The Ultimates


Swamp Thing: Steve Niles Mark Millar Dig Derek Mears Swampy Look

'Swamp Thing': Steve Niles, Mark Millar Dig Derek Mears' Swampy Look

But the one image that understandably got the most attention was the one of Derek Mears' Swamp Thing (all of which you can find below) - and so far, reactions have been pretty positive.[caption id="attachment_1036168" align="aligncenter" width="667"] DC Universe[/caption]Two names in particular that you can add to that list: comic book author and novelist Steve[...]

Hear Us Out: What If Captain Marvel Ties Into Black Panther

Hear Us Out: What If Captain Marvel Ties Into Black Panther

Specifically, he's there to bring his brother back to Wakanda for crimes against the nation and her people, as N'Jobu facilitated the attack by Ulysses Klaw and theft of vibranium.  And to be even more specific, T'Chaka mentions it was a train shipment of vibranium.Now why in the world would that have anything to do[...]

Captain Marvel #128 Review: The One Where Thanos is a Hero

Captain Marvel #128 Review: The One Where Thanos is a Hero

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Captain Marvel and Zeta Flight are at the mercy of Lord Starkill and his Ravagers. Unfortunately for Starkill, he decided to make a deal to give "Corporal Marvel" over to "Thanos the Just" on Titan. Shortly, the Ravagers and Zeta Flight turn on their leaders, and it's Starkill and Captain Marvel being taken […]

Black Panther #167 Review: A Complex If Questionable Explanation

Black Panther #167 Review: A Complex If Questionable Explanation

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Dr. Eliot Franklin, aka Thunderball of the Wrecking Crew, has wound up in jail once more. He receives a lifeline in the form of Shuri, who offers him a tentative task back in Wakanda. Black Panther needs his help in studying and tracking recent attempts to create synthetic Vibranium in the hopes of […]

Marvel Legacy Captain Marvel #125 Review: Alpha Flight Takes Off Once More

Marvel Legacy Captain Marvel #125 Review: Alpha Flight Takes Off Once More

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] With the fall of Alpha Flight, Captain Marvel and her crew must decide what to do next. Earth still needs defending, but no one is willing to pay for another full-fledged space station at the moment. Meanwhile, a shape-shifter is seen entering Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S. Is it that shape-shifter? Bean visits Carol once again, […]

Marvel Legacy Black Panther #166 Review: The Sound Of The Klaw

Marvel Legacy Black Panther #166 Review: The Sound Of The Klaw

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Klaw takes the stage as we discover his part in the chaos in Wakanda. We see what has been going on in Ulysses Klaw's headspace and why he is here working alongside Zeke Stane, Doctor Faustus, and Zenzi the Revealer. Ta-Nehisi Coates lays out his version of the Klaw here. It is […]

Black Panther #18 Review: The Beloved Strike

Black Panther #18 Review: The Beloved Strike

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Black Panther and Shuri team up with the Dora Milaje in their move against Ras the Exhorter and his cult dedicated to the Originator gods of Wakanda. The Dora Milaje strike at where they believe Asira, a former flame of T'Challa's who was kidnapped by his enemies, is being held. Meanwhile, T'Challa and […]

Why Marvel Needs To Make America Chavez A Goddess

Why Marvel Needs To Make America Chavez A Goddess

I touched on this with my America #7 review, and, even then, I saw this spinning off into a full article. So here we go. To start, I just want to point out that America Chavez's backstory is already very mythological in nature. It tells an ethereal tale of near-perfect worlds formed by goddesses in […]

Generations: Captain Marvel #1 Review: A Classic Hero Returns

'Generations: Captain Marvel #1' Review: A Classic Hero Returns

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Carol Danvers has been thrown back in time and into the Negative Zone to find an ongoing battle on a planet she doesn't recognize. Captain Marvel quickly discovers that she is witnessing an invasion of a planet by Annihilus, the Living Death. Thankfully, she is soon joined by her old friend and previous […]

The Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Review- The End Of Quasar&#8230Again

The Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Review- The End Of Quasar…Again

The cast of characters are still good, and Margaret Stohl is good at playing with them, even if Hopper comes off like a dick for no reason.We get to see the reunion between Captain Marvel and Wendy, which is a pretty sweet moment.I’ll take any amount of the Ultimates team that I can get now[...]

Ultimates Squared #100 Review: Hope Springs Eternal

Ultimates Squared #100 Review: Hope Springs Eternal

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Ultimates Squared #100 from Marvel Comics by Al Ewing, Travel Foreman, Filipe Andrade, Marco Lorenzana, Scott Hanna and Dan Brown with Matt Yackey brings to a conclusion Ewing's long-running plot that has run through numerous iterations of the series, and connections through his other works at Marvel.In fact, it's fair to say Ewing has[...]

The Mighty Captain Marvel #7 Review: The Tide Turns And Then Turns Back Again

The Mighty Captain Marvel #7 Review: The Tide Turns, And Then Turns Back Again

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]*Ties into the Secret Empire crossoverIn The Mighty Captain Marvel #7, Captain Marvel, Alpha Flight, the Ultimates, and the Guardians of the Galaxy continue their struggle against the Chitauri forces attacking Earth.The new cadets — Glory, A’Di, and Dante — find themselves in a bad position as they attempted to contact Earth with the help[...]


Thors Comic Review Collumn: The Ultimates #1 Secret Wars #7 All-New Wolverine #1 Cyanide and Happiness: Stab Factory And More

Thor's Comic Review Collumn: The Ultimates #1, Secret Wars #7, All-New Wolverine #1, Cyanide and Happiness: Stab Factory And More!

This Week's Reviews:The Ultimates #1 Cyanide and Happiness: Stab Factory All-New Wolverine #1 All-New Hawkeye #1 All-New Karnak #1 Secret Wars #7 Battleworld: Squadron Sinister #4 Battleworld: Thors #4The Ultimates #1 (Marvel Comics, $3.99)By Devon Sanders (@devonsanders)After nearly 30 years, comics can still excite me.The Ultimates #1 excites me It is a comic bold in its thinking It has the nerve to[...]

The Ultimates Go Audio &#8211 A Full Cast Recording Of Against All Enemies

The Ultimates Go Audio – A Full Cast Recording Of Against All Enemies

Marvel Entertainment has joined up with GraphicAudio to produce The Ultimates: Against All Enemies by Alex Irvine. In this latest full-cast recording, the Ultimates – Captain America, Iron Man and Thor - face threats to humanity too powerful for conventional operatives to handle The alien shapeshifters called the Chitauri were defeated by the Ultimates in a[...]

The Washington Post Spoils The Ultimates Big Time

The Washington Post Spoils The Ultimates Big Time

Something media friendly, something guaranteed to get column inches, to get people talking and popping into comic shops to see what all the fuss is about.And now it's happened.If you are anticipating tomorrow's Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates, and it's massive media affecting story, get off the internet You won't make it through until tomorrow without[...]

Jonathan Hickman And Esad Ribic To Relaunch The Ultimates

Jonathan Hickman And Esad Ribic To Relaunch The Ultimates

Its first two series with Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch seemed to set the agenda for superhero comics, but a third series by Jeph Loeb and Joe Madueira was critically panned, and when Mark Millar returned to the book with a number of high profile artists - and vampires - the book had lost its[...]