
(Or is that the Uncanny X-Men?)